Role Models (2017 film)
Role Models is a 2017 Malayalam comedy film written and directed by Rafi. The film stars Fahadh Faasil, Vinayakan, Namitha Pramod and Srinda Arhaan in prominent roles. Role Models was shot in various locations of Goa and Dubai. The film got released on 25th June 2017 all over Kerala.
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|Written by||Rafi - Story Idea by Sony Narayanan|
|Distributed by||Phars Films & Tricolor Entertainment|
The film opens with Gautham being not a social man, very different from his college days. His friends Rexxie, Jyothish and Subhan were expelled from college as Gautham's parents disliked the trio roaming around with Gautham.
Today, he is the backbone of a software company, but is mentally disturbed. Gautham's father approaches Rexxie and Jyothish to bring his son back to normal. They bring Gautham's mistaken love Christy, who was engaged to change his mind. However, it was not liked by Gautham as he reveals that he used to like Shreya (Namitha Pramod) and not Christy. Reuniting with Shreya and solving issues between Shreya and Gautham's parents form the rest of the plot.
- Fahadh Faasil as Gautham
- Vinayakan as Jyothish Narayanan
- Sharafudheen as Rexxie/Pappachan George
- Srinda Arhaan as Christy
- Aju Varghese as Kiran (voice only) cameo
- Namitha Pramod as Shreya
- Siddique as Shreya's father
- Seetha as Gautham's mother
- Vinay Forrt as Subahan Abdul Khader
- Renji Panicker as Gautham's Dad
- Suraj Venjarammood as News reporter
- Dileesh Pothan as Gautham's boss
- Raffi as Shreya's uncle
- Harishree Ashokan as Ramanan (character from Punjabi House)
- Aswathi Menon as Lucy
- Ambika Mohan
- Balachandran Chullikkadu as Prof. Dr. Abraham Mathew
- Chembil Ashokan as Joseph
- Cochin Haneefa (photo credit)
The film garnered generally positive reviews praising it as a fun filled family entertainer. Fahadh Faasil, Vinaayakan, Sharafudheen, Vinay Fort made a combo of youth and it includes a comic first half and an engaging second half. The film also includes Harishree Ashokan in a guest role as "Ramanan" the same character as Punjabi House movie which is also a current super hit troll character in the social media.
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