Homely Meals
Film poster
Directed byAnoop Kannan
Written byVipin Atley
Produced byHussain
Illias Zakkariya
StarringVipin Atley
Rajesh Sharma
Neeraj Madhav
Srinda Ashab
CinematographyGeorgy Joseph[1]
Edited byBabu Ratnam
Music bySartaj
Bijibal
Production
company
Recard Pictures
Distributed byLJ Films
Release date
  • 3 October 2014 (2014-10-03) (Kerala)
Running time
142 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam

Homely Meals is a 2014 Malayalam film written by Vipin Atley and directed by Anoop Kannan (who previously directed Jawan of Vellimala), starring Vipin Atley, Rajesh Sharma, Neeraj Madhav and Srinda Ashab. The film received positive reviews upon release. It was appreciated for its novel theme, directorial value and technical expertise.[2]

Plot

Homely Meals is about the journey of Alan, an odd looking youngster who is crazy about films and wants to make a mark in the visual media with aid from his rowdy friends. However, his dream is stumbled upon by his former friend Sajith and Sharath Chandran, Sajith's mentor, who had previously helped Sajith steal credit for Alan's show.

Cast

Reception

The film received positive reviews upon release. It was appreciated for its novel theme, directorial value and technical expertise. Veeyen of Nowrunning.com rated the film 2.5/5 stars and wrote: "Frequently delightful, insanely insightful and brimming with tongue in cheek humour, 'Homely Meals' carries us along on the journey of a man, out to make a mark in the world."[3] Paresh C Palicha of Rediff.com rated the film 3/5 stars and wrote, "Homely Meals is watchable for its earnest performances."[4] Deepa Soman of The Times of India gave a 3/5 stars rating and said, "It's through comedy that the film scores most of its brownie points. The actors, many of them new, have gotten under the skin of their characters. Overall, the film does not disappoint and definitely is a one-time watch."[5]

References

  1. ^ "Georgy Joseph following Sister's Steps". Deccan Chronicle. 5 October 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  2. ^ Nicy V. P. (4 October 2014). "'Homely Meals' Review Roundup: Critics Appreciate Film for its Directorial Value". IB Times. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  3. ^ Veeyen (3 October 2014). "Homely Meals Review". Nowrunning.com. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  4. ^ Paresh C Palicha (7 October 2014). "Review: Homely Meals is watchable". Rediff.com. Retrieved 12 January 2015.
  5. ^ Deepa Soman (12 October 2014). "Homely Meals". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 January 2015.