Edakkad Battalion 06

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Edakkad Battalion 06
Edakkad Battalion 06 film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed bySwapnesh K. Nair
Produced byShrikant Bhasi
Tomas Joseph Pattathanam
Jayant Mammen
Written byP.Balachandran
StarringTovino Thomas
Samyuktha Menon
Rekha
Joy Mathew
Sudheesh
Abu Salim
Music byKalias Menon
CinematographySinu Sidharathu
Edited bySamjith Mohamed
Production
company
Carnival Motion Pictures & Ruby Films
Distributed byCarnival Cinemas
Release date
  • 18 October 2019 (2019-10-18)
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam

Edakkad Battalion 06 is an Indian Malayalam-language action film directed by Swapnesh K. Nair, written by P.Balachandran, and produced by Shrikant Bhasi, Tomas Joseph Pattathanam and Jayant Mammen under the banner of Ruby Films. Starring an ensemble cast of Tovino Thomas, Samyuktha Menon, Rekha, Joy Mathew, Sudheesh and Abu Salim,[1] the film is inspired by a true story.[2] The filming began in May 2019.[3][4][5][6][7][8]

The film was released on 18 October 2019.[9]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Edakkad Battalion 06
Soundtrack album by
Kailas Menon
Released28 September 2019
Recorded2019
StudioOctaves Studio
K7 Studios
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LanguageMalayalam
LabelMillennium Audios

The soundtrack composed by Kailas Menon with lyrics written by B K Harinarayanan. For "Shehnai Song" the lyrics are by Manu Manjith.

Track list
No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Edakkad Battalion 06"K. S. Harisankar, Nithya Mammen4:55
2."Nee Himamazhayayi"Nithya Mammen, K. S. Harisankar5:18
3."Shehnai Song"Sithara Krishnakumar, Yazin Nizar4:36

Release[edit]

The official teaser 1 was launched by Millennium Audios on 4 October 2019.[10] Three days later official teaser 2 was unveiled on 7 October 2019.[11]

The film was released on 18 October 2019.

Reception[edit]

The Times of India rated the film 2.5 out of 5 and wrote, "Edakkad Battalion 06 comes as a widely stretched out tribute to the brave martyrs of the land. The gravity and effect of martyrdom plays out in the last 10 minutes of the movie, which is by far the only part that manages to incite an emotion."[12] Sify gave 2.5 and wrote, "With an average script, the story meanders along without a definite direction for most parts here. Perhaps the whole effort was to take it to the climax where there is a wafer thin plot."[13]

The New Indian Express gave 2 out of 5 and wrote, "barring two notably tense moments in the first half—a daring rescue operation (involving fire) and a fight scene (involving water)—Edakkad Battalion fails to make us feel anything in other segments."[14]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rekhs to play Tovino's mom". News Minute Times. Retrieved 29 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Mammootty launches first look poster Tovino's Edakkad Battalion 06". News Minute Times. Retrieved 7 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Tovino Thomas starrer 'Edakkad Battalion 06' starts rolling". News E Times. Retrieved 23 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Tovino and Samyuktha to star in Edakkad Battalion 06". News New Indian Express. Retrieved 22 April 2019.
  5. ^ "അരവിന്ദസ്വാമിയെയും മധുബാലയെയും ഓര്‍മ്മിപ്പിച്ച് ടൊവിനോയും സംയുക്തയും, എടക്കാട് ബറ്റാലിയനിലെ ഗാനം". News Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Tovino in Edakkad Battalion 06; first look poster out". News Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 6 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Narrow escape for Tovino Thomas, suffers burns during stunt shoot". News The Week. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  8. ^ "Tovino Thomas narrowly escapes fire accident; video of dangerous stunt goes viral". News IBT. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Tovino Thomas' Edakkad Battalion '06 gets a release date - Times of India". The Times of India.
  10. ^ "Edakkadu Battalion 06 - Teaser 1 - Tovino Thomas - Samyuktha Menon - Swapnesh K Nair". YouTube. Millennium Audios. 4 October 2019.
  11. ^ "Edakkadu Battalion 06 - Teaser 2 - Tovino Thomas - Samyuktha Menon - Swapnesh K Nair". YouTube. Millennium Audios. 7 October 2019.
  12. ^ Edakkad Battalion 06 Movie Review: A force-fed lesson in valour, retrieved 29 October 2019
  13. ^ "Review : Edakkad Battalion 06 review: An average watch! (2019)". www.sify.com. Retrieved 29 October 2019.
  14. ^ "'Edakkad Battalion 06' review: Tovino and Samyuktha-starrer a bland, underdeveloped tribute". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 29 October 2019.

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