Mumbai Police (film)

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Mumbai Police
Mumbai Police (film).jpg
Directed byRosshan Andrrews
Produced byNisad Haneefa
Niyas Haneefa
Nivas Haneefa
Written byBobby-Sanjay
StarringPrithviraj Sukumaran
Jayasurya
Rahman
Music byGopi Sundar
CinematographyR. Diwakaran
Edited byMahesh Narayan
Production
company
Nisad Haneefa Productions
Distributed byCentral Pictures
Release date
  • 3 May 2013 (2013-05-03)
Running time
145 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam
Budget5.75 crore (US$830,000)

Mumbai Police is a 2013 Indian Malayalam-language psychological crime thriller film written by Bobby-Sanjay and directed by Rosshan Andrrews. It stars Prithviraj Sukumaran, Jayasurya, and Rahman in the lead roles, along with Kunjan, Aparna Nair, Deepa Vijayan, and debutant Hima Davis in supporting roles. Shweta Menon and Riyaz Khan appear in guest roles. The film is produced by Nisad Haneefa and co-produced by Nivas Haneef and Niyas Haneefa. The background score was composed by Gopi Sundar and the cinematography was handled by G. Diwakaran. The film was edited by Mahesh Narayanan.

Mumbai Police completed filming in 56 days, when the original schedule was for 60 days. The expected budget was 6 crores but was completed with a production cost of 5.75 crores. The film recovered 4.30 crores through various rights before its release.[1] The Khaleej Times identified Mumbai Police as one of the "remarkable box-office success[es]" of 2013.[2]

Plot[edit]

ACP of Ernakulam Antony Moses aka Rascal Moses (Prithviraj Sukumaran) involved in an accident which causes him, a partial memory loss. Before the accident, he was on a call with his brother-in-law Farhan Aman (Rahman), Commissioner of police. He informs Farhan that he has solved the murder case of his friend, Assistant Commissioner Aaryan John Jacob (Jayasurya), who was killed during a gallantry awards ceremony at police/parade grounds. But, before disclosing the name of the murderer, accident occurs. Farhan tells Antony, about his past and the tragedy occurred to their friend, Aaryan. He reassigns Antony Moses, back to the case even with the disability of memory loss.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Shooting started on Jan 2013 and it was on schedule and finished by March and then release on May 2013.

Reception[edit]

Sify.com and Indiaglitz.com called Mumbai Police one of the best recent Malayalam films. [3][4] Paresh of Rediff.com called the film a " good suspense thriller which will make history for its interesting story."[5] Aswin of The Times of India says that the film " arrests and engages the audience with bold portrayals from a well-chosen cast."[6]

Veeyen of Nowrunning.com praised the writing and said the " dark lined elegance that the movie sports, makes it a gritty, knotty thriller - a hardboiled treat."[7]

Shekhar of Oneindia.in praised the narrative and said the story has unexpected surprises.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ George, Vijay (2 May 2013). "Dreaming big". The Hindu. SCT Trivandrum. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
  2. ^ Deepa Gauri. The best of Malayalam cinema in 2013 26 December 2013 Khaleej Times
  3. ^ Review: Umubail Police Sify 4/5 stars ] Archived 9 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ 3.5/5 stars Mumbai Police Malayalam Movie Review . Indiaglitz.com (2013-05-04). Retrieved on 2013-08-19.
  5. ^ 3/5 stars Review: Mumbai Police is impressive - Rediff.com Movies. Rediff.com (2013-05-06). Retrieved on 2013-08-19.
  6. ^ 3/5 stars Archived 8 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ 3/5 stars Indian Movies, showitmes, reviews, videos - Indian movie portal. nowrunning.com. Retrieved on 2013-08-19.
  8. ^ 3/5 stars Archived 6 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine

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