Pokkiri Simon

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Pokkiri Simon
Directed by Jijo Antony
Produced by Krishnan Sethukumar
Written by K. Ampady
Starring Sunny Wayne
Prayaga Martin
Jacob Gregory
Appani Sarath
Dileesh Pothan
Nedumudi Venu
Music by Gopi Sunder
Cinematography Pappinu
Edited by Lijo Paul
Distributed by Srivari Films through Murali Films
Release date
  • 22 September 2017 (2017-09-22)
Country India
Language Malayalam

Pokkiri Simon is a 2017 Malayalam film directed by Jijo Antony. Sunny Wayne and Prayaga Martin play lead roles in the film. Jacob Gregory, Appani Sarath, Nedumudi Venu, Dileesh Pothan, Saiju Kurup, Shammy Thilakan, Baiju. Ashokan, Marshall Tito, Bitto and Thanuja Kartik are also featured in the film. The film is produced by Krishnan Sethukumar under the banner Srivari films. The story, screenplay and dialogue of the film is written by Dr. K. Ampady.The cinematography is by Pappinu.[1][2]

Plot[edit]

Pokkiri Simon is a fun filled mass entertainer starring Sunny Wayne and Prayaga Martin. Simon (Sunny Wayne), Biju (Jacob Gregory) and Ganesh (Sarath Kumar) are local boys who are bound by their love towards Illayathalapathy Vijay. Though their parents want them to earn a living, they lead a careless life. Arjunan muthalali(Shammi Thilakan) and his brother Indran are criminals who does illegal activities in the city. One day Simon and friends while returning with cutout of Vijay (actor) to be placed in movie theater gets hit by Indran's car breaking the legs of the cutout. In that rage they fight with Indran and gang. Indran is admitted in the hospital and Simon is arrested by SI Satyan(Baiju). Simon is soon released from custody by CI Alex(Dileesh Pothan) who is like a brother for Simon and gang. Simon's father constable Yesudas(Ashokan) gets a pendrive from a fully burnt body while examining it. Some goons comes to Yesudas house to retrieve the pendrive, Simon fights them off. It was Arjunan who sent the goons . Knowing the power of Arjunan,Yesudas returns the pendrive and ask Arjunan to spare his son and friends.

To get in touch with Deepa(Prayaga Martin) Simon takes Ganesh's daughter Janaki to Deepa's dance class. One day Simon drops Janaki in front of her house after class and leaves . Ganesh informs Simon that his daughter is missing. Simon searches for her. He finds out that there is a racket that abducts children and use them for begging . A man from the gang is brought to his house and Simon interrogates him in Thuppakki style. Meanwhile, Janaki is released by the gang and she is admitted in the hospital. Simon learns Arjunan is behind the racket and some children are used for Organ trade . It is revealed that the burnt body was of doctor Jomon, he had discovered all the illegal activities in Arjunan's hospital and put in the pendrive. They burn him so that no witness exist and the pendrive burns along with him.Biju had taken the copy of the contents in pendrive hoping for Pornographic film. But that pendrive contained details of Arjunan's organ trade and illegal activities in the hospital. Simon and friends with CI Alex and Prof.Seetharaman(Nedumudi Venu) meet Arjunan and his gang in their hideout. There it is revealed that Alex was the partner in crime of Arjunan. Alex intention was to make local support for winning the upcoming election without any expense, so he befriended and supported Thalapathy fans and to enjoy luxury he joined hands with Arjunan. But the man from beggar gang already told Simon about Alex's involvement. The Thalapathy fans fight the villains. Alex, Arjunan and his gang are sent to jail. Alex explains how he ended in jail to his inmates Jude Anthany Joseph and Sudhi Koppa. Simon is shown to have become a police constable still keeping priority for Vijay.[3]

Cast[edit]

Guest appearances
  • Jude Anthany Joseph as a prisoner
  • Hannah Reji Koshy as Mariamma
  • Siddique
  • Sudeep Kopa
  • Pradeep Kottayam
  • Poojappura Radhakrishnan as Hanuman Baiju's father
  • Govindan Kutty as Proposed man
  • Chempil Ashokan
  • Dr. Shaju Sham as Proposed man's father
  • KPAC Leelamani as Hanuman Baiju's mother
  • Deepika Mohan as Proposed man's mother
  • Sreekala Thaha as Nun's mother

Music[edit]

The music and background scores are by Gopisundar. The songs are sung by Karthik, Sithara. The film has three songs. The lyrics are by Harinarayanan. The Music is released by East Coast Music.[5]

Soundtrack[edit]

Track listing[6]
No.TitleLyricsMusicSinger(s)Length
1."Pokkiri Song"Hari NarayanGopi SunderKarthik2:58
2."Mampazhakkalam"Hari NarayanGopi SunderRamshi, Sithara Krishnakumar4:08
3."Pullimaane"Hari NarayanGopi SunderSachin Warrier3:35

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sunny Wayne's next Pokkiri Simon started rolling! - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-10-03.
  2. ^ "It's A Wrap For Sunny Wayne's Pokkiri Simon!". 2017-08-02. Retrieved 2018-10-03.
  3. ^ "Pokkiri Simon is inspired by Vijay fans of Thiruvananthapuram". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2018-10-03.
  4. ^ "#HappyBirthdayVijay: watch 'Pokkiri Simon' team's tribute to Ilayathalapathy". Retrieved 2018-10-03.
  5. ^ "Pokkiri Simon". Retrieved 2018-10-03.
  6. ^ "വിജയ് ആരാധകര്‍ക്ക് ആവേശമായി പോക്കിരി സൈമണിലെ ഗാനം". Mathrubhumi. Retrieved 2018-10-03.


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