Thanneer Mathan Dinangal
|Thanneer Mathan Dinangal|
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|Directed by||Girish A. D.|
|Produced by||Jomon T. John|
|Written by||Girish A.D.|
|Music by||Justin Varghese|
Jomon T. John
|Edited by||Shameer Muhammed|
Plan J Studios
Shebin Backer Productions
|Box office||₹45 crore|
Thanneer Mathan Dinangal (transl. Watermelon Days) is a 2019 Indian Malayalam language romantic comedy film co-written and directed by Girish A. D. The film was jointly produced by Plan J Studios and Shebin Backer Productions. The film stars Vineeth Sreenivasan, Mathew Thomas, and Anaswara Rajan in the lead roles. The film grossed more than ₹19 crore domestically and more than ₹12 crore overseas.
The film follows the life of a happy-go-lucky Jaison, an eleventh grade student, in his new school as he makes new friends and unsuccessfully woos Keerthy, his classmate, while maintaining an unfriendly relation with Ravi, a new Malayalam teacher, who often snubs him.
- Vineeth Sreenivasan as Ravi Padmanabhan
- Mathew Thomas as Jaison
- Anaswara Rajan as Keerthi
- Shabareesh Varma as Siju
- Naslen as Melbin Mathew
- Vaishakh Vijayan as Dennis
- Franco Francis as Lintappan
- Dinoy Paulose as Joyson, Jaison's brother
- Irshad as School Principal
- Nisha Sarang as Keerthi's mother
- Gopika Ramesh as Steffy
- Sree Renjini as Aswathy, English Teacher
- Binny Rinky Benjamin as Bindu, Physics Teacher
- Rama Devi as Jaison's mother
- Nandhakumar Koratty as Jaison's father
- Kichu Tellus as Antony, Bus Driver
- Vineeth Vishwam as Jaison's Brother in Law
- M. K. Roy as Keerthi's father
|Thanneer Mathan Dinangal|
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|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
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The film's music is composed by Justin Varghese and the lyrics were penned by Suhail Koya. 
The song Shyamavarna Roopini released on 24 July was inspired from a traditional song of the same title.
|1.||"Jaathikkathottam"||Soumya Ramakrishnan |
|2.||"Shyamavarna Roopini"||Pradeep Palluruthy||3:21|
|3.||"Panthu Thiriyanu (Cricket Song)"||Vineeth Sreenivasan||1:59|
The film received highly positive reviews from critics and audience alike.
Deepa Soman of The Times of India rated the film with three stars out of five. She praised the performances of Mathew Thomas and Anaswara Rajan while applauding Vineeth Sreenivasan for his portrayal of a different avatar he hasn't tried so far. According to her
|“||Tales that take one back in time, especially to the formative years of school days, can almost always be a winner. But, to make it a movie-long memorable affair, it takes enough of clever, relatable fun elements and smart storytelling. Thanneermathan is a story that succeeded in presenting them all, for most parts.||”|
Sajin Srijith of The New Indian Express called the film a High-school drama done right. He said:
|“||Not many of us still have vivid memories of our school days, which surely had both pleasant and embarrassing moments that shaped our formative years. However that doesn't seem to be the case with writer-director Girish A. D. who, in his directional debut, manages to evoke with perfect clarity, a lot of situations that look strikingly familiar even if some of them may not have actually happened to you.||”|
S. R. Praveen of The Hindu praised the film calling it a school story which actually shows what kids do at school, which is not something that can be said about many other school films. He said that the film is School, as it is. 
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