Vijay Superum Pournamiyum

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Vijay Superum Pournamiyum
Vijay Superum Pournamiyum.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJis Joy
Produced bySunil A. K.
Screenplay byJis Joy
Story byTharun Bhaskar
Starring
Music byPrince George
CinematographyRenadive
Edited byRatheesh Raj
Production
company
New Surya Films
Distributed byCentury Films
Release date
  • 11 January 2019 (2019-01-11)
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam
Budget4 crore (US$560,000)
Box office11 crore (US$1.5 million)[1]

Vijay Superum Pournamiyum is a 2019 Indian Malayalam-language Romantic comedy film written and directed by Jis Joy, Starring Asif Ali and Aishwarya Lekshmi in the lead roles along with Balu Varghese, Siddique, Aju Varghese and Renji Panicker in supporting roles. It is the official remake of 2016 Telugu Hit film Pelli Choopulu. The film has musical score composed by debutant Prince George. It was released on 2019 January 11 to highly positive reviews from the critics as well as the audience.[2]

The film was produced by A. K. Sunil under the banner of New Surya Films. The film is the third collaboration of Jis Joy and Asif Ali, who have earlier worked together in Bicycle Thieves and Sunday Holiday. It is a romantic-comedy and the director had earlier said that it will be a small, message-driven film with elements suitable for a family audience.[3][4]

Synopsis[edit]

The movie revolves around Vijay (Asif Ali) and Pournami (Aiswarya) who met through a matchmaking mistakenly. Vijay is a baccalaureate in Engineering. Pournami is a MBA graduate who aims to be a business entrepreneur. Both of them from a young age are motivated to be the best but alas they are not. Both of them are ambitious, Vijays dream is to be a restaurateur rather than be an engineer. Meanwhile, Pournami has dreams in starting a business even after failing in business after business. She intends to go to Australia to pay back her parents the money she has lost through her ventures. The core of the film takes us through structure of love that makes living interesting without resulting in divorces, and how arranged marriages succeed in real life.

Cast[edit]

  • Asif Ali as Vijay
  • Aishwarya Lekshmi as Pournami
  • Balu Varghese as Roshan, Vijay's friend
  • Aju Varghese as Youtube Cleetus
  • Darshana Rajendran as Pooja, Pournami's friend
  • Renji Panicker as Venugopal, Pournami's father
  • Joseph Annamkutty Jose as Vijay's friend
  • Austin Dan as Naresh, Pournami's ex-boyfriend
  • Aileena Amon as Sonam
  • Anish Kuruvilla as Sonam's father
  • Siddique as Chandra Mohan, Vijay's father
  • Devan as Vijay's uncle
  • K. P. A. C. Lalitha as Vijay's grandmother
  • Maya Menon as Vijay's mother
  • Shanthi Krishna as Radhamani, Paurnami's mother
  • Sreekanth Murali as Event manager
  • Shaheen Siddique as Salman, Sonam's love interest
  • Viviya Santh as Reshma, Vijay's ex-girlfriend
  • Anjali Nair as Paurnami's neighbor
  • Punnassery Kanchana as Bedridden grandma
  • Gayathri as Grandma's daughter (Cameo Appearance)
  • Niranj Suresh as Surya (Cameo Appearance)
  • Shashikala Nedungadi as Surya's mother (Cameo Appearance)
  • Rajesh Sharma as Doctor (Cameo Appearance)
  • K. S. Chithra as Herself ( Cameo Appearance)
  • Harisanth Sharan as singer (Cameo Appearance)

Production[edit]

In March 2018, director Jis Joy announced his third project, starring Asif Ali and Mamta Mohandas in the lead roles, during the 100 days celebration of his previous film Sunday Holiday. Later, actress Aishwarya Lekshmi bagged the offer to play the female lead replacing mamta.[5]

The shooting of the film started in June 2018. Locations included Kochi, Bengaluru and Pondicherry.[6]

Soundtrack[edit]

Vijay Superum Pournamiyum
Soundtrack album by
Prince George
Released8 December 2018 (2018-12-08)
Recorded2018
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length20:03
LabelGoodwill Entertainments
ProducerAK Sunil

The original soundtrack was composed and arranged by Prince George.[7]

No. Song Singer(s) Lyrics Length
1 "Enthanee Mounam" Karthik &
Sharon Joseph
Jis Joy 03:01
2 "Pournami Superalle" Asif Ali, Vineeth Sreenivasan & Balu Varghese Jis Joy 03:22
3 "Etho Mazhayil" Vijay Yesudas & Shweta Mohan Jis Joy 03:36
4 "Pakalaay" Vijay Yesudas Jis Joy 04:18
5 "Araaro" Prince George & Sharon Joseph Jis Joy 01:35
6 "He is the one" Lonley Doggy Lonley Doggy 02:10
7 "Paniyaake Paali" Niranj Suresh Jis Joy 00:50
8 " Nisarisa theme" Prince George Jis Joy 01:05

Release[edit]

The film was released in 114 theatres in Kerala on January 11, 2019.After the successful run in the home state, on 24th January it has released in GCC centres. The movie has been released in almost all major centres like Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait.[8]

Critical response[edit]

The Times of India Reviewer Deepa Soman Rated it 3/5 and stated "The film is a decent watch on the whole, with warmth in its heart. If not approached with high expectations, the boisterous characters might offer you a good time".[9]

Filmibeat.com rated it 3.5 and written that Vijay Superum Pournamiyum falls into those league of films that you can watch and come out of the theatres with a smiling face. Definitely, a joyous and pleasurable watching experience.[10]

Sify has reviewed that the film is a watchable romantic comedy and rated 2.5/5.[11]

Box Office[edit]

After a decent start in the opening week, the movie gradually picked up and has made an impressive comeback. The film declared as the first Hit movie of mollywood in 2019, collecting approximately 8 Crores from kerala box office in the first 2 weeks.[12]

Satellite Rights[edit]

Satellite Rights of the movie bagged by leading malayalam television channel Mazhavil Manorama.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://onlookersmedia.in/latestnews/vijay-superum-pournamiyum-enters-rs-25-crore-club/
  2. ^ "Asif Ali-Jis Joy film 'Vijay Superum Pournamiyum' to start rolling in July". Indian Express. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  3. ^ "It's a wrap for 'Vijay Superum Pournamiyum". Sify. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  4. ^ "Vijay Superum Pournamiyum starts rolling". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  5. ^ "Vijay Superum Pournamiyum' movie pooja held in Kochi". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  6. ^ "Vijay Superum Pournamiyum' poster has its stylish lead pair striking a pose". The Times Of India. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  7. ^ "Vijay Superum Pournamiyum's teaser hints at feel-good movie". *The Tmes Of India. Retrieved 2018-12-08.
  8. ^ http://onlookersmedia.in/latestnews/great-comeback-vijay-superum-pournamiyum-kerala-box-office/
  9. ^ "Vijay Superum Pournamiyum Movie Review {3.0/5}: Critic Review of Vijay Superum Pournamiyum by Times of India" – via timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
  10. ^ https://www.filmibeat.com/malayalam/reviews/2019/vijay-superum-pournamiyum-movie-review-asif-ali-jis-joy-come-with-lovely-movie-281406.html
  11. ^ "Review : Vijay Superum Pournamiyum review: A watchable romantic comedy (2019)". www.sify.com.
  12. ^ https://www.topmovierankings.com/malayalam-movies-box-office/vijay-superum-pournamiyum-box-office-collection

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