Saturday 30 September 2017
Manju Warrier, Anaswara Rajan
Krishnan (Manju Warrier) is a widow, who earns a living, working as a house
maid. Her daughter Athira (Anaswara Rajan) has just entered Class X and she has
big dreams about her child. But Athira is a lazy student, who believes that she
is destined to become a house maid just like her mother, when she becomes
As per the
advice of a writer named George Paul (Nedumudi Venu), Sujatha does something
unconventional. She joins the same class where Athira is studying, as a
student, to help her daughter in her studies.
well her in studies, amidst all the work that she has to do on a daily basis,
but her daughter doesn’t like it at all. Athira takes it as an insult as
Sujatha doesn’t know what to do next, as her daughter becomes a rebel.
It’s not an
easy story to tell, but the director has presented it all in an affecting way.
Though the going is a bit slow paced during the first half, everything falls
right on track in the second half. And then you can watch it probably with
brilliant show, Manju Warrier leaves the audiences spellbound, performing her
character convincingly. Her style and body language is perfect and she scores really well in emotional scenes. Anaswara
Rajan, who plays her daughter, delivers an impressive performance with so much
Udaharanam Sujatha could be more enjoyable for those who haven’t
seen the original or the Tamil version, but that doesn’t take away the merits
of this one. Enjoy this cute little gem and not forget to carry some tissues to
wipe tears, as you head to the cinemas.
Verdict: Honest and genuine