‘Anweshippin Kandethum’ proves that mass elevation scenes aren’t always needed to win hearts of audiences: Tovino Thomas

The crime thriller revolves around two murder mysteries that are solved by Anand Narayanayan, played by Tovino.

BySouth First Desk

Published Feb 12, 2024 | 2:25 PMUpdated Feb 12, 2024 | 2:25 PM

‘Anweshippin Kandethum’ proves that mass elevation scenes aren’t always needed to win hearts of audiences: Tovino Thomas

Anweshippin Kandethum, the latest Malayalam flick of Tovino Thomas where he played a cop, is getting rave reviews and has registered a good run in theatres across Kerala.

The movie does not have the usual formula. But the story revolves around two murder mysteries that Anand Narayanayan (played by Tovino) solves.

In the process, he faces many obstacles put up by the department for his being an honest cop.

Addressing the media on Saturday, 10 February, the team expressed its happiness over the tremendous response the movie has been garnering.

Helmed by debutant director Darwin Kuriakose, Anweshippin Kandethum is running to packed houses in all theatres.

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Confident about the movie: Tovino

Jinu Abraham addressing the media

Jinu Abraham addressing the media. (Supplied)

Tovino Thomas said the team was confident about the success of Anweshippin Kandethum.

He also pointed out that the Malayalam film had no mass elevation scenes.

“Though there are no mass elevation scenes in Anweshippin Kandethum, the audience could connect with it. Our film proved that mass elevation scenes are not needed to win the hearts of audiences,” Tovino Thomas underscored.

The actor also expressed his happiness to the audience for accepting a thriller made without bloodshed and violence. “I always feel responsible for my films and ensure that all my ventures have good content.”

Tovino Thomas said every day, he tries to work hard to improve his acting skills. “In the case of Anweshippin Kandethum, I discussed the detailing of my character with the director and scriptwriter before the shooting,” he explained.

The story was the real hero in the flick. Proper crime investigation and emotional characters elevated it further, the actor opined.

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A sequel on cards?

Scriptwriter Jinu Abraham felt that despite the release of so many thrillers in recent times, Anweshippin Kandethum went down well with the audience since there was not much hype around the flick.

“I tried to be experimental in the movie, and the result is quite exciting and encouraging,” he said.

Jinu Abraham also revealed that he was inspired by the work of filmmaker KG George while writing his latest outing.

Interestingly, soon after the release of Anweshippin Kandethum, netizens wondered if there would be a sequel to the film.

When asked, Jinu Abraham said in a lighter vein that there would be a second part.

However, Tovino Thomas did not give a clear picture of the sequel.