Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi

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Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi
NPCB poster.jpg
Official Poster
Directed bySameer Thahir
Produced bySameer Thahir
Written byHashir Mohamed
StarringDulquer Salmaan
Dhritiman Chatterjee
Sunny Wayne
Music byRex Vijayan
CinematographyGireesh Gangadharan
Editing byA. Sreekar Prasad
StudioHappyhours Entertainment
E4 Entertainment
Release dates
  • 9 August 2013 (2013-08-09)
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam
 
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Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi
NPCB poster.jpg
Official Poster
Directed bySameer Thahir
Produced bySameer Thahir
Written byHashir Mohamed
StarringDulquer Salmaan
Dhritiman Chatterjee
Sunny Wayne
Music byRex Vijayan
CinematographyGireesh Gangadharan
Editing byA. Sreekar Prasad
StudioHappyhours Entertainment
E4 Entertainment
Release dates
  • 9 August 2013 (2013-08-09)
CountryIndia
LanguageMalayalam

Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi (English: Blue Skies, Green Waters, Red Earth) is a Malayalam road movie directed and co-produced by Sameer Thahir and written by Hashir Muhammad. The film features Dulquer Salmaan, Dhritiman Chatterjee and Sunny Wayne in the lead roles.[1]

The film began shooting in the north-eastern state of Nagaland in February 2013 and completed its shoot in June 2013.[2] The film was shot at real locations in seven Indian states, Kerala, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, West Bengal, Nagaland and Sikkim.[3]

The audio release was done on 28 July.[4] The movie was released in theatres across Kerala on 9 August.

The film revolves around two college students who go on a road trip to Nagaland from Kerala.[5]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Manipuri actress Surja Bala was signed to play Assi, a student who comes to Kerala to study engineering under the north east quota. The actress who makes her debut in Malayalam plays Dulquer Salmaan's love interest in the film.[6] 18 -year -old Bengali actress Ena Saha was roped in to play Sunny Wayne’s lady love. She played a village belle, Gauri and her shoot happened in Visakhapatnam.[7] Joy Mathew was cast to play Dulquer Salmaan's father's role.[8] Anchor Pearle Maaney stated that she had a prominent role in the movie and the shoot was held in Orissa.[9] Paloma Monappa said that she had done the role of a surfer, also making her Malayalam debut.[10] A Kochi-based adventurer Bobby Zachariah Abraham had done the role of a biker.[11]

According to sources in the industry, despite its picturesque landscape, filmmakers have always stayed away from the north-east region of India citing security reasons. They also point out that the hard terrain with its hilly regions make it difficult to shoot there. However, director Sameer was all set to take up the challenge and was looking forward to the Nagaland shoot.[12] The film was shot in Government Engineering College, Thrissur and a few portions in Ayyanthole including the strike scene of students. This film's first official teaser released on June 22 in YouTube and got largely positive reviews from the viewers. The movie was released all over Kerala on 9 August.[13]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music of the film has been composed by Rex Vijayan and lyrics penned by Vinayak Sasikumar.

No.TitleArtist(s)Length
1."Doore Doore"  Suchith Suresan4:19
2."Neelakasham"  Rex Vijayan3:41
3."Thazhvaram"  Sushin Shyam4:08
4."Neerppalunkukal"  Saju Sreenivas3:13
5."Ami Hitmajare"  Traditional Baul Song4:40

Critical reception[edit]

IndiaGlitz gave a rating of 7/10, stating that "is a movie that must be watched for its solid, though diluted content."[14] Times of India rated the film as a 3.5/5, praising some of the voice acting, but questioning the relevancy of some of the character's political stances.[15] The Hindu also reviewed the film, praising the entertaining nature of the film, the acting and the script, whilst criticizing the second half of the film and its climax.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "'Neelakasham,Pacha kadal,Chuvanna Bhoomi' - Malayalam Movie News". Indiaglitz.com. 2013-01-31. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  2. ^ "'Neelakasham Pachakkadal Chuvanna Bhoomi' shooting completed". Nowrunning.com. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  3. ^ Vijay George (2013-05-31). "On the road to discovery". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  4. ^ "Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi Movie Audio Released On July 28th". Box Office Noon. Retrieved 10 August 2013. 
  5. ^ TNN (2013-05-31). "Neelakasham... is a biking movie". The Times of India. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  6. ^ "Surja Bala is Dulquer’s new heroine". The Times of India. 2013-06-02. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  7. ^ Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 (2013-06-03). "'Ena'moured of M'town". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  8. ^ "Director Joy Mathew gets busy as an actor". The Times of India. 2013-04-20. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  9. ^ "Pearle Maaney in Sameer Thahir's next film". The Times of India. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  10. ^ Thursday, Jun 13, 2013. "Surfing on unknown seas". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  11. ^ Age Correspondent (2013-05-21). "Adventurer to conquer silver screen". The Asian Age. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  12. ^ "Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi: Dulquer, Sunny Wayne for a Nagaland trip". Spiderkerala.net. Retrieved 2013-06-13. 
  13. ^ "Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi Release Soon Trailer Got Nice Response". boxofficenoon.org. 
  14. ^ "Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi Malayalam Movie Review - cinema preview stills gallery trailer video clips showtimes". IndiaGlitz. Retrieved 2013-08-13. 
  15. ^ "Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi movie review". Times of India. Retrieved 2013-08-13. 
  16. ^ Sharika C. "Neelakasham Pachakadal Chuvanna Bhoomi: A riveting ride". The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-08-13. 

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