One amazing fact about the Indian film industry is its diversity of languages, cultures & customs. And there are so many amazing movies that celebrate that diversity in such a wide spectrum of genres. And in that very respect, today we have for you a movie from the Malayalam film industry. It is funny where it's supposed to, it is happy as it aims to, it is vibrant, it throws light on sensitive issues and most importantly it delivers a beautiful message through it. We have tried to keep this review spoiler-free for you but there may be some mild ones here and there. So without wasting even one more sentence let us dive into our bro daddy review.
The movie is of the drama-comedy genre and its original language is Malayalam. Bro Daddy director is Prithviraj and it is produced by Antony Preumbavoor. It is the second directorial effort from him after his 2019 film lucifer. It features a well-known, talented cast consisting of legends like Mohanlal and Lalu Alex, who are pioneers of the Malayalam film industry as well as other new and old actors in the industry. It is the story of 2 families who find themselves in a multitude of situations that shape their relations throughout the movie.
The official shooting for the movie concluded in September 2021 spanning less than 2 months and the makers later confirmed that it would exclusively be released on the OTT platform.
Finally, it was released on 26th January 2022 on Disney+ Hotstar.
The story revolves around two influential Christian families in Kerala, the first is the Kattadi family and the second is the Kurian family. The head of the Kattadi family is John played by Mohanlal. His wife is Annamma and his son is esho. The Kurien family is headed by Kurian Maliekkal, his wife Elsy, and daughter Anna.
The story paints the two families with two different brushes. John happens to be the heir of his father's business empire while his friend Kurien is a self-made personality. But despite their differences and a few past instances, they are family friends.
The story starts taking interesting turns when both the families meet together for a common friend's daughter's wedding reception.
The story is primarily centered around the four main characters in the movie. John, Annamma, Esho and Anna. And there is one common string connecting all three and the rest of the characters. An unexpected and unconventional pregnancy. The movie progresses and revolves around 4 of them and tells a story that is both enjoyable and enlightening too up to some extent.
The cast of the movie is as follows,
And many others.
The movie has received plenty of encouraging reviews from all over the industry. And just like the critics, the fans have also been impressed by this movie that hits close to home for so many people, even though it is much like a dreamy and unrealistic kind of approach.
Bro Daddy IMDb has a respectable rating of 7.3/10 which translates to its success on the OTT platform.
And with that very success, there are talks about a Telugu remake of it. Producer D. Suresh Babu had approached the makers of the movie for purchasing its rights, to make its Telugu remake with Venkatesh & Rana Daggubati.
Our final word on this movie is that you should watch this. And here are a few reasons for you in bullet points for that,
So that was the bro daddy review for you guys. We hope that you got the gist of what this film is about and that it helps you with the decision to watch or ignore the movie.
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