STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Of love and other cliches

‘Oru Soapetty Katha’ that will hit the screens on November 8 is a film that celebrates friendship

Published: 02nd November 2013 12:16 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd November 2013 12:16 PM   |  A+A-

Oru-Soapetty-Katha

Stories that celebrate friendship are always in vogue onscreen. Yet another flick of this genre, ‘Oru Soapetty Katha’, will hit the screens on November 8. The film, with its unusual title and catchy tagline, ‘Everything Cliche’, is a celebration of the camaraderie shared by two friends. Directed by Hafiz Ismail, the movie zooms into the ups and downs of the relationship of two close buddies, Tony and Ajmal. Hakeem Shajahan and Shafeeq Rahiman enacts the lead roles respectively.

Talking about the film which the makers claims to be an ‘alternate youth movie’, Arun Govindankutty, who has penned the script says, “The uniqueness of the film begins with its tagline. Life is a cliched affair for many of the youngsters today. Though they chill out and enjoy work, love and money to the core, nothing unusual happens in the life of many, which is why we have used the term, cliche. Tony and Ajmal are two youngsters who lead such an existence until an incident overturns everything.”

The title, ‘ Oru Soapetty Katha’ which means the ‘A Soap Box Story’ is a term commonly used among the movie buffs, says Arun. He says, “Among our friends, we use that term for films that have a simple,unassuming narration

Elaborating more on the scriptwriter says, “Though Tony and Ajmal are intimate friends from their childhood, they have different tastes and opinions. While Tony, an orphan, is content with his girlfriend, Ajmal is more of a playboy with an eventful love life. They work as marketing executives of an insurance company in Kozhikode. The incident that occurs affects their relationship and how the two youngsters tackle the issue forms the crux of the film.”

This is the second outing of director Hafiz Ismail who entered tinseltown with ‘Koratty Pattanam Railway Gate’. Shafeeq Rahiman has already made his presence felt through films like ‘Cinema Company’, ‘Korattypattanam Railway Gate’ and ‘Black Ticket’.

Along with seasoned actors like Mamukoya and KPAC Lalitha, a bunch of youngsters like Miraj Bhaskar, Anand Bodh, Laljish Lovlies, Abdul Rahim, Sibi and Vanditha Manohar will make their appearance in different s e c - t i o n s of the film.

The film’s music has Abhijith Johnson. The songs are sung by Amal Vargeese, C M Sadhik, Aarita Divine and Aslam. The trailer of the film and the songs are already creating ripples on YouTube. The film is produced by Unnikrishnan P S and Hafiz Ismail under the banner of Akamksha Movie Creations and Film Godown Movie Makers.

Stay up to date on all the latest Entertainment Malayalam news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp