Synopsis/Plot : Dreaded by the rich and corrupt and revered by the poor and downtrodden, Kayamkulam Kochunni was a Robin Hood of sorts. The film chronicles the life and times of the legendary 19th century highwayman, and how he rose from his humble beginnings to become a timeless folk hero.
Photo Gallery View all photos (6)
An Ambitious Tale of Kerala's own Robin Hood
The whole rivalry angle between Kochunni and Keshavan (Sunny Wayne) which begins at the Kalari school of Thangal (Babu Antony) is well depicted. Another aspect that works in favour of the film is the correct placement of Ithikkara Pakki's character and the screen time allotted to him, neither too sh...(more)
Source: Sethumadhavan, MovieCrow
'Kayamkulam Kochunni' has what it takes to bring alive all those visuals you had in mind, when you heard or read the story wonderstruck as a little kid
Rosshan Andrrews' Kayamkulam Kochunni narrates the highwayman's tale right from his childhood. It shows what pushed a father and his son into thieving, the casteist social order of the day and how Kochunni's mind was set on helping the poor. The film also touches on how his many aides later betrayed...(more)
Source: Deepa Soman, Times Of India
The Nivin Pauly starrer falls flat
Writers Bobby and Sanjay could have made the film more dark and gritty, instead of making it a simple black-and-white story told in broad strokes.(more)
Source: Manoj Kumar R, Indian Express
Nivin Pauly's film is about an oppressed community's liberation
Nivin Pauly's Kayamkulam Kochunni is the journey of a man who helped his people start a revolution against the oppressors in power. This struggle is not just important to understand what happened in the past, but could also be instrumental in changing mindset for a better future.(more)
Source: priyanka Sundar, Hindustan Times
A delicious entertainer
Kayamkulam Kochunni is presented like a fable and it is genuinely gripping. For the price of a ticket, you have two dashing heroes at their best, besides the technical brilliance. Don't miss this one!(more)
Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com
'Kayamkulam Kochunni' is a total entertainer and is here to loot the Box-Office!
Kayamkulam Kochunni is neither a perfect historic film nor a film without any flaws. Try watching it without high expectations to get maximum satisfaction. But as an overall experience, with effective engagement and packaging, Kayamkulam Kochunni promises to set the box-office on fire.(more)
Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com
Definetely worth a watch..some predictable and dull scenes in second half apart from that film is quite good. Mohanlal nice cameo role and Nivin pauly good acting. Nice visuals and bgm. (more)
Movie News More news (6)
- Mohanlal, Nivin Pauly's Kayamkulam Kochunni pushes release date!
- First look of Nivin Pauly's Kayamkulam Kochunni
- Mohanlal wraps Nivin Pauly starrer 'Kayamkulam Kochunni' shoot
- Kayamkulam Kochunni: Exclusive shoot details of the Mohanlal, Nivin Pauly starrer
- Mohanlal's first look as Ithikkarapakki in Nivin Pauly's Kayamkulam Kochunni!
- Mohanlal on board for Nivin Pauly's Kayamkulam Kochunni!