Synopsis/Plot : Mathew Devassy, a retired bank manager decides to enter local panchayat elections. Unexpectedly, his wife Omana, shocks everyone by filing for divorce, claiming that Mathew is a homosexual. How Mathew accepts the divorce case and overcomes the life battle of homosexuality forms the crux of the movie.
As Simple and Beautiful as its Title!
Kaathal - The Core, talks about the core of love, which is essentially accepting someone for who they are. The primary characters in the film are actually accepting of each other�s nature. But they aren�t able to welcome their decisions for fear of society. All the characters are shown as having emp...(more)
Source: BharathVijayakumar, MovieCrow
Mammootty-Jeo Baby tell a bold story well
The film has kept everything - emotions, music and drama - very low-key and so, ironically, the tension feels heightened in a good way. Jeo Baby has already shown his skill with the use of sound in The Great Indian Kitchen, and here, in a scene between Mathew and Omana at the climax, you expect the ...(more)
Source: Anna Mathews, Times Of India
Mammootty, Jyotika starrer leaves you with a heaviness in your heart for all right reasons
Kaadhal: The Core, is a beautiful title for a beautifully crafted film. If I have a dream, it is to see a society where the roles can be played by an LGBTQIA+ actor who is possibly as popular as Mammootty. Until such a day of acceptance, I hope that this star cast brings about a better awareness in...(more)
Source: Priyanka sundar, Firstpost.com