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made moves with the same deftness that he showed in the game of chess. But the present is entirely different. His wife, Deepthi, who is a criminal lawyer, is no longer with him. They have separated and Chandrashekharan is now just a pale shadow of his earlier self. He has lost all interest in his job and life just goes on for him. It’s in this context that ADGP Fernandez entrusts him with a very important and complicated case. Fernandez also gets a young RI¿FHU.LVKRUHWRDVVLVW&KDQGUDVKHNKDUDQ,WœVIURP here that this interesting story takes off. Mohanlal is Chandrashekharan, while Priyamani plays Deepthi. Narain dons the role of Kishore and Devan is Fernandez. With such a stellar cast, we can be assured of absorbing performances. Also in key roles are Anoop Menon, Roma, Riyaz Khan, Jagathy Sreekumar, Siddique, Babu Antony and Mithra Kurien.

“It’s all from real life, in a way. I mean there is QRWKLQJLQWKLVÂżOPWKDW\RXGRQÂśWJHWWRVHHLQUHDO life,â€? says Unnikrishnan, adding, “I personally know many people like Chandrashekharan, the protagonist and I am narrating the story in a totally urban background. This would be very different from Madamby.â€? B Unnikrishnan has penned the script, while Vinod Illambally is the cinematographer and Manoj, the editor. Deepak Dev scores the music for Grandmaster, which is likely to be Mohanlal’s big Vishu (April) release this year. We wish the producers UTV Motion Pictures and the cast and crew of Grandmaster a masterstroke of success at the %R[2IÂżFH - Unni R Nair

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Southscope magazine April 2012  

india's leading south film magazin

Southscope magazine April 2012  

india's leading south film magazin

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