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. Itâ€™s in this context that ADGP Fernandez entrusts him with a very important and complicated case. Fernandez also gets a young RIÂżFHU.LVKRUHWRDVVLVW&KDQGUDVKHNKDUDQ,WÂśVIURP 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.
â€œItâ€™s all from real life, in a way. I mean there is QRWKLQJLQWKLVÂżOPWKDW\RXGRQÂśWJHWWRVHHLQUHDO life,â€? says Unnikrishnan, adding, â€œI 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 Mohanlalâ€™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
A pr i l 2012 | S o u t h sco p e
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