The multistarrer Achayans directed by Kannan Thamarakkulam was released yesterday. The movie has a host of stars like Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Unni Mukundan, Adil Ibrahim, Sanju Sivaram, Amala Paul and Anu Sithara in prominent roles. Achayans written by Sethu was promoted as a fun filled entertainer. The movie opened to mixed reviews from the critics with a watchable tag.
Director Kannan Thamarakulam’s previous two films – Thinkal Muthal Velli Verrey and Aadupuliyattam – had the director attempting two different genres, a family drama and a horror-comedy, albeit without much success. For his latest outing Achayans, the filmmaker has picked a thriller as the genre and roped in a talented ensemble cast featuring Jayaram, Prakash Raj, Amala Paul and Unni Mukundan.
The movie, scripted by Sethu, starts off with over the top intros for the main characters – cousins Roy (Jayaram), Tony (Unni), Aby (Adil Ibrahim) and their buddy Rafi (Sanju Shivram). The four are introduced as a gang who has their vices – alcohol being the main – and would rather put their need to have fun above all else.
Jayaram plays the lead role Roy Thottathil, the senior-most guy in the Achayans group. Roy is a rich Planter.Unni Mukundan plays a crucial role in the film. He appears Tony Thottathil, an Engineering graduate, who is jobless, He is an alcoholic and spends most of this time doing nothing.Popular actor Prakash Raj is back to Malayalam films, after a brief break. As per the report Achayans 6th Day Collection is to be 2 Crore