Vishu is a big day for Nivin Pauly, Malayalam cinema’s young superstar. The actor’s Sakhavu is due for release on Saturday. Nivin’s popularity is not limited to Kerala – the blockbuster Premam was nothing short of a phenomenon and won the actor fans across states, language no barrier.
Sakhavu is a Malayalam film written and directed by Siddharth Siva, starring Nivin Pauly in lead role. The movie is produced by B. Rakesh under the banner of Universal Cinema. The film’s story is written by Sidhartha Siva. The music is composed by Prashanth Pillai. Aparna Gopinath, Aishwarya Rajesh and Srinivasan are also playing crucial roles in the film.
Sakhavu revolves around a student political leader who fights for his left-wing ideals. He takes everything as an advantage to showcase his political nature and get the appreciation from people around him. Even he uses his political strategy in the love. After the good advance booking, Sakhavu started the opening day with 40-45% of occupancy across the country and witnessed decent rise from the evening shows.
Nivin Pauly appears in dual roles, one as the young leader Krishnakumar and the other as Sakhavu Krishnan. The actor excels in the role of Krishnakumar aka Kichu and does it with effortless ease. He successfully evokes laughter in many of the sequences and the spontaneity in his performance is worth mentioning. As per the report, the movie has done the good business of 1.42 crores* on Kerala box office and positively expected to show growth over the weekend.