The Malayalam cinema, Silencer is making waves on the OTT platform of Amazon Prime.
Currently, the movie is getting humongous response both in India as well as 64 countries across the world. Silencer is also the most watched movie on Amazon Prime recently. Renowned filmmaker Priyanandan has made the movie Silencer with actor Lal in the lead. The Malayalam movie was also screened at the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK). KV Abdul Nazar and Benazir Benzi have produced this movie under Benzi Productions banner. The film is based on the popular short story ‘Silencer’ by the famous writer Vaishakhan.
The Silencer tells the story of the life of Eenasu (Lal), a nosy man who, despite being isolated by old age, struggles to cope with his living conditions. Mukkodan Eenasu is a symbol of strength and survival. Actor Meera Vasudevan has portrayed the role of Eenasu, while actor Irshad Ali has greased the paint on the son character, Sunny. The film discusses the tastes and inconsistencies of the older and new generations.
Although the film discusses the conflicts and social realities of human life, director Priyanandanan points out that the film will be accepted by the family audience as it prepares many moments that will entertain the audience. Despite his good fortune, Eenasu is kept away by his family. Although, he has a son, he is not in good terms with him either.
For Eenasu, his Rajdoot motorcycle is everything. He rides his wherever he goes. In isolation from the family, Eenasu finds refuge in bike ride with a loud noise. The silencer also depicts the severe pain of isolation in the elderly. The local language and culture of Thrissur is another highlight of this film. Silence is scripted and narrated by PN Gopikrishnan, who wrote the script and dialogues for Priyanandanan’s ‘Pathirakkaalam’.
Director Priyanandanan’s son Ashwakhoshan is the Dop, The star cast includes Lal, Irshad Ali, Binoy Nambola, Meera Vasudevan, Sreela Nalledam, Sneha, Divakaran, Parthasarathy, and Jayaraj Warrier. Art Direction is by Shabbir Ali, while Shaji Pattikkara is the Production Controller, Amal handled the Makeup, Radhkrishnan Mangad is the Costume Designer, Nazir Koothuparambu is the Production Executive Premji Pillai is the Production Manager, Bijibal is the music composer, Anil Perambra is the still photographer and PR Sumeran is the PRO, Shabbir Kattungal is the Associate Director and Binoy Mathew, Krishnakumar, Vasudevan P, Ayappadas and Jayan Kadakkarapalli are Assistant Directors.