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Ustad Hotel (dir. Anwar Rasheed, 2012)

This post first appeared on Totally Filmi on November 4, 2017. Ustad Hotel is the story of Faizal (Dulquer Salmaan), affectionately known as “Faizi”, and his desire to become a chef despite the objections of his father Abdul Razaq (Siddique), who wants him to become the manager of a five-star hotel.…

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Uyare (“Heights”/ dir. Manu Ashokan, 2019)

This post first appeared on Totally Filmi on May 14, 2019. Pallavi Raveendran (Parvathy) is a smart, vibrant young woman who, from a young age, wants to become a pilot.  Pallavi’s father, Raveendran (Siddique) is loving and supportive, taking on work so that he can pay for the things Pallavi…

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In Ghost House Inn (dir. Lal, 2010)

This post first appeared on Totally Filmi on October 31, 2019. We first met the four friends Mahadevan (Mukesh), Govindankutty (Siddique), Appukuttan (Jagadish) and Thomaskutty (Ashokan) in the 1990 film In Harihar Nagar, a comedy thriller from the writing/directing duo Siddique-Lal which became a massive hit and which remains a cult…

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Al Mallu ( “A Malayalee” dir. Boban Samuel, 2020)

This post first appeared on Totally Filmi on December 31, 2020. Nayana (Namitha Pramod) is a young Malayalee who, like many young Keralites, finds herself working in Dubai to try to secure a better future.  One day, she is visited by a man (Siddique) claiming to be the father of…

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