"Thallumaala" is a 2022 Indian Malayalam-language comedy-drama film directed by Muhsin Parari and produced by Aashiq Abu. The movie features an ensemble cast including Soubin Shahir, Joju George, Indrajith Sukumaran, Sharaf U Dheen, and Grace Antony in the lead roles. The film tells the story of a group of friends who decide to go on a road trip to retrieve their stolen gold.
The movie starts with the introduction of the five friends - Kunchacko (Soubin Shahir), Jai (Sharaf U Dheen), Bheeman (Joju George), Raman (Indrajith Sukumaran), and Reena (Grace Antony). They are all graduates and struggling to find their way in life. One day, they decide to go on a road trip to retrieve the gold that was stolen from Kunchacko's family by his own cousin.
The group sets out on the road trip in an old van, which they have named 'Thallumaala.' Along the way, they encounter various obstacles, including a broken-down van, a police chase, and an unexpected visit from Reena's estranged husband. Despite these challenges, the friends stick together and continue on their mission.
As they travel deeper into the heart of the state, they come across a village that has been devastated by a massive flood. The friends decide to stay and help the villagers rebuild their homes. During their stay in the village, they also learn the truth about the stolen gold and the people who were responsible for it.
The film features a mix of comedy, drama, and emotional moments that keep the audience engaged throughout. The performances of the lead actors, particularly Soubin Shahir and Joju George, are outstanding. The chemistry between the five friends is one of the highlights of the movie. The cinematography by Shyju Khalid captures the beauty of the Kerala countryside and the emotions of the characters perfectly.
The music by Rex Vijayan adds to the mood of the film. The song 'Nenjodu Cherthu' sung by Vineeth Sreenivasan and Sachin Warrier is a standout, with its catchy tune and heartwarming lyrics.
The film also deals with several social issues, including the plight of flood victims and the importance of friendship and unity. It sends a strong message about the power of standing together in times of crisis and supporting each other through difficult times.
Overall, "Thallumaala" is a heartwarming and entertaining film that is definitely worth watching. It is a perfect blend of comedy, drama, and emotion, and it showcases the talent of some of the best actors in the Malayalam film industry. The film's message of unity and friendship is inspiring and will leave a lasting impression on the audience.