Verdict: Film Critics have given Positive Reviews to Minnal Murali Movie Starring Tovino Thomas, Guru Somasundaram, Vasisht Umesh, Aju Varghese, Femina George.
Minnal Murali Reviews
Ratings: 7.16/10

Score: 93%
Reviews Counted: 28
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Malayalam Minnal Murali Movie Reviews.
Director: Basil Joseph
Producer: Sophia Paul
Writer: Arun Anirudhan, Justin Mathew
Genre: Superhero
Release Date: 24 December 2021 (on Netflix)

Devarsi Ghosh | Hindustan Times: - | 8/10
Kerala delivers India’s first great superhero film. Minnal Murali has the capacity to not just spawn a franchise, but perhaps even become an international hit ... Full Review

Deepa Soman | Times of India: 3.5/5 | 7/10
The film is a modest, jocular entertainer with both a likeable superhero and villain ... Full Review

Shubra Gupta | The Indian Express: 3.5/5 | 7/10
While the film is aware of its superhero-ness, it never loses sight of the fact that it is set in a real place. This is a tough balance, and Basil Joseph gets it just right ... Full Review

The New Indian Express: 4/5 | 8/10
Triumph of superhero storytelling. Minnal Murali impresses with its originality and its ability to evade comparisons to superheroes from the West ... Full Review

Vishal Menon | Film Companion: - | 8/10
Guru Somasundaram Is Magnetic In A Marvellous Origins Story That Has The Soul Of A Solid Drama. Even with our tired eyes bludgeoned by the bi-weekly CGI-fest, it gets you to fish out a word that was once a big part of our movie-watching. I think that word was ‘wonder.’ ... Full Review

Koimoi: 4/5 | 8/10
Tovino Thomas Becomes A Marvellous Home-Grown Superhero Adding Another Golden Feather To Malayalam Cinema’s Shining Hat. Tovino Thomas has a range and a range enough to cover a platter full of characters ... Full Review

The Hindu: - | 7/10
Like a feel-good bolt from the sky. Despite banking on familiar superhero tropes, Basil Joseph and Tovino Thomas ensure that their film has a character of its own ... Full Review

Behind Woods: 3/5 | 6/10
Minnal Murali is India's answer to Hollywood's Superhero movies, in its own ways ... Full Review

High On Films: - | 7/10
Minnal Murali (2021) reaches its grand showdown with a lot of spirit and ambition intact. Joseph has cracked the code for the superhero film without imitating the Western tropes, with an origin of its own ... Full Review

FirstPost: 4/5 | 8/10
Basil Joseph's film may be a tribute to the Hollywood superhero genre and made on a larger budget than is the norm with Malayalam cinema, but it is also everything that the Malayalam New New Wave of the past decade is loved for across India ... Full Review

India Today: 3/5 | 6/10
Director Basil Joseph's Minnal Murali is a perfect ode to superhero films set in a small village in Kerala. Backed by solid performances and a seamless screenplay, a fun watch ... Full Review

Nandini Ramnath | Scroll: - | 6/10
Despite being overstretched, the saga of two superheroes for the price of a single ticket benefits from being pitched at the right scale ... Full Review

Deccan Herald: 3/5 | 6/10
Superhero story needed tautness‘Minnal Murali’, with crisp editing, could have made for a good theatrical release. The film could inspire more Indian superhero ventures ... Full Review

Mid-Day: 4/5 | 8/10
The long set-up was worth it, because the payback is complete. Not that there’s much competition, but trust the Malayalis to pull off the best brown, super-conventional, franchise worthy mainstream, desi superhero film that I’ve seen (so far)! ... Full Review

NDTV Gadgets: - | 5/10
Tovino Thomas’ Superhero Movie Is Super Mediocre. Jumbled, overlong and overstuffed, Minnal Murali is too much for itself ... Full Review

Sify: 4/5 | 8/10
With a packed script where funny moments, emotions and drama are mixed, Basil presents a thrilling entertainer that keeps you engaged all along ... Full Review

Cinestaan: 4/4 | 10/10
Tovino Thomas, Basil Joseph give us the Indian superhero we have been waiting for. Writers Arun Anirudhan and Justin Mathew have crafted a first-rate story about beginnings and belonging that makes you believe once again ... Full Review

Binged: 2.75/5 | 6/10
A Good Nuanced Film That Needs A Little Oomph ... Full Review

Manisha Lakhve | Money Control: - | 7/10
Look out Batman, Spiderman, Superman, you have competition. Director Basil Joseph adds another jewel in the crown of Malayalam cinema ... Full Review

The Week: 3.5/5 | 7/10
What works for Minnal Murali is its self-effacing humour and local flavour. Not once, except in the climax, does it try to ape the Hollywood superhero flicks or its Bollywood rip-offs ... Full Review

The Quint: - | 7.5/10
An Out and Out Entertainer. It has a host of excellently portrayed characters, each adding their own flavour to this deceptively simple movie with a generous lashing of superheroes. It all has the feel of the very relatable ‘80s Malayalam cinema ... Full Review

PinkVilla: 4/5 | 8/10
A delightful possible new direction in how we tell superhero story ... Full Review

Bollywood Hungama: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Minnal Murali is a rooted superhero story with a soul and is here to stay. The film gives you a wholesome experience and leaves you with the hope of a full-fledged superhero franchise ... Full Review

Lens Men Reviews: - | 7/10
Minnal Murali is a film that you feel like appreciating for its minimalistic yet effective implementation of ideas ... Full Review

IB Times: - | 8/10
Brilliantly conceived, perfectly executed, a well-crafted superhero flick ... Full Review

News9 Live: 3.5/5 | 7/10
Tovino Thomas, Basil Joseph create a charming superhero universe. There are very few eye-popping superhero feats in the film. Treatment is super realistic ... Full Review

NewsBytes App: 2.5/5 | 5/10
Minnal Murali is not a bad watch but at the same time, it is not engaging either. Jaison's superhero costume makes an entry in the climax act only! The screenplay could have been more tightly knitted together ... Full Review

The News Minute: 4/5 | 8/10
Thoroughly entertaining. 'Minnal Murali' hides its surprises well, and just when you've settled down to watch a comedy about a buffoonish superhero, it changes the game ... Full Review