Nithyaharitha Nayakan is a Malayalam comedy movie, which has been produced and directed by Dharmajan Bolgatty. The movie stars Vishnu Unnikrishnan, Manju Pillai, Bijukuttan, etc. in lead roles. Ranjin Raj has scored the music for Nithyaharitha Nayakan. Pavi K Pavan has weilded the camera for this movie.
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Nithyaharitha Nayakan is the story of a common man named Sajimon (Vishnu), and his romantic pre-marital escapades. The movie also throws in a thought on whether one can expect millennials to respect relationships.
Vividly evoking bittersweet memories that every Malayali can have from the school and college days, almost 80% of the film’s first half is captivating. One can easily see through the makers’ efforts to keep the audience glued to screen through some tried and tested nostalgic connect. Even then, those portions in which the school days of Sajimon and his friend Joby (Basil Joseph) are shown, taking the story ahead as they relish those colourful ice candies, watching Shaktiman on neighbourhood TV, apply turmeric on face to lighten skin and play on paala vandi are cute and winsome. In fact, they are some of the most enjoyable portions of the film, which moves on to serious turfs from there on.
As it gets serious, the film starts to falter too. Not only do the romantic plotlines get predictable, some badly choreographed songs are also squeezed in to them. The actors are evidently giving all their energy to make the songs look decent but it hardly helps. A handful of school sequences are extremely similar to the ones in movies like Idukki Gold as well. The way the final chunk of flashback and climax are connected are also a tad juvenile.
Nithyaharitha Nayakan might have had many things zestful on paper, but they don’t build well and it is a little too bloated with the run time of 155 minutes.