Chanakya Thantram Malayalam Movie Review, Ratings, Plot, Tickets | Unni Mukundan

Movie Name: Chanakya Thantram

Certificate: [ U ], Malayalam

Duration: 127 Mins

Cast: Unni Mukundan, Anoop Menon, Hareesh Kanaran, Sshivada

Music: Shaan Rahman

Director: Kannan Thamarakkulam

Producer: Muhammed Faisel

Release Date: 4-5-2018

Movie Review & Ratings:

Chanakya Thantram Review

Chanakya Thantram - 3/5

Cast and Crew

Chanakya Thantram movie casts Unni Mukundan in lead role. Other casts includes Anoop Menon, shivada Harish and Shruthi Ramachandran

Chanakya Thantram is directed by Kannan Thamarakkulam under Miracle productions banner. It is produced by Muhammed Faisal and Music composed by Shaan Rahman. Cinematography handled by Pradeep Nair


Arjun(Unni Mukundan) is a young brilliant man who has completed his study in Criminology. later he joins in private detective agency initially he is assigned few tasks. During the investigation process, he falls into difficulties and trapped by someone. Who trapped Arjun and what is the reason behind it? Did he overcome all difficulties goes with Chanakya Thantram.

Chanakya Thantram Review

Unni Mukundan as investigation officer who tries to find out the truth and each step towards finding mystery remains us surprising. He is seen in a different set of get-ups to find out Mystery. Being a topper in criminology he wishes to be a private detective, as part of an investigation he is assigned to observe and keeps an eye on Andrea(Shivada) and falls in love with her. what is the reason behind it? For what cause he is investigating so far? These all questions revealed in the first half. Arjun gets trapped by few Who all are they, what is the cause remains in the second half. Anoop Menon(Iqbal) enters in the second half with a big backdrop to the movie. His performance is good but his role is nothing new to support. Harish, Shivada, and Shruthi did their jobs well in respective roles.

Director Kannan Thamarakkulam portrayed Unni Mukundan character with required mass elements and action scenes. Director succeeded in maintaining thrills and mystery elements throughout the movie but fails to portray the film perfectly. Chanakya Thantram is an apt name for the movie as it consists of a lot of thrills and twists. Cinematography by Pradeep Nair was good editing would have been better. Shaan Rahman background music became a negative impact.

Positive Points

  • Unni Mukundan Get ups
  • Twists and Thrills

Negative Points

  • Music
  • Anoop menon role
  • Direction

Chanakya Thantram

Chanakya Thantram comes with lot of twists and suspense which lefts you thrill

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