Varathan Casts Fahadh Faasil and Aishwarya Lakshmi in lead roles.Dileesh Pothan, Jinu Joseph and Sharafuddeen are the supporting cast.
Varathan is directed by Amal Neerad under Amal Neerad Productions banner. It is produced by Amal Neerad and co-produced by Nazriya Nazim. Cinematography handled by Little Swayampa and editing is done by Vivek Harshan. Music has been composed by Sushin Shyam.
Aby(Fahadh Faasil) and Priya(Aishwarya Lakshmi) lovely married couple settle in Dubai, Aby lost his job at the same time Priya faces health issues they shift to Kerala, the native place of Priya. They live in Priya's late father guest house. In the guest house, Priya faces various problems, especially from the Peeping Toms. At a point of time, an unexpected incident happens in Priya's life. How Aby joins Priya to take her fight and takes revenge on womanizers forms the rest of crux.
After a long gap Fahadh Faasil gave a brilliant performance. The first half of the movie is simple, the introduction of characters etc. The second of the film runs on tension building process and especially final 25 minutes is extraordinary. Amar Neerad succeeded to manage twists and turns in a curious manner. He cleverly built tension in the right time and ended the movie in a memorable way.
Fahadh Fossil looks more stylish in Varathan when compare to other films. His eyes speak a lot in the film, he carried out the movie on his shoulders. Aishwarya Lakshmi did justice to her character and offered mature performance. The chemistry between Fahadh and Aishwarya is perfect it adds up overall value of the film. Major hghlight of the movie is music, Sushin Shyam Music gave right mood to film. Cinematography and editing work is fine.
Varathan is a simple tale with engaging script ...