Paresh C Palicha

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Review: 10 Kalpanakal, a shabbily made thriller

Review: 10 Kalpanakal, a shabbily made thriller

Rediff.com29 Nov 2016

The screenplay moves back and forth in a confusing manner, unnecessarily lengthening the run time of the film, says Paresh Palicha.

Review: Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan entertains

Review: Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan entertains

Rediff.com21 Nov 2016

The story of an underdog, Kattappanayile Rithwik Roshan is quite decent, feels Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Swarna Kaduva doesn't live up to expectations

Review: Swarna Kaduva doesn't live up to expectations

Rediff.com7 Nov 2016

Biju Menon feels bogged down by expectations that his latest film carried, feels Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Aanandam is a fun journey

Review: Aanandam is a fun journey

Rediff.com24 Oct 2016

It is the charm and the freshness of the young cast that makes Aanandam work, says Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Oru Muthassi Gadha is worth watching

Review: Oru Muthassi Gadha is worth watching

Rediff.com19 Sep 2016

The director works as if he has a magic wand that makes this theme -- which is not exactly fresh -- engaging, raves Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Welcome to Central Jail is below average

Review: Welcome to Central Jail is below average

Rediff.com13 Sep 2016

Welcome to Central Jail is a typical Dileep film, which may go down well with his fans, feels Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho is a winner all the way!

Review: Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho is a winner all the way!

Rediff.com12 Sep 2016

Kochavva Paulo Ayyappa Coelho is truly a feel-good venture that will leave a smile on your face for a long time, feels Paresh C Palicha.

Oozham is a mediocre film

Oozham is a mediocre film

Rediff.com11 Sep 2016

Initially we sit tight in our seats expecting something very gripping to happen but, nothing of that sort happens.

Review: Mohanlal is brilliant in Oppam

Review: Mohanlal is brilliant in Oppam

Rediff.com10 Sep 2016

Oppam is a must watch, raves Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Pinneyum looks like a compromise

Review: Pinneyum looks like a compromise

Rediff.com19 Aug 2016

It feels as if Adoor Gopalakrishnan has targeted Pinneyum to be a commercial success, feels Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Anuraga Karikkinvellam is an enjoyable film

Review: Anuraga Karikkinvellam is an enjoyable film

Rediff.com11 Jul 2016

Paresh C Palicha recommends Anuraga Karikkinvellam.

Review: Karinkunnam 6s is a decent watch

Review: Karinkunnam 6s is a decent watch

Rediff.com8 Jul 2016

Karinkunnam 6s may lack the depth to be a great film but it's worth a watch, says Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Shajahanum Pareekkuttiyum has nothing exciting to offer

Review: Shajahanum Pareekkuttiyum has nothing exciting to offer

Rediff.com7 Jul 2016

There's something missing in Shajahanum Pareekkuttiyum, feels Paresh C Palicha.

Kammatipaadam is brilliant

Kammatipaadam is brilliant

Rediff.com22 May 2016

Kammatipaadam is a gangster movie with a difference and a must watch, for sure.

Review: Leela caters to Biju Menon's fans

Review: Leela caters to Biju Menon's fans

Rediff.com25 Apr 2016

Leela may carry the buzz that it deals with a controversial subject, but there is nothing objectionable in the film, says Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Jacobinte Swargarajayam is a mixed bag

Review: Jacobinte Swargarajayam is a mixed bag

Rediff.com9 Apr 2016

There is excitement every time Nivin Pauly is on screen, says Paresh C Palicha.

Review: King Liar tests your patience

Review: King Liar tests your patience

Rediff.com4 Apr 2016

King Liar's story is wafer thin and the effort to hold the viewer's interest does not work beyond a point, feels Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Kali impresses

Review: Kali impresses

Rediff.com28 Mar 2016

Kali has the potential of becoming a rage with the viewers, feels Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Darwinte Parinamam disappoints

Review: Darwinte Parinamam disappoints

Rediff.com21 Mar 2016

From the blood and tears that flowed in the first half, the narrative takes a 'U' turn and becomes a comic caper post interval, giving us a feeling that we watched two different films that were merged together midway, feels Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Vettah is average

Review: Vettah is average

Rediff.com28 Feb 2016

Vettah is not as satisfying as promised, feels Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Hello Namaste is average

Review: Hello Namaste is average

Rediff.com22 Feb 2016

The premise of the film may be very old but the sincere effort of the entire cast makes it watchable, writes Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Maheshinte Prathikaaram is a winner

Review: Maheshinte Prathikaaram is a winner

Rediff.com6 Feb 2016

Fahadh Faasil is in top form in Maheshinte Prathikaaram, feels Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Monsoon Mangoes is pretentious

Review: Monsoon Mangoes is pretentious

Rediff.com18 Jan 2016

Monsoon Mangoes is pretentious and looks tacky as most of frames are jaded, warns Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Malgudi Days fails to convey anything

Review: Malgudi Days fails to convey anything

Rediff.com11 Jan 2016

Paresh C Palicha wonders why Malgudi Days has so many subplots when the main idea itself was good enough for a film.

Review: Adi Kapyare Koottamani is average with a bit of perkiness

Review: Adi Kapyare Koottamani is average with a bit of perkiness

Rediff.com28 Dec 2015

Not much imagination has gone into developing the plot of Adi Kapyare Koottamani!

Review: 2 Countries is standard Dileep fare

Review: 2 Countries is standard Dileep fare

Rediff.com27 Dec 2015

You will enjoy 2 Countries only if you're a Dileep fan, says Paresh C Palicha.

Charlie needs to be seen at least once

Charlie needs to be seen at least once

Rediff.com25 Dec 2015

Here's what Paresh C Palicha has to say about the Malayalam movie Charlie.

Review: Rockstar doesn't live up to its promise

Review: Rockstar doesn't live up to its promise

Rediff.com4 Dec 2015

The humour in Rockstar waters down the impact of some of the serious issues being raised, writes Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Rajamma @ Yahoo is lacklustre

Review: Rajamma @ Yahoo is lacklustre

Rediff.com23 Nov 2015

Rajamma @ Yahoo leaves the viewer confused, writes Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam is brilliant

Review: Su Su Sudhi Vathmeekam is brilliant

Rediff.com21 Nov 2015

SuSu Sudhi Vathmeekam handles the subject of physical limitations judiciously without trying to manipulate a viewer's emotions, writes Paresh C Palicha.

The cast makes Anarkali worthwhile

The cast makes Anarkali worthwhile

Rediff.com14 Nov 2015

Anarkali is a mixture of old and new world of storytelling.

Review: Salt Mango Tree is average

Review: Salt Mango Tree is average

Rediff.com9 Nov 2015

Serving a bitter pill dipped in sweetener may look good on paper but in Salt Mango Tree, the taste is disproportional, writes Paresh C Palicha.

Meet the reel life Kanchanamala

Meet the reel life Kanchanamala

Rediff.com3 Nov 2015

'My aim as an actor is to make the audience believe that the person they are seeing on screen is not me but the character.' Parvathy discusses her real-life character role in Ennu Ninte Moideen.

Review: Rani Padmini entertains

Review: Rani Padmini entertains

Rediff.com24 Oct 2015

Rima Kallingal and Manju Warrier give powerhouse performances in Rani Padmini, raves Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Kanal is average

Review: Kanal is average

Rediff.com23 Oct 2015

Kanal turns out to be an average effort even though Mohanlal does his best to salvage it, says Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Lord Livingstone 7000 Kandi disappoints

Review: Lord Livingstone 7000 Kandi disappoints

Rediff.com20 Oct 2015

Lord Livingstone 7000 Kandi is a tiring watch, warns Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Amar Akbar Anthony entertains

Review: Amar Akbar Anthony entertains

Rediff.com19 Oct 2015

The director successfully maintains a fine balance among the three leading men in Amar Akbar Anthony, says Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Pathemaari is worth a watch

Review: Pathemaari is worth a watch

Rediff.com12 Oct 2015

Pathemaari brings Mammootty back to his brilliant form, writes Paresh C Palicha.

Review: Oraalppokkam is disturbingly impressive

Review: Oraalppokkam is disturbingly impressive

Rediff.com5 Oct 2015

'Oraalppokkam is open to interpretation and therein lies its appeal.'

Review: Kohinoor is exhausting

Review: Kohinoor is exhausting

Rediff.com28 Sep 2015

Kohinoor lacks the sparkle, feels Paresh C Palicha.

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