Maniyarayile Ashokan review: the emotions of unmarried guys.

Maniyarayile Ashokan (2020) movie review and ratings.

Maniyarayile Ashokan (2020) movie review and rating.
Maniyarayile Ashokan (2020) by Jacob Gregory.
Cast: Jacob Gregory, Anupama Parameshwaran,
A.V. Krishna Shankar, Shine Tom Chacko,
 Sunny Wayne, Vijaya Raghavan, Sree Lakshmi,
Shritha Sivadas, Onima Kashyap,
Dulquer Salman, Nayana Elza, Kunchan,
 Jayan Cherthala, Renjini Kunju, Indrans,
 Nazriya Nazim.
Director: Shamzu Zayba.
Language: Malayalam.
Cinematography: Sajad Kakku.
Music director: Sreehari K. Nair.
Release date: 31 August 2020.
Running time: 1hr 50mins.
Genre: Comedy, Romance.
What’s there in this film?.
Maniyarayile Ashokan (2020), is a much-anticipated film because of its big casts, released on Netflix due to Corona.
The one-line story is Hero is a young man who works as a clerk in a government job.although all of his friends were married, his marriage was postponed due to horoscope problems and the problems was that his first wife would die, then the story is how he got married.
The beginning of the first half may seem old, but since then the story has become refreshing and interesting.
After the story the nicest and satisfying factor of this film is cinematography and camera works, I’m from Tamil Nadu, this cinematography and camera works showed the amazing natural scenes of Kerala like before my eyes, of course, you will feel this too.
All of them did their job well, acting of the Jacob Gregory seem to be not enough in the starting but that is also balanced after that, a good job dude.
Anupama Parameshwaran as Shyama did a limited role, good performance as always. S.V. Krishna Shankar along with Jacob Gregory and Shine Tom Chacko spiced the movie with their light satires.

Dulquer Salman and Nazriya Nazim did a cameo role in this film, from the very beginning of the intros we can predict Arjun character is Dulquer Salman with the marine officer uniform in the poster. Nazriya Nazim role I never expected this is it, we will see her from the beginning but you can’t guess that it is her.

The plot is little bit entertaining and exciting but there is also few good dramatic scenes.

Songs are better than I expected but that is also slowing down factor for the movie.

What’s not there in this film?.

Though content better and fresh there is also some slowing down factors like songs, I don’t know why they added so much of songs after every scenes in the starting, that seemed unwanted but ok because of its good visuals.

There is also some unwanted scenes like some character just come and go without much importance and proper ending to their story.

The screenplay should have been a little bit tighter because you will definitely sleep because of their unnecessary songs.

Star performance:

It fits Jacob Gregory.

Because of his average performance.


Ashokan was an unmarried government clerk, though all of his friends were married, his marriage was postponed due to horoscope problems.

And the problem was that his first wife would die because of this the one who loved him also left.

The only way out of this predicament is for the hero to tie marriage knot to a banana tree and take care of it like his wife.

Hero also tied a knot to the banana tree but the problem is hero started to over believe that banana tree as his wife.

After this how the hero got married is the full story.


Though there is a few slowing down factors, it is a good one-time watchable track, watch this if you have time.


Acting: 3/5.

Story: 3.25/5.

Cinematography: 3.5/5.

Music: 3/5.

Maniyarayile Ashokan (2020) movie rating:

3.25/5 – one-time watchable track (by Movie Laundry).

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