Can you are taking a straightforward route and reside with the implications? Director Manu Ashokan’s newest movie Kanekaane, written by screenwriter duo Bobby and Sanjay, argues you can’t. You can’t sleep peacefully at evening with out accepting the bitter reality and acknowledging your actions. If you attempt to create an alternate actuality by taking shortcuts and refusing to pay your dues, life has a manner of catching up. As the saying goes, you possibly can run however you possibly can’t cover.
Kanekane revolves round a bereaved household. Paul Mathai (an exquisite Sooraj Venjaramoodu) has misplaced his daughter Sherin (Shruthi Ramachandran), who was married to Alan (Tovino Thomas). She died in a highway accident when the automobile driver who hit her bike refused to cease and assist her. Paul is unable to come back to phrases along with her loss of life and seeks justice. Deep down in his coronary heart, Paul firmly believes that his daughter can be alive if the driving force had taken her to the hospital. According to him, the accident is a misfortune, however refusing to assist the sufferer is at least a homicide.
But, if he finds out that another person has an opportunity to take Sherin to the hospital on the proper time, how will he take it? And what if the individual is a member of the family who noticed Sherin mendacity injured on the highway and left her lifeless?
Kanekane discovers how troublesome it’s to look into the eyes of somebody you’re keen on and inform them that you’ve got wronged them. Every character within the movie is burdened along with his personal guilt. They return and agonize over each choice they made of their lives, hoping they might have completed one thing completely different. But, having the braveness and coronary heart to reside with the alternatives they make doesn’t come straightforward.
The movie’s subtext is so thick you can virtually see it between pauses, when the characters start to unravel their secrets and techniques. You can learn rather a lot within the film, particularly how laborious it’s for teenagers to consider that their dad and mom are dangerous folks.
All the actors have delivered a robust efficiency, and have made an impression whatever the screen-time. Aishwarya Lakshmi captures the vulnerability of her character Sneha, a closely pregnant girl. Tovino Thomas does his finest to channel the guilt of a person who cannot reside along with his selections. And then we have now Suraj Venjaramudu, who outdoes everybody. He wears the outdated age and bodily weak spot of his character in each body. A minor intimidation by the opposite individual can go away her breathless however that does not cease her from combating for her lifeless daughter.
Kanekane is streaming on SonyLiv.
With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS