Thoppil Joppan is one of the major releases that hit the screens here today. This fun film was directed by Johny Antony and it is his 4th movie with Mammootty in the lead. Nishad Koya who had earlier written movies like Ordinary, Poly Technique and Madhura Naranga had written the screenplay of this movie as well. Noushad Alathur had produced this movie under the banner of Grande Film Corporation and he will distribute the film here as well. Mamta Mohandas and Andrea Jeremiah had played the female lead characters in it and Mammootty had played an alcoholic, who is also a great Kabaddi lover in this film.
The plot of this movie revolves around the character named Thoppil Joppan, an Achayan character played by Mammootty. Joppan is a Kabaddi lover and he owns a team as well named Cheers. Joppan had a love failure years back and because of that he had become an alcoholic as well. Annie played by Andrea Jeremiah is his ex-lover and Maria played by Mamta Mohandas is the one who comes to his life later
. Johny Antony once again delivered a fun entertainer with Mammootty. We expect a humorous feel good entertainer film from Johny Antony, which provides us with a lot of moments to laugh and that is exactly what he had delivered with this movie named Thoppil Joppan. The screenplay from Nishad Koya was a decent one and he included humor and emotion in the right proportion to make the plot. Along with that he had included enough mass moments in the screenplay for the fans of Mammootty. Johny Antony had told the story in a convincing manner and he as usual presented it without much complexity. Performance of Mammootty as Thoppil Joppan was the highlight of this movie and Mammootty had once again given a sterling performance as an Achayan, after movies like Kottayam Kunjachan and Kuttappayi in Sangham. He was energetic and his dialogue delivery style once again done the trick. Mamta Mohandas and Andrea had done a decent job in it. Special Mention was to be given to Salim Kumar as he had made a grand come back through this film. Artists like Alencier, Sreejith Ravi, Kaviyoor Ponnamma. Mohan Jose. Saju Navodaya, Renji Panicker. Harisree Ashokan, Jude Antony, Sohan Seenulal. Suresh Krishna etc also done a very good job in the movie. DOP from Sunoy Velayudhan was great and music done by Vidya Sagar also done good to the movie. Ranjan Abraham had edited the flick and his cuts helped the movie to have a smooth pace throughout.
Thoppil Joppan is a fun filled family Entertainer. It will be a satisfying experience for both fans and film lovers if you go without the burden of expectation on your shoulders.