Premalu Movie Review

Published On: March 27, 2024   |   Posted By:

Premalu Movie Review

Premalu Movie Poster

Premalu Movie Poster

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“Premalu” is a romantic comedy film in Malayalam directed by Girish A. D. The movie features Naslen K. Gafoor and Mamitha Baiju in the lead roles, with appearances by Sangeeth Prathap, Shyam Mohan M, Meenakshi Raveendran, Akhila Bhargavan, Althaf Salim, and Mathew Thomas. The music is composed by Vishnu Vijay, and the cinematography and editing are handled by Ajmal Sabu and Akash Joseph Varghese respectively. Following its success in Malayalam, the film has been dubbed into Telugu recently. Let’s delve into the movie and see how it fares.


The story revolves around Sachin, an engineering graduate who is shy and unable to confess his feelings for a girl in college. When his plans to go to the U.K. are foiled by a rejected visa application, he turns to his friend Amal Davis for help. Amal, who is heading to Hyderabad for GATE coaching, takes Sachin along. At a wedding, Sachin meets Reenu and is immediately smitten by her. The film follows the journey of these characters as their lives intertwine.


Premalu, directed by Girish A.D., stands out in the romantic comedy genre with its charming demeanor and heart-warming ambiance. Despite a predictable plot, the film skillfully intertwines humor and romance, creating an engaging cinematic experience. Naslen Gafoor and Mamitha Baiju excel as Sachin and Reenu, breathing life into their characters and making their love story both relatable and captivating.

Premalu Movie Poster

Premalu Movie Poster

The playful banter between Sachin and Aadhi, portrayed by Shyam Mohan, adds an enjoyable comedic element, especially in the climax. Additionally, the portrayal of Hyderabad City as a vibrant setting adds depth to the narrative, resonating with audiences across language barriers. Though the film has a slow start and a predictable storyline, its entertainment value overshadows these minor flaws.

Vishnu Vijay’s music and Ajmal Sambu’s cinematography contribute significantly to the film’s delightful atmosphere, while the production values enhance the overall experience. Girish A.D.’s direction, supported by Kiran Josey’s writing, effectively blends comedy and romance, with situational humor executed with finesse. In conclusion, Premalu offers a delightful cinematic journey, making it a delightful choice for those seeking light-hearted entertainment.


  • Strong performances from the main leads.
  • Memorable characters like Amul Baby and Adhi contribute to the film’s charm.
  • Effective use of humor throughout the story.


  • Predictable plot.
  • The initial 20 minutes, set in Kerala, create a different mood from the rest of the movie, which takes place in Hyderabad.

Technical Aspects:

The film’s music, composed by Vishnu Vijay, and cinematography by Ajmal Sambu enhance the delightful atmosphere of the movie. The production values are commendable, adding to its overall appeal.

Director Girish A.D., with assistance from Kiran Josey in writing, skillfully blends elements of fun and romance. The humor, mostly situational, is executed effectively. Girish A.D.’s direction is outstanding, particularly in the second half, maintaining a compelling pace throughout.


“Premalu” offers delightful charm with its blend of romance and humor, making it a recommended choice for a light-hearted watch despite its predictable plot.

Movie Title : Premalu (Dubbed from Malayalam)

Banner: Bhavana Studios

Release Date : 08-03-2024

Censor Rating : “U/A”

Cast: Naslen, Mamitha, Althaf Salim, Shyam Mohan M, Akhila Bhargavan

Director : Girish A D

Music: Vishnu Vijay

Cinematography: Ajmal Sabu

Editor: Akash Joseph Varghese

Producers: Fahadh Faasil, Dileesh Pothan, Syam Pushkaran

Nizam Distributors: Bhavana Studios

Runtime : 156 minutes