Review - Laugh-Out-Loud Fun: 'Pulimunchi' - A Tulu Comedy Delight


Title: Pulimunchi
Director: Thrisul Shetty

Producer: Hariprasad Rai | Co-Producer Deviprasad GS

Main Cast: Rahul Amin, Naveen D Padil, Aravind Bolar, Bhojaraj Vamanjoor, Saikrishna Kudla, Vineeth Kumar, Samata Amin, Aradya Shetty, and others.

"Pulimunchi" is a Tulu film that takes the audience on a laughter-filled rollercoaster ride. The story revolves around Swaraj Shetty, a notorious drug peddler, and the efforts of the police to bring him to justice. However, the movie takes an unexpected turn when it introduces a slew of comedy stars, including Aravind Bolar and Bhojaraj Vamanjoor, who inject an abundance of humor into the narrative. Samata Amin's character adds another layer of comedy, rivaling Aravind Bolar in comedic timing. While the film's backdrop may be a serious subject like drug peddling, the primary focus remains on providing non-stop entertainment through comedy. Surprise comedy from Ravi Ramakunja, who excels in his role of Nayi (Dog) with unique mannerisms. 

Despite the serious subject matter, "Pulimunchi" primarily explores the theme of entertainment through comedy. The film doesn't delve deeply into social issues but aims to keep the audience laughing throughout its runtime.

The overall tone of "Pulimunchi" is comedic. The film delivers humor consistently, especially during the first 20 minutes before the interval, where Aravind Bolar, Bhojaraj Vamanjoor, and Naveen D Padil shine, leaving the audience in fits of laughter.

"Pulimunchi" has been well-received by both audiences and critics. Viewers have thoroughly enjoyed the movie, as evidenced by their enthusiastic responses in theaters, including loud cheers, applause, and whistling during the comedy scenes. While there may not be notable awards or recognition mentioned, the film's ability to entertain stands out.

Several actors deliver standout performances in "Pulimunchi." Vineeth Kumar impresses with his acting and energetic screen presence. Samata Amin shines as the female lead, while Aravind Bolar steals the show with his impeccable comedic timing.

"Pulimunchi" offers a delightful and light-hearted comedy experience. The film's direction, camera work by Mayur Shetty, Editing by Ganesh Nirchal, dialogues by DBC Shekar and background music by Kishore Kumar Shetty are commendable. However, the background music could have been toned down during comedy sequences to enhance the humor. Sandeep Shetty and Prasanna Bailoor's roles are noted but may have left viewers expecting more. Despite its serious theme of drugs, "Pulimunchi" primarily focuses on delivering entertainment through comedy. Overall, I would rate the film 4 out of 5, making it a worthwhile watch for those seeking a good dose of laughter and entertainment.

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