Vijay Sethupathi’s 19(1)(a) Malayalam Movie Review & Ratings | Hit or Flop?

Vijay Sethupathi’s 19(1)(a) Movie Review: The multilingual actor Vijay Sethupathi, who appeared in almost all languages, is currently starring as the main character in the Malayalam film “19(1)(a)”. Even though the actor has appeared in a few cameo roles in Malayalam films, this marks the actor’s main lead debut in a Malayalam film. Hotstar now streams the film, skipping the traditional theatrical run. To decide if the movie is worthwhile to see, let’s look at it in more detail.


Vijay Sethupathi's 19(1)(a) Movie Review


Gauri, who makes a living driving auto rickshaws, also enjoys writing. He wants to have a book with all of his writings in it published. He asks a woman at the closest xerox centre for assistance, and she likes Gauri’s writings. A well-known author named Anand learns about Gauri’s writings and approaches him about them.

Cast & Crew

The cast of the film is completed by Vijay Sethupathi, Nithya Menon, and Indrajith, with Indrans appearing in a brief cameo. Indhu VS is the film’s director, and Anto Joseph is its producer. Govind Vasantha wrote the soundtrack, Manesh Madhavan is in charge of the camera, and Manoj & Vijai Sankar edited the film.

Movie Name 19(1)(a)
Director Indhu VS
Music Director Govind Vasantha
Producers Anto Jospeh
Genre Thriller, Drama
Cast Vijay Sethupathi, Nithya Menon, Indrajith
Editor Manoj & Vijai Sankar


The Article 19(1)(a) of the Indian Constitution, which places importance on freedom of speech and expression, is represented by the movie title 19(1)(a). The movie’s plot revolves around one’s right to free speech and the ability to express how they feel about any circumstance, just as the title would imply. Like all other Malayalam films, this one has a very slow pace, but the storyline is interesting, and the well-designed characters keep you interested in what happens next.
Vijay Sethupathi, who can adapt to any type of role, once again demonstrates his acting prowess. Nithya Menon performed admirably in her role and looks stunning in casual attire. Despite having less screen time than the film’s other two leading actors, Indrajith gave a strong performance. All other actors, including Indrans, Deepak Parambol, and Srikanth Murali, contribute their performances as needed.
Technically speaking, Malayalam films are always enjoyable to watch. The cinematographer Manesh Madhavan captured some stunning images for 19(1)(a), and a few of the film’s locations are a visual feast for viewers. Once more, Govind Vasanatha’s music is impressive. The background music in the movie is relaxing and fits the scenes. Even though In dhu VS is directing a feature film for the first time, she did a good job of showcasing a straightforward plot with straightforward production, and she undoubtedly makes an impression with her screenplay.
Last but not least, 19(1)(a) is a captivating drama that can be streamed for some outstanding performances and production.

Rating: 3/5

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