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One year of Sufiyum Sujatayum: Looking back at the beautiful saga of love

Sufiyum Sujatayum was released on Amazon Prime in 2020 and gave the audience one of the most poetic love stories.

Akash Kurup | OTTplay
Jul 03, 2021
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Warning: Spoilers ahead!

Sufiyum Sujatayum was the first Malayalam language movie to be released exclusively on an OTT platform. The movie was released on Amazon Prime on July 3, 2020. Directed by debutant Naranipuzha Shanavas, Sufiyum Sujatayum was Aditi Rao Hydari’s first Malayalam movie. Apart from Aditi, the movie also starred Jayasurya and debutant Dev Mohan. The movie was well received and won over the hearts of audiences all across India.


Aditi brilliantly showcased the nuances of a mute girl named Sujata. Her expressive eyes and classical dance training helped Aditi portray the role perfectly. Sujata was one of the most endearing and compelling performances by Aditi. Dev Mohan’s character Sufi also left a strong impression with his captivating performance.


The plot of the movie revolves around the life of Sujata who falls in love with Sufi, but religion seperates them and she is forced to marry someone else. Almost a decade later, Sujata is seen leading a married life abroad when suddenly she hears the news of Sufi’s death, which leaves her in shock and derailed. She and her husband return home to pay one last visit to Sufi. However, Sujata was not able to see his face even for the last time ever. Her life takes a drastic turn post that. Eventually, she can let go of her past.


The movie also stars Siddique, Mamukkoya, Hareesh Kanaran, Ashokan and Kalarenjini in pivotal roles. Sufiyum Sujatayum was produced by Vijay Babu under his production banner Friday Film House.

Even after a year of its release, Sufiyum Sujatayum with its beautiful scenes and memorable music, still strikes a chord with everyone. By doing that, it also breaks the language barrier. This is one movie that can evoke emotions in viewers because of the touching story and the way it has been executed.

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