Sulaikha Manzil, which is helmed by Ashraf Hamza, is expected to begin streaming on this leading platform
Last Updated: 08.41 AM, May 02, 2023
Malayalam film Sulaikha Manzil, which had hit theatres during Eid in April, is reportedly gearing up for its OTT release too. The movie, helmed by Bheemante Vazhi and Thamaasha director Ashraf Hamza, is an entertainer that revolves around a wedding.
Anarkali Marikar, Lukman Avaran, Ganapathy, Mammukoya, Adhri Joe, Chemban Vinod Jose, Shabareesh Varma, Amalda Liz, Jolly Chirayath and Deepa Thomas play the pivotal roles in the movie, which has music composed by Vishnu Vijay.
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What is Sulaikha Manzil about?
The movie revolves around Haala (Anarkali), who finally agrees to an arranged marriage, years after a tragic heartbreak. However, the run-up to the wedding day is far from smooth with both Haala as well as the prospective groom Ameen, who works in Abu Dhabi, facing a sea of uncertainties. How the duo as well as their families navigate this on the eve of the wedding as well as on the D-day form the plot of the movie.
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In a recent interview with OTTplay, Ashraf, who has also scripted the movie, told us, “A wedding is also an event that is pregnant with emotions – where you are welcoming people, letting go of those you love. The whole ‘blood, sweat and sacrifice’ aspect is there in every wedding, and the family audience can relate to such films easily.”
The filmmaker further added that it’s a movie that plays up the celebration elements during the wedding. “The story is set in Ponnani and has a love story at its core,” said Ashraf, who had also co-scripted Tovino Thomas’ Thallumaala.
When and where to watch Sulaikha Manzil?
Sulaikha Manzil’s OTT rights have been reportedly bagged by Amazon Prime Video, which had also bought the rights of Ashraf’s previous directorial Bheemante Vazhi. The streaming platform is expected to drop the movie in the third week of May. Amazon Prime Video most recently bagged the OTT rights for Fahadh Faasil’s Pachuvum Athbutha Vilakkum.