How Lucifer gave fine closure to all its characters
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Lucifer brought in a big change to the way big mass commercial entertainers were made. Even when it is a superstar movie and when the focus is on Mohanlal, the movie is not entirely about him . In a refreshing change to superstar movies from 90’s, the dialogues here are sharp and to the point. Another impressive aspect was it gave space and depth to almost all its main characters.
Just like Prithviraj’s direction, Murali Gopi’s writing too grows on you as you revisit the movie. Murali Gopi does not only bring in a series of important characters, he also doesn’t forget to give closure to almost all of them. Let’s take a look at how the writer uses 6-7 scenes one after the other and gives perfect closure to all the characters in the last 35 minutes.
1. Mayilvahanam IPS ( John Vijay)
2. Arundathi ( Nyla Usha) and Sanjeev (Giju John)
3. Jathin Ramdas (Tovino Thomas) and Mahesha Varma (Sai Kumar)
4. Priyadarshini Ramdas (Manju Warrier) and Bobby (Vivek Oberoi)
5. Aloshy (Kalabhavan Shajon) and Murugan ( Baiju)
I remember watching an interview of Vivek Oberoi during the promotions of Lucifer. He said -” I came on the sets on the first day of shooting. I saw how Prithviraj carried out himself, turned to him and asked – ‘ You are bluffing. This is clearly not your first attempt as a director. You […]