The Malayalam movie Ambili is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video. It debuted in cinemas exactly a month ago. It is one of the fastest digital releases for a Malayalam movie.
Ambili is a slice of life realistic yet engaging movie that Malayalam cinema keeps churning out regularly. Soubin Shahir plays the titular part with a sweet and charming innocence that is sure going to win every one. It is a heartfelt performance that will melt even the stone-cold of hearts.
Soubin Shahir is continuing his terrific form ever since he turned a full-fledged hero. His first movie as a full-fledged hero Sudani From Nigeria won him the Kerala State Award for Best Actor. He is also part of some of the most acclaimed Malayalam films like Maheshinte Prathikeeran, Kumbalangi Nights etc.
John Paul George has written and directed Ambili. Naveen Nazim, Tanvi Ram, Binu Pappu, Neena Kurup have played other crucial roles. Vishnu Vijay provides the music.
The movie has its share of clichés and needless melodrama in parts, according to critics, but the audience has given two thumbs up. It is the aura of positivity resonating from the lead character that helps overcome the minor faults. It makes the movie unmissable.