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  • NR
  • 2019
  • 2 hr 20 min
  • 6.9  (1,620)

Ambili is a heartwarming coming-of-age story that highlights the beauty of simplicity and the power of unconditional love. The movie, directed by Johnpaul George, revolves around the life of Ambili, a cheerful and carefree young man with a playful and innocent spirit. Ambili, played by Soubin Shahir, has a mild intellectual disability which limits his ability to comprehend things like his peers. But that doesn't stop him from finding joy in the small things in life. He has a deep love for nature, music, and cars – particularly his father's old Mahindra Jeep.

Ambili lives with his mother and older sister, who unconditionally love and support him. His father passed away when Ambili was younger, which has left an emotional void in his life. Hence the Jeep has become a symbol of his father's memory – which he works on with unbridled passion and care.

One day Ambili meets a girl named Teena, played by Tanvi Ram, at a bus stop, who is from a different background and is quite different from Ambili in her personality. Somewhat aloof at first, Teena is drawn to Ambili's pure and kind-hearted personality, and they quickly develop an endearing friendship. However, things take a dramatic turn when Ambili learns that Teena is scheduled to leave for Ireland soon.

Feeling a profound sense of loss, Ambili is devastated, especially after he realizes the depth of his own love for her, but is unsure how to express his feelings. However, when he learns that Teena has always wanted to see the ocean, Ambili takes it upon himself to make it possible, which leads them on an unexpected adventure that forms the backbone of the movie's essence. Ambili and Teena are joined by another friend called Bobby played by Naveen Nazim, who further helps strengthen the story.

Ambili's unwavering positivity and determination in making Teena feel happy is touching to watch. His childlike innocence and refreshing perspective on life is something that more jaded adults can learn from.

The supporting cast of Ambili consists of some major names from the Malayalam movie industry including Jaffer Idukki, Neena Kurup, and Tanvi Ram, who all played their roles with conviction and helped bring the story to life.

Aside from its brilliant execution of the central theme, Ambili offers a feast for the senses too. The stunning visuals of the countryside in Kerala and the beautifully arranged songs, courtesy of the movie's music director Vishnu Vijay, contribute to the emotionality of the scenes.

In conclusion, the movie Ambili is about acceptance, innocence, love, and the importance of valuing the little things in life. It effectively showcases the strength of friendship, love, and family ties in overcoming obstacles and providing a solid foundation for well-being. The endearing story, spectacular visuals, and the moving performances make Ambili an absolute must-watch for anyone looking for an uplifting and wholesome cinematic experience.

Ambili is a 2019 comedy with a runtime of 2 hours and 20 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.9.

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    2 hr 20 min
  • IMDB Rating
    6.9  (1,620)