Movie : Thoovanathumbikal (1987)
Character's Name : Mannarathodi Jayakrishnan
Mannarthodi Jayakrishnan is elusive; no one seems to get him. Jayakrishnan, arguably, is the quintessential Malayali man, also grappling with a dilemma of choice. He seeks order and stability in a conventional relationship with Radha (Parvathy), his first real love interest. When she turns him down, the disappointment is short-lived; he moves on to an open relationship with Clara whom he himself cannot quite get. Jayakrishnan has an aggressive, feudal streak; he is not traditional in his relationships but still seems to make a big deal out of virginity. Who is this man, really? Thangal, the soft-spoken pimp played by Babu Nampoothiri, would know. Maybe. As Jayakrishnan, Mohanlal flits between seemingly affected bits as the boisterous village lad and a darker, enigmatic urban version – case in point is the scene where the actor deftly shifts gears after leading Rishi (Ashokan) to a call-girl’s room; from a drunk-lewd hanger-on to a sombre, lonely man in a corridor. The role-play is teasing, never quite letting us in on the man behind the face(s). This is the finest actor of our times, playing it nice and easy.
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