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Ustad Hotel (2012)

An urbane chef from a well-to-do family with very high ambitions goes on to find approval from his conservative father, true love and the real purpose of his life.

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Shahana (as Nithya Menen)
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Ummar
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Beachbay GM
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Chef Babu
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An urbane chef from a well-to-do family with very high ambitions goes on to find approval from his conservative father, true love and the real purpose of his life. Written by Pedantic Pundit

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Character Narayanan Krishnan is based on a real-life chef turned social worker whose name is also Narayanan Krishnan. See more »

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Thilakan stole the show.
1 July 2013 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Though it was Dulquer Salmaan's first film as an actor, he didn't go with the typical mindset of Indian actors of introducing himself as an super hero or central character of any film (when he could do that). That shows his maturity and wisdom.

There were many times when the viewers felt the central character was Thilakan and not Dulquer Salmaan. Thilakan sir again proved that with whomever he is acting, he will steel the show. What an actor .!

I really liked the cute, smart Nithya Menon. Her Malabar accent was awesome.

The rest of the crew also did their job fabulously. The background music was also very good.

It must be the kind of masterpiece that every director and viewers dream of.

I congratulate all the crew member for making the film such a huge success and wish them to always come with such ideas.

Thanks, Sujith


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