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7/10
Interesting
chirakkalkinavu20 December 2019
This movie is a pure entertainment to the typical mallu audience. Do not expect thriller from this plot. If you do not have expectations this will make entertain you. screenplay of the movie is its back bone. Sachi has done it beautifully. Movie will not disappoint you if you are not expecting too much on it.
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10/10
Entertainment, Entertainment and Entertainment
iamSRUTHIN20 December 2019
Really liked the movie, it has simple plot which "ego clash between two different people one is a Film actor and another is his fan", this is a perfectly executed entertaining movie for the festive season like Christmas family or Youth alike will like this movie and is pick of the movie this Xmas in malayalam, Prithviraj & Suraj was just too good they are the back bone lf the film with Sachy's script which is neatly written.

This one Won't let you down!.
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10/10
Superb
bindupc20 December 2019
Good entertaining movie with a good script.good movie for families.this is a good thrilling movie with a different story
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8/10
A good entertainer!
antonysaju22 December 2019
A good entertainer worth watching once in theatres. Talks about various aspects of lyf and gives a very raw image of characters. All actors have done a marvelous job!
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6/10
A decent entertainer for this holiday season.
Azanspy26 December 2019
Driving License is that movie which will not makes us bored and will like the movie despite being old school. It has comedy, drama, suspense etc. Prithviraj and Suraj did a fine job as the main leads with a good supporting performances from Miya, Lalu Alex and a very funny Saiju Kurup. This is Lal Jr's best movie to date and audiences will definitely wait for his next movie. Overall, Driving License is that movie you can watch with anyone in this holiday season and will not disappoint you.
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8/10
A good entertainer
adithyadevp25 December 2019
This was good drama/emotional , movie with some of good comedy scenes and this movie doesn't make you feel bored. It will entertain you
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8/10
Wonderful driving plot...
melvinsolomon21 December 2019
Greatly enjoyed watching this film..a conflict between a superstar and an ordinary man is very well showcased in this movie which is caused due to a small dispute. Anyway it is a perfect entertaining film that will not make you disappointed..this movie worth your money...
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8/10
A MOOD MOVIE..
alansenmon20 December 2019
Nothing more to say good movie go for it you won't be disappointed it's my promise it will be a complete mixture of all pattren
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10/10
Good movie
navaneethkr-2263520 December 2019
This is a good Malayalam movie and the movie have a good and different story this is a entertaining class movie
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10/10
Nice movie
fanboyprithvi20 December 2019
This prithviraj starrer will definitely give you goosebumps if u are a movie addict and if u r a fan of a celebrity(I know most of us are)..when I say this, I mean that Driving license is a complete entertainer in which the two central characters Super star Hareendran and his fan kuruvila lock horns with each other after a small misunderstanding.Prithviraj and suraj has delivered a stand out performances which is actually a pleasant to watch on big screen ..suresh krishna and saiju kurup stuns with perfection in humour timing .Sachi the script writer has flavoured Driving license with the mixture of humour,real emotions and all ingredients which would ultimately make it a blockbuster ..there is not even a single frame that would make u feel bored including the song..bgm is top notch and it raises the adrenaline when the line gets its pace...Lal Jr has made a well needed comeback through this..when I go for a prithviraj movie I always expect something new and he always makes/made me happy and through driving license he made my day again.A special thanks to Supriya menon prithviraj mam for producing these kind of movies ..I have been a fan of "9" the movie ,the production house itself is an attractive part for people like me to watch "Driving license" first day first show...Enjoy this with your family and u gonna love it for sure ..run for it
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4/10
There was a good script inside there somewhere
PimpinAinttEasy12 January 2020
Driving License did have some interesting stuff in it. There is quite a bit of insight into how a film is actually made. Shooting, dubbing etc. But apart from this, it was a typical mass entertainer. The writer had some interesting ideas. But I guess he was forced to convert it into a mass entertainer. Prithvi was tolerable in this. Suraaj marches on.
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5/10
Unrealistic.. poor storyline
ranjuu30 December 2019
Unrealistic story and poor story line. Good acting by all.. one time watchable. I would rate it 5.8/10
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5/10
Average one
manojambakkat29 December 2019
This is story of ego clash of two person, an actor a d his fan.The story always sidelined the more towards favouring actor, didnt feel a competitive opponent.Attempted to make similar movie like Taxi no 9211, which was amazing.
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6/10
Basic but entertaining. Oh, and lots to laugh over! [+61%]
arungeorge1329 January 2020
The greatest achievement of (the makers of) Driving Licence could be that it took a simple premise and made an entertaining movie out of it. The central theme of an ego clash between a movie star and his fan (who is a motor inspector) may not sound utterly fresh but the writing does it a lot of good. Neither the star nor his fan is painted in strokes of black and white and that keeps proceedings very interesting. Prithviraj and Suraj play the star and the fan respectively, and the way the screenplay brings these two characters (from totally different strata) together, displays conviction.

Sachy has always been the writer who tries to balance the pure entertainment aspect in his screenplays with its sentimental and (sometimes) massy elements. As such, his efforts have often struck gold at the box office owing to their connect with mainstream audiences. Lal Jr, who only has comedy-thriller Honey Bee (and its insanely bad sequel) and psycho-thriller Hi I'm Tony to his name until now, proves he can direct straightforward entertainers as his father did in his heydays.

The casting for Driving Licence is bang on. Prithviraj, as Hareendran, displays the subtle mannerisms and demeanor of an actual movie star, while Suraj, as motor inspector Kuruvila, steps into the shoes of a fan with ease. Then there's Miya playing Elsa (Kuruvila's wife) who reminds us of Urvashi when she used to do comedies, a stupendously hilarious Saiju Kurup (this man is a state treasure; Malayalam cinema ought to be proud of how great his comedic timing is) who plays a cunning little politician, Deepti Sati as Bhama (Hareendran's loving and understanding wife), Suresh Krishna (as rival star Bhadran) who brings the house down several times, and many other well-known artists who perform well.

Though there is a fair bit of exaggeration in the screenplay once the revenge ploys get going (especially with the fan-mob mentality in the climax portions and the intrusion of media into private lives), it maintains a tight hold in the key interests of its lead duo: both want to keep their self-respect intact and not fail in their masculine duties. One's trying hard to be a good husband to his wife and the other desperately wants his son to continue to adore him. Even with its central conflict at the core, the comedy in Driving Licence is excellent. I even laughed hard when I saw the name for Major Ravi's character - Samuel Jackson. This is feel-good entertainment at its serviceable best!
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7/10
Ego clash Ltd.
shyammukundan25 December 2019
" Driving License" Malayalam movie.

Hareendran' superstar of Mollywood, has a take a driving license, for an official purpose. Kuruvila, the motor vehicle inspector, is a hardcore Hareendran fan....so ... getting the license for the superstar, seems to be a situation, won with hands down. The news... 'the superstar was so far, driving the cars without a valid driver's license', was a hot cake for the news paparazzi and the channels. The simple license issue escalates to a ego-war between the superstar and the hardcore fan....is the one line story.

Events take us through their families, the media, the association, the rival who are opportunistic to take advantage of this situation etc.

Well crafted story, hyperinflated screenplay with sentiments and emotional dramas, presented on screen, for our entertainment.

7 on 10 for this so-so time pass movie.

Dangerous degrees of ego clash erupts, which could have been sorted out, at the origin, between the affected parties. Fans and fan clubs taking spur of the moment decisions to aggravate the situation.

' Fan or no fan' is a serious discussion, the superstars should initiate, and Who'll bell the fans, from over indulgence, is the Question.
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10/10
Class & Fun
apn12624 December 2019
Simple story line emerging from a genuine issue. Class acting by Suraj Venjaramoodu & Prithviraj. Great direction, music and cinematography. Good message too in the end.

A brilliant movie experience.
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10/10
Wow
ahamedanas24 December 2019
Good movie with a moral and social message Must watch in theatre!
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7/10
Its finally happened.....
TheDennisBergkampFan13 February 2020
A Prithviraj movie that I quite enjoyed. I must have watched about a dozen Prithviraj movies and I have regretted watching almost every single one of them. From that abomination Saptarishi something that I shut down halfway through to the absolute nonsense 7th Day to the mindnumbingly unfunny Amar Akbar Antony to the seriously overrated Memories to the worst movie ever made Ivide. There were a couple of watchable ones along the way as well like Indian Rupee & Paavada but its generally been a letdown with Prithviraj movies till Driving License.

Driving License is easy to sit through with a lot of funny bits, Suraj Venjaramoodu is fantastic as usual, Prithviraj doesnt overact, Lalu Alex is brilliant and the rest of the cast also put in a decent shift. The thing with the media is over the top, the fight at the RTO is also over the top but it is still a really enjoyable movie.
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1/10
Waste of time
nike-4996120 December 2019
There is no story and I really have no idea why people wasting money and time making this kind of movie ... the actors were not interested at all And din see any kind of serous acting they were just sleep walking and it was a complete waste of my two hours ... I couldn't find something interesting in this movie ... and like all other prithvi Raj movie in the past this one is also a clueless movie ... the real thing irritate me more than the movie is people snoring in theatre ... ridiculous ... Prithvi Raj's waiting for a hit for a long time is continuing ....
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4/10
A Mass, Masala, gimmick film
vishnub02530 January 2020
#Advantages Have fun Entertainment Time pass Fans will like it . #Disadvages Mass Masala No new story Poor direction
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9/10
Entertaining.... Touching.....
hakitd29 January 2020
Brilliantly directed, a different kind of story... Suraj keep on delivering classy acting, so special to watch him
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9/10
'Paisa Vasool Movie'...Must Watch
joppanLive2 January 2020
The best movie in recent times. Worth every penny spent on the ticket. The movie is highly entertaining from start till the end. The director, scriptwriter/story deserves special applause for making an engaging movie on a simple theme. Must watch.
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9/10
Worth once...
YemTeeJay30 December 2019
Twas a gud movie and worth watching once.... Gud show by Suraj..... Lal jr has done a wonderful job again, thanks to the contribution by Prithviraj
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6/10
Capsule Review: Driving Licence / Hyperbolical Yet Solid Entertainer / 6 Stars
nairtejas1 February 2020
The core theme of Driving Licence rests on the strong shoulders of fandom and moral behaviour and I can't stop but praise writer Sachi for reigniting the topic (popularly last seen in the 2016 Hindi film Fan). In this entertaining drama with enough doses of almost all elements that the Malayalam audience desires in an entertainer, director Lal Jr puts a modern deity and his devotee in a ring and lets them drive the story. Prithviraj's actor character experiences turmoil when he gets involved in a 'battle of who's the hero' with his fan (Suraj Venjaramoodu), an RTO inspector, after the former's driving licence is misplaced. What follows is a morality play as both the characters pull up their socks to show who's the boss and who's the weakling. In one way, it reminded me of a previous Prihviraj-starrer, Ayalaum Njanum Thammil (2012), where the conflict is in the medical field. Here, the writer and director have used a very relevant social setting (with ample showering of potshots at current affairs plaguing Mollywood) to show how the human mind works where egos have their own way. Driving Licence is fun to watch, but the hyperbole involved in the proceedings - which should have been ideally as realistic as possible - takes some fun out of it for a pedantic viewer like me. The spectacle involving the RTO elements is what made me laugh a few times, in addition to where I actually laughed thanks to the intended humour that is present sporadically. Forget that, and you will enjoy this drama where performances are superior, pace is perfect, and the message that you finally take away a much-needed one. Give it a go. TN.
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10/10
Good movie
jibinjacob-1808531 January 2020
Good movie small story beautiful making soo nice prithviraj sar acting is very natural
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