Sunny is scripted and directed by Ranjith Sankar Ranjith Sankar was born in Kerala in Thrissur on F >> Read More... . Jayasurya and Ranjith produced the film. The specialty of Sunny is it is Jayasurya's 100th film. Madhu Neelakandan cranked the camera, and Shameer Muhammed edited the film. Sanker Sharma composed the music. Jayasurya, Sshivada Nair, Mamta Mohandas, VijayBabu, "Vijayaraghavan," "Siddique," Innocent, Aju Varghese, and Shritha Sivadas are cast.
Sunny is a musician. He had been quarantined after returning from Dubai during the Covid-19 pandemic. He stays in a posh hotel room, where his favorite music director "A R Rahman," stayed once. On the first day of the quarantine, he doesn't feel much and, emptying the drinks. On the next day, the hotel management stated that they wouldn't permit drinks inside the hotel. But, Sunny was deeply in need of it, as he finds himself stuck in loneliness. Sunny is married to Nimmi. They had a child, but it died in a few months. His wife got pregnant after a few years. Sunny went to Abu Dhabi for his career, and there he had some illicit affair. After knowing this, his wife wanted to divorce him.
Meanwhile, a moneylender threatens Sunny over the phone, and his advocate is anxious to close the deal. These make Sunny mentally unstable. At the end of the quarantine, Sunny is tested corona positive. Soon, he was shifted to a hospital, where his wife Nimmi was admitted for delivery. Did they meet? What happened to Sunny? The rest of the story deals with it.
Jayasurya had always performed well and this is not a tough role for this versatile artist. Sshivada did a good job, and so does Mamta.
The story is simple, and Ranjith has taken it forward with some exciting scenes. Although Jayasurya occupies the entire screen space, the audience is not made bored. The cast selection is neat and the stars fit well in the roles. The music and the cinematography are excellent, and they reflect the mindset of the person suffering from loneliness.
What's Not There?
Although the film comes with a simple plot, the screenplay and the performances make it interesting. Jayasurya's 100th film is okayish. But, he could have chosen something big for his 100th film. However, Sunny is watchable once!