Sufiyum Sujatayum (2020)

Sufiyum Sujatayum (transl. Sufi and Sujata) is a 2020 Indian Malayalam-language romantic drama film written and directed by Naranipuzha Shanavas, and produced by Vijay Babu under his production company Friday Film House. The film stars Jayasurya, Aditi Rao Hydari and Dev Mohan in lead roles. It was released on Amazon Prime Video on 3 July 2020.

Release Date

Sufiyum Sujatayum was released on Amazon Prime Video on 3 July 2020. It was originally scheduled for a theatrical release, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it went straight to an OTT release.

Cast

The cast of Sufiyum Sujatayum includes:

  • Jayasurya as Sufi
  • Aditi Rao Hydari as Sujata
  • Dev Mohan as Rajeev
  • Indrans as Sujata’s father
  • Kalabhavan Shajohn as Kunjumon
  • Lena as Sufi’s mother
  • Nedumudi Venu as Kuttikrishnan
  • Sudheesh as Appu
  • Sreenivasan as Dasan

Sujata (Aditi Rao Hydari) is a mute woman who lives in a small village in Kerala. She is in love with Sufi (Jayasurya), a Sufi priest who lives in the same village. However, their love is forbidden, as Sufi is not supposed to marry.

One day, Sujata’s father arranges for her to be married to a wealthy businessman from Dubai. Sujata is heartbroken, but she knows that she has to obey her father.

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On the day of her wedding, Sujata runs away from home and goes to find Sufi. She finds him at his home, and they finally confess their love to each other.

Sufi and Sujata decide to get married, but they know that they will have to face challenges. They will have to overcome the disapproval of their families, and they will have to find a way to live together despite Sujata’s disability.

Reviews

Sufiyum Sujatayum received positive reviews from critics. The film was praised for its performances, its direction, and its music. The Times of India gave the film 3.5 out of 5 stars, calling it “a beautiful and moving love story”. The Hindu said that the film was “a lyrical and haunting love story”.

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