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Ravi Abraham (Anoop Menon) is one of the key brains behind the success of a construction firm. He has rivals within and outside the office, jealous of his success. At home, he has a blissful life with his wife Parvathy (Samvrutha Sunil) and daughter Ammu. But things go terribly wrong for Ravi and Parvathy one fine morning, with a stranger named Venkitesh (Jayasurya), who asks for a lift in their car. For the first few minutes, Venky appears to be a naive mild guy but his tone changes soon and he begins to blackmail the couple, telling them that their daughter is kidnapped and with just one phone call from him the brand-new babysitter will kill her. They are forced to obey several bizarre instructions one after the other. First Venky asks them to withdraw the entire balance from their bank account in cash. Soon after Venky sets fire to the currency notes in a suitcase and throws the whole thing into a river along with their wallets. Venky then proceeds to ask for more money, so Ravi ...Written by
Malayalam film Cocktail, directed by newcomer Arun Kumar, is an inspired version of the Canadian film Butterfly on a Wheel, starring Pierce Brosnan.
The screenplay, credited to Menon, just focuses on these three characters and their interplay. The other characters have fleeting appearances. But, a few do stay with us like Fahadh Faasil as the cool foreign-educated boss, Kani as the streetwalker, Innocent as Venky's uncle and Mammookoya as a pawnshop owner.
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