Amal Neerad succeeds in using the star value of Dulquer Salmaan to entertain the viewer. Wonderful performance by Dulquer Salmaan. Gopi Sunder’s soundtrack is good. Editing by Praveen Prabhkar and Cinematography by Renadive is good. Dulquer Salmaan, Karthika Murali are in the lead role.
The film has garnered mixed response from critics. Read the summary of critics’ opinion below.
The performances of the actors are pleasing. Dulquer Salmaan, Karthika, Priyanka Nair, Chandini Sreedharan, Soubin Shahir and others have done a convincing job. The director has tried to milk emotions through John Vijay’s character in vain.
Indian Express – (1.5/5). full review.
The film is an entertaining affair, which has humour, drama, great visuals, a good soundtrack and most of all, a splendid performance by Dulquer.
Times of India – (3.5/5). full review.
A journey through untraced terrains is visually appealing but the major drawback of “CIA” is its lackluster plot set in the backdrop of the ‘seasonal ingredient’– leftist politics. Technical finesse eclipses the fragile story, as you usually experience in an Amal Neerad film.
Now Running – (2/5). full review.
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