Jayasurya's Captain is a sports biography on VP Sathyan, the former captain of the Indian football team. The movie is written and directed by Prajesh Sen, a former associate of Siddique. Anu Sithara is the female lead in the flick, which has Renji Panicker, Siddique, Saiju Kurup, Deepak Parambol, Lakshmi Sharma and others in the cast.
Mammootty has reportedly done a cameo in the movie along with renowned Malayalam sports commentator Shaiju Damodaran. The film has Gopi Sundar's music, Roby Varghese Raj's cinematography and Bijith Bala's editing.
Jayasurya is enacting the role of Sathyan and Anu Sithara is his wife Anitha Sathyan.
Sathyan was the captain of the Indian football team between 1991 and 1995. He played for Kerala Police, Mohammedan Sporting and Mohun Bagan in the centre back position. He also served as the Indian coach in 2002. To everybody's shock, he committed suicide in Chennai due to depression in 2006.
Now, his life and times are being covered in Jayasurya's Captain. The movie has generated a lot of buzz with its promos. Will it live up to the viewers' expectations? Find it in their words below:
#Captain It is #Jayasurya 's sterling performance that takes this film to a different level. He is subtle, intense and amazingly real.
Watch this film which narrates the life of former Indian football captain V P Sathyan
After so many years @iamrajchoco is back with his signature storytelling but this time as the producer. Leading pair and their chemistry is so fresh,beautifully portrayed by @adritbelieves and @pujacheryroy. @abhimanyumuk the #Captain did a fantastic job as a debutent.#noorjahan
#Captain For a change a indian biopic which is very realistic and doesn't try to pump your patriotic feelings..While there is lot to be desired on direction front, Jayasurya compensates with terrific portrayal of VP Sathyan..
#AnuSithara career best role and performance till now
Siddique,Deepak were also too good
Film really deserves a Bigscreen watch for tge lead's performance
Go For It
#Captain A well made biopic on the life of VP Sathyan No commercial compromises But the film compromises on technical sides especially during the football match scenes(may be due to the budget constraint) #Jayasurya Outstanding performance after #Sudhivathmeekam 1/2
#Captain - A Well Made Biopic (1)
Excellent perfo by #Jayasurya
Easily one of his best
#AnuSithara too did her part well
#Captain #movie First Half Review
Best Biopic in Recent times
Another superb performance by #Jayasurya
Hatrick hit for #Jayettan
Waiting for 2nd half
#Captain Movie Review
Here comes the career best from #Jayasurya & #AnuSithara
Overall a well made movie with some excellent scenes
Lag at parts but overall a good tribute to football legend #VPSathyan
Rating ~ 3/5
@Actor_Jayasurya @AnuSithara @BreakingViews4u
An emotionally overwhelming biopic on the unsung hero, former indian captain #VPSathyan
Career best performance from @Actor_Jayasurya
Kudos to #PrajeshSen for making this beautiful movie. A Must watch and yes, #Jayasuriya delivers a hattrick!
Emotional and Engaging journey through the life of VP Sathyan.
Liked the movie very much. Recommendibg to all and a must watch movie for malayalee football lovers