Prithviraj Sukumaran's latest movie "Paavada" hit screens all over India on Friday, 15 January, as Makar Sankranti treat to the actor's fans. The comedy entertainer is the directorial venture of G Marthandan and locks horns with Fahadh Faasil's "Monsoon Mangoes" at the Kerala box office.

Prithviraj portrays the role of a drunkard named Paambu Joy in the movie and narrates the story of his carefree life.

"Paavada" is the first release in 2016 for Prithviraj, who is basking in the success of his blockbuster movies "Ennu Ninte Moideen", "Amar Akbar Anthony" and "Anarkali". Expectations are sky high from "Paavada", as Prithviraj has become a bankable actor in the industry with his back-to-back successful movies. 

Director G Marthandan denies changing Paavada script four times for Prithviraj Sukumaran 

The song "Kuruthakedinte Koodane", sung by actor Jayasurya for "Paavada", has already become a fan favourite and has been viewed by more than 1.6 lakh social media users within three days of its release. Actor Nedumudi Venu has also sung the promo song "Eha Loka Jeevitham" for the movie. The film's trailer also opened to positive reviews. 

Harinarayanan BK has penned the lyrics, for which Aby Tom Cyriac has composed the music. While John Kutty has edited the movie, Pradeep Nair has handled the cinematography. "Paavada", scripted by Bipin Chandran, has been produced by Maniyanpilla Raju under his home production banner and is distributed by Anto Joseph Film Company. 

"Paavada" also has Anoop Menon, Maniyanpilla Raju, Miya George, Renji Panicker, Siddique, Kalabhavon Shajon, Nedumudi Venu, Murali Gopy, Asha Sarath, Chemban Jose in significant roles.

Check out live audience response of "Paavada" here:

Sreekumar Murali

Paavada another super hit of Rajuvettan.
I am sure you won't be disappoint after watching this film.

Sreekanth S Nair

##‪#‎paavada First of all....built on a fantastic base...##‪#‎bipin chandran  Rajuvetta....manoharami eyuthiya script I'll ningalangu keri minnichu...##‪#‎fentabulous act...youth stars orupakshe ningde tholoppam nilkam bt oriklm.ninglkopam avilla. First half comedy kond nirachappo sathyatjil second half I'll myaraka perfomancumstory linum ay karayipikm.nnu karuthiythe illa. #‪#‎anoop menon ningalu ingne okke abhinayikuoh...evdarnnu.anna ithokke.. Maniyan pillai usual polichu.. Asha sarath chechi.anyaya perfomance.. miya...siddiq n shajohn ulla role.I'll villainsm nthnnu kaati.. Kuppile veenju engnano ath pol ay rajuvetta ninglipol...ariyand evdo.kannu nirappichu  #‪#‎aro paranju prithvi kadutha vj aradhakan aytennu..athinte aafter scene paraynillaTotaly a worth one ....odatte nirnaju 100divasangal.nalla cinemakal thazhayapedan padilla.. WHO.GIVES PRIORITY FOR A DRINKER???he also hv emotions .. 2016ingeduthe

Ponnary Dunant

Good Movie, Bipin Chandran 's script really made different in all aspects

Anand Jayakrishnan

#Paavada is just rocking! Sureshot hit! May endup as bb.. WOM is dat positive # Prithviraj just rocked!

Prajodh Raj Pfwa

‪#‎Paavada..Oru Rekshayum Illatha 1st halff Rajuettante Kidilan Kudiyan Roll. Comments um Comedyum Action um kond Pwolich adukki. oru Twist Intervel.. 2nd halfff Emotional Rajuettante Acting Ammayodu Snehamulla ethoruvanteyum Kannu Nanayippikum.. Super bgm Gopi Sundr... Pazhashiyude Yudham company kaanan pokunthe ollu(Rajuettn Paavada).. 4 Hittt.. Ore time 4 padam Theateril

Aravind Krishnan·

Paavada 1st superhit
Ist half cmdy with intrwal suspence
Second half sentiments and awesome climax

Mr Gokul ‏

#Paavada Interval Finished !! Looking for a Feel good Entertainer :) Average Occupancy here !! [3.25/5] - Best film to gave a Hit Start for Malayala Cinema 2016! Nice family entertainer, in all categories. Senti, Fun are Works

Malayalam Review ‏

#Paavada First Half Average ☺ Ok Comedies. Interval Portion Good. Prithviraj . Till Now Watchable. Waiting For Second Half

Sarath Alluz ‏

Paavada ! first Half Superb with twist !! #Prithvi Rockin performace

Akhilesh D Pai

‪#‎paavada‬ first half ‪#‎review‬
‪#‎super‬ comedy
‪#‎nice‬ acting of raj
‪#‎waiting‬ for second half......

Akhil Simon 

Prithviraj Anoop Menon Ellavarum Kalaki. Kidu Acting, Comedy Pwolichu, Nice Heavy Movie

Sandeep Santhosh

Paavada first half engaging and feel good with a good twist as interval punch. Waiting for second half

Ananthu Kallara

paavada first half super ..

George Sebastian

‪#‎Paavada 1st Half oru rekshayumillaa Pwolich....

Nithin V Thomas 

First half kidu, paambum paavadayum thakarthu