One of the greatness of Priyan is that he has helped so many actors to come out of their stereotype roles. He made so many villains and character role actors into comedians, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Sunil Shetty and Akshay Kumar are some examples.
In Malayalam he started this trend of breaking so many actors’ stereotypes.
Aesthetics of song sequence is another specialty in Priyan’s film. In one of the interviews, Priyan says there are two ways in which songs decide the course of the movie.
- For a relief and,
- For taking the story forward
His Malayalam movies like Thenmavin Kombathu and Kilichudan mambazham are great examples of this.
Now we look at movies remade by Priyan in Hindi but originally directed by others in Malayalam
To be continued…