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The film seeks to redress injustice prevalent in society.
Oridathoru Postman tries to portray the dangers of social evils while fighting injustice in society such as branding of the Muslim community as terrorists by the police, media and the public. The film, directed by Shaji Azeez, has another sequence where a person is driven to suicide after he runs up huge debts by squandering his money and property buying lottery tickets. It tries to project lottery trade as a social evil.
Though some humorous moments do enliven the film in the initial stages, it lacks continuity to sustain viewer interest. Halfway through the movie, the story begins to move in an entirely new direction.
The activities of the hero in the first half of the film bear no connection to his actions in the latter half. The script is by K. Girish Kumar.
Raghu (Kunchako Boban) is a young man engaged in a variety of jobs. He works as a tuition master, an insurance agent and a real estate broker while slowly pursuing his aim — a safe and secure government job, that too in the gazetted rank. His father, Gangadharan (Innocent), is the local postman. Gangadharan's nature is quite the opposite. He avoids work and lazes around the house. There are complaints that he does not deliver letters on time. Raghu tries his best to get Gangadharan to mend his ways.
When Gangadharan is on his deathbed, he entrusts Raghu with a mission — to locate an old friend named Mubarak (Sarath Kumar) and hand over a bunch of letters written by Mubarak's adopted daughter.
Actor Kunchako Boban plays his role with natural ease.
Salim Kumar as the lottery addict is impressive. The cast includes Meera Nandan, Kalabhavan Mani, Suraj Venjaramood. Lyrics by Kaithapram Damodaran Namboodiri and Anil Panachooran are tuned by Mohan Sithara. Anand Balakrishnan wields the camera.
Oridathoru Postman is produced by Shaji T. and Bashir Silsila.
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