Cocktail is a 2010 Indian Malayalam thriller film edited and directed by Arun Kumar, screenplay by Shyam Menon and dialogue written by Anoop Menon. The film stars Jayasurya, Anoop Menon, Samvrutha Sunil, Fahad Fazil, Innocent, The film portrays the life of Ravi Abraham (Anoop Menon), Parvathy (Samvrutha Sunil) and daughter Ammu.
This film have many similarities with English movie Butterfly on a Wheel which is a 2007 Canadian thriller film directed by Mike Barker, co-produced and written by William Morrissey. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Gerard Butler, and Maria Bello. It is really shameful that a debut film of an Indian director is an adaptation of an English Film. Who really cheated him? The producer or the story / script writers?
It is highly advisable that before announcing himself as a movie director, one must try to watch many other language films as possible. This will give a new level of thinking or at least, can avoid such shame.
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