Watch: Home trailer promises a fun movie about the generation gap

While award-winning veteran actor Indrans plays the father in the film, Sreenath Bhasi and Naslen play his sons.

The trailer of less than three minutes of Homepage, an upcoming Malayalam film, is engaging, entertaining and suggests a fun experience. Indrans, the award-winning veteran actor of Malayalam cinema, appears bald-headed, aged and active, ready to learn the ways of the smartphone generation from his young son. Sreenath Bhasi, is her eldest son who is an aspiring filmmaker, and Naslen, the youngest smartphone addict.

Witty exchanges and relatable incidents take place in the short trailer. Manju Pillai, who is known for handling comedy with ease, plays the mother, cracking sarcastic lines with the sons.

The director of the film is Rojin Thomas, who made his debut as co-director Philips and the Monkey Pena popular children’s film released in 2013. Vijay Babu, producer of the film under his Friday Film House banner, also plays a role in Homepage.

Other cast members include Kainakary Thankaraj, KPAC Lalitha, Srikanth Murali, Johny Antony, Pauly Wilson, Maniyanpilla Raju, Anoop Menon, Aju Varghese, Kiran Aravindakshan, Chithra, and Priyanka Nair.

The film will be released on Amazon Prime Video on August 19. A post from the streaming platform states that Indrans is playing the role of Oliver Twist in the film and that Sreenath Bhasi is playing Anthony. Indrans says he could identify with his character in the film, because like him, he too is not comfortable with technology or social media. The film highlights the generation gap between parents and children and the actor found it appealing. Sreenath Bhasi says the film will make you question the importance you place on your relationships, more than the technological challenges your parents face.

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Indrans, who began his acting career as a comedian, has taken on serious roles in recent years, winning accolades in his home country and abroad at prestigious film festivals. His role in Aalorukkam won him the State Award for Best Actor (Male). another movie, Veyilmarangaltook him to places like the Shanghai International Film Festivalwhere the film crew, including Indrans and director Bijukumar, were welcomed on the red carpet.

Watch: Trailer of Homepage