Synopsis/Plot : A series of deaths in Kerala's Kozhikode and Malappuram districts shock medical practitioners. Then, as the State confirms the outbreak of a deadly virus named Nipah, a group of medical professionals, health officials and the people of the districts join together to tackle it.
Virus is a well-crafted multi-starrer, fictional documentation of news reports on the Nipah virus attack that shocked Kerala and still looms over us.
The film can be called as a well-crafted multi-starrer, fictional documentation of news reports on the Nipah virus attack that shocked Kerala and still looms over us.(more)
Source: Anjana George, Times Of India
Virus is a well made, gripping film about survival. A must watch.
Virus has excelled in mood creation. We witness the unpopulated aerial view of exteriors and on the other side, you see starkly lit, crowded interiors that carries a constant air of dread. The strong use of primary colours (red and green) don't merely exist as flashy visual touches, but it perfectl...(more)
Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com
The collective effort on and off the screen has really enabled Virus to be a superbly made thriller. Every department has done a commendable job in their efforts to present an authentic story. And the most brilliant one of them all was the script that made sure that every character has a little bit ...(more)
Source: ASWIN BHARADWAJ S, Lenmenreviews
This Film About Nipah Outbreak Slowly Grows on You
For its 152-minute duration, Virus will take you through many emotional roller-coasters. This one is contagious enough to make you skip a heartbeat or evoking tears. It's more than just a film, it's humans joining hands to beat a deadly disease. No reason to not watch this one.(more)
Source: Meera Manu, News18
a heady mix of dread and hope
For a movie filled with an ensemble cast of the who's who of Malayalam cinema, what occupies our mind as we leave the theatre is not one acting performance or one standout scene, but a heady mix of dread and hope, with the latter in some extra doses. This is perhaps the best way to pay tribute to th...(more)
Source: S.R. Praveen, The Hindu
A Screenwriting Miracle
One needs to watch Virus to understand where Malayalam cinema stands today. In no other industry can you manage to bring together so many top performers to tell a story(more)
Source: VISHAL MENON, Filmcompanion.in
A gripping human drama
The success of Virus lies in its filmmakers understanding the little emotions and presenting them so cleverly that you can't help but relate to the film(more)
Source: Manoj Kumar R, Indian Express
A cinematic tribute
Virus is very intense, asks a lot of questions and answers a lot of unanswered questions, too. This well-crafted fictional documentation is definitely worth a watch.(more)
Source: Gokul, Deccan Chronicle