Insightful and invigorating, this soulful family saga revolves around a young man named Faizal (known as Feyzee), who studies in Switzerland as a chef against his rich father's wishes. As the relationship between father and son deteriorates, Feyzee is forced to work as a cook in a restaurant at Kozhikode (Calicut) run by his grandfather Karim.
A strong bond develops between Karim, an elderly Sufi Muslim, and his educated grandson who eventually decides to work permanently in the restaurant.
This sweet and soulful family drama also discusses issues of poverty, underprivilege and tensions between rich and poor in India. Food and its nuances are strongly highlighted and are given vital importance in the movie.
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"Ustad Hotel" was one of Thilakan's last films, which was released a few months before he died. Read More