B.Tech (film)

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B.Tech film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byMridul Nair
Produced bySheen Helen
Screenplay byRamakrishna J. Kulur
Mridul Nair
StarringAsif Ali
Anoop Menon
Aju Varghese
Sreenath Bhasi
Deepak Parambol
Alencier Ley Lopez
V. K. Prakash
Aparna Balamurali
Arjun Ashokan
Niranjana Anoop
Music byRahul Raj
CinematographyManoj Kumar Khatoi
Edited byMahesh Narayan
Abhilash Balachandran
Maqtro Pictures
Distributed byMaqtro Pictures
Homeland Cinemas
Release date
  • 5 May 2018 (2018-05-05) (Kerala)
Running time
146 minutes
Budget4.5 crore (US$650,000)
Box office16 crore (US$2.3 million)[1]

B.Tech is a 2018 Indian Malayalam-language drama thriller film co-written and directed by Mridul Nair, starring Asif Ali, Anoop Menon, Aju Varghese, Alencier Ley Lopez, V. K. Prakash, Aparna Balamurali, Niranjana Anoop and Arjun Ashokan in major roles. The film score and soundtrack were composed by Rahul Raj. B.Tech was released in Kerala on 5 May 2018 with positive reviews and became a successful venture at Kerala box office.

B.Tech completed successful run of 105 days in Kerala theaters.[2]


The story revolve around Azad a first year student who become friends with his seniors. Azad is a bright student; the movie revolves around the life of b. tech students and the party life of Bengaluru. A sad incident that happens in the second phaze of the movie is the turning point and hence sets the main story.



B.Tech is the feature directorial debut of advertisement filmmaker Mridul Nair.[3] According to Nair, the film is inspired by several real incidents and the story has been in his mind since eight years;[4] the film was extensively shot in Bangalore.[5]


All music was composed, arranged and produced by Rahul Raj. Several critics hailed the music as a major highlight of the film.[6][7][8]


Anagha Jayan of Malayala Manorama appreciated the film for its good mixture of campus life and sensitive contemporary issues, while also praising Rahul Raj's music.[7] The Times of India praised the movie giving it a 3/5 rating, praising the music, while criticising some comedy scenes which seemed forced in.[9] Filmibeat.com too gave a positive review with a 3/5 rating, calling the movie a satisfying experience in total. Mathrubhumi gave a mixed review with a rating of 2.5/5, but dubbed the work of Mahesh Narayanan and Abhilash Balachandran in editing, and the music by Rahul Raj as major plus points.[6] Lensmanreviews.com also gave a mixed review, calling the film an ambitious venture, but with a bloated script, adding that the music by Rahul Raj's was the film's highlight.[citation needed]


  1. ^ https://www.filmibeat.com/malayalam/news/2018/b-tech-box-office-collections-asif-ali-scores-yet-another-hit-275702.html
  2. ^ https://m.timesofindia.com/entertainment/events/kochi/team-btech-make-a-stunning-entrance/articleshow/64449558.cms
  3. ^ "After 5 YEARS: Asif Ali to team up with this actor - Malayalam Movie News - IndiaGlitz.com".
  4. ^ "Asif Ali's next BTech is inspired by real-life incidents". The New Indian Express. 12 October 2017. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  5. ^ "'B Tech' releases today (May 5)". Sify. 5 May 2018. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  6. ^ a b മഹേഷ്.എന്‍. "ഇയര്‍ ഔട്ട് ആകാതെ ബിടെക് - Movie Rating: 2.5/5".
  7. ^ a b "B Tech review: goes well beyond the campus".
  8. ^ "B. Tech Review - An Ambitious Film With A Bloated Script". 5 May 2018.
  9. ^ "B. Tech Review {3/5}: The movie does touch upon some relevant topics and makes for a good one-time watch".

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