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Movie Review: Route No.17

 The Jithan Ramesh starrer Route No. 17 is a thriller set in a forest, directed by Abhilash Devan. Two lovebirds ( Anju Pandiya and Akhil Prabhakaran both debuting from.Mollywood) enter a deep forest to spend a night of seclusion, away from the city.  But they land in trouble when a strange forest dweller kidnaps them and puts them in an underground lair. In the meanwhile the ops are alerted as the boyfriend is an ex minister's son. But even a cop ( Amar Ramachandran) is also kidnapped when he goes on the trail of Route No 17 to find the victims. Arivu Madhan plays the constable who unravels the tale, which leads back to certain past events of a face off between an engineer ( Jithan Ramesh) and a politician ( Harish Peradi). Who is the strange kidnapper living in the forest? Why did he kidnap the young couple? What is his backstory? Do the youngsters get rescued? For Jithan Ramesh its a different role. There are hardly any dialogues but there is more of action for him. Akhil and An