Why ‘Akkarakazhchakal’ continues to charm American Malayalis

Why ‘Akkarakazhchakal’ continues to charm American Malayalis
EntertainmentThe Malayalam series was launched as a sitcom in a style and form not seen before in Malayalam television.CrisJosukutty as George in 'Akkarakazhchakal'If you don’t see the road outside his home or hear his children speak, George Thekkinmmoottil might seem to you like a guy living somewhere in central Kerala, perhaps close to Kottayam. He has not lost one bit of the warm dialect of Kottayam Malayalam years after living in the United States of America. Neither has he bothered to pick up the twists and turns of American English. So, George remains adorably original in all 50 episodes of Akkarakazhchakal, a series that two Nri Malayalis made in the late 2000s. Akkarakazhchakal (sights of a foreign land) was quietly launched as a sitcom in a style and form not seen before in Malayalam television. It aired on Kairali TV between 2008 and 2010, but also had every episode uploaded on YouTube.
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