Not all films would leave you in awe. If last year it was Enthiran, this year it is 7aum Arivu, for the movie is bold in conception, big in execution and beautiful in packaging. An important message has been conveyed without giving that bore-feeling to the audience. But it should also be said that the movie is preachy in some places.
Produced by Udhayanidhi Stalin's Red Giant Movies and directed by AR Murugadoss, this Surya-Shruti Haasan starrer reminds us the greatness of ancient Tamilians. It also points out that the present generation doesn't have any idea about its forefathers and laugh at them without understanding their value.
Bodhi Dharma (Surya) is a Pallava prince, who is an expert at all big things. Be it medicine or martial arts or genetics, he is the best. One day, he is sent to China by the Gurumatha. Initially opposed, he is later accepted by everyone in the foreign land and they start worshipping him for his qualities and skills.