Vikram's Deiva Thirumagal, as reported earlier, is inspired by Hollywood movie I am Sam. Though, AL Vijay repeatedly said that the story is not lifted from the English movie, we can see the shades of the film in the first half. Nonetheless, the movie has been made keeping the taste of Tamil audience in mind and the actors Vikram, Anushka Shetty, Santhanam have given their best performance till date. Read on for Deiva Thirumagal review.
As we all know the story of the film is about a man with a developmental disability, who fights for his the daughter's custody after the death of his wife. Krishna (Vikram) is a dim-witted with a maturity of a five-year-old, who has lost his wife. He works in a chocolate factory in Ooty and lives happily with his daughter Neela (Sara). There bonding gets a threat, when his father-in-law Rajendran (Sachin Khedkar) drags him to the court for Neela's custody, which devastates his emotional balance .
Rajendran along with his second daughter Shwetha (Amala Paul) appoints lawyer Bashyam (Naseer) to handle the case. Though, it looks there is a point in their demand, as a retard could not easily bring up his daughter, the father-daughter separation is not justified because Rajendran himself is a father of two girls. However, with his well-wishers help, Krishna approaches Anuradha Ragunathan (Anushka Shetty) to fight for him in the court. The rest of the court scenes is advised to be seen on-screen.