Poriyalan is an tamil movie direction by Thanukumar, former associate for Vetri Maaran. The film features Harish Kalyan and Anandhi in the leading roles, Velraj is the cinematographer for the venture.
Poriyaalan, the movie is about the dark side of the real estate. Harish plays Saravanan a dutiful civil engineer who wants to make it big in construction, and the youngster fits the role quite comfortably. Even though there is not enough scenes out there for him to emote, given the timeline he carves out a neat role. Not far away is Sundar(Achuta Kumar), the venal money lender who spares no hair when it comes to collecting loans.
Screenplay weaves out, the stage is set for an aspiring civil engineer to pursue his dream of construction only to get tricked by the intermediate broker and a money lender ready to go for the kill. What happens next is to wait and watch out.
The metro cities in India are fast becoming a real estate haven, and with some money in hand would you not venture into buying a land or a property? After all we compare land with gold more often; well one sneak peak from this movie will sure give you second thoughts on that.
Thanukumar’s choice of script is fresh and something new, for real estate scams have been in the town ever since the boom over 2000’s and he has weaved a story quite amicably.
Verdict: Watch it for the story and screenplay.
Poriyaalan, directed by debutant Thanu S Kumar, produced by Vetrimaaran’s Grass Root Film Company which stands as another realistic money frauds themed movie and exposes the dark side of real-estate business.
The story line demands some powerful performances, like how it was done in VIP. Harish Kalyan does a neat job, like wise Haasika aka Anandhi is cute and does her job neatly as a typical female lead.
Can be watched once!!
Some of the recent Kollywood films have showcased some realistic dark themes about con artists, cheaters, financial frauds and money-minded individuals. “Poriyaalan” takes a liberal blend of all these and churns out the dark side of real-estate business.
The movie lacks the immersive experience which the script demands. Powerful performances could have made the movie better than the actual/final product.
In the end, it is a decent show.