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Velayutham (U)

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26 Oct 2011
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Action movies have worked wonders for Vijay in the past. Be it Gilli or Pokkiri, his fans always welcomed his do gooder avatar. Now, for the first time in his career, the actor has donned the superhero character in Velayudham. The movie, which is said to be the biggest-ever budget of his career, not only has an action-packed storyline but has siblings story attached to it. Read on for Velayudham review.

The story is as old as the hills but the interesting part of it is that the way Jayam Raja tells the story in a rich manner. The film begins on a note that all is not well in the system and there is an atmosphere, where a law breaker is required to clean up the mess done by the politicians. Journalist Bharati (Genelia D'Souza) is up against the politicians, who are behind the deaths of her two friends.

She is in search of a hero, who has the ability to expose the nexus between politicians and terrorists. There is a milkman named Velayudham (Vijay) living happily with his sister Kaveri (Saranya Mohan) and their cousin Vaidehi (Hansika Motwani). His sister's marriage makes him to come to Chennai to withdraw money from a chit fund. The real story begins from now, as he is been dragged into a terrorist plot. Soon, situation brings Bharati and Velayudham together and she finds her fictional hero in him. The rest of the story is about how Vijay turns vigilante and how they uproots the corruption.

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