The one-time top comedian had supported the DMK party during the
last general elections. After the Karunanidhi's party lost the
polls, Vadivelu kept himself away from films. There were also
murmurs that there was a kind of pressure from his political rivals
imposing pressure on the industry not to cast him in films.
However, now Vadivelu is ready with Thenaliraman, which has
landed in controversy after several Telugu groups raised objections
over the Tamil flick citing that the film shows King Srikrishna
Devaraya in a bad light. They had moved the court seeking a ban but
the court dismissed the case.
Thenaliraman is a comedy movie starring Vadivelu, who will be
seen in dual roles, and Meenakshi Dixit. It is directed by Yuvaraj
Dhayalan and produced by Kalpathi S Aghoram. Manobala, Radha Ravi,
GM Kumar, Bala Singh, Mansoor Ali Khan and others are in the cast.
While D Imman has composed the music, Ramnath Shetty has handled
The early reviews on Thenaliraman clearly tell that the Vadivelu's flick has opened up to good response. Here, we bring you the tweet reviews...
Seeing vadivelu's performance in Big screen that too aftr these
many yrs is a real huge enjoyment
#ThenaliRaman - Vadivelu is back with bang.. His evergreen body
language is a big plus, Enjoyed completely..just watched
thenaliraman at VOX Dubai
#Thenaliraman is a funny entertainer. My rating (60/100)
#Thenaliraman A film which could make you to think vadivelu
should have continued taking rest instead of doing this..Kaatu
Even after havin d name "Thenali" in it wich is 1 of TC's finest comedy flicks,dis didnt cum even half way close to it
#Thenaliraman As seen in the trailer,many scenes in this film
reminds of ImsaiArasan.Few r enjoyin wyl few r lookin at der
Thenaliraman @immancomposer had done a fanta'bulous job :-) BGM
gives us a periodic feel along with the scenes
#Thenaliraman Vadivelu's evergreen body language is a big plus
for some scenes in this film..makes even some avg comedies look
#Thenaliraman Almost half hr into the film and not even a single
scene which made us laugh:-/ Even Veeram climax gave us a laughter
#Thenaliraman Vadivel intro..People give a warm welcome when his
face was shown..
Film starts with RadhaRavi visiting some chinese people in their
country to expand his trade ideas.Visuals are good
#TenaliRaman : Worth a watch if you wanna see the vintage
Vadivelu onscreen, in swashbuckling form. Else, wait for the
#TenaliRaman : Film runs on the see-saw between good and bad
moments. Awesome graphics and artwork. Dissapointing music and
#TenaliRaman ( 6 / 10 ) : Vadivelu's performance is the
highlight in this periodic comedy. Passable one time watch!
#TenaliRaman Interval : Vadivelu is back! Top notch performances
in duals, backed by a big support cast. Funny and witty, lame at
#Thenaliraman should not be missed for Vadivelu...complete