Finally, Arun Vijay, one of the talented actors in Tamil Cenema, has got a worthy release as well as a comeback vehicle for his career. Though Malai Malai is a typical mass masala, the movie gives enough space to Arun to show his talents and acting skills to the Industry. The film has all the ingredients to become a clear commercial hit among the B and C section audiences. So, according to the present trend, there is no need to bother any logic in the script!
The story is simple and goes like this. Palani Vel (Prabhu) and Vetri Vel (Arun Vijay) are two brothers living in the foot hills of Palani. Palani Vel is a farmer and the later is a mini van driver. Once Vetri falls in love with a RJ Anjali (Vedika), who is on a visit to Palani, he finds another girl Lakshmi (Kasturi) to romance his brother Palani.
Meanwhile, the Vetri goes to Chennai in search of a job. Finally, he gets a Job as van driver in a courier company and earns the friendship of Vimala Hassan (Santhanam), a fan of Kamal Hassan. But Villain Prakash Raj becomes a big hurdle to Vetri to reach his lover. How he overcomes all those hurdles and joins hands with his lover is the remaining action packed portion of the film.
Arun Vijay has successfully broken all the odds in the film Malai Malai and become a complete hero in this film through his good performance. In action oriented scenes, the actor does some extraordinary job and suddenly changes his body language according to the situations.
Prabhu does his role excellently. Prakash Raj and heroine Vedhika also perform well in the sleek action masala. Santhanam, Ganjakaruppu and Arathy make their scenes hilarious. Mani Sharma's music is good enough to the film.
Director Venkatesh uses all his usual techniques to entertain the viewers. The techniques he has applied may be old but guaranteed for a 2 hours 30 minutes entertainment!
Verdict: Action Masala!
Cast: Arun Vijay, Prabhu, Vedhika, Prakash Raj, Santhanam
Music: Mani Sharma
Producer: Feather Touch Entertainments
Director: A Venkatesh.