Vijay Sethupathi had been on a dream run with his three movies
becoming superhits on a trot. The choice of stories that he made
has been praised and the budding star himself had claimed it on
several occasions. At a time when actors' prefer mass subjects,
this young lad opted for strong subjects than regular masala
flicks. It helped him to struck gold thrice.
Now, Vijay Sethupathi is back with the latest movie Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara. As the title suggests, it is a comedy flick, which the Kollywood has witnessed a series of movies in the present year. Well, thefilm is directed by Gokul of Rowthiram fame. The flick also stars Ashwin Kakumanu, Swati Reddy and Nandita in the lead roles. Will the lady luck smile on Vijay for the consecutive fourth time? Find it in the review...
We cannot expect stories to be strong in comedy movies. What
matters the most is whether the movie could break the funny bones
of the audience. Well, the director has not churned out a dummy
brainless film but a message-oriented flick without getting
Moonji Kumar (Vijay Sethupathi), an excessive drinker and
care-free boy, is in love with Kumudha (Nanditha). But neither she
nor her father (Patimandram Raja) likes him. In order to get rid of
him, his father hires a don played by Pasupathi. As the story
progresses, we are told that Bala (Ashwin Kakumanu) and Renu
(Swathi), who doesn't like his job in the bank, are in love. Moonji
Kumar accidentally meets Raja at a local bar and the real story
begins, as the five characters cross paths.
Well, the first half is entertaining even though the real story begins in the end. The director has tried to maintain the same tempo in the second half. Continue reading the review on the slideshow...
Good Comedy Entertainer
Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara is a good
comedy entertainer. More importantly, as I mentioned earlier, it is
not a brainless comedy flick. The message part in the movie has to
Characterisations are interesting. Vijay Sethupathi has
come out with flying colours again.
The impressive part of Vijay Sethupathi is that he
adapts to the role well and his changing dialogue delivery styles
are nothing but brilliant.
Vijay Sethupathi's acts win the audience heart and he
steals the show. Ashwin Kakumanu has done a good job. The way he
handles his manager and his girlfriend break the funny
Pasupathi was not seen in the recent times and this is a
wonderful comeback movie for him. He leaves the audience wanting
Swati and Nanditha
Swati and Nanditha have played their parts well. They
have done justice to their roles even though there roles are
Remaning characters like Soori, Naan Kadavul Rajendran,
Robo Shankar Madhumitha and Daniel ensure to make you laugh every
now and then.
Director Gokul has done a good job in making the film a
worth entertainer. His screenplay, though has jerks at parts, is
good and the introductory scene gets a special
Madhan Karky's one liners are excellent. In fact, it is
the backbone of Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara.
Mahesh Muthuswamy's camera work is praise worthy and Siddharth
Vpin's music is for mass.
Verdict: Idharkuthane Aasaipattai
Balakumarais an one time watchable