It is a big day in the life of Sathya, whose debut Tamil movie
Amara Kaaviyam is releasing today
(September 5). The movie is bankrolled by his elder brother and
actor Arya. The film
is directed by Jeeva Shankar and as the title suggests the film
belongs to romantic genre.
Arya has left no stone unturned to make Amara Kaaviyam a talk of the town. He wants to give a perfect launch for Sathya and he has done his best. From bringing in big names to the audio launch to innovative promotions, the actor-turned-producer has put in best efforts to make the film successful.
Amara Kaaviyam is not set in the days of smart phones
era rather when people expressed their love purely through letters.
The story is set in 80s and it is about first love. The story
mainly banks on the feelings of the teenage attractions like the
adrenaline rush while talking to your crush the first time, the
secret glances and shy smile.
The story is inspired from a real life experience of director
Jeeva Shankar. Sathya plays the role of Jeeva and Mia George will
be seen in the character of his love interest named Karthika. It
has Ghibran's music, which has left a good impact on the audience,
and Suriya's editing. The director himself has taken the
responsibility of the cinematography department.Now, let us
see what the movie has to offer. Read on for the review...
As I mentioned above, Amara Kaaviyam is set before the
internet age. Jeeva and Karthika are in love since their childhood
days. What made them fond of each other? The director has not
answered it. Too much of liberty taken by the story writer has not
helped the cause. Like in a usual story, the hero does not propose
his love for his leading lady but it is vice-versa in this case. In
fact, the heroine reveals her love to him when he tells her that
his friend is in love with her. Their struggle to cope up with
their emotions forms the remaining part of the story.
The first half has nothing much to offer and only the teenage
infatuation scenes episodes have been heavily loaded in the
narration. The second half has some story to tell.
It is the second movie of Sathya after Puthagam. He looks cute
and makes good impact. He emotes well as a short-tempered
Full marks to Mia George, who has come out with flying colours.
She is promising and way to go.
The biggest place point of the movie is the music scored by
Ghibran. His background score gives life even to those dull moments
in the movie. Cinematography by director Jeeva Shankar is nothing
short of brilliance. However, the director has failed in churning
out a poignant screenplay.
Verdict: The pace of the movie and below-mark
narration make Amara Kaaviyam from becoming a masterpiece
as claimed by the makers of the movie!