Raja Murugan's Cuckoo had created an impression of
bringing a new wave in film industry. Its visuals and music added a
huge weightage to the film. And not to forget, Kamal Hassan and
Surya's good words turned out to be blessings as it made people to
take notice of this film made by the young team.
Cuckoo doesn't have an A-list actor to draw public attention. Hence, the team ensured to make the best use of their trailer and music to make it a point. Well, it has worked as the film has been grandly welcomed by Tamil audience something that an average actor too doesn't get these days. Now, let us see what the film has to offer. Read on for the review...
The movie is the story of two blind people, who are united by
love. Tamizh (Dinesh) and Kodi (Mavalika) found love not from eyes
but from ears. The girl's heartbeat increases when she hears the
footsteps of the boy and brings smile on her face. They may be
blinded but they can feel the love from their remaining four
There is a hope in their relationship, but they are not aware of
the forces, which want to separate them for their personal reasons.
How they protect each other and to what extent they go to save
their love form the crux of the story.
Director Raja Murugan's story is engaging, but every now and
then brings sad feeling and not to undermine the intermittent
humour. We should appreciate his abilities for not bringing just
sympathies towards the lead characters. He never takes an advantage
of audience to make them weep rather he introduces us to Vinoth,
who happens to be Kodi's reader at a private institute.
He has written the story saying that they doesn't require
sympathy, but they need support. Continue reading the story
on the slideshow...
Raja Murugan has narrated the story through his eyes. The story
is not preachy or melodramatic, but everybody can connect with it
and appreciate it.
Dinesh has come out with flying colors. Indeed, his performance
would be compared to some of the best acting of Kamal
Malavika Nair is equally good. Her chemistry works big time and
gives life to her role. Other cast have done justice to their
Technically, Santosh Narayan's music stands out from all other
departments. His songs are very soothing. Varma's cinematography is
apt and Velusamy's editing is perfect.
Raja Murugan's Cuckoo is a must watch for all Tamil