Producer CV Kumar is one man in the recent years, who has made unconventional films in Kollywood, yet successful. With minimal budget and no stars, he has managed to give hits like Attakathi, Pizza, Soodhu Kavvum, etc.
Now, CV Kumar produced yet another film is appearing before the
audience. This time, he has opted to make an investigative thriller
in the form of Thegidi. His latest flick stars Ashok Selvan
and Jana Iyer in the lead roles. The film, which is directed by P
Ramesh, the second season winner of TV show Naalaya Iyakunar, has
Dinesh Krishnan's cinematography and Nivas Prasanna's music with
Leo John Paul's editing.
Ashok Selvan joins a detective agency and he successfully
completes four of his assignments. His next duty is to collect
information about Janani Iyer. According to the rules, he is
not supposed to have any relationship with his subjects. But he
gets closer with Janani. However, he is in shock when he comes to
know that some of the people, whose details have been collected by
him, have died. He suspects it for murder and fears that Janani
Iyer and other two would also meet the same fate.
At this juncture, cop Jaya Prakash catches him over the murder
mysteries. As the story progresses, the police officer comes to
know that Ashok Selvan is not guilty. Now, their mission is to
catch the real culprits and solve the case. What is the motivation
behind the murders? Who is behind all those murders? What happens
to Ashok-Janani love story? Answers to all these questions will
form the crux of the story.
The film leaves an impact from the word go, the film attracts
you. The first fifteen minutes should not be missed by audience and
the opening credits is impressive. Continue reading the
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The first half keeps you on toes and the second half gives you a
thrilling ride. The newbie has written an engaging screenplay to
make Thegidi one of the best thrillers in the recent
Lead Stars Performance
Ashok Selvan has proved his acting abilities once again. His
performance adds a huge value to the project. Janani Iyer is
equally brilliant. Their chemistry works out well for the
Supporting actors too have done their jobs well and Jaya Prakash
has to be praised for his wonderful performance.
Three songs from Thegidi is good. 'Yaar ezhudhiyadho',
'Vinmeen vithaiyil' and 'Needhaanea needhaanea' are our picks.
Nivas Prasanna impresses audience with background score too.
Indeed, it plays a key role in keeping audience hooked to their
Dinesh Krishnan's cinematography is upto the mark. John Paul's
editing is sharp and his work has given a sleek look to the film.
Overall, the technical departments play a major role in the film's
Full marks to director P Ramesh. Indeed, nobody would have
imagined that a newcomer would make such a thriller. He should also
be praised for getting best out of his team.
Thegidi is a must-watch thriller.