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Inimey Ippadithan Movie Review: Will Leave Your Sides Split!


After Arai En 305-il Kadavul and Vallavanukku Pullum Aayudham, Santhanam is back as a hero through Inimey Ippadithan. Does the film has enough in it to sustain him as a hero as its title suggests? Find it out in our review below.

Inimey Ippadithan Movie Review: Will Leave Your Sides Split!

Inimey Ippadithan Plot:

Santhanam's situation is to marry within 3 months, according to a astrologer. His family is put under pressure in finding the right girl. They (his family) even think that Santhanam has gone overboard with his persistence of finding a beautiful girl.

When Santhanam tries his hand in finding a beautiful girl himself, he meets Ashna and decides that the girl fits the bill and begins to follow her.

In a cinematic twist, Santhanam's uncle, played by Thambi Ramaiah, forces him into an engagement with Akhila, saying that he has indeed found a beautiful girl for him after all.

After having made Ashna fall for him, Santhanam gets engaged to Akhila. Will he go on to marry Akhila or find a way to bring Ashna into his life? These questions are answered with an unexpected twist in the climax.


Santhanam shines(literally, as the crew's efforts to make him look like a hero becomes obvious). Coming back to his performance, yes, he shines with his dialogue deliveries and body language. He sure knows how to leave your sides split.

The leading ladies have done what is required, but the real stand out performance comes from the veteran Thambi Ramaiah, who pulls off his role as a responsible uncle with ease. His ability to make you laugh with his subtlety adds value to the entire movie.


Directors Murugan and Anand, simply referred to as Muruganand have presented the movie neatly without much of a lag in either first or the second half.

Having said that, wrong placement of songs hinders the pace, even though all the songs have been picturized well. BGM by Santhosh Kumar is good enough for a debutant music composer.

Cinematographer Gopi Jagadesswaran has used the colours brilliantly, portraying richness in each and every scene. The film's main drawback is its editing as Anthony L. Ruben could've used his pair of scissors in a much smarter way.

Overall View:

Santhanam's Inimey Ippadithan aims at making its audience laugh and achieves it convincingly, watch out for the climax sequence.

Check out the slides below for some of the best scenes along with interesting information about the movie:

Also Read: 'Romeo Juliet' Movie Review: An Average Rom-Com Which Manages To Entertain!

Santhanam The Hero

Inimey Ippadithan is directed by 'Lollu Sabha' fame Muruganand. It is produced by Santhanam's home banner, Handmade Films.


The music is scored by A.R. Rahman's junior assistant Santosh Kumar Dayanidhi. It is his debut film.

Santhanam Scores Big

The lyrics of the songs are penned by Gana Bala, Sofia Ashraf, Kabilan, Madhan Karky, Dr Uma Devi, Gana Vinoth. The soundtrack received positive reviews.

Santhanam's New Avatar?

As the movie name suggests, Santhanam might play more and more central roles going forward.

Santhanam And Ashna

Ashna played Santhanam's heroine in her first Tamil movie, Vallavanukku Pullum Aayudham. This is her second collaboration with the comedian turned hero.

Santhanam And Akhila

Akhila Kishore who was seen in Parthiban's Kathai Thiraikathai Vasanam Iyakkam was critically acclaimed for her role. She doesn't have much of a screen space though in this film.

Rise Of An Old Genre?

Two movies which released today(12th June) shares the same genre, romantic-comedy. Amidst bunch of horror-comedies, these two movies might work wonders at the box office.

Cycling His Way Towards Love

The on-screen chemistry between Santhanam and Ashna have worked out well, better than Ashna's debut movie.

Old Wine In New Bottle?

While, many are raving about the film, some say that it could be an adaption from an old Tamil movie.

Box Office Success?

With a heavy competition in Romeo Juliet, it is to be seen if this movie can make an impact at the box office.

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