Inji Iduppazhagi, starring Anushka and Arya in the lead, had created decent buzz prior to its release, thanks to Anushka's awesome dedication. But has the film done justice to her commitment? Continue reading our movie review to know.
Inji Iduppazhagi plot:
The film is basically about a fat girl, who puts her parents in
distress as they often fail to find her a suitable bridegroom.
Obviously, the problem here is her overweight.
Inji Iduppazhagi also showcases the day-to-day life
issues faced by an obese girl and that's about it. The film then
narrates the efforts taken by her to lose weight, and that comes
with a social message.
As expected, Anushka is the scene-stealer in
this flick. The entire movie revolves around her and the
Baahubali actress has done complete justice to her role.
Her performance is one of the major highlights of this
Other notable performances comes from Prakash Raj, who plays a
gym owner, and Urvashi (Anushka's mother). Urvashi has yet again
flaunted her talent quite convincingly.
As this movie is all about Anushka, Arya gets little opportunity
to display his acting prowess. Having said that, he has done his
Though the first half is enjoyable to an extent, the latter half
gets way too draggy for one's liking. With stretched climax and a
couple of unnecessary songs, Inji Iduppazhagi does test
your patience at times. Not to mention few comedy sequences that
fail to evoke laughter.
Nirav Shah's cinematography is top notch and deserves a mention.
MM Keeravani's background score elevates certain ordinary scenes
and is an added advantage.
What does not work out in Inji Iduppazhagi is its
writing, for a wafer thin storyline is stretched beyond its limit,
making the film look boring at times.
Also, for a 'bilingual' the lip sync is horribly out of order as
one can easily make out that the film, at large, has been shot in
Yes, the film has its issues, especially in the technical
department, but Inji Iduppazhagi can be considered saved
by Anushka's terrific performance and a relevant social
Check out the slides below to know what fans think about
the movie, along with some interesting stills.
Sidhu wrote on his social networking page, "#InjiIduppazhagi:
Big bright bother. Though it gets the message across, it doesn't
work as an entertainer. Watchable, only for Anushka!."
Siva M @Engr_Siva
Siva posted, "#injiiduppazhagi :Script is Complete woman's
material. Size Zero technic spoils health is message. It's an
anushka show through out. Script doesn't demand any technical
brilliance hence technically nothing 2 rave. Except Anushka no
scope 4 others".
Siva M @Engr_Siva
Siva also went on to say, "#injiiduppazhagi Review3: Like R.
devi Anuska performance completely let down by loose script. Anuska
naughty comedy works in parts at 1st half".
Christopher Kanagaraj wrote on his Twitter page,
"#Injiiduppazhagi Once watchable for Anushka's performance &
the fitness message it conveys, Arya doesnt have much scope, telugu
Apparently, a fan named John has enjoyed the movie. He
posted, "#InjiIduppazhagi (SizeZero) Awesome @Anushka_ASF
Fabulous as Obese Women chemistry vth @arya_offl Spooper. Lovable,
Messaging, Hilarious movie."
Venkat Praveen @venkatpraveenR
Venkat Praveen went on to say that Inji Iduppazhagi is a must
watch, he wrote, "#InjiIduppazhagi is a feel good family n comedy
oriented film which throws nice message to obese people. Nice
script n everybody must watch."
Mohamed Hathim @mohamed_hathim
Mohamed Hathim, who managed to catch the premiere show
in Muscat wrote on his Twitter page, "@arya_offl padam
pathuten nethu nyt show muscat la... #anushka well acted. All d
best fr d #Injiiduppazhagi team...".
Nitin Chakravarthy @Nitinreddy1111
Nitin Chakravarthy said, "This is Anushka's career best
performance #SizeZero Intermission. Though the proceedings move at
a slow pace, Anushka's mesmerising performance & the sublime
humour made it entertaining.. #SizeZero".
HARI KIRAN @harikiranroyal
Looks like Hari Kiran enjoyed the film's first half. He posted,
"Halfway through #SizeZero. Very Entertaining til now. Dialogues
are a major plus. Sweety #Anushka 's one of the career best
sangeetha devi @Sangeetha_Devi
Sangeetha Devi emphasized on the fact that the film showcases
variety of food, she wrote, "Mid way through #SizeZero, feel like
I've gorged on boxes of laddus & jalebis already. So much food