Amidst much hype and anticipation, Sivakarthikeyan's Kaaki Sattai has finally made it to the silver screen almost all over the world. This is the first time Siva is seen in a cop avatar and as an action hero. So what does the film has to offer? Continue to read our review.
Sivakarthikeyan is a cop alright, but no one considers him as a
serious cop thanks to his boyish looks and child like attitude. He
is just another police officer who reports to work, goes back home
and doesn't get any opportunities to contribute to the
In an interesting turn of events, Sivakarthikeyan is eventually
challenged to take his job seriously for once and thus Kaaki
Sattai begins. Smuggling of human organs has been
displayed in many movies before but what makes Kaaki
Sattai unique is that Sivakarthikeyan tries to dig deep
into the murky world of illegal organ donation when he's actually
not equipped with enough powers to do so.
Sivakarthikeyan's journey takes him to many hospitals and he
Divya in one such hospital. He gets to know that some prominent
personalities are involved in the illegal trading of human organs
and he tries to put an end to the sufferings of innocent people.
Will he be able to find success with very limited source forms the
rest of the story.
Veteran actor Prabhu has done an interesting role and he
excels in that particular character. Sri Divya appears through out
the first half but sadly disappears in the second.
Sivakarthikeyan as an actor has come a long way and deserves a
special mention. His acting in Kaaki Sattai is
refined and he manages to keep his emotions as subtle as possible
which works brilliantly in this yet another cop story.
RS Durai Senthilkumar's narration skills were proved in
Ethir Neechal and he comes up with an entirely
different narration style in Kaaki Sattai which
fails to keep the audience hooked for most part of the movie.
Screenplay is ordinary and lets the entire movie down.
M Sukumar's cinematography stands out as he has managed to make
use of the colors brilliantly. His cinematography reflects the mood
of each and every scene which is a huge plus point for Kaaki
Anirudh's back ground score oozes with style and gives a rich
feeling to the entire film. His music adds strength and quality to
Apart from Sivakarthikeyan and Anirudh's music, Kaaki
Sattai doesn't provide anything extra ordinary. It can
be termed as old wine in new bottle with too much of fun elements
for a cop story.
Check out the slides below for best scenes from the
Sivakarthikeyan With Sri Divya
Soon after the release and success of Ethir Neechal,
the entire team of that film announced that they would collaborate
again for another venture, now known as Kaaki
The film was initially titled 'Taana', but was later changed to
Kaaki Sattai. The producers of Kamal Haasan's Kaakki
Sattai were approached to obtain the rights for the
Mayilsaami With Sivakarthikeyan
The team held talks with and briefly signed Amala Paul as
heroine before she opted out. Sri Divya, was later signed on to
play the female lead.
The team of Kaaki Sattai traveled all the way to
Norway to shoot a couple of song sequences.
In Cop Avatar
This is the first time Siva is donning a cop role. He said he
became emotional when he first wore the Khaki dress as his father
was a police officer.
All song sequences have been shot well and looks colorful. Watch
for for the first song and all duet songs that follows.
Movie Defining Scene
Though much cannot be revealed about this particular scene, it
is said that this particular scene was liked by the foreign
audience too in the premier show.
Sivakarthikeyan's screen presence is the one the movie buffs
have to watch out for in Kaaki Sattai.
Yet Another Prominent Scene
Principal photography began with a pooja ceremony held on 6
March 2014. The first schedule of the film's shoot began in March
2014 at a temple in Pammal near Pallavaram.
Kaaki Sattai's album is already a hit among fans. Watch
out for the BGM in the movie.