Kirumi, a suspense thriller, directed by Anucharan has been released today. Co-written by Manikandan of Kaaka Muttai fame, Kirumi was expected to be an engaging flick. Has it lived up to its pre-release buzz? Check out our movie review to know.
Kathir plays an unemployed youth and is married to his sister's
daughter, played by Reshmi Menon. During a casual conversation with
his neighbour, played by Charle, he discovers that Charle is a
secret police informer.
He then convinces Charle and manages to get himself the job of
an informant. He takes his job seriously and in the process lets
the cops know about an illegal business hosted by a local
As soon as he informs the police department about the bar, many
wheels are set in motion and even before he realizes the
seriousness of the issue, he gets himself in an ugly
What does he do to untangle himself forms the rest of the story
which has been narrated in a unique and interesting way intertwined
with a simple yet powerful message.
It is quite evident that the team of Kirumi
wanted a realistic output and that's what you pretty much get when
it comes to the performances.
Lead performers; Kathir, Reshmi Menon and Charle have kept it
simple and realistic. Their performance is as natural as it can
get. Sowandarapandian's performance as a cop deserves a mention as
While the first half is brilliantly written and manages to keep
its audience engrossed throughout, the movie falters in its latter
half as it loses pace abruptly. However, an interesting climax
saves the day and turns this one into a watchable flick.
Some of the highlights in the technical department comes in the
form of cinematography and editing. While cameraman Arul Vincent
has managed to capture the entire film in the most realistic way
possible, Anucharan comes up with some interesting cuts.
Background score by Krishna Kumar aka K adds solidity to
Kirumi as it manages to raise the heart beat at some
Kirumi is an interesting thriller that largely gets a simple yet unique treatment. It is definitely an honest attempt by its director Anucharan.