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Enakkul Oruvan Movie Review: An Engaging 'Trip'

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Rating:
3.5/5

Enakkul Oruvan is the official remake of a Kannada movie. Being a psychological thriller, it is important that the movie is conveyed in a convincing manner. Has Siddharth's Enakkul Oruvan managed to do that? What does the movie has to offer? Continue to read our review to unlock the answers.

Enakkul Oruvan Movie Review

Plot:

Siddharth's primary problem is that he suffers from insomnia(sleeplessness). His other problem or fascination should we say is Deepa Sannidhi who plays his love interest. Deepa is an aspiring actress and wants to make it big someday.

Siddharth on the other hand wants to lead a life full of stardom and always dreams of wooing his lady love. On a sleepless night, he comes in contact with a drug dealer and is given a few tablets by the dealer. Tablets which would change his life forever.

The drug dealer promises him that the pills would not only gift him some sleep but would also help him to realize his dreams through dreams. Confusing? Check out Enakkul Oruvan in theatres for clarification.

Performances:

Siddharth as an actor has come a long way and has dished out an unbelievable performance in Enakkul Oruvan. If Kaaviya Thalaivan was one extreme in his career, then Enakkul Oruvan is definitely another.

Newcomer Deepa Sannidhi is convincing enough and one might feel that her talent would be wasted in Tamil cinema if not properly used.

Technicalities:

Enakkul Oruvan needs to be a technically sound movie if it has to make an impact among the audience and what a coincidence? It is technically good with a great production value.

Screenplay plays a major role in any movie and more so in Enakkul Oruvan. A complicated screenplay is neatly pulled off and yet it succeeds in confusing the general audience in parts. But that's where the film demands your complete concentration and keeps you hooked throughout.

Santhosh Narayanan's background score is fresh and suits well to almost all the scenes effortlessly. Gopi Amarnath's camera work is a big plus and also plays an important role. Special mention goes to Leo John Paul whose editing makes this an interesting watch. Enakkul Oruvan could've easily been termed as a chaotic film if not for Leo's clever editing.

Overall View:

Enakkul Oruvan is a brave and unique attempt. Non-linear films are difficult to be conveyed convincingly but debutant director Prasad Ramar has done a fabulous job. Overall Enakkul Oruvan is a clear cut winner because of a fantastic team work.

Check out the below slides for some of the best scenes from Enakkul Oruvan:

Siddharth As A Security Guard

The film is directed by debutant Prasad Ramar and is produced by CV Kumar. It is a remake of the 2013 Kannada film Lucia directed by Pawan Kumar.

Siddharth As A Theatre Employee

Producer CV Kumar purchased the Tamil remake rights of the successful Kannada film in October 2013 after being recommended by his technical crew.

Siddharth With Ajay Rathnam

The director of the original, Pawan Kumar, revealed that he would work on the pre-production of the film and help the new director understand the script.

Siddharth With Deepa

The team held initial talks with actor Bobby Simha about portraying the lead role, but he was eventually dropped. In early December 2013, CV Kumar signed in Siddharth to play the lead role.

Siddharth As A Star

Principal photography for the film started on 10 February 2014 and it was announced that Kannada actress Deepa Sannidhi would portray the female lead.

Important Scene

In September 2014, the film, which was started as 'Lucia', was titled Enakkul Oruvan, named after Kamal Haasan's film of the same name.

Siddharth As The Torch Man

Audio of the movie was launched on 8 September 2014. It was attended by Samantha, actress Khushboo and actor Vijay Sethupathi.

One Of The Best Scene

The album has a total of five songs. The lyrics are penned by Muthamil, Ganesh Kumar and Vivek and are sung by Siddharth, Santhosh Narayanan, Pradeep Kumar, Manicka Vinayagam and Dhibu Ninan Thomas.

Watch Out For This Scene

The album received positive reviews upon release, with a special mention to the fresh ideas implemented by Santosh Narayanan with each of his upcoming ventures.

Will The Fresh Concept Work?

Enakkul Oruvan  has a fresh concept. Will the Tamil audience find it appealing? Stay locked to know what's in store.

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