Uppu Karuvaadu, prior to its release, had gathered some expectation only because of its director, Radha Mohan. Has the Mozhi film-maker managed to deliver the goods through Uppu Karuvaadu? Continue reading our movie review to know.
Uppu Karuvaadu Plot:
The story of Uppu Karuvaadu is nothing new to Tamil
cinema. A director like Radha Mohan handling such a hoary script
comes across as a surprise.
Karunakaran is an aspiring director and is
desperate to find himself a bankroller who can fund his film. With
the help of Mayilswamy, he manages to find a producer, played by MS
Though he agrees to finance his project, he lays in front of
them a condition. His daughter, played by Nandita Swetha is a
wannabe actress, who knows nothing about acting.
Karunakaran is put in a spot of bother as the producer decides
to launch his daughter into the film industry through Karunakaran's
movie. What follows is an attempt to turn Nandita into an actress
by Karunakaran and his team.
Stand out performances comes from Karunakaran and MS Bhaskar,
for they have done complete justice to their respective
Nandita Swetha too comes up with a believable performance, but
in parts. She might often make you feel that she could've done a
bit more in order to provide that complete performance. Other
supporting actors have done their part neatly.
The only lifesaver in the entire technical department are the
movie's dialogues. Dialogues have worked like a charm throughout,
making Uppu Karuvaadu bearable.
While the cinematography looks very much amateurish, background
score too fails to elevate some of the slow paced scenes this movie
has to offer.
With an ordinary storyline, Uppu Karuvaadu cries for an
engaging screenplay, but unfortunately that's not what you
experience in this flick. Screenplay, both in the first as well as
second half, is just too slow for one's liking. Comedy has worked
in parts, largely because of the dialogues.
Though it is apparent that Radha Mohan wanted to deliver a clean
comedy entertainer through Uppu Karuvaadu, his selection
of script and the way this film is treated comes across as a