Finally, Simbu's long awaited rom-com Idhu Namma Aalu has made it to the silver screens across the world. Directed by National Award winner Pandiraj, the movie also stars Nayanthara, Andrea Jeremiah and Soori in noteworthy roles.
Since the film was in the pipeline for the last 3 years or so,
Idhu Namma Aalu over the years, managed to heighten the
expectation among fans and cine buffs. So, what's in store for
audiences who would want to watch this flick? Continue reading our
review to know.
Idhu Namma Aalu Plot:
Simbu plays an IT professional, who takes us into his past to
unravel his first love and the heartbreak he goes through
He begins his life afresh with Nayanthara and hopes for a better
luck when it comes to his love life, second time around. But, how
difficult is it to move on in one's life?
Idhu Namma Aalu is about a married couple and their
relationship which needs a bit of sparkle. Without much twists and
turns, Pandiraj presents a neatly woven light-hearted
As expected, stand out performances from Simbu and Nayantara
form the backbone of this film. Nayantara's screen presence is in
tune with her character and her on-screen chemistry with Simbu seem
to fit the bill for a breezy rom-com.
Andrea Jeremiah's extended cameo provides a fresh angle to the
entire love saga. The Pachaikili Muthucharam actress looks
gorgeous, which is an added advantage.
Soori's comedy sequences, for a change, looks unforced and flows
along with the screenplay. It is enjoyable as well with genuine
Special appearances from Santhanam and Jai manage to bring smile
on the audiences' faces, adding to the overall feel of the
The driving force of Idhu Namma Aalu is Pandiraj's
dialogues. It is his screenplay and dialogues that make this film,
which has a wafer-thin storyline, enjoyable.
While the first half is breezy and entertaining, editor Praveen
KL could've shortened the length of the movie's latter
Cinematographer Balasubramaniam's brilliant use of colours and
tones make this rom-com an eye-pleaser. His angles too, are
refreshing to say the least.
Kuralarasan, who makes his debut as a music director, has come
up with decent background score that goes along well with what's
being played on the screen.
Idhu Namma Aalu is nothing more than a breezy rom-com
which is fairly engaging. Could've been a lot better but definitely
worth your time.