Jackson Durai movie review and rating is here. Directed by Dharani Dharan, the film stars Sathyaraj, Sibiraj and Bindu Madhavi in important roles.
Continue reading our movie review to know what exactly does this
horror-comedy has to offer.
Jackson Durai Plot:
Like most horror films, Jackson Durai houses a haunted
bungalow, situated at a village. Thanks to this haunted place,
villagers restrain themselves from stepping out of their houses
Sibiraj, who comes across as a policeman, is sent to this
village to carry out an investigation and throw some light on the
unusual happenings around the bungalow.
Sibiraj falls in love with Bindu Madhavi and when he approaches
her father with a marriage proposal, he meets Karunakaran, a
relative of Bindu, who's been waiting in the pipeline to marry
Bindu's father asks both Sibi and Karuna to stay in the haunted
bungalow for few days and that whoever makes it alive out of the
place will get to marry his daughter.
Except Yogi Babu, nobody else has managed to evoke laughter,
which is one of the weakest links of this film. Sibiraj looks out
of place and is a serious miscast.
Sathyaraj's character might make you wonder why he took up this
role in the first place. However, the veteran has done what is
Somehow, the idea of casting Rajendran in a horror-comedy is
going overboard, one might feel. He neither spooks nor
After a promising first half, which sets up the story
beautifully for an exciting second half, the movie falls apart, 10
minutes into the latter half.
Yuvraj's cinematography, along with the first half, are the few
bright spots in the technical department. The cameraman has used
his colours well to portray different eras in the film.
Background score is apt but fails to elevate some of the poorly
Jackson Durai has its moments, but the whole purpose of
the movie goes for a toss, thanks to its poor execution.