Kanithan movie review is here. Continue reading to know if Atharvaa can string together a couple of hits after attracting positive reviews with his previous outing, Eetti.
Kanithan is directed by debutant TN Santhosh and
bankrolled by 'Kalaipuli' S Thanu under V Creations.
After being detained by cops for landing the job of a reporter
by allegedly making use of fake degree certificate, Atharvaa tries
to prove himself innocent along with other victims.
The thought of breaking free in order to expose the ones
enjoying lucrative jobs with degrees earned by others is what
But can he get to the birth place of this huge and organized
scam? Brawn alone wouldn't be enough to win this battle of
intelligence between the good and the equally good evil.
Atharvaa is fast becoming an action hero of Tamil cinema as the
27-year-old is convincing in stunt sequences.
Playing a reporter, he has shown intent whenever required, which
augurs well for Kanithan. Overall, his performance looks
impressive and he is definitely the one to watch out for in the
Catherine Tresa doesn't have much to
do in this flick, except for flaunting her glamorous side.
Hindi actor Tarun Arora looks both stylish and frightful as a
villain. It shouldn't come across as a surprise if the new baddie
in town manages to bag several other projects here in
Kanithan takes its time to get into the core plot,
which is unwelcome at the beginning. The movie then moves in the
fast lane with the prospect of a thrilling finish.
Thrilling finish it is, however pace drops somewhere in the
middle, thanks to a couple of misplaced songs which makes this
otherwise racy entertainer look mediocre.
Arvind Krishna's cinematography is impressive and adds solidity
to the film. His slick visuals help enhance the overall
Background score by Chinna could've been more classier. Lowering
a few decibels might've helped the music sound a lot cooler. Songs
by Sivamani doesn't bring value to this movie.
Editing by Bhuvan Srinivasan is largely impressive, for he
manages to keep Kanithan on the run. Clipping a few
unwanted scenes and songs could've helped the movie in a big
Kanithan is definitely entertaining and has all the
commercial elements coupled with an interesting plot. A tighter
screenplay by director TN Santhosh sans the formulaic way of making
a Tamil film would've made this, more than just watchable.