Miruthan movie review is here. Starring Jayam Ravi and Lakshmi Menon in the lead, Miruthan is the first zombie film in Tamil, a factor that helped in building its pre-release buzz. So, has the film justified its genre? Continue reading our movie review to unlock the answer.
Check out the slides below to see what celebrities and
fans have to say about Miruthan.
#Miruthan [3/5] : @actor_jayamravi shd be commended for taking
up this movie.. Has done perfect justice to his role & excels
in all emotions. Dir @ShaktiRajan should be commended for bringing
a new genre to TC.
Vikram Prabhu @iamVikramPrabhu
Actor Vikram Prabhu wrote on his official Twitter page, "Wishing
brother @actor_jayamravi and his #Miruthan team for the first tamil
zombie movie release! Wishing ur team a deadly super hit."
A fan named Gobinath posted, "#Miruthan taking Tamil movie to
next level simply loved it @actor_jayamravi .. Did not realize when
the movie was over."
Thaman Shivakumar @MusicThaman
Music director Thaman said, "Best wishes darling dear
@actor_jayamravi good luck fr #miruthan @immancomposer darling
heard u therichified can't wait to c the #zombies."
Madhan Karky @madhankarky
Lyricist Madhan Karky said, "#Miruthan releasing in 1000 screens
today. Happy to be part of the 1st Tamil zombie movie. Looking fwd
to your comments. @actor_jayamravi."
A fan named Meghashyam posted, "#Miruthan Congrats
@actor_jayamravi and @ShaktiRajan and team for giving us First
Zombie tamil movie . Its started Roaring Sounds."
Iam Gaurav @DonRiju
A fan named Gaurav wrote, "#Miruthan is not a full-fledged
zombie film. It will have the commercial elements . Having said its
kinda man vs nature film All d best."
Dheeran Prabakar @raackki
A fan named Dheeran Prabakar feels proud about 'India's first
zombie movie', he said, "@actor_jayamravi first show on #Miruthan
Long day thirst, today gonna fulfill, India's 1st zombie Movie
thalaivan vijay @sathishsk493
Apparently, Miruthan has the backing of Vijay fans. A
Vijay fan named Sathish posted on his Twitter page, "Miruthan
intervel scene sema @actor_jayamravi sir super @immancomposer
bgm poda sonna padathuku uyire kuduthu irukinga sir."
Veteran actress turned producer Khushboo posted on her official
Twitter page, "Our very best wishes 2 @actor_jayamravi who is on a
hattrick wid #MIRUTHAN tat rls 2dy.. v r sure it wl b anther
milestone in his career."
When you are penning down a story based on zombies, you have to
play by the rules. A virus springs up, it infects humans and
spreads, turning everyone into a zombie. And then there is the main
character (Jayam Ravi in this case) who tries to save the
Miruthan pretty much has the same setting. But hold
your horses as director Shakti Soundar Rajan comes up with his own
twist and turns to make this flick watchable by Tamil
Jayam Ravi comes up with a refined performance. Kudos to the
actor for not overdoing his job as a movie like Miruthan
might force you to exaggerate things.
Lakshmi Menon too, is a class act. Fear is an emotion that may
grip you throughout this film and Lakshmi Menon helps accentuate
Comic relief is provided by actors like R N R Manohar and Kaali
Venkat. Comedy sequences have worked in parts, which is an added
advantage amidst shooting and gore.
Baby Anikha is impressive yet again. All other supporting actors
including the ones playing zombies have come up with credible
performances, for which the director has to be appreciated.
While the first half is fast paced, the latter half gets draggy
at places. Miruthan could've easily been a better flick
had the second half been a touch pacier.
Having said that, the climax and pre-climax portions are
fabricated well, making you forget about the movie's second half
Though cinematography by Venkatesh is on par with some of the
recently released Tamil films, his work has to be appreciated as
Miruthan is a new attempt in Kollywood.
Venkat Ramanan's editing could've been better, especially in the
second half. Kudos to the producers, S Michael Rayappan of Global
Infotainment and M Seraphin for bankrolling this flick in spite of
the risks involved.
Imman's background score is impressive as it is apt for a movie
like Miruthan. Special mention goes to the make-up
department as the team has managed to score big which is one of the
positives of Miruthan.
It's refreshing to see our own version of a good zombie movie.
Thanks to Shakti Soundar Rajan, more such exciting films may be
made in Tamil cinema in the near future.