Muthina Kathirikai movie review is here. A remake of Malayalam flick Vellimoonga, the film stars Sundar C and Poonam Bajwa in the lead.
So what does this film, which is directed by Venkat Raghavan,
has to offer? Continue reading our movie review to know.
Muthina Kathirikai Plot:
As the title suggests, Muthina Kathirikai is about a
40-year-old politician, played by Sundar, whose only worry is that
he is still a bachelor. With time running against him, he needs to
find a suitable bride for himself.
Then, he meets Poonam Bajwa and tries hard to woo her. When he
succeeds, his fate is sealed by one of his ex-crushes, played by
The film then wanders within the sphere of politics, which takes
away from the audience, its main selling point, comedy.
Sundar C looks apt for the role (one of the reasons why he took
up this film in the first place). Poonam Bajwa comes up with a
believable performance and Sathish, with his one-liners, has done a
Other supporting actors including VTV Ganesh, Singampuli and
Vaibhav have delivered what is required.
While the first half has enough moments to keep you entertained,
the second half becomes a task to sit through, as the film delves
into the world of politics.
Perhaps, Muthina Kathirikai could've been a much better
entertainer, had the director stuck to the relationship showcased
between Sundar C and Poonam Bajwa.
Cinematography by Bhanu Murugan is unconvincing as the entire
movie looks coarse. Editing by NB Srikanth is the only bright spot
in the technical department.
Background score and songs by Siddharth Vipin is way below par
as it fails to elevate certain scenes, especially in the second
Muthina Kathirikai could've easily been a laugh riot.
But, with political set-up taking over comedy sequences, the film
turns out to be a tedious tale.