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THAARAI THAPPATTAI (2016)

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THAARAI THAPPATTAI (2016)
Director: Bala Casts: Sasikumar, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, G.M.Kumar, R.K.Suresh
Music: Illayaraja
Language: Tamil
Genre: Action Bala’s 7th film and first combination with his former associate Sasikumar. Illayaraja’s 1000th film. Do we need any more reasons to catch this film? Proved to be one of the most expected Bala’s films in recent time, ‘Thaarai Thappattai’ has been confidently released in the Pongal race despite the heavy contenders around.
Synopsis Sannasi (Sasikumar) and Sooravali (Varalaxmi) are from same folk dancing troupe. Even though they are in love with each other, Sooravali is more accepting and expressive towards Sannasi. There comes a situation where Sannasi is forced to forgo his love for Sooravali for her bright future. However, little did he know that his decision will eventually destroy everyone’s peace.
Story – Screenplay Bala loves to explore the untouched subjects and problems in society. This time he has taken the life of folk dancers and …

KATHAKALI (2016)

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KATHAKALI (2016)

Director: Pandiraj Casts: Sasikumar, Varalaxmi Sarathkumar, G.M.Kumar, R.K.Suresh
Music: ‘Hip Hop’ Thamiza
Language: Tamil
Genre: Action thriller
Known for his light-hearted stories, National Award winner, director Pandiraj will be diving into a new genre of action for the film time. Despite being a commercial entertainer, one can expect a trademark racy screenplay from Pandiraj. Based on a true story, will “Kathakali” emerge as the sleeper hit of the Pongal race. Let’s see. Synopsis An influential, deadly don, Tamba (Madhusudhan Rao) is killed brutally one day and all fingers and witness points to Amudhavel (Vishal) who runs for his life to clear his name and save his family in one night. Story – Screenplay The film’s main strength is the believable story. The plot doesn’t hit into any unnecessary bumpers or deviate from its main conflict. With just two songs, the screenplay is tightly intact. Till the end, ‘Kathakali’ makes you guess who is the real killer and when you …

RAJINI MURUGAN (2016)

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RAJINI MURUGAN (2016)
Director: Ponram Casts: Sivakarthigeyan, Keerthy Suresh, Rajkiran, Soori, Samuthirakani
Music: D.Imman
Language: Tamil
Genre: Comedy After the stupendous hit of the carefree, “Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam”, the same team churned out another comedy ‘Rajini Murugan’ but unfortunately got delayed for quite sometime that seriously tested the film’s potential to become a hit. The main question is whether they will be able to repeat the success and fulfil the immense expectations. Will the delay play a spoilport to the film? Or will ‘Rajini Murugan’ break all barriers to clinch victory?
Synopsis Ayyankalai (Rajkiran), the village head, lives a lonely life in the village as all his children as settled in London. With only his eldest son family living in the village, Ayyankalai shares a close bond with his grandson, Rajini Murugan (Sivakarthigeyan). Meanwhile, it’s love at first sight for Rajini Murugan when he Karthika Devi (Keerthy Suresh) and sets up a tea stall with Th…

GETHU (2016)

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GETHU (2016)
Director: Thirukumaran Casts: Udhayanidhi Stalin, Amy Jackson, Sathyaraj, Karunakaran, Vikranth
Music: Harris Jeyraj
Language: Tamil
Genre: Action thriller Even after three films. producer-turned-actor Udhayanidhi Stalin, was not taken seriously by the cine audience as a complete actor. After a series of comedy entertainers, the actor has stepped up his game with a revamp of his look for this action thriller directed by ‘Maan Karate’ fame, Thirukumaran. Will this make over succeed? Will director Thirukumaran churn out another hit after a flying start to his career?
Synopsis Gethu’s story is not as complex as promoted. The film starts with a simple thread of mission of a sniper, David Christopher (Vikranth) who wants to kill a scientist named, Dr. Adbul Kamaal. On the other end lives Sethu (Udhayanidhi) peacefully with his family. Eventually these two tracks converge and Sethu’s dad Thulasi Raman (Sathyaraj) is pulled into the murder case of the scientist. How Sethu strives to…