The composer turned actor Vijay Antony has attained good recognition mainly because of his unique choice of story, the recent outing of suave star’s Saithan has seen a massive opening by Auraa Cinemas. Since from the first look poster launch, this movie is flooded with subtle curiosity amidst movie buff also from audiences. Newcomer Pradeep krishnamoorthy has made his directional debut by this project and produced by Vijay Antony’s own banner. The first few minutes visuals is been revealed in recent times which shows the heaping confidence of the team, here comes the full fledged features of the film.
The unusual voice is been heard only by the protagonist and this voice-over changes the life of Vijay Antony upside down. The aftermath effect is the rest of the storyplot.
The fascinating cum refreshing narration keeps the viewer glued to their seat also Vijay Antony’s expression is the kingpin of the flick. The unpredictable execution is the major plus also the dose of commercial factors were avoided which enhanced the script to high extend. The small cameo of Aadukalam Murugadoss is depicted in fine manner which induced laughs in first half. YG Mahendran’s supporting role had a meaty shades alongside engaging screenplay. The impressive first half ends in a satisfying fashion.
After intermission, the momentum of gripping screenplay is maintained which acts as driving force for this psychological thriller. The female lead Arundhathi Nair have portrayed a demure cum intense character. The multiple looks of Vijay Antony in contemporary era and peroid portions were interesting, his meaty characterisation has yet another garnered applause amidst the viewers. The convincing climax were packed with special cameo of happening mallu actress.
The female casts Meera Krishnan and Arundhathi nair are suited well to the movie, small cameo of Murugadoss and Charuhaasan evoked impact. Vijay Antony and YG Mahendran’s screen space are the main driving elements in both first and second half.
The plus points are the unpredictable narration alongside intriguing background score which enhanced the entire sequences. Vijay Antony’s innate show carried the movie in engaging way till the climax. The downside are the few dull moments in the midway of the first half and less impactful persona of main baddie. The main villain and his aides should have portrayed intense performances, this was the major drawback of the movie.
Verdict- Refreshing psychological thriller with right mix of gripping factors.
Reviewer : Deepak