Shankar has served a lavish thali consisting of action, romance, drama, great special effects, mind-blowing locations and rocking music. Powerhouse performance by Rajni especially in that â€œblack sheepâ€ scene where heâ€™s at his zenith as an evil android maniac in love. Aish is impressive and once again hats off to her dancing skills. The way she moves in that techno-dance robo song (1st song after interval) deserves special mention. The music came as a real surprise. I wasnâ€™t impressed the 1st time I heard them but as is with Rahmanâ€™s soundtracks these days, they grow on you. After watching the film the appeal of the songs grew even more.
Pros: Rajni, Aish, music, locations and choreography. Cons: The climax
Robot could have been a fantastic movie. Using nuts, bolts, wires, jazzy computer consoles, titanium and silicon is the neatest way yet to legitimize Extreme Rajini and everything that he has stood for.
Because Chitti (Rajinikanth), the robot, is a master of a zillion skills, knows everything there is to know, fights like the meanest war machine the US has ever built, and is more brilliant than anything you've ever imagined. He can be Goddess Durga when he has to finish off cheap goons who use Her name, or Lord Krishna when he has to rescue the heroine from gang rape. He can push th....