rahulsachinsourav123on 5th Nov 2019, 9:55am | Permalink
No songs, no heroines, No comedians, no hifi locales and sight seeing of Europe or US. Yet a product with length of 2.5 hours which doesn't lose your attention for a min. Kudos to Kanagaraj. And thanks Josh for your tip on this directors earlier movie. What a brilliant product that one as well. Really Tamil industry is blessed with quite a few young, risk taking film makers coming up with innovative ideas and film making. Big thumbs up to maker here.
I always felt Karthi is very underrated after seeing his nuanced performances in Ooopiri, Madras, Khaki, Paruthiveeran, Yuganiki Okkadu. Hope he comes out of shadow of his superstar brother and good movie makers pays much more attention, time & money in him. Yes he too made some crappy movies, but given good story, script and director, he just kills it and literally un-matchable.
Disclaimer: This reviewer had to watch the film in Tamil. We can't vouch for dubbing affected elements such as accents and names. The adulation expressed, though, stands immaterial of language.
You know, dubbed films often suck, with multiple characters speaking with the same Nellore accent - and sometimes the same voice, even. Regardless, I'm grateful that Khaidi got dubbed into Telugu instead of being remade. Because our filmmakers borrow the source material but forget to borrow the gumption on which the source worked. Which is why we have situations where a horde of frai....