After generating much expectations, director Mohan Raja’s Velaikkaran starring Sivakarthikeyan in the lead role has hit the screens.
The movie created much hype with the trailer and promotions, let’s see if it had lived up to the expectations.
Sivakarthikeyan lives in a slum where mostly the youngsters are used as henchmen. He wants to come out of this and finds a new life.
He joins a FMCG company and also recommends Vijay Vasanth for a job in the company where Fahad Fahsil is the Marketing Head.
When everything seems to be going well, Vijay Vasanth is killed by Prakash Raj and Sivakarthikeyan comes to know about the truth behind his friend’s murder and promises to avenge his death.
Why was Vasanth killed and did Siva have his revenge forms the rest of the story.
Unlike his previous flicks, Siva has taken up a serious subject and has delivered it in his own style. Even without punch dialogues and action sequences he has carried his role to near perfection.
Fahad Fahsil who his made his Tamil debut has impressed the audience with his subtle acting and expressions. He is the show stealer and has done absolute justice to his role.
Sneha has a very important role in the movie, Nayanthara, RJ Balaji, Robo Shankar and Sathish have also done their respective parts well.
Ramji’s camerawork is brilliant and the way he differentiates each and every scene should be appreciated. Mohan Raja has once again taken a movie with a social message and has conveyed the subject clearly to the understanding of the target audience.
The way he narrates the story with the comparison of the lifestyle in slum and corporate is one of the biggest strengths of the movie.
Anirudh’s BGM score has kept the audience on the edge of the seat and has created the mood needed for the flick.
On the flipside, the movie tends to be lengthy both in the first and second half and few scenes can be trimmed to make the flick more crispy.
Rating: 3/5 – Driven by content