Cast: Vijay Sethupati, Sanchitha Shetty, Radha Ravi
Director: Nalan Kumarasamy
Producer: C.V. Kumar / Thirukumaran Entertainments
Music: Santosh Narayanan
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Run Time: 125 Mins
Release Date : 1 May 2013
Soodhu Kavvum (2013)
Vijay Sethupathi is the blue-eyed boy of Tamil cinema. Known for doing movies that have an engrossing storylie, he has proved in the past that he is a director’s artiste doing films with a substance. After a hit in Naduvula Konjam Pakkathai Kanom and Pizza, he gathers guts to do a peculiar role of a 40-year old man in Soodhu Kavvum, that is racy and a rivetting thriller.
Directed by Nalaya Iyakunar fame Nalan Kumarasamy, the movie produced by C V Kumar, it is more a theilling journey with twist and turns. More in the shades of Mankatha, it brings audience to their seat edge. Radharavi, Simha and M S Baskar chip with their part in this film that is mostly a run behind a treasure. Nalan has managed to come up with a strong storyline and executes it well.
With nice comical oneliners and peppy numbers, the movie does proceed on a fast clip.
The entire plot revolves around four wastrels, Das (Vijay Sethupati) and his three friends Sekhar (Ramesh), Pagalvan (Simhaa) and Kesavan (Ashok Selvan) who earn a livelihood by pulling off kidnapping for small ransom until one day a big offer comes knocking on their doors. They are required to kidnap a local minister’s (CJ Bhaskaran) son Prakasham. What was supposed to be an easy task turns awry when unexpected actions change the course of the plan. After kidnapping Arumai Prakasham they will face many problems in the form of terrific police. Handling and overcoming all the hurdles in this expedition form the core part of the movie. This forms the rest of the story and eventually the climax.