Thimiru Pudichavan Movie Review – Vijay Antony – Nivetha pethuraj

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Direction: Ganeshaa
Production: Vijay Antony Film Corporation
Cast: Vijay Antony, Nivetha Pethuraj, Sai Dheena and Lakshmy Ramakrishnan
Music: Vijay Antony
Cinematography: Richard M. Nathan
Editor: Vijay Antony


After ‘Annadurai’ and ‘Kaali’, Vijay Antony’s ‘Thimiru Pudichavan’ has been awaited in screens since the movie release has been postponed from Diwali. Besides that everybody is in much expectation how the movie will be from the interesting and power packed trailer, teaser and sneak peek. Let us further know how ‘Thimiru Pudichavan’ has worked out on screens today.

For the most part cop films go about as the impetus in the vocation of any performing artist who tries to wind up a star. Without precedent for his vocation, music writer turned on-screen character Vijay Antony plays a cop in Thimiru Pudichavan.

Constable Murugavel (Vijay Antony) needs to change his sibling who wants to be an adolescent criminal as opposed to a cop. Murugavel considers hard to change his sibling however the entirety of his endeavors go futile. After two years, Murugavel’s sibling works under Meesai Padma (Dheena), a black market hoodlum who utilizes immature children for his wrongdoings. In the interim, division advances Murugavel as a sub auditor and exchanges him to Chennai.


On knowing his brother is a henchman, Murugavel kills him in front of the public and gets promoted as inspector of police. The rest of the film is all about how Murugavel changes the mindset of adolescent kids who works under Padma, he also transforms the corrupted police officers by teaching them the importance of being honest.

Director Ganeshaa has opted for the mass route to attract the ‘B’ and ‘C’ center audiences. Besides the gallery pleasing angle, the film also conveys an important message on how youngsters under eighteen are not punished which in turn pushes them into the underworld. The film also deals with life of people in lower economic backdrop and Ganeshaa has portrayed it without any compromise. However, the treatment is over the top and filled with mass masala ingredients so it might not appeal all section of audiences. While the first half is quite engaging, the second flows in various directions and ends with a loud fight.

Vijay Antony is quite impressive as the upright cop and his earnest performance is evident throughout the film. Nivetha Pethuraj plays the role of an audacious local cop with Chennai slang, the actress actually provides the much needed comic relief whereas the four youngsters who acted as juvenile criminals are brilliant. After Vada Chennai, Dheena got an interesting role in Thimiru Pudichavan and he has done a neat job.

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