Kaalamellam Kadhal Vazhga
Jeeva (Murali) is the college boy cum singer (with bundles of commitments belonging to the lower middle class) who enchants the rich college girl Kausalya (Kausalya) (new face – with girl next door looks) with his musical skills. Kausalya the music buff who is in the habit of appreciating good singers over the phone, does it with Murali also. The telephonic voice of Kausalya turns out to have a tremendously magical romantic effect upon the hero, who besides falling in love head over heel, with her wants to see her.
‘Mahaan Kanakku’ is a quality entertainer that graced Tamil cinema in recent times. The film stars Ramana and Richa Sinha in the lead roles and is helmed by Sampath, with music by AK Rishal Sai. Norway Tamil Film Festival – Tamilar Awards 2012 The film Mahaan Kanakku is about one problem that most people from the middle class have faced directly or indirectly. The issue is how the private banks in the country take ride on their customers, who are put to untold miseries. Ramana plays a MBA graduate who wages a battle against them. Filmmaker Sampath Arumugham seems to have gone the Shankar way in his maiden venture Mahaan Kanakku. In a nutshell, it is an individual’s crusade against the alleged high-handedness of some private banks in the country that fleece the borrowers in the name of interest. He has not made it very preachy. Ramana’s patience and perseverance seems to have been rewarded with Mahaan Kanakku. Check out the Tamil Movie Review – Mahaan Kanakku Jeeva (Ramana) is a happy-go-lucky youngster. He leads a contended life in Coimbatore with his siter Janaki (Devadarshini) and her husband Vardharajan (Srinath). For Jeeva’s higher education, Varadharajan obtains loand from OCOC bank. Though he repays the loan, for no reason he is harassed by bank officials and collection agents. He is humiliated by them at his workplace and his residence too. Unable to bear their tortures, Varadharajan commits suicide with his family. Only after their death, Jeeva comes to know about the incident. He now vows to teach these private banks a lesson. Jeeva lands in Chennai with a mission now. He fakes his identity and uses all loopholes in the legal systems and borrows huge money from banks. One fine day without repaying them, he disappears. Ow the bank officials run behind him. Eventually he is caught and brought to a special court where he throws light on the attractiveness of these banks and gives a call that private banks be nationalized for they have spelt doom on many families. The director deserves praise for his guts to handle such serious theme. But at no point it goes preachy or dull. His crisp dialogues add strength. Three cheers to the filmmaker for handling a theme like this. He promises a lot and hopefully delivers more in days to come
Top Gun: Maverick
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete Mitchell is where he belongs, pushing the envelope as a courageous test pilot and dodging the advancement in rank that would ground him.
Archana (Sridevi) is a popular singer, and Johnny (Rajinikanth) is her ardent fan. Johnny is a conman who does petty thefts (only on the greedy ones) to close the loan taken by his father. He never misses Archana’s concerts, and she notices this. A tender love develops between the two, but Johnny is guarded in accepting Archana’s love due to his not-so-clean background. But one day Johnny accepts Archana’s love when she proposes to him. Meanwhile, Vidyasagar (Rajinikanth), a barber and lookalike of Johnny, lives a lonely life with his assortment of pet animals. He falls for Bhama (Deepa), another loner, and they both plan to marry. Vidyasagar notices his lover’s infidelity and kills her in rage. Knowing about his lookalike Johnny and knowing that he is wanted by the police, he tries to pass on the murder charge to him and gives up on women as well looking at them in low light.
Endraavathu Oru Naal
Echarikkai Idhu Manithargal Nadamadum Idam
Guna (Kamal Haasan) is a mentally affected person and receives treatment in a mental hospital in Hyderabad. He does not like his father, and his mother Manonmani (S. Varalakshmi) is a moll in the house that they live. He assumes a fictitious character named Abirami (also the name of an Indian goddess) and registers in his mind that she is an angel who is going to marry him on a “full moon day”. After coming out of the asylum, he believes the story to be true and believes that his Abirami is somewhere around.
A bunch of hooligans led by Guna’s uncle (Janagaraj) trick Guna into robbing a temple of Abirami, an Indian goddess. He happens to see a rich girl (Roshini) in there, right after his uncle tells him that “Abirami will come”. He decides that she is the one, and in the confusion following the robbery, he takes her with him to a lonely, damaged house situated at the top of a hill in Kodaikanal. Police start investigation regarding the robbery and missing of Roshini. Initially, Roshini hates him for his weird nature and for holding her captive.