Five friends, who are hearing and speech impaired by mercury poisoning, meet at a memorial day. A minor accident that occurs as a result of an after party puts them in a fix that they would never get out of. 'Mercury' is a fresh attempt, with a message conveyed, and an applause worthy background score and performance by Santhosh Narayanan and Prabhudeva respectively.
'Stunt' Jayanth, through 'Munthal', tried to make a film which revolves around ancient medicinal ways, the benefits of siddha/ayurvedic practices. However, he completely fails in the directorial department, as he falters with the screenplay and has delivered a poor quality film.
Although Pavithran has attempted to make a film that has commercial elements such as love, friendship and glamour, he falls short on the screenplay front as it is confusing, and has faltered by placing several unnecessary scenes.
MA Nishad has attempted to make a film which revolves around country's most delicate issue - Water. So many villages are suffering to continue their day to day life as they struggle to obtain quality drinking water. Through 'Keni', the director talks about how local politics and ego effects the poor people.
Kathadi revolves around two theifs and the consequences they face after kidnapping a little girl. Though it sound serious the film's main USP is it's humour. It's a decent attempt at an action comedy, which also consists of various other elements, such as; sentiment, love, friendship, etc.
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The film revolves around Azhar and the deadly consequences he faces just because he forgot to oil his hair. As interesting as the one liner sounds, the film is an attempt at a fantasy comedy which kind of backfired at the director Vignesh Karthick.
Debuatant SK Mathi has attempted to make a film which seems to be like a replica of Vikram's 'Sketch', with a few modifications. Even some locations were the same.
What should have been a horror comedy film, 'Merlin' is filled with comedy and has nothing to do with the scary genre. Times are changing, and makers should make it a point to change the way a ghost is also represented. Maybe, director V Keera could have executed the movie in a better way with improvised creativity and quality making.
In short, 6 Athiyayam, is an interesting attempt, with quality the film could have been better.
A romantic film which revolves around Raj Kamal's aim to get married to a foreigner. Although MSS has attempted to make a film that has commercial elements such as love, friendship and glamour, he falls short on the screenplay front and has faltered by placing several unnecessary scenes.
This is the first time a horror comedy film is made, which revolves around a theatre. Director Mohamad Issack fame for creating a Guinness World Record movie, has done a decent job at the directorial department.
Krishna Kulasekaran, Kollywood's one of the most underrated actor is back with another commercial movie. This time as a wannabe rowdy. 'Veera', has all the elements one expects from such as; breezy love, power packed action, and lots of comedy.
Debut director Ghazali has attempted to make a medical science fiction film which may seem interesting. But he completely fails in the directorial department, as he falters with the screenplay and has delivered a poor quality film.
'Naachiyaar' revolves around three characters, their lives and perspectives. Bala is back with yet another intense film, but this time in a crime thriller genre, and in a different style of making. Though the direction screams Bala, the movie doesn't let you leave the theatre with disturbing thoughts, like how his previous films does.
Arjun Sarja is back to Kollywood as a filmmaker. This time he has decided to direct Aishwarya, and to mark this film as a re-entry for her. Like all his previous movies Arjun has once again made a film which revolves around patriotism and love.
Though 'Kalakalappu 2' is said to be a sequel to the 2012 release, laugh riot 'Kalakalappu', the new film has no connections between the two. Sundar C once again delivers a neat film which runs high on humour, even though many loose ends are evident. The wafer-thin story has nothing new to offer but has all the elements one expects from a true commercial movie.
Filmmakers Ram and Mysskin turn actors with this film. Though they have acted in lead roles previously under their directorial, this is the first time they are acting for another director. Debutant GR Aathityaa has attempted to deliver a one of a kind dark humour flick which might work well with a fraction of a crowd.
Fans rivalry is a happening issue now a days, and Vetri Mahalingam has tried to make a film with this concept, which is a relatively a fresh one in Kollywood. Vetri's wafer-thin story and the loose screenplay has nothing new to offer but has the elements one expects from a true commercial movie. Also, the idea about how he brings the rivals together for a social cause is impressive.
Debutant VZ Dhorai has attempted to show how a modern heart break works with a twist in it. He has to be appreciated for breaking through the stereotype, and show how both men and women in equal footing. The film addresses an important issue which a lot of youngsters go through now a days, and ends with a much needed message.
After playing negative shade in 'Maari 2', singer turned actor Vijay Yesudas has now emerged as the main lead. Debutant Dhana has attempted to make a movie which focuses on how caste and discrimination is still and issue at rural areas.