Kalaa Prabu has done a pretty decent job in the directorial department even though many loose ends are evident. He has attempted to make an adventure filled film with fantasy, which is one of a kind in Tamil cinema. The film has all the elements which can be enjoyed by all children, and the kids within every grown up.
With the story set in a village backdrop S Faridh has attempted to make a movie which focuses on how timing is everything. The film revolves around three individuals and what are the consequences they face after their lives cross paths.
Director Saravana Shakti's efforts to lay focus on a horror genre has backfired as his depiction of the ghost around which the film revolves looks quite nothing like a supernatural entity. A ghost needs to incite fear within us, but 'Soorakaathu' does the exact opposite.
Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru
Karthi has donned the police get up for the second time, and he completely slays it. 'Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru', throws light on the heinous crimes which took place between 1995 to 2005. Though it sounds serious, the film has all the commercial elements in it to, such as, drama, romance, and loads of perfect action.
En Aaloda Seruppa Kaanom
The film's main lead, Tamizh, a familar child artist who impressed us all with his performances in Pasanga and Marina, has grown into a young man and has made his debut with this unique love story, which works in parts. In short, 'En Aaloda Seruppa Kaanom' is all about Tamizh in search of his lover's lost footwear, which is the key for him to express his love to her.
Babu Radhakrishnan has acted and directed in Rukku, and he has attempted to make a film which revolves around a beautiful fortune teller called Rukku, who hates men. And Babu trying to woo and make her believe in him and true love.
V Vedajiipandian has attempted to make village centered film which talks about how people are driven with the need to practice casteism, and how racism blinds a person. Though the concept is an age old story, the movie could have been loads better, as both the screenplay and direction fails to keep the audience hooked to the story.
Nayanthara's 'Aramm', directed by Gopi Nainar, addresses one of the society's most important issue, which we come across in our daily lives. It is narrated in a compelling way where, the impact of the hard hitting truth stays with you way after the movie ends. Om Prakash's cinematography skills are on point, while Ghibran's background score is on point.
Rishi is the director and actor for the film, who has attempted to make a romantic action film, but has failed to keep the audience hooked to the story. Rishi falls in love with Priyanka Sharma, but faces difficulties when she rejects him. Following that he also faces the wrath of a ruthless revenge seeking gangster as he bet up his beloved brother.
Previously titled as 'Aram Seidhu Pazhagu', then changed into Nenjil Thunivirunthal, The film focuses on Sundeep, who tries to save the lives of people close to him. Suseenthiran has attempted to make an intense thriller with all the commercial elements such as, love, friendship sentiment, etc. But, it ended up as a compilation of his previously directed movies; Naan Mahaan Alla and Pandiya Naadu
Director Gaurav Narayanan has attempted to make an action thriller, and has done a pretty decent job in the directorial department. Ippadai Vellum can be best enjoyed with families as all commercial elements such as sentiment, comedy, action, romance fall in one place.
Director RK Vijaykumar, has attempted to make a film which is like an abstract of Bharath's 'Kadhal'. The film's lead actors, Anandh Babu and Sanvika fall in love, but faces opposition from her father. How they over come the hurdle and what are the consequences they have to live with, forms the crux of the story.
M Prathapmuraali has attempted to make a village based film, which has all the necessary elements such as; love, friendship, action, sentiment, drama, revenge, etc. Though the direction and the story is good, the filmmaker has failed to keep the audience hooked to the story.
Director Ayyanar, has attempted to make a film which revolves around a school dropout, who later tries to track down a couple of men who kidnapped his lover, sister and their friend. A portion of the film focuses on school days, which was supposed to make the audience feel nostalgic, but it seemed a little draggy.
In a time where horror comedies are a trend, 'Aval' is refreshing and is a genuine attempt at making a complete horror flick in international standards. The film will surely make a light-hearted person to cover their eyes or scream or gives you all a violent jerk at certain places. The film is creepy when you get to know that it is based on true incidents.
The film's production began in 2012, but after numerous hurdles the movie hit the screens today, after five years. Vizhithiru is said to be an anthology where all the stories or segments happens within 12 hours. Director Meera Kathiravan has attempted to show what happens in Chennai post midnight, with all the necessary elements expected in a movie such as; love, action, suspense, friendship, etc.
Kadaisi Bench Karthi
Ravi Bhargavan, has attempted to direct a college based, coming of age film, with a cringe-worthy message in it - "physical relationship before marriage is forbidden, and is equal to terrorism". 'Kadaisi Bench Karthi's direction and screenplay is a total put off, lacks reality and completely failed to keep the audience hooked to the story.
Director Saran K Advaithan has attempted to make a period action-drama film, which almost covers 3 decades 70s-80s-90s. The most interesting aspects in the film are Pushparaj Santhosh's camera and 'Isaignani' Ilaiyaraaja's music.
Directed by debutant Rathna Kumar, Meyaadha Maan is a fun and breezy yet emotionally driven story, which focuses on love, friendship and bonds between siblings. The film is based on the diretcor's short film 'Madhu'. Bankrolled by Karthik Subburaj, under his home productions Stone Bench Creations, with Vaibhav and Priya Bhavani Shankar as the leads.
The much awaited 'Mersal' is finally out! Directed by Atlee, the film will surely make all the ardent Vijay fans completely mersalised with; the story, Thalapathy Vijay, Nithya Menen, and so on. AR Rahman's background score is on point, while debutant GK Vishnu's cinematography keeps us hooked to the film.
Chennaiyil Oru Naal 2
'Chennaiyil Oru Naal' 2, is a psychological thriller directed by debutant director JPR. The film's story is written by Rajesh kumar, and is a sequel to the 2013 release film 'Chennaiyil Oru Naal'. The screenplay is interesting and engaging and has all the necessary elements such as suspense with a serious of twists and turns.