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Urztruly Sooraj
15th November 2013, 07:34 PM
Paandiya Naadu / Palnadu - My Review

Finally watched Pandiyanaadu starring Vishal directed by versatile director Suseenthiran.....
As it is a holiday, I was planning to go for a film and choose Pandiyanaadu.......the other option in front of me was MASALA, telugu remake of Bol Bachan. I decided to watch Palnadu ( Telugu Version of Pandiyanaadu) as it was well received all over.

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Coming to the film....

| #Plot

Shiva (played by Vishal), is an ordinary guy working in a mobile shop. After killing his opponent, local mafia don, Ravi takes complete control over Palnadu and rules it with an iron fist. Siva's brother, a honest govt officer, gets killed by Ravi for opposing his unlawful mining acts. A helpless Shiva, plans to avenge the death of his brother.......meanwhile, he finds that his father too is on the floor to kill Ravi....
The basic story of the film is nothing but the most seen subject #Revenge.....But I must say that director Suseenthiran gave re-birth to the so called subject, "Revenge" and made Pandiyanaadu an excellent flick.....He didn't follow the traditional route followed by most of the film makers, instead, he made his own way.....infact, he is popular for his different making, which we have seen in Vennela Kabadi Kuzhu, Nan Mahan Alla and recently, Aadhalaal Kaadhal Seiveer........( please forget Rajapattai )

| #Building_Up

Sussenthiran and Bhaskar Shakti were successful in building up an excellent script for a wafer thin plot. The ''most seen'' story had a different presentation, offering a great feel to the viewers. Every character was close to the heart and the director was able to expose the mind or soul of every character. Especially, the character of #Shiva, it was intense and realistic. From the start to end, there was no transformation in the character of Shiva..In usual films, we see a meek hero transforming into a Super Man to avenge the death....but here, there was no such trans\formation of character ...Vishal too,was able to present it in a much realistic manner.....Kudos to the writers for this ordinary Shiva.
A slowly started Pandiyanaadu, gained its pace slowly. Certain wits and comedy sequences in the start were interesting. Soori had some funny scenes to his credit in the first half. The first half passed off breezily in a good manner but the latter half was racy and engaging.

| #Performances

#Vishal rendered brilliant performance......Woow....
No words to say.....Excellent characterization as Shiva. He excelled as an ordinary man. There was no transformation in his character at any point of the film. Watch the film to experience it....No Mass Action No Punch Dialogues, Still the best role from Vishal. Those mannerisms of him in certain sequences, particularly realistic action sequences in the climax were wonderful. The fear and sadness in his face, even during killing the villain were appreciably good.....

Next person I have to mention here is #Bharathiraja....Never expected such performance from him.Mind Blowing.... A character close to the heart. The sadness and anger of an ordinary person, who lost his son, were well presented by him.......Excellent.

The rest of the cast including Lakshmi Menon, Soori and Vikranth rendered good performances. Other mentionable roles were of our villains, Harish Uthaman and Sharath Lohitaswa, both of them were perfect in their roles.

| #Making

Sussenthiran's versatility was visible in every scene of the film.......He had a much realistic approach and excellent direction for the well written script.
R.Madhi's cinematography is yet another highlight of the film. Was able to capture the locations very well...offered a good feel. The BGMs were matching the mood of the film but D.Imaan's songs weren't up to the mark. Could've been done better. I donno why Suseenthiran choose him.....Usually Yuvan used to compose for him...Technically, the movie was superb....Colouring was also good....

A song of Vishal and Lakshmi in the second half could have been avoided, Really misplaced and unwanted. Except that, nothing negative.....

Realistic Direction, Appreciable Performances and tight Script makes Pandiyanaadu an Enterprising Film, in all contexts...

My Rating: 4.25/5
Verdict: Very Good......
B.O:Already Super Hit

Must watch for good film lovers....

Venue: Sri Laxmi Talkies
Status: About 50%
Showtime: 2.15 (Matinee)

Thank You For Reading My Review.....
Any Mistakes Should be forgiven......

Yours Truly Sooraj.. :)

15th November 2013, 07:36 PM

Urztruly Sooraj
15th November 2013, 09:54 PM
welcome bhai

15th November 2013, 10:35 PM
Thanks Sooraj..:sun:

Urztruly Sooraj
15th November 2013, 10:39 PM
welcome pulijose bhai

15th November 2013, 10:52 PM
thanks sooraj

Bheeman Reghu
15th November 2013, 10:54 PM
Thanks Sooraj

16th November 2013, 11:07 AM
Thanks Sooraj

Saroj Kumar
16th November 2013, 11:16 AM
thank you sooraj for writing such a detailed review.

16th November 2013, 11:17 AM
Thanks Sooraj...

16th November 2013, 01:58 PM
thanks bro

Urztruly Sooraj
16th November 2013, 05:13 PM
thank you sooraj for writing such a detailed review.

welcome bhai...