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Children are the gift of God, and one would surely love to watch them on screen. The kids sometimes surpass the seniors with their natural style of acting. Well, Azhagu Kutti Chellam, another children movie (after Pasanga 2) is released. Has the film emerged a winner? Read more to find out.
A team of eighth standard students, who study in a Christian school, emerge victorious in playing a drama on Jesus Christ’s birth. For this, they search for a just born baby. And there are various characters in the movie, and how they connect with each other forms the rest of the story.
Karunas does full justice to his role, and his performance as the distressed auto driver is flawless. Ken, who plays Karuna’s son, has done his role with conviction. Murugu, another child artist, has done a great job too. Girisha, a newcomer, speaks volumes with her eyes and one wonders whether she is really a newcomer. Naren, Thambi Ramaiah, Ritwika, and Vinodhini are at their best. John Vijay and Suresh do a neat job.
Azhagu Kutty Chellam..well, you would have heard Prithviraj singing with lovely babies in the movie Sattham Podathey. And now these beautiful words have become the title of a movie. And Azhagu Kutti Chellam, as the title suggests, has children as its basic essence. The cute children would surely strike the right chord with the audience.
Nowadays debutant directors are proving their mettle in Kollywood. They tend to experiment with themes and take every measure possible to bring to our eyes their vision. This is something admirable given the fact that new faces are a welcoming sign to Kollywood. Being new faces they don’t refrain from delivering good themes. Azhagu Kutti Chellam is also by a debut director, Charles. And the director has dealt with a rare storyline. The main story begins only with the second half of the movie.
What’s not there?
A well-etched movie with a dearth of luster. However, can watch it for its simplicity, genuineness and reality.
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