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Genius is scripted and directed by “ Suseenthiran.” A newcomer named Roshan plays the lead role and he is the producer too. The film also has the star cast of Priya Lal, Aadukalam Naren, Meera Krishnan, “ Singampuli” and “ V Jayaprakash.” Yuvan Shankar Raja composed the music. RB Gurudev is the cinematographer and Thiyagu is the editor.
A typical father, who wants to see his son shine in his academics, turns proud when his dreams come true. But, he wants his son to continue holding his number one position and hence he bans him from doing the activities, which he likes and making the kid concentrate only on the studies. As he couldn’t speak against his father, the kid omits his wishes and does what his father wants. Even after he gets a job, he couldn’t do what he wishes but had to nod what his boss tells. This makes him feels frustrated. On seeing his son’s condition, the father becomes worried and wants him to become normal. What happens next? Watch the film in theaters!
Naren had done his role excellently well. We had seen him doing a similar role in “ Nanban” and he fits in the role perfectly. Meera comes as a lovable mother. Priya’s performance is soothing. Singampuli, Jayaprakash and the others had done their roles well. Roshan, the hero, had performed hyper in some scenes and looked dull in some scenes.
When we hear that the film is directed by Suseenthiran, we have a hope that his script, screenplay and the stars wouldn’t disappoint us. But, in Genius, Susee’s script is good, but the star selection is not. Roshan is not an apt choice. He might have chosen this tough role, after a couple of films. Others stars are good at their work. The cinematography is colorful and it impresses and the music by Yuvan is good. Vilayadu Magane song attracts.
What’s Not There?
Genius comes with a good message. With the lack of performance from the lead actor, the film becomes a tedious watch, even though the rest of the stars had rendered an appreciable work. Genius – Not A Genius Attempt!
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