ldquo Richie rdquo is the Tamil remake of the super hit Kannada film Ulidavaru Kandanthe scripted by Rakshit Shetty Gautham Ramachandran a debutant co-scr

Richie Movie Review

Richie Movie Review Tamil Movie Review
By nettv4u.com
Review for the film " Richie"
Runtime: 1 Hour 50 Minutes
Certificate: UA
Released: 08-12-2017
Genre: Drama
4 / 5.0

Richie,” is the Tamil remake of the super hit Kannada film Ulidavaru Kandanthe, scripted by Rakshit Shetty. Gautham Ramachandran, a debutant co-scripted the Tamil version of the film along with Rakshit Shetty. The film has Mollywood heartthrob Nivin Pauly in the lead role. Shraddha Srinath, Natarajan Subramaniam, Prakash Raj, Lakshmi Priyaa Chandramouli, Raj Bharath, Tulasi Shivamani, GK Reddy and Adukalam Murugadoss are also in the star cast. “B Ajaneesh Lokanath” composed the music and Pandi Kumar cranked the camera. Athul Vijay is the editor. Anand Payyanur and Vinod Shornur produced the film under CAST n' CREW banner.


The story is set in Manapad, a small town. Manapad town is getting ready for the Christmas celebrations. A grand procession is arranged every year on Christmas and it is a tradition to take part in it. The procession is led by the church father. During the Christmas celebration, a person in the small town finds out treasure, which becomes a great nuisance. After finding out the treasure, an incident happens. Richie, a gangster, Selva, a boat mechanic and three others are inquired about the incident. Megha, a journalist, is also involved in the inquiry process. All the five people reveal the incident in five different perception, which further confuses the officials to conclude the case. What happened in the town? In which way Richie is linked to the incident? Did the issue get solved? Watch the film in theaters!

Star Performance

Nivin Pauly has just lived as the gangster. Already we have watched him playing a rough guy in “ Premam” and this film will definitely take him to a different level. His body language and facial expressions make the fans fall for him. Shraddha, Natty and Prakash Raj have done their best.


Although it is a remake film, Gautham, the debutant has brought a good film to Tamil. The cast selection is really appreciable and the director has executed the script perfectly. Additional info is that Nivin has dubbed his voice. The movie team has concentrated even the minor details and had captured the film well.

What’s There?

  • Performance of the stars is highly laudable
  • The songs and the BGM by Ajaneesh are superb
  • Cinematography is good
  • Action sequences are designed and executed well

What’s Not There?

  • Nothing big except some minor flaws


Richie is a classy thriller entertainer that keeps the audiences glued to the seats. With Nivin Pauly on the screen, the film will definitely attract the youngsters to the theater. Richie… A right film for Nivin and his fans!