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Thirumanam is a romantic drama scripted and directed by “ Cheran.” The title comes with the tagline, Sila Thiruthangaludan. The film has the star cast of “ Umapathi,” Kavya Suresh, Thambi Ramaiah, “ Sukanya,” “ V Jayaprakash,” MS Bhaskar, “ Manobala,” Bala Saravanan and Anupama Kumar. Siddharth Vipin composes the music. Rajesh Yadav cranks the camera and Ponnuvel Damodaran edits the film. Preniss International produces the film on a large scale.
Mahesh is a lovable youngster, who is attached to his family. He has a sister Manonmani. Aadhira is a homely girl, who lives with her mother and an elder brother Arivu. Mahesh and Aadhira fall for each other and they manage to convince their families to unite in life. So, they started preparing for the wedding. During the wedding discussion, they find it that both the families have a difference of opinion in a lot of things. The issue starts with the mode of hosting the wedding. When their families face trouble with the marriage, Mahesh and Aadhira are shocked. Due to the disinterest of both their families during the course of wedding preparations, the couple gets confused about how to take the marriage forward. What happens next? What did they decide? Did their families adjust or Mahesh and Aadhira parted their ways?
All the stars had done their role perfectly. Sukanya plays a commanding sister and Cheran plays a practical brother. All the stars are experienced and they did their best.
The film showcases various difficulties in a marriage and it touches the nook and corner of the traditional wedding. Cheran has depicted the characters well and also the situations. But, the problem is that the film turns very much predictable in the second half and towards the climax. Some emotional scenes make us feel if we are watching a TV Serial. Although there are a lot of emotional scenes that touch the audiences, certain scenes seem to be preachy. Some of the songs seem to be purposely inserted and it affects the movie’s flow. But, the film is technically sound.
What’s Not There?
Thirumanam Sila Thiruthangaludan is a good entertainer. But, it would have become a completely engaging film, if some preachy scenes and the songs had been avoided. However, it is good to watch!
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