Vidayutham Movie Review Tamil Movie Review
By nettv4u.com
Review for the film " Vidayutham"
Runtime: 2 Hours 19 Minutes
Certificate: UA
Released: 18-03-2016
2.25 / 5.0

One of the stars of the Oscar-winning movie Slumdog Millionaire, Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar, has acted in Vidayutham. That along with the genre of the movie is enough to generate interest. Read further to know more about the movie.

Plot

J K Aaditya is a prominent face in politics. Kadhal Dhandapani also lives in the same place, and he competes with Aditya. Ram Saravanan is the son of Kadhal Dhandapani. Dhandapani and Aaditya share equal positions in the same party but still they compete.

Dhandapani gets to know this affair but keeps silent since he feels that there will be no competition when the lovers are united. 
Suddenly Aaditya’s mother passes away. Tanvi develops liking for Ram Saravanan when she sees him I the funeral of her grandmother. Swapna Banerjee gets attracted towards Kadhal Dhandapani’s son Vettri. Tanvi Ganesh Lonkar is the daughter of J K Aaditya.

Though it is said that aging problem is the reason of her death, mystery still shrouds her death. Hence, Aaditya, using his influence, appoints an inquiry officer to find out who has caused the death of his mother. Subsequently, few more deaths happen in the house. Aditya even gets to know the love affair of his daughter, and he picks up a fight with Dhandapani. 
Since three deaths happen in the same house, serious investigation is being carried out to find out the motive of the deaths. Is the mystery of the deaths solved? Watch the movie to get an answer to this question. 

Star Performances

Ram Saravanan has acted as a full-fledged hero in the movie. He has good screen presence and does a pretty good job. Swapna has a lot of scope to perform, but she could have done better. Tanvi does a pretty good job. Late Dhandapani gives a seasoned performance. The director, Naga Maneci, appears in the movie as an investigating officer.

Analysis

There was a lot of hype about this movie regarding its genre, however, the scenes that are supposed to be spine-chilling are not executed properly. 

What’s there?

  • The cinematography of Gopal is quite good.
  • Second half makes up for the lack of luster in the first half. 

What’s not there?

  • The movie doesn’t give you goose bumps as per the hypes it had created.
  • Music of Mithun Eshwar is just ok. However, BGM is commendable.

Verdict

A one-time watch without great expectations.