Banner: Vaani Film International
Starring: Mammootty, Prithviraj, Shreya Saran,Riyaz Khan, Delhi Ganesh, Paravai Muniyamma, Kaadhal Thandapani etc...
Music Director: Jassie Gift
Producer: Malaysia Pandyan
Release Date: 27th Jan, 12
Vaani Film International Malaysia Pandyan Prensents Directed by debutante Vyshakh, the movie Raaja Pokkiri Raaja brings together Mammootty and Prithviraj for the first time on screen. It also marks the debut of actress Shreya Saran. Raaja Pokkiri Raaja in one word can be categorized as a mass masala entertainer.
The movie begins with a flash back story of two brothers Raja ( Mammootty ) and Surya ( Prithviraj ). Raja and Surya enter into a fight with a rival gang and gets involved in certain scuffles with the gang. Raja elopes to Madurai and later becomes a very popular don there. With a walrus moustache, broken English and his travel in BMW, Raja tries to create laughs among the audience.
The first half of the story deals with Surya, Raja's brother. Both Raja and Surya is capable of handling any number of people at a stretch, sing, dance and even capable of giving punch dialogues every now and then. At one point of time Surya enters into a trouble and that marks the entry of Raja to rescue his brother.
The movie is of actions, songs and punch dialogues. Mammootty and Prithviraj looks good on screen as usual. Shreya Saran plays the love lady to Prithviraj in the film and has done her role impressively. There is nothing much in her role. Siddique and Riyas Khan play the baddies in the film. They look like caricatures at the hands of the heroes. Suraj and Salim Kumar handle their usual role of comedy and tries to create a good number of counter jokes in the film.
Director Vyshakh has been successful in giving both the heroes equal importance in the film. The fist look of the heroes in the film is impressive and stylish. Writer V.Prabhakar have succeeded in allotting almost equal footage to them. Jassie Gift's music suites the mood of the film and sequences. Shaji's visuals too is impressive.
On the whole we can say that though a lengthy film, and without much in the storyline, Raaja Pokkiri Raaja is a mass masala entertainer. There are some good comedies and some good sequenes. A relaxing film on the whole.