Starring: Abaas,Sridevi,Richard,Vivek,Raghuvaran,Manorama and others
Music Director: A.R Rahman
Release Date: 16th Aug, 02
Kathir's films have exhibited a visible decrease in quality with each new entry. Both Idhayam and Kaadhal Desam had good screenplays that helped cover up their flimsy stories.
For a director, all of whose films have revolved around love; Kathir's handling of romance is rather shabby and shows no imagination. The same is the case here. As Richard falls in love at first sight and Sridevi soon responds to his love, we get no sign of the depth of their love.As the movie proceeds, we realise that the whole movie relies on coincidences and its characters not speaking out at times when it would be logical for them to explain things. The string of incidents where Sridevi misunderstands Richard's good intentions are downright silly and the explanation offered for their lack of communication when he was in Chennai is absurd. There is also a disgruntled hero who was dropped from Richard's movie who goes to the extreme. But that incident only lowers Richard in our eyes since his act of abruptly dropping the hero to help Abbas does seem unfair to the hero.Richard is definitely has done well over Kathir's last introduction Kunal.Abbas is adequate. Vivek raises a few laughs with the scene ..A.R.Rahman comes up with a soundtrack leaning towards melodious rather than catchy. Sonnaalum..., Vaazhga Vaazhgave... and O Kaadhale... all fall into the melodious category. Kaadhal Virus... and Vaan Nilaa... are fast and catchy though the picturization.the movie takes on a picturesque locations amidst beautiful backdrops..