DEIVA THIRUMAGAN Review: Must-watch family entertainer

Fri, July 15, 2011 6:27pm UTC by 3 Comments
DEIVA THIRUMAGAN Review: Must-watch family entertainer

Amazing performances by Vikram, Anushka and Amala Paul make this a must-watch

If there is an award for maximum number of best performances for a single film this year, then Deiva Thirumagan will be first in line to bag it.

The film starts with Krishna (Vikram), a special needs individual with an IQ of a six-year-old, searching for his five-year-old daughter Nila (Sarah). Vinod (Santhanam), an associate of lawyer Anuradha (Anushka), is desperate for clients. Mistaking Krishna to be a potential client, he takes him to Anuradha, who, after trying to get rid of him, decides to seek justice for him.

Anuradha learns about Krishna’s story from Victor, the owner of a chocolate factory in Ooty where Krishna used to work. Victor tells Anuradha that Nila’s mother is dead, and her maternal grandfather tricked Krishna and separated the two. Complicit in this scheme was Nila’s aunt, Shwetha (Amala Paul). Once Anuradha hears the full story, she tries to reason with Nila’s grandfather, who employs the invincible Bashyam (Nasser), a reputed lawyer, to fight the custody battle. For the rest of the movie, Anuradha tries hard to unite father and daughter.

Director Vijay has managed to extract best performances from all his cast members. Vikram is amazing as Krishna. He seems to have lived the role. Sarah has done a fine job. Both Anushka and Amala Paul look divine and play their parts to perfection. Santhanam, Nasser and MS Baskar are a big plus for the film. GV Prakash’s music is another big strength as is the camerawork of Nirav Shah. On the whole this is a must-watch family entertainer.Subscribe to me on YouTube

  • balaji.a.s.m

    cheeyyaann u’ll must another national award

  • mohammed hussain

    dear vikram anna

    you are the best in the world cinema Anna. don’t make us cry anna. you are ht e best anna. what a awesome character you are anna. from past 3 days am crying here anna. i cant able to tolerate anna. there is no words to express about you acting anna. hereafter dont accept like this film anna. please anna. you and gv prakash is good combination anna. i like only ilayathalapathi vijay anna. after seen this great deivathirumagal gorgeous movie i like you very much anna. i stop my text anna. there is no words anna.

  • Luz

    Jen the bride – Thanks Michele for the wonderful pooths! I can’t wait to see them all. I admit to being hesitant about going downtown for time reasons, but I am so glad I did. NEVER question Michele do WHATEVER she wants the pooths will be worth it!! It is hard to say which is my favorite I love the pooths by the lake and of course the fruit is great too. Special thanks to Rachel/Shimmer for making me look fabulous and Steve Moore designs for making the space amazing!!


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