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  • | December 20th, 2011

    MAMBATTIYAN movie review: It is outdated, slow-paced

    MAMBATTIYAN movie review: It is outdated, slow-paced

    Malayur Mambattiyan, which came in the 1980s, was based on a desi Robin Hood who lived in the rural Tamil Nadu. The movie had a magical impact at the box office and in Thyagarjan’s career. So Thyagarajan decided to use the same theme to give a boost to his actor son Prashanth’s dwindling career, but couldn’t recreate the same magic
    In the film, Mambattiyan (Prashanth) turns into a killer after his father and mother are murdered by a local bigwig (Kota Srinivasa Rao) for opposing him. In revenge, Mambattiyan kills his whole family and takes refuge in a jungle. The incident changes his life and he starts acting like a saviour by looting corrupt and greedy rich people and helping poor. Click here to read more