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Quick Review : Asuran

By Rinku Gupta The director Vetrimaaran and hero Dhanush combo seems to just get better and better like old wine. In their latest outing, Asuran, the duo have worked thier magic once again. Based on the novel Vekkai by Poomani, the story ( without spoilers, in brief) revolves around a docile middle- aged man Sivasamy ( Dhanush in a terrific performance, with a back story) and his wife ( Manju Warrier) and 2 sons , the fiery Murugan ( Teejay Arunasalam debuts) and teenager Chidambaram (  wonderful performance by Karunas' son Ken). The family manages to get on the wrong side of the greedy village big- wig Narasimhan ( Naren) and a revenge murder ensues after Murugan gets killed. All this leads to the family taking to thier heels to get away from the backlash that follows. Do they succeed in getting away? What is Sivasamy's backstory that makes him so docile now? How is it linked to his present? Is he able to protect his family? The film moves at a leisurely pa