Showing posts from December 14, 2019

Quick Review: Champion

By Rinku Gupta Suseenthiran's next film is a sports drama with football at the centre this time.  Vishwa, the nephew of actor and producer RK Suresh, makes his screen debut as hero opposite tik tok sensation Mirnalini Ravi and  Sowmika. Narain plays his coach while Manoj Bharathi Raja his father, and Stun Shiva the villain. The story is about how a North Madras boy ( Vishwa) who is talented in football,  becomes part of a good coach's ( Narain) team. But his mother's worst fears come true when his dead father's ( Manoj ) connect with the local thug and politico comes to the fore and her son seeks revenge for his dad's murder, instead of concentrating on building a new life. Does he get his revenge? What happens to him? Newbie Vishwa displays the body language of a sportsman and manages the emotional and action scenes well. Narain has a good role as the mentor as does Manoj. ( But Manoj somehow doesn't quite fit the role of a rough henchman). Mirnalini

Quick. Review : Capmaari

By Rinku Gupta An adult content film starring Jai, Vaibhavi and Athulya, directed by SA Chandrasekhar, Capmaari is basically about a guy who manages to have a love marriage , and at the same time have an affair with his colleague, while making it all look ok. The story as such is nothing elaborate. After a steamy night in a train, our hero ( Jai) marries his lady love ( Vaibhavi, skimpily clad most of the time). But that doesn't stop his bold colleague ( Athulya) pursuing him and managing to get pregnant after a bout of drinking.  As a result, she decides to move in with the husband- wife, staking a claim to the dad of her child. What upheaval does this cause in their lives? Watch it if you like steamy songs, double meaning jokes ( aplenty), skimpily clad heroines, and not much of a story line. The film seens to imply its ok to have illicit reationships after marriage and the whole tone is kept light hearted.  The crass jokes of Sathyan, Sid Vipin and Divyadarshini add to o