Suriya, whose final two movies launched instantly on OTT platforms, makes a powerful comeback to business cinema house along with his newest outing Etharkkum Thunindhavan. It takes the star again to his glory days when he made sturdy affect with movies like Singam and Ayan. Pandiraj’s movie is a really formulaic entertainer that throws the highlight on the notorious Pollachi sexual-assault case and manages to ship a powerful message. However, what the movie lacks is just a little sensitivity. Also learn: Etharkkum Thunindhavan trailer: Suriya goes from life-saving lawyer in Jai Bhim to avenging hero, Watch
Suriya performs Kannabiran, a doting son to his mother and father, a law-abiding citizen, a fearless lawyer and above all, a brother to a variety of ladies in his village. Kannabiran is the go-to man for any downside within the village and no one can cope with a scenario like he does. All’s nicely in Kannabiran’s life till the arrival of Inba (Vinay Rai), a corrupt businessman who preys on younger ladies. When some ladies discover themselves caught in a sexual-assault racket, they search Kannabiran’s assist to deal with the scenario.
Based on the real-life Pollachi sexual-assault case, Suriya’s Etharkkum Thunindhavan is a well-intentioned story and it will get a variety of issues proper by business cinema requirements. However, it misses out on being extra wise in the direction of dealing with the topic of sexual assault aside from simply being overtly emotional. For a movie that talks about how we deal with ladies and their security, it may’ve averted having Vinay’s character glorify sexual assault prefer it’s some achievement. At the identical time, the movie additionally talks about how victims of rape ought to bravely come ahead and converse up, which is strongly conveyed by an important scene that includes Priyanka Arul Mohan. Therefore, it isn’t that the whole movie is problematic however it positively may’ve accomplished a greater job at dealing with such a delicate topic.
From a life-saving lawyer in Jai Bhim to an avenging hero in Etharkkum Thunindhavan; Suriya proves as soon as once more that there isn’t a task wherein he can’t shine. It was refreshing to see him as a dhoti-clad hero in opposition to a rural backdrop after a few years and he effortlessly pulls off the character of Kannabiran. Vinay Rai is beginning to get repetitive in roles that solely require him to look good and mouth dialogues which are written only for the sake of it. He will go down as one of the vital problematic characters of the 12 months in Tamil cinema.
Suriya holds the movie along with a really sturdy efficiency. If Jai Bhim noticed Suriya ship a restrained efficiency, he goes all out to in Etharkkum Thunindhavan to pander to the lots.
Cast: Suriya, Priyanka Arul Mohan, Sathyaraj and Vinay Rai
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