Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa, Amazon Prime’s second anthology set across the pandemic, presents a refreshing have a look at life and relationships throughout lockdown. While not all of the tales depart the specified affect, the anthology continues to be wholesomely satisfying. When in comparison with the earlier version of the anthology, we get tales which might be extra full and relatable within the new one. The option to go for a reasonably youthful forged, with a number of shock choices comparable to Nadiya Moidu and Joju George, has labored strongly in favour of it.
The first quick – Balaji Mohan’s Mugakavasa Mutham – follows two police constables, Murugan and Kuyili, who like one another. As a part of their responsibility posting, they meet repeatedly and slowly begin expressing their emotions for one another. When Kuyili will get posted to a different location on responsibility, they begin lacking one another’s firm. Just once they start to really feel the pinch of one another’s absence, a younger man comes in search of their help – he asks them to assist cease his girlfriend being coerced into an organized marriage. As Murugan and Kuyili strive their finest to cease the marriage and assist the woman elope together with her boyfriend, they get nearer within the course of.
This is without doubt one of the cutest tales of the anthology – to discover love between two younger cops in probably the most unusual locations is one thing to cheer for. Teejay and Gouri, because the lead actors, are terrific they usually carry out earnestly to make their characters and performances actual and plausible. Their chemistry makes the entire phase come to life.
Halitha Shameem’s Loners shines the highlight on the should be liked and cared for, particularly throughout the pandemic. The phase follows the story of, Nallathangal (Nalla), who’s a loner. She not too long ago ended her relationship together with her boyfriend and is now caught inside her condominium. She finds it extraordinarily troublesome to remain indoors and therefore, joins a web based video room known as ‘Loners in Lockdown’. This is the place she possibilities upon Dheeran, whom she had met beforehand in one other video room. Dheeran is coping from the lack of his shut pal as a consequence of Covid-19, and is damaged from inside. Both Nalla and Dheeran get speaking and heal one another within the course of.
Halitha continues to offer us tales that contact all the correct chords. Loners emphasises on the significance of opening up and caring with out getting judgemental. The lead actors, Lijomol Jose and Arjun Das, play their respective components so convincingly that we really feel for his or her damaged hearts.
Madhumita’s Mouname Paarvayaai, that includes Nadiya and Joju George, needs to be the choose of the lot. It explores the bond between an older couple, husband Murali and spouse Yashoda, who haven’t spoken to one another shortly as a consequence of a significant battle. What actually makes this story stand out is that the characters barely utter any phrases however seamlessly convey what they imply for one another to the viewers. This quick superbly explores what it’s to actually care for somebody with out really expressing it by means of phrases. Both Nadiya and Joju George are unbelievably easy on this phase.
Surya Krishna’s The Mask is a straightforward story of friendship between two schoolmates Arjun and Velu, who reunite throughout the pandemic after years. Arjun is an IT skilled and he’s been guarding a secret for a few years – he’s homosexual and has been struggling to return out to his dad and mom. When he meets Velu after a very long time, he earns the braveness to cope with his state of affairs. Though the phase opts for a really handy ending to make its level, it deserves to be lauded for touching upon a delicate challenge. Dhilip Subbarayan walks away with all of the brownie factors for his neat efficiency on this quick. His is a really distinctive casting selection, which has labored out fairly nicely.
Richard Antony’s Nizhal Tharum Idham follows the story of a girl in her thirties, Shobi, performed by Aishwarya Lekshmi, who finds out that her dad died after struggling a coronary heart assault. This phase is all about coping with grief and discovering function to proceed residing life. This story is a simple method to dealing with loss, and Aishwarya is terrific as Shobi, who tries to take management of her life.
Putham Pudhu Kaalai Vidiyaadhaa
Directors: Balaji Mohan, Madhumita, Halitha Shameem, Richard Antony and Surya Krishna.
Cast: Teejay Arunasalam, Gouri Kishan, Lijomol Jose, Arjun Das, Nadiya Moidu, Joju George, Aishwarya Lekshmi, Nirmal Pillai, Sananth and Dhilip Subbarayan.