What’s Good: Vijay being Vijay!
What’s Bad: If you take away Vijay from Varisu, you’ll be left with nothing however an over-the-top household drama caught within the 90s
Loo Break: Whenever there comes a scene with out Vijay
Watch or Not?: Only should you’re a Vijay fan, that too, each time it releases digitally
Available On: Theatrical Release
Runtime: 167 Minutes
Rajendran (R. Sarathkumar) is a billionaire dad to three sons Jai (Srikanth) Ajay (Shaam) & Vijay (Vijay) and should you’ve seen 90s household dramas, you already know the youngest son is the ‘khota sikka’ who brings collectively the remainder of the poisonous household. Similarly, Vijay rejects his father’s luxurious empire however, after 7 years is known as again by his mom to attend a household perform.
There he will get to learn about how crumbled his household has been with out him, and he decides to remain again serving to his father to win again his misplaced sons. Oh, additionally, cross-checking one other cliched household drama trope is the daddy has to have some life-threatening illness. How else do you assume everybody else will understand what household is? Only after the one who began it dies making an attempt to make you realise the identical. It’s all about bringing each member of the family collectively and staying fortunately ever after (with out papa!).
Varisu Movie Review: Script Analysis
Letting the story stand tall on the heroic presence of Vijay, script-writers by some means are likely to overlook to make issues intriguing & take shortcuts like relying solely on the lead actor charming his approach in. After some extent of time, even Salman Khan failed to attain the identical in Bollywood and it appears Vijay has taken the identical route. Vamshi Paidipally, Hari, Ashishor Solomon’s story is a poorly rehashed and mashed-up model of each 90s household drama ever.
To enrapture the viewers with this fortress of a home, Karthik Palani’s camerawork overcompensates at locations with too many angles jerking the scenes. The cinematography is first rate in any other case, particularly capturing the hand fight sequences’ sensible motion choreography by Dhilip Subbarayan. Praveen Okay. L’s modifying does no assist in conserving the tempo at a desired pace for such a dragging & predictable story.
Varisu Movie Review: Star Performance
Vijay does what he does finest however but once more in a movie whose story isn’t certified sufficient to deal with his ‘mass’. The drawback isn’t him being the very best factor in regards to the movie, however the precise drawback is he’s the one advantage of the movie. His dance, his actions, and his antiques are all completely wonderful however they don’t discover the correct ‘residence’ on this household drama.
Rashmika Mandanna continues to signal the flower pot actress roles & this ain’t a lot completely different. Staying within the story with out creating any impression on it aside from trying good and dancing effectively, is one thing actresses ought to actually chorus from doing. It’s 2023! To be honest to all, each different actor within the forged aside from Vijay is a flower pot actor on this movie.
R. Sarathkumar as Vijay’s father doesn’t get a lot to do to construct the feelings within the father-son bond, and the identical goes for Jayasudha enjoying his mom. Vijay, in a scene, mimics Shah Rukh Khan’s iconic index finger waving pose from K3G however that labored purely due to Karan Johar’s rightly dramatic route.
Prakash Raj as a villain is of no use, not a single scene of him will make you’re feeling terrified for Vijay. Shaam & Srikanth as Vijay’s brothers are simply to type a poisonous household, each don’t actually invoke any ‘bhaichara’ feelings to intrigue the viewers. Yogi Babu continues to be the routine cliched comedian reduction he has been in such Tamil movies.
Varisu Movie Review: Direction, Music
Vamshi Paidipally had every thing at his disposal, a bankable star, a good forged, money-making style however the one factor he missed churning out was a justifiable story. I had an identical subject with Salman Khan’s Prem Ratan Dhan Payo as effectively however that one nonetheless had music album.
Thaman S has composed the album for this one with solely Jimikki Ponnu being the bearable monitor due to Vijay’s efficiency & the music. Even the songs get monotonous coming throughout like they have been the one choices to the makers for conserving the viewers considerably within the movie.
Varisu Movie Review: The Last Word
All mentioned and performed, the most important subject about Vijay’s household drama is it misses two essential issues: attention-grabbing household and impactful drama. Beast, regardless of all its flaws, was a superior challenge to this one.