Marudhu (2016)

Not Rated   |    |  Action, Drama


Marudhu (2016) Poster

Maruthu is a rustic action entertainer where Vishal plays the role of a labourer. The story revolves around his relationship with his grandmother.


5.2/10
307


Videos


Photos

  • Vishal and Sri Divya in Marudhu (2016)
  • Vishal in Marudhu (2016)
  • Vishal and Sri Divya in Marudhu (2016)
  • Vishal in Marudhu (2016)
  • Vishal and Sri Divya in Marudhu (2016)
  • Vishal and Soori in Marudhu (2016)

See all photos

Get More From IMDb

For an enhanced browsing experience, get the IMDb app on your smartphone or tablet.

Get the IMDb app

Top Rated Tamil Movies

See the top 50 Tamil movies as rated by IMDb users – from evergreen hits to recent chartbusters.

See more

Reviews & Commentary

Add a Review


User Reviews


3 July 2016 | Yuvi77
6
| Family Entertainer !!!
Director Muthaiah of Kutti Puli and Komban fame teams with macho Vishal for one more flick, which again is a village based subject which the director is known for.

Marudhu checks in right in all the boxes that such films are known to have in them as ingredients. There is a lot of sentiment in Marudhu but this time we feel it between the hero and his granny. There is love and there is action which in fact is overloaded to justify the U/A certification. And there are also pearls of wisdom from almost every character in the film. For all those proverb lovers, Marudhu offers plenty.

The template is standard. There is Vishal on one side, who is the personification of all things good which is conveyed by his crony Soori at the start, quantified by an intro number. Vishal shows off his gym toned body with a lion's face tattooed on his forearms and torso. There are bad men on the other side who swish their aruva like how normal humans swing their mosquito bat. The good and the evil cross path and we have Marudhu.

The initial scenes give us a feel that the story is going to be between the two local warring groups. And then, the film shifts to a romantic focus which after a while gets too tedious. And then we shift back to action. There is a lot of predictability about the film, which makes Muthiah lose his grip over the audience.

What is interesting in Marudhu is the characterization of its women. All the women who are shown, be it on the good side or on the other side, they are very strong and not the meek ones we come across every Friday. Kudos to Muthaiah for this!

Coming to the performance, it is an easy task for Vishal, who portrays Marudhu with all his sincerity. His action scenes show his agility and power. Sri Divya is apt as a strong village belle. RK Suresh once again proves that he is an effective villain material. As the menacing Rolex Pandian, he is perfect with his dialogue delivery and action sequences. Kulappulli Leela as Vishal's apatha could be a find of the season. But her character gets too preachy and boring after a while. Soori is his usual self and has work in the pre-interval block. Radha Ravi has a small role to play.

Technical side of Marudhu is just about ordinary. The songs are functional. Anal Arasu's action choreography is good.

To cut to the chase, Marudhu could work for audiences who like to watch a rural masala flick with a lot of action.

Verdict: One more rural flick riding high on melodrama and violence

Critic Reviews



Details

Release Date:

20 May 2016

Language

Tamil


Country of Origin

India

Filming Locations

Tamil Nadu, India

Box Office

Budget:

INR100,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,514

Contribute to this page

Top Rated and Trending Indian Movies

Check out the Indian movies with the highest ratings from IMDb users, as well as the movies that are trending in real time.

Upcoming Horror Films We Can't Wait to See

There's a ton of horror releasing this year. But don't let that scare you. Our editors have rounded up their most anticipated movies of the year.

See the list

Around The Web

 | 

Provided by Taboola

More To Explore

Search on Amazon.com