Junga - An usual commercial entertainer

Junga Movie Review

Idharkudhaane Aasaipattai Balakumara fame director Gokul is back with his yet another Comedy entertainer. Has this movie stood up to the expectations of audience? To know more about this flick and to know more about this flick, read our review below.

Release date: 27 Jul 2018Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Cast: Vijay Sethupathi, Sayyeshaa, Madonna Sebastian, Suresh Chandra Menon, Radha Ravi, Motta Rajendran, Yogi Babu, Saranya Ponvannan, Neha Sharma, Delhi Ganesh and many othersWritten & Director by Gokul
Music by Siddharth VipinCinematography Dudley
Edited by V. J. Sabu JosephProduction company Vijay Sethupathi Productions
Distributed by A & P GroupsRuntime: 157 Minutes
Language Tamil CBFC Rating 'U'

Quick Glance

What's great?

  • Arrow Icon As usual Vijay Sethupathi gives his best. His screen presence is just enough to make us watch the movie.

  • Arrow Icon Sayyeshaa looks beautiful and gets a meaty role to perform.

  • Arrow Icon Yogi Babu's one-liners works here and there and saves the movie from the dull moments.

  • Arrow Icon Editing by V J Sabu is neat.

  • Arrow Icon Siddharth Vipin's songs are good.

What's not?

  • Arrow Icon The screenplay could have been better.

  • Arrow Icon Templated commercial entertainer

  • Arrow Icon Madonna Sebastian role doesn't serve any purpose in the story.

The Cast

The entire cast of this film has done a good job. Vijay Sethupathi is the man everyone would be looking for in this movie and as usual he has given his best. Sayyeshaa looks lovey and gets a meaty role to perform. Yet again she proves that she is one of the best dancers in the recent times with her energetic moves. Madonna Sebastian portions doesn't give a significant impact in this movie's development. Yogi Babu's one-liners works at places and it serves the dull moment in the movie. Don Amma played by Saranya Ponvannan does a neat job. She gets something different to perform this time than the usual mother character. She is cool and so does Don Paati . She steals the show in the second half of the film and hope to see her more in films in the future.

The Team

Technically this film is good. The director attempted to make yet another dark comedy but one would be feel that he isn't 100% successful in doing so. The film works in parts if the logical loops are ignored. Siddharth Vipin's songs serves its purpose but it could have been even more better especially the background score. Editing by Sabu is neat and clean. Cinematography by Dudley needs a special mention as he has done a commendable work in this film.

Bottom line - Watch it for Vijay Sethupathi's performance.

Certified Fresh - YES!

Stars - 2.5/5

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