Vivegam Movie Review & Rating - Engaging Action Thriller

Vivegam Movie Review

Finally, the wait is over, the much awaited Thala Ajith starrer Vivegam has hit the screens today. This action-packed thriller has an international flavor and has come out really well with good visuals, stunts, and emotions. To know whether the movie has stood up to the expectations of the audience, read our review below:

Release date: 24 Aug 2017Genre: Action, Thriller
Cast: Ajith Kumar, Kajal Aggarwal, Akshara Haasan, Vivek Oberoi, Karuna Karan and many othersWritten & Director by Vikram Kumar
Music by Anirudh RavichanderCinematography Vetri
Edited by Anthony L Ruben Production company Sathya Jyothi Films
Distributed by Jazz CinemasRuntime: 149 Minutes
Language Tamil CBFC Rating 'U/A'

Quick Glance

What's great?

  • Arrow Icon Ajith is at his best. Looks Terrific and has given a commendable performance.

  • Arrow Icon Kajal Aggarwal gets a meaty role. Gives her best performance as a dutiful wife.

  • Arrow Icon Vivek Oberoi's character is multi-dimensional and has done it with perfection. A solid debut for him in Kollywood.

  • Arrow Icon Akshara Haasan has a small but an important role in this film and she does it neatly.

  • Arrow Icon Action sequence needs a special appreciation

  • Arrow Icon Stunning visuals by Vetri.

  • Arrow Icon Anirudh's music is the big plus. Gives the movie its international standard.

What's not?

  • Arrow Icon Predictable

  • Arrow Icon Over dramatic dialogues.

  • Arrow Icon Logical loopholes.

  • Arrow Icon Karunakaran's comedy dint click well looks unnatural at places.

The Cast

The entire cast has given their best and yes, there is no doubt when it is Ajith's movie. Siva has chosen the right cast for this Spy thriller and each and every character in this film is well-etched and all have done their part perfectly.

Ajith, as usual, gives his "The best performance" and we should admit to the fact that his role as a Spy agent suits him well. Ajith has got an intense role to perform and he grabs our attention right from the beginning. It's mass all the way.

Kajal Aggarwal gets a meaty role in this film and it plays a major part in the film. She looks ravishing and gives her best as a dutiful wife.

Akshara Haasan has a small but an important role in this flick and she carries out with ease. Karunakaran's role could have been better as the comedy doesn't click.

Vivek Oberoi makes a strong debut with Vivegam and he carries out his role with utmost perfection. Most of the time he is used to hype up Ajith's character and it definitely gives goosebumps and whistling moments for the fans.

The Team

Technically this film is brilliant.Thanks to the whole crew for giving a movie which can match international standards. Anirudh music is a big plus in this movie and the BGM elevates the scenes.

All the songs are when placed and thanks to Cinematographer Vetri for making it a visual treat.

The story line is simple and becomes predictable, Siva could have given much concentration on the logics and the climax portion could have been much better as it looks hurried.

Editing by Antony L Ruben is crisp and neat and he was able to keep up the tempo throughout the film. The stunt sequences were well choreographed, kudos to the stunt directors who have done an outstanding job.

Bottom line - A full-fledged action masala, lacks logic at places but is engaging till the end credits. Go for it!

Certified Fresh - YES!

Stars - 3/5

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