Annabelle Sethupathi review: Vijay Sethupathi and Taapsee's film evokes laughter

A film for the little ones in your family!

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Critic's Rating: 3/5

Friday 17 September 2021

Movie Title

Annabelle Sethupathi review: Vijay Sethupathi and Taapsee's film evokes laughter


Deepak Sundarrajan

Star Cast

Vijay Sethupathi, Taapsee, Yogi Babu, Jagapathi Babu

Director Deepak Sundarrajan's Annabelle Sethupathi is a film that is made for kids. It's a fantasy horror-comedy that doesn't have any logic but the little ones in your family will enjoy it as Tamil filmmakers mostly ignore them and make films only for youngsters and grownups.

A grand palace is filled with several ghosts but they don't really want to torture innocent people, they only want to come out of the palace in which they were locked. But all those who enter the palace and have food during Pournami end up dead and join the ghost gang. As a result, a local inspector, the last one in the family that owns the palace, tries his luck by asking a con family to stay in the palace and clean it for him. But Rudhra(Taapsee), the daughter of the con family is surprisingly alive despite eating the sumptuous food served by the ghosts on Pournami day, she also gets the power to see all of them. Meanwhile, cut to the flashback, we get to see that Rudhra is Annabelle, and her husband Veera Sethupathi (Vijay Sethupathi), the visionary and king behind the grand palace are killed by the family that owns the palace in 2021.

For the grownups, Annabelle Sethupathi wouldn't be that exciting as Deepak's execution is mostly aimed at kids. Yogi Babu is in top form, he often evokes laughter while Vijay Sethupathi and Taapsee's period portions look grand. The bunch of comedians including Rajendra Prasad, Radhika, Subbu Panchu, George Maryan, Madhumidha provides good laughter in the first half. While pace gets slowed in the second half, the fun climax makes up for it.

Music by Krishna Kishor and cinematography by Goutham George provide the right sound and visual tone to Annabelle Sethupathi.

Overall, Annabelle Sethupathi is the film for the little ones in your family!

Verdict: A kids-friendly film

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