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The film starts as a crime thriller but slowly, the director introduces an interesting science-fiction angle

The content might be complex for a majority of audiences, who prefer watching films only for regular entertainment

Sasikumar fits the bill perfectly for the village angry man character but he has to change his usual mannerism and body language

The dialogues are over the top glorifying the mass image of Sasikumar. However, the sister sentiment and realistic rural backdrop are the pluses

A formulaic mass masala action film with a strong social message

'Mersal' belongs to Vijay and he totally steals the show with his comic timing, mass dialogue delivery, powerful screen presence and racy moves.

A cliched film about a timid guy who falls in love with a beautiful girl but doesn’t have courage to convey his feelings to her

Despite a routine story, what really works for 'Meyaadha Maaan' is the realistic writing and good performances of its lead actors

Neither entirely satisfying nor boring

It is an anthology of four different characters Shekhar, Trilok, Shiva and Rudhra, all played by Dulquer Salmaan

Gautham Karthik is comfortable as the happy go lucky guy, Nikki Galrani looks pretty and delivers what is required for her character

It can be enjoyed if you opt for some fun with a bunch of young friends. But if you look out for quality comedy, you might be disappointed

Mahesh Babu reminds us of Vijay in many scenes but the actor shines in his own style and majestic screen presence.

We have an intelligent hero on a mission, he has a happy family, does silly romance with an annoying heroine and all of a sudden faces an intriguing challenge from a deadly villain. This is the movie in a nutshell.

Three positives about the film — catchy title, noble theme and the duration

Director Hari must be appreciated for trying to convey a much-needed message through a crisp film but he should work a lot in screenplay and execution to exactly bring his ideas on the big screen.

Ends up as a tedious watch mainly due to the bland writing

Good idea and intentions but ends up as a tedious watch mainly due to the bland writing and amateurish making

Jyothika shines as Prabha and her energy levels are infectious

Jyothika shines as Prabha and her energy levels are infectious. she holds the film together with her strong screen presence.

The movie transports us from the movie hall to a live concert atmosphere

Aimed at those who cannot afford to buy a ticket to Rahman's concert and get the magical experience

Not emotionally charged or entertaining like Part-1

Just like the first part, VIP 2's lifeline is Dhanush, it is his energetic screen presence which is the biggest strength and one reason to watch the film