Kaadu Movie Review

Coming from Chakravarthy Film International, Kaadu is another social message laden movie that stars Vidharth and Samskruthi in the lead, with Samuthirakani playing an important part…

Velu (Vidharth) is a native of a village than has its livelihood based on the forest nearby. A simpleton, Velu believes in nature and conserving it to give the next generation all the resources that they have obtained. There are a lot of anti-social elements, bent on making the maximum use of the resources that the forest has to offer, for their personal benefits. Karuna (Muthukumar of Vidiyum Munn fame) is an educated youth of the same village as Velu, whose life ambition is to become a forest ranger. Velu and Karuna are friends, and in a bizarre situation, Velu is imprsoned for smuggling Sandalwood from the forest and Karuna becomes a forest ranger. What made such a thing happen? Poongodi (Samskruthi) loves Velu and is aghast at knowing that he has been imprisoned. With all social and personal things going against him, Velu comes across Nandha (Samuthirakani) at the jail that he is imprisoned in. Here, under the social reformist Nandha’s guidance, Velu transforms into a different man. There are a lot of people who want to loot the forest for their personal gains. What is happening to Velu and Karuna? What is happening to the forests? Who is going to save the forests from the anti-social elements? Watch Kaadu to know the answers…

Director Stalin Ramalingam has chosen a subject that is the need of the hour. Conservation of nature and our natural resources need to be highlighted to all our people. Having taken up a subject of importance, the director has brought to the audience, a touching tale of humans and their relationship to nature. The intricate relationships that we as humans have with our flora and fauna have been beautifully portrayed in this movie. The dialogues stand out and create quite an impact. Vidharth is in his elements, playing a rural character. The newcomer Samskruthi is beautiful and performs exceedingly well. The veterans like Singampuli, Thambi Ramaiah, RNR Manohar, Poo Ram, Aadukalam Naren and TK Kala lend weightage to the movie. Muthukumar as Karuna, steals the show with his stellar acting. K’s music is outstanding and gels with the flow of the movie. Rajasekar’s stunts are choreographed to suit the raw rural nature of the movie. The producer, Nehru Nagar Nandha has spared no expense in making this movie on a large scale.

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