The story of Seethakathi is no secret and it is about the life of a theatre artiste, his love for the art and the struggles in his life. Vijay Sethupathi who plays the role of Ayya Adhimoolam. He has lived as Ayya in every frame and has expressed the life of a theatre artiste close to reality. Rajkumar impresses the audience with his every action, speech, looks and body language. Sunil Reddy who makes his debut with the flick has carried the second half of the movie on his shoulders. Mouli, directors Mahendran, Bharathiraja, Ramya Nambeesan, Archana and Parvathy Nair have done their roles in a satisfying manner and have helped in the flow of the flick.
Balaji Tharaneetharan who gave Vijay Sethupathi a major break with Naduvula Konjam Pakkatha Kaanom has made full utilisation of the potential of Vijay Sethupathi to give life to the character of Ayya Aadhimoolam. Govind Vasantha’s music adds weightage to the movie and gives boost to the various emotions conveyed in the film. Seethakathi is a film which pays rich tributes to theatre artistes.