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Vai Raja Vai

Vai Raja Vai

3.1 704 Ratings

Directed by : Aishwarya Dhanush

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Directed by Aishwarya R Dhanush, stars Gautham Karthik, Priya Anand, Taapsee and Vivek in the lead roles.


“Crisp in execution, a terrific first hour let by a paltry latter hour.”

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Gautham Karthik

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Vai Raja Vai Audience Review

Vai Raja Vai - Come. Watch. Go.

Rated 3.0 / 5
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The story is simple: the hero can see into the future, and some people want to use it for their personal (read illegal) gains. 120 minutes of running time around this straightforward premise is a commendable achievement. None of the audience members were stifling yawns and yelling obscenities at the screen, which is good. The background score breathes life into the film and keeps the transitions smooth. While most of the songs, save for the title track, are forgettable, hearing Yuvan Shankar Raja's brand of sound after a while is a welcome surprise.

The film establishes Gautham and Priya's relationship right away. They still expend a song sequence or two jumping up and down in joy in scenic locations that look like they are blue screens of "Pachai Nirame" from Alaipaayudhe. But, they are young blood. Please to excuse.

Gautham and Vivek's chemistry picks up from the first second. Vivek wins where Santhanam is still failing. Vivek maintains class, as opposed to being that complete idiot who is funny only because he sucks balls in life. Vivek once again reminds us what is really deemed humour, as opposed to the shit that passes as wit, thanks to the likes of the Lollu Sabha drop out.

Daniel Balaji is still stuck in Vettaiyaadu Vilayaadu more. He is convinced that fixing a frown on your face like you're about to sneeze any moment now, while saying a collection of words in a monotone, makes you the most formidable villain ever. If you ever had a staring contest with Daniel Balaji, he would scream at you instead.

S.J. Suryah's item number is exactly that, an item. He looked perpetually stoned the entire time, and the song looks more like a rendition of his dream when he was tripping balls. But, he breaks some tremendous moves, which make him a good choice for a passable discount Simbu, in case you couldn't afford the real one.

All in all, a fast pace entertainer that you can watch to pass time.

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