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Brilliant, we recommend Aadukalam.

Dhanush and Vetrimaran once again hits the bulls' eye! Their second film together, Aadukalam is gutsy and a brilliant film. Dhanush is simply outstanding, his career best performance. The film's dialogues are sharp and mesh in well with the scenes. Velraj's cinematography is one of Aadukalam's great...(more)

Source: MovieBuzz, Sify.com



Aadukalam is easily one of Dhanush's best works to date. The first half is sheer joy to watch as events and characters unfold meticulously.G V Prakash's music adds depth to the proceedings. The stunt master deserves kudos too; rarely have fight sequences been this realistically choreographed. Essent...(more)

Source: Pavithra Srinivasan, Rediff.com


Rooster rules.

Vettrimaran deserves all pat for narrating a simple story with intricate and complex emotions in a nice manner. 'Aadukalam' has more substance to chew for the masses. It is strikingly different. If Vettrimaran is the flesh and blood, Dhanush is the soul. His intense performance is the hallmark of th...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, IndiaGlitz.com


A winning rooster!

The major plus point of Aadukalam is its strength in characterization. Nowhere in the film will you find the characters oscillating. It will be an understatement to say Dhanush steals the show, as the actor has lived the role. G V Prakash's music elevates Aadukalam and intensifies the effect over th...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com


Aadukalam is great.

Director Vetrimaran's Dhanush-Taapsee starrer Aadukalam is an awesome experience! It's a classic example of how a story can be narrated straight with right intensity! No doubt, Aadukalam is one of the best films in Dhanush's career and his 'never-seen-before' performance. Taapsee is apt. Others in t...(more)

Source: Baiju N.T., galatta.com


Must-watch movie of the season.

Stardom sits lightly on Dhanush's shoulders, and he has essayed the role with uninhibited energy. It is easily his best performance to date. Vetrimaaran has extracted top notch performances from nearly every member of the cast. However, Jayabalan has come up with a standout performance. Almost all t...(more)

Source: Karthik, The Hindu

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Dhanush acting excellent and simple and realistic screen presence..Good screenplay ...Good songs ...... (more)

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Yathe Yathe” Snehan G.V.Prakash Kumar Listen
2 “Otha Sollala” Yegathasi Velmurugan Listen
3 “Porkalam(Tamil Rap)” Yuga Bharathi Yogi B
4 “En Vennilave” V.i.s Jayapalan Kay Kay
5 “Ayyayo” Snehan S. P. Balasubramanyam, S. P. B. Charan, Prashanthini
6 “Warriors(English Rap)” Yogi B Yogi B
7 “A Love Blossoms” Navin Iyer