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A Mind-Bending Whodunnit Chucked With A Wavering Narration

Magizh's characters keep surprising you. An engineer who compares cantilever bridge with a bra.. A cigarette smoking, 40+ woman who dates a bank employee to rob him off.. The strokes are vivid. Yet there is an issue in which they are packed together. Sometimes they stand too sore a thumb. But at tim...(more)

Source: Suhansid Srikanth, MovieCrow


Thadam's intriguing screenplay especially in the second half makes it an engaging investigative thriller that should not be missed.

Thadam is one of those rare films where the cinematography (DOP Gopinath) elevates the performances at some places, especially that of 'FEFSI' Vijayan, who renders a really spooky presence during the close-up shots. The director very well knows how to capture faces. One really wishes that this level...(more)

Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com


Thadam has an intriguingly written flow of events which begins from the pre-interval point and maintains the suspense factor till the end.

The movie, however, could have been better if a little more care was taken. It takes a long time to reach the plot which made the beginning a bit slow. The film also has some spoon-feeding moments as the director helps the audience differentiate between Ezhil and Kavin even in scenes they do not app...(more)

Source: Thinkal Menon, Times Of India


An engaging whodunit thriller

Thadam's biggest strength is Arun Vijay and his convincing performance as Ezhil and Kavin. He's is not only physically fit and exudes the strength that the character requires but has the necessary vulnerability. Though the brothers look similar, Arun shows distinct body language and dialogue deliver...(more)

Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com


Go for this murder mystery/psychological thriller film that is different from the usual fare.

Magizh Thirumeni has chosen a novel theme and storyline and has succeeded in keeping the suspense alive. It would have been a much better outing for him had he done away with the commercial ingredients and instead tried a raw approach.(more)

Source: IndiaGlitz , IndiaGlitz.com


Arun Vijay, Magizh Thirumeni come together for an engaging murder mystery thriller

Thadam is an out-and-out Arun Vijay film. A well made thriller which takes the audiences by surprise in its climax with some twists and turns.(more)

Source: Sreedhar Pillai, Firstpost.com


Excellent Arun Vijay shines in decent thriller

Director Magizh Thirumeni's second film with Arun Vijay, Thadam, deals with a sensitive and intriguing murder mystery. But the screenplay is messed up and filled with spoonfeeding moments, says our review.(more)

Source: Janani, India Today


A thriller that doesn't disappoint

At first glance, Thadam, inspired by real events, comes across as a pretty straightforward urban thriller. But as the layers peel, you discover it is cleverly written-in parts.(more)

Source: subhakeerthana, Indian Express

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Good acting... good screenplay ....good song inaye...mass climax (more)


Arun Sundar

A pretty decent crime thriller. Needed more clarity in screenplay. Sonia Agarwal portions needed to be presented in a better manner. (more)

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Inayae ” Arun Raj Sid Sriram, Padmalatha Listen
2 “Thappu Thanda” Eknath Mahalingam, Arun Raj, Rohit Listen
3 “Vidhi Nadhiyae” Madhan Karky Revanth Listen
4 “Thadam Theme Music”
5 “Jukebox” Listen