Synopsis/Plot : Frustrated at his failed romance, an intelligent man decides to steal from his landlady's house. Even as he comes up with clever ways to outsmart the cops, he realises that his actions are echoes from the past.
A film based on concurrence and Karma that stays true to its crime drama genre! Barely uncompromised and authentic
Jiivi is a well written crime drama with some very interesting elements in conjunction for all audiences to enjoy!(more)
Source: Akash, MovieCrow
Joins the team of interesting mystery thrillers released this year
Jiivi joins the team of interesting mystery thrillers released this year. If you are a fan of films like Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru, Thadam, and Sathuranga Vettai, Jiivi is the kind of film you can invest time!(more)
Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com
Jiivi is one of the memorable thrillers of the year.
What's remarkable about Jiivi is that it doesn't worship or demonise Saravanan. Like it's hero, the film takes an impassive look at his actions. Both director VJ Gopinath and writer Babu Tamizh are more interested in showing us the intelligence of this character and the unique position in which he f...(more)
Source: Suganth, Times Of India
Neat writing and engaging screenplay makes 'Jiivi' a good thriller. Try not to miss.
Jiivi is a pleasantly surprising thriller with a lot of heart, that engages you well throughout.(more)
Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com
Not entirely genius, but solid in parts
I loved the books that Saravanan reads. I also loved the low-key 'closure' that Saravanan and Mani end up getting. The latter finds a novel called Thavarugal, while the former has a book called Vidiyalai Thedi, if I remember correctly. Jiivi wasn't too bad after all.(more)
Source: Srivatsan , The Hindu