Synopsis/Plot : STR lands in Coimbatore from Dubai, he is here to attend one of his friend's wedding. Post that, the hero is forced to murder the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and eventually he is being encountered by the Police for the crime he committed. But he survives by getting stuck in a time loop. What's the purpose behind this complexity, how the characters evolve, how the happenings change in every loop, and finally where it ends forms the remaining story
Worth Watching, Even In Loops!
The strain to convey a high concept in the easiest possible way has paid-off as the film is bound to cater to all class audiences. Complex stuff is smartly simplified here with apt sequences. The choice of scenes is very interesting, the screenplay is very faithful to the treatment and at the same t...(more)
Source: Aswhin Ram, MovieCrow
Simbu-SJ Suryah's performances, Venkat Prabhu's screenplay and Praveen KL's edit make Maanaadu entertaining. Go experience the loop
A Venkat Prabhu Politics and this is not a film that has superficial politics. It speaks about the discrimination that muslims face inside India, and also questions the tag of terrorists that surround the community. Venkat Prabhu and STR don't hold back anything and boldly question the stereotype wh...(more)
Source: Review Board, Behindwoods.com
Simbu's time loop film is a fun thriller
The writing is sharp, just giving us the information we need to understand what's going on in the film, without overstretching the repetition. The glass from the airport roof falls the very first time Khaliq steps out; watch out for how Venkat Prabhu brings it back towards the end. Though Simbu gets...(more)
Source: Sowmya Rajendran, The News Minute
Simbu and SJ Suryah have a go at each other in this smartly-written film
Maanaadu is the latest addition in a, hopefully, long list of films where the idea of 'hero' is changing for the better. Consider this: a Tamil cinema star never dies. This is a given clause even in our masala cinema's rulebook. But here, we have a star in Simbu willing to let himself die multiple t...(more)
Source: Srivatsan, The Hindu
Engaging and entertaining
If you take out the time loop angle, Maanaadu is a proper commercial cinema but the sci-fi element has only amplified the entertainment value although it tests our patience in the initial few scenes. For example, the pre-intermission action sequence of Silambarasan TR is a superb stretch and adds so...(more)
Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com
Simbu�s time loop movie is thoroughly entertaining
Maanaadu offers more reasons to celebrate it. In particular, SJ Suryah�s performance, which brings the circus to the town. He draws genuine laughter with his reactions to mind-boggling events. And also he knows exactly what is expected of him and he delivers it perfectly. The editing of the movie is...(more)
Source: Manoj Kumar R , Indian Express
Maanaadu is a supremely entertaining high-concept movie
Maanaadu marks a welcome return to form for both Venkat Prabhu, who is at his inventive best here, and Silambarasan TR, who seems to have regained the energy and charisma that made him a beloved star. You instantly believe the fact that Khaliq has managed to figure out that he is in a time loop beca...(more)
Source: M Suganth, Times Of India
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- Maanaadu: Meherezylaa Video Song Out Now
|No.||Song Title||Lyric Writer||Performer(s)||Listen here|
|1||“Meherezylaa ”||Madhan Karky||Yuvan Shankar Raja, Rizwan, Raja Bhavatharini||Listen|