Synopsis/Plot : Maamanithan is a upcoming Tamil drama film written and directed by Seenu Ramasamy. Yuvan Shankar Raja is the producer for this film under his YSR Productions. This film will be the third collaboration of Vijay Sethupathi, Yuvan Shankar Raja and Seenu Ramasamy after their Idam Porul Yaeval and Dharma Durai.
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A dry subject that is handled without any sort of finesse in terms of writing and performances, so the story fails to emotionally connect and make us realize the greatness of the lead character that is intended to be presented. A potential soulful flick that lands as quite a boring fair from start t...(more)
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Vijay Sethupathi shines in Seenu Ramasamy's meditation on life
Seenu Ramasamy, who has also written the movie, seems to want his audience to understand the importance of strengthening and protecting one�s spirituality. The movie seems to argue that providence would go out of its way to protect the good ones. And it will subject people to gruelling punishments t...(more)
Source: Manoj Kumar, Indian Express
A surprisingly good movie about what makes a man great
Maamanithan doesn't wear its coat on the shoulders of a thriller. There are no shocking revelations that tumble out of the closet in the third act, although you�ll get one if you sit through the movie. But that�s not the most interesting aspect here. Writer-director Seenu Ramasamy seems to prod at t...(more)
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Maamanithan is a beautiful family drama, watch it for Ilayaraja - YSR's blissful music and the performances.
Maamanithan has a lot of moments that you can cherish if you're revisiting the film. It is an honest and genuine family drama, thanks to the technical work and the performances. (more)
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A quietly affecting saga of an ordinary man
That said, the director trips up while going ahead with this approach by making it too convenient for his protagonist to get his redemption. When Radhakrishnan goes to Kerala, he immediately manages to find a job, friends and even a surrogate family in the form of a widow and her teenaged daughter. ...(more)
Source: Suganth, Times Of India
A useful story, but not a riveting film
The film is also a bit too keen to celebrate its protagonist as a selfless saint. Perhaps he is one, but it feels like there are other characters who deserve as much acknowledgement. Radhakrishnan�s Muslim friend is a bit of a saint himself. And why, even Savithri, who has endured hardship all her l...(more)
Source: Sudhir sirinivasan, CinemaExpress.com
Vijay Sethupathi's stellar performance is the USP of this feel-good drama
Maamanithan is a film that puts a smile on everyone�s face. The first half of Maamanithan is stacked with many heartwarming moments that tug at our heartstrings. Especially the scenes involving Radhakrishnan and his family members and also his friendship with Ismail (Guru Somasundaram). Director See...(more)
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