Synopsis/Plot : A clever, carefree gangster named Suruli (Dhanush) is recruited to help a London-based crime lord named Peter (James Cosmo) take down a rival (Joju George). In London, Suruli encounters Andrea (Aishwarya Lekshmi) Srilankan-Tamil singer and is caught off guard by the moral dilemmas that follow.
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This marriage of quirkiness, formula and messaging doesn't really come together!
Suruli is a close cousin to Maari and Dhanush has a gala time playing to the gallery. Unfortunately, the present situation would mean that our drawing room is the gallery. The humour works and though we aren't really sucked into the film, the initial half of Jagame Thandhiram is a reasonably enterta...(more)
Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow
Dhanush is a one-man army in new Netflix gangster thriller
The film could have been an enjoyable gangster thriller, but it takes a totally different route in the second half. When there are so many messages cramped into a film, which is primarily a gangster thriller, it dilutes the impact.(more)
Source: Janani K, India Today
Dhanush and Karthik Subbaraj's new film is a chore to sit through
Karthik Subbaraj tried to pull a Kabali with Dhanush but he disappoints big time with his new film, out on Netflix India.(more)
Source: Haricharan Pudipeddi, Hindustan Times
Dhanush, Karthik Subbaraj film is just about serviceable
Dhanush in veshti strides across sleety England streets in slo-mo, doing Rajini but wisely keeping it low key, channelling the street - smart, lovable scamp he specialises (more)
Source: Shekar Gupta, Indian Express
Jagame Thandhiram is quirky but underwhelming
Karthik Subbaraj uses the struggle of Eelam Tamils to add depth, but somehow, the attempt doesn't make the scenes moving. We get many lines that talk about immigrants and their plight, what displacement does to people, how richer nations like the US and the UK have a cause to keep wars going in the ...(more)
Source: M Suganth, Times Of India
A Must Watch Only For Dhanush Fans
Packed with action and dark humour, the thriller throws some mean punches. Not all of them land right. Certainly not the "war between ideologies" turn that Jagame Thandhiram takes after a lot of blood has been spilled. This is one twist too many for an over-stirred concoction already bursting at the...(more)
Source: Saibal Chatterjee, NDTV Movies
Dhanush is entertaining in a gangster film that falters
You feel like you've been playing an extended video game rather than watching a cogent film. Subbaraj likes to squeeze some messaging into his films, but this tendency is his Achilles' heel. The karutthu looks out of place when most of the film has no moral compass.(more)
Source: Sowmya Rajendran, The News Minute
Too frivolous to be serious, too serious to be fun
I'm convinced that Jagame Thandhiram is Karthik Subbaraj's weakest film yet, but it's still a Karthik Subbaraj film. And so, you do get treated to some lovely flourishes of filmmaking, aided by Santhosh Narayanan's eclectic music. Watch a kidnapping scene get brilliantly executed in a series of quic...(more)
Source: Sudhir Srinivasan, CinemaExpress.com
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|No.||Song Title||Lyric Writer||Performer(s)||Listen here|
|1||“Rakita Rakita Rakita”||Vivek||Dhanush, Dhee, Santhosh Narayanan||Listen|
|3||“Bujii”||Vivek||Anirudh Ravichander, Santhosh Narayanan||Listen|
|4||“Aala Ola ”||Vivek||Andony Dasan, Santhosh Narayanan||Listen|
|5||“Naan Dhaan Da Mass”||Arivu||Ofro, Arivu, Santhosh Narayanan||Listen|
|6||“Theipirai ”||Madurai Babaraj||Meenakshi Elaiyaraja||Listen|
|7||“Theengu Thaakka ”||Arivu||Arivu, GKB||Listen|