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A Film Dedicated To Cinematic Liberties & Convenience
director, MS Anadan seems to have learned the recipe to make a commercially rich action film incompletely from somewhere. The film constantly challenges logic & befriends convenience in the form of a screenplay. The film has two important women characters portrayed by Shradha Srinath & Regina...(more)
Source: Meera Chithirapaavai, MovieCrow
This thriller has the effect of a comedy
The writing in Chakra is pedestrian and lacks heart, the film is devoid of an emotional core, and as for the villain, the character is an amusing caricature at best. (more)
Source: Sudhir Srinivasan, The New Indian Express
Chakra is watchable for the good moments in the first half, but could have held the suspense longer for better engagement.
The runtime of the film is also one of the major issues, as it should have ended at least 15-20 minutes before where it actually ends. The film runs out of steam in the fag end and it's visible. As mentioned earlier, all this is a result of lack of interesting points in the writing, that causes a hu...(more)
Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com
An engaging thriller with Vishal in form.
Debutant MS Anandan has set his Chakra in the same universe as that of Vishal's hit cyber thriller Irumbu thirai, and succeeds in fairly engaging the audience, especially with the racy second half. While the plain narrative in the initial half of the movie sans thrills might hamper the excitement, t...(more)
Source: Editorial Board, IndiaGlitz.com
Vishal, Shraddha Srinath's thriller is a predictable hodgepodge
Debutante director MS Anandan�s Chakra, starring Vishal and Shraddha Srinath, is a hodgepodge of predictable twists punctuated by intolerable lectures.. Chakra is supposed to be the protagonist's search for his father's stolen Ashoka Chakra, but it ends up being the audience's search for a single mo...(more)
Source: Ranjani Krishnakumar, Firstpost.com
An average action thriller
Director Anandan has tried to give a racy look and feel to the film with the fast edit pattern. However, most of the scenes are predictable. Unlike, Irumbuthirai, here the antagonist is not powerful. The backstory lacks emotional connect and the only solace is the constant cat and mouse game between...(more)
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