Synopsis/Plot : The film depicts the contrast between an intelligence officer father, who has sacrificed 3 decades of his life for the country but doesn't want a soul to know and his son, who is a limelight-crazy police officer. A sequence of hair-raising action sequences, in a roller coaster ride of love, betrayal and conspiracy forms the rest of the story.
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A Spy Thriller That Is Overlong But Reasonably Engaging!
Sardar is sufficiently engaging and moves at a brisk pace. But it is overlong and lacks a strong villain. A globe-trotting spy thriller with multiple makeovers is a genre that Tamil cinema keeps floundering. With that in the equation, Sardar does a lot better and is definitely passable even when you...(more)
Source: Bharath Viajayakumar, MovieCrow
Karthi-PS Mithran's film is the firecracker this Diwali needed
The film would have hugely benefited from a better background score. One cannot help but wonder why Mithran, who is otherwise conscious of everything, couldn�t get rid of songs. The other appalling problem of Sardar is the non-syncing dubbing work, which exposes that many dialogues were added post t...(more)
Source: Kirubakaran Purushothaman, Indian Express
Karthi is enjoyable in this generic and message-heavy thriller
Sardar�s problem is this: Bose�s betrayal should have been so brutal that it ideally should have translated on us. Instead, when we are presented with what actually happened to Bose, it comes across as too convenient. We feel betrayed in the other sense. Even though we get that Vijaya Prakash is pub...(more)
Source: Srivatsan, The Hindu
Karthi shines as an action star in this flawed but watchable spy thriller
Sardar is still a watchable spy thriller that�s powered by some great action set pieces. Karthi as Sardar, a spy in his 60�s, makes action look so effortless. His introduction scene amidst a prison riot has to be one of the best sequences of the movie. The action is very smartly choreographed, espec...(more)
Source: Haricharan , Hindustan Times