| 5.6/10 |
S.D. Ramesh Selvan
| February 27, 2015 (2015-02-27)|
Comedy, Action Film, Romance Film, Drama film
V Jayaprakash, Thambi Ramaiah, Mayilsamy, Kishore (Aravind), Pakoda Pandi (Pandi)
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Vajram (2015 film) Wikipedia
Vajram is a Tamil comedy drama film directed by Ramesh Selvan. The film revoluvs around the four boys and the teacher. It stars Kishore, Sree Raam, Pandi, Kuttymani, Thambi Ramaiah, Jaya Prakash, Pavani Reddy in pivotal role. Music composed by FM Faisal. It was released on 27 February 2015 with negative reviews.
Kishore as Aravind
Sree Raam as Madurai
Pandi as Pandi
Kuttymani as Kuttymani
Pavani Reddy as Yazhini
The movie opens up intriguingly at a juvenile prison, where four teenage boys Aravind, Madurai, Pandi and Kuttymani ( Kishore, Sree Raam, Pandi, Kuttymani) who land up there on charges of raping their classmate. A brief gloomy segment reveals they torture the inmates of juvenile homes undergo at the hands of the wardens. Meanwhile, we see a police officer (Pondy Ravi) who is the benami of a greedy minister Selvanayagam (Jayaprakash) who has entrusted him with a 100 crore property and the former wants to usurp it. He hatches a plan and picks up the four boys for his own benefit and asks them to kidnap the minister.
Little did he realize that the convicted boys already have a score to settle with the minister who was responsible for them landing up at the prison. With their own agendas set, they kidnap the minister’s daughter Yazhini (Pavani Reddy) and take her hostage in a forest. Did the boys manage to take revenge on the minister and how they accomplish it narrated in violent ways forms the rest.
The film received negative reviews. Deccan chronicle wrote:"Had the director infused a clearer and believable screenplay, the film would have ended up a decent entertainer". Hindu criticised stating that "it is a difficult film to sit through. It could have been a lot more interesting had it simply concerned itself with the problems in juvenile detention centres. But in its present form, the film’s idealistic message isn’t new and neither is the means it employs to make it".
The gang of four after Pasanga, Goli soda, teamed up again in Vajram. New Comer Bhavana Shetty is the female lead. Jayaprakash has done a negative role in the film. Thambi Ramaiah scores as a supporting character. The filming was held at Assam forests.
The satellite rights of the film were sold to Raj TV. The film was given an "A" certificate by the Indian Censor Board for more violence however, it was re-censored and was given a "U" certificate.
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