Pachaikili is intelligently crafted taut thriller that consolidates Menon's reputation as the Tamil thriller king. The surprise twists that hits you like a sledgehammer is the major plus of the film. The lead actors in the film deliver some of their finest performances ever. Music and background sco... » more
by MovieBuzz - Sify.com
A director's film.
Performances from the entire cast are commendable. While it's Arvind Krishna who has worked on a major chunk of the film, Nirav Shah has cast his spell in the concluding reels. Experts like art director Rajeevan and Editor Anthony have contributed to the compact flow of the script. Musical score by ... » more
by Sriram Iyer - Rediff.com
Real and racy, glossy and gritty.
It takes guts and gumption to stitch an icy thriller with the tapestry of commercial cinema. Take a bow Gautham & Co, you have just pulled off a memorable coup as Pachai Killi Muthucharam is an over two-hour non-stop excitement that pins you down to your chair. Pachai Kili Muthucharam is a commercia... » more
by Editorial Board - IndiaGlitz.com
Hats off to the entire team of Pachaikili Muthucharam.
The script is the single biggest strength of the movie. The narration never sways from the main plot, no unnecessary frills. Camera work is excellent and so is the editing. The music is another high point. The Harris Jeyaraj-Gautham team does it for the fourth time in a row. It is a two hour somethi... » more
by Editorial Board - Behindwoods.com
Bewildering suspense in a family format!
Less violent and more thrilling than the innumerable films you come across in the action genre, 'Pachchai Kili Muthu Charam' woven on a leitmotif of suspense, keeps the viewer engrossed.. Harris Jeyaraj's score is in tune with the mood of the script. Cinematography (Arvind Krishna) is an unobtrusive... » more
by Malathi Rangarajan - The Hindu