A different Rajnikanth movie.
Rajinikanth's Kuselan is a mixed bag, but director P Vasu has been able to evoke the essence of the original Katha Parayumbol from Malayalam to a certain extent. Still, if you are looking for a clean family movie with some comedy, gloss and sentiments, Kuselan makes an interesting viewing. Some of t...(more)
Source: MovieBuzz, Sify.com
Rajnikanth's show all the way.
The script falls flat at times, while the movie pulls you into two extremes - Rajini's many extraordinary merits and Pasupathy's warm-hearted honesty. But it is director P Vasu's script that must shoulder the responsibility of how Kuselan has ultimately turned out. If only the dialogues and screenpl...(more)
Source: Pavithra Srinivasan, Rediff.com
An ode to friendship and of course Rajinikanth.
It is a tough task for an actor like Pasupathy to carry the entire burden on his shoulders acting alongside a scene stealer like Rajinikanth. Pasupathy passes out with flying colors. Hats off to him! Meena is more of a realistic portrayal. Nayanthara executes the job entrusted to her quite well. Vad...(more)
Source: Editorial Board, IndiaGlitz.com
Lost in translation!
Although Rajini remains the main focus of the movie, Pasupathy proves to be the saving grace of the movie at times. Meena has done an okay job. G.V. Prakash's music and re-recording flows with the tide. The art department seems to be screaming for attention for all the sets look plastic and non-natu...(more)
Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com
Rajni's image makeover.
Kuselan has the special aura and look of a typical Rajni film; yet, in the place of the usual style king, audiences get to see the emotional actor in the superstar. Pasupathy in his role shines as a solid performer. Arvind Krishna's camera and Thotta Tharani's art direction - all these constitute Ku...(more)
Source: Editorial Board, galatta.com
A glimpse of Rajini, an ace performer and Pasupathy, a proficient actor.
P.Vasu breaks the norm with gusto, as Rajini, the actor, takes over and finishes with a flourish. Joining the league of meaningful films that warrant a watch with the family, Kuselan is a colorful treat. And despite the imposing image of Rajini to contend with, Pasupathy makes his presence felt, wit...(more)
Source: Malathi Rangarajan, The Hindu
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