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3.00

A worthy addition to Myna and Kumki

Prabhu Solomon's filmography is rather interesting. The first phase started off with the slightly offbeat Kannodu Kanbathellam and King. He then turned the action route with Kokki,Lee and Laadam. His current phase that started with Myna is his most successful and has him delivering hits with love at...(more)

Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow

3.00

Prabhu Solomon completes the love trilogy

After the stellar �Mynaa� and �Kumki�, Prabhu Solomon has come up with one more love story set in the backdrop of Tsunami, which hit the Indian cost exactly a decade ago. Has he succeeded in delivering the third installment in his love trilogy? (more)

Source: Editorial Board, IndiaGlitz.com

3.00

A love story told well with good visuals, music and performance

Releasing on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the dreadful Tsunami of 2004, Prabhu Solomon has used this natural calamity as an important prop in his film Kayal. The story as evidenced in the trailer is very simple and centers around the love of a young couple. But the difference lies in the way ...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com

3.00

Good

Prabhu Solomon�s Kayal is a feel-good love story set against the milieu of 2004 Tsunami that struck the coast of Tamil Nadu. The film has some terrific visuals, great music and stunning climax. Movies in disaster genre are red-hot in Hollywood but in Tamil cinema, due to various budget constraints i...(more)

Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com

3.00

Kayal: Has its moments, but strains too hard to be an epic

The film appears to be an attempt to tell a story whose beats we are familiar with, the only difference being the setting � the tsunami of 2004. The ignition point of every love story is the stretch where the hero and heroine meet � and in Kayal, the director Prabhu Solomon gives us a wonderfully or...(more)

Source: Baradwaj Rangan, The Hindu

3.00

Two friends are mistaken to have helped a couple elope and held captive by the girl's family. There, one of them falls in love with the servant girl.

When Aaron, the hero of Kayal is introduced, we hear in the background the song Enge En Jeevane from Uyarndha Ullam. The song is playing on the radio, which Socrates, Aaron's friend is listening to. This song not only gives Prabu Solomon an opportunity to include the mandatory Ilaiyaraaja song, but ...(more)

Source: M Suganth, Times Of India

1.50

Visually arresting but hardly a novel plot

Director Prabhu Solomon's Tamil film, Kayal, appears like the final part of a romantic trilogy set in exquisitely verdant landscape. His earlier Mynaa and Kumki also unfolded in the rusticity of rural greenery, which provided the backdrop for unrequited love in the first case, and an open-ended clim...(more)

Source: Gautaman Bhaskaran, Hindustan Times

3.00

Kayal is compelling love story

Though director Prabhu Solomon has been in the industry since 1999, it was Myna (2010) and later Kumki (2012) that brought him widespread critical acclaim and mainstream success. Both films narrated a passionate and heart-rending tale of love set in spectacular locations never before seen on the sil...(more)

Source: S. Saraswathi, Rediff.com

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Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Unna Ippo Paakkanum” Yugabharathi Haricharan & Vandana Srinivasan Listen
2 “Yengirundhu Vandhaayo ” Yugabharathi Shreya Goshal Listen
3 “Paravaya Parakkurom” Yugabharathi Haricharan Listen
4 “Deeyaalo Deeyaalo ” Yugabharathi Orathanaadu Gopu Listen
5 “Koodave Varamaathiri” Yugabharathi Alphonse Joseph Listen
6 “Yen Aala Paaka Poren” Yugabharathi Shreya Goshal, KG Ranjith Listen
7 “Yenga Pulla Irukka” Yugabharathi Balram Listen