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Aranmanai - Mildy Amusing and Rarely Scary

. This might have not been a problem had the film had genuinely scary moments. Horror works the maximum when the ghost is not shown and fear of the others is depicted. Aranmanai employs the exact opposite strategy. You are exposed to the supernatural image very early on and it is shown frequently in...(more)

Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow


Watchable slapstick comedy mixed with horror

The director has made sure that the graphical elements that appear in the film are not tacky and the climax shot that swirls the possessed woman high up in the air with the diminishing solar eclipse in the backdrop is something that is worth a watch. (more)

Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com


Aranmanai is a time pass entertainer

The director follows the regular commercial format set for such films. The story is about a large family that wants to sell their ancestral home, an Aranmanai (palace). The supernatural elements they discover in the Aranmanai lead to some scary moments. (more)

Source: Movie Buzz, Sify.com


Not too high on frightening moments, but entertains thoroughly.

The film has the commercial signature all over with humor taking the front seat, the scary moments just huffing and puffing behind. Overall the VFX gets its share of scare, and then fizzes out with some average CGI. (more)

Source: Editorial Board, IndiaGlitz.com


A rather curious film purported to be a horror show

Aranmanai is a rather curious film purported to be a horror show. Directed by Sundar C, it starts out ominous enough with a ghostly hand in before the title even appears, as an introductory premonition of sorts. The movie chronicles the tale of a family looking to sell their unusual piece of real es...(more)

Source: Anupama Subramanian, Deccan Chronicle


A family goes to their ancestral mansion with the intention of selling it off. However, people start dying in the place and they learn that the place is haunted.

In some ways, we go to a horror movie for the same reason why we go on a theme park ride time and again � for the thrills. Aranmanai uses many of the horror movie tropes that we have seen in films so far � palatial mansion, scary-looking child, formless dark shapes, brutal murder, thwarted romance, ...(more)

Source: M. Suganth, Times Of India

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Country Opening Weekend
USA ($) 11996.00
Malaysia (MYR) 163412.00

Music Tracks

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