Manmadan Ambu (U)
23/Dec/2010 Comedy, Drama 2HR 32MIN

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What ever else you do this weekend, don't miss this film.

Manmadhan Ambu is a triumph of honest script writing. Kamal Haasan's script with some smart writing, brilliant casting, a designer look and great one-liners makes it a perfect family entertainer for the holiday season. Trisha is superb. Madhavan is the scene stealer. Kamal Haasan compelling, effortl...(more)

Source: MovieBuzz,


Kamal Haasan delivers with Manmadhan Ambu.

Kamal Haasan seems to have wanted to do a serious story, and suddenly been beset with the expectations of a commercial film. The first two hours of the movie don't disappoint. There's depth in the characters and storyline. The humor is mild, subtle and gives way a lot to deep emotion. Manush Nandan'...(more)

Source: Pavithra Srinivasan,


Hitting bull's eye.

'Manmadhan Ambu' does have strong script backed by a taut screenplay. It has some entertaining elements, sentiments and emotions. Lace it up with Kamal Haasan's perfection, Madhavan's buoyant performance, bubbly Trisha and Sangeetha, Ravikumar's directorial touches and Udhayanidhi Stalin's productio...(more)

Source: Editorial Board,


A passable cruise!

K.S.Ravikumar who understands the semiotics of film making has attempted to narrate the story in his style but its languorous pace works against it. Although the story is interesting, the film unfolds very slowly and does not gather momentum at any stage. The script sparkles in patches and fails to ...(more)

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Romantic breezy entertainer.

It's Kamal all the way; like an all-rounder, he is right there in all departments. Madhavan is not far behind. Pretty lass Trisha's subtle emotions need special mention. Sangeetha has given her best and fits the bill perfectly. K.S.Ravikumar's racy screenplay makes the film more interesting. Music b...(more)

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Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Dhagudu Dhattham” Kamal Haasan Kamal Hassan
2 “Who's The Hero” Kamal Haasan Andrea Jeremiah
3 “Oyyale” Vivegha Mukesh, Suchitra
4 “Neela Vaanam” Kamal Haasan Kamal Hassan, Priya Himesh
5 “Kamal Kavidhai” Kamal Haasan Kamal Hassan, Trisha Krishnan
6 “Manmadhan Ambu” Vivegha Devi Sri Prasad
7 “Theme Music” --