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An Intriguing thriller that turns uneven towards the climax

Pradeep Krishnamoorthy has kept things very simple. The thriller element plays out very well and he has not resorted to any gimmicks to try and infuse any artificial confusion by throwing a redundant angle into the mix. Though the film keeps playing these paranormal incidents, the execution makes su...(more)

Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow


A tantalizing script, but with a weak flashback and a cinematic climax!

Saithan its kick but the way the director raises mystery to the level of moral provocation. The first half looks like a maze that moviegoers will be happy to get lost in, a criminal roller coaster with twists so unsettling with no choices. But a not so exciting flashback and average climax reduces t...(more)

Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com


Lives up to the expectation. Go for it - An engaging thriller that keeps you tied in for most parts

In all his movies Vijay Antony has delivered at least two hit songs that linger in the mind, but in �Saithan� his touch is missing. However, as usual the background score complements the proceedings. Pradeep Kalipurayath�s cinematography is a big plus as the angles, lighting and tone set the viewers...(more)

Source: IndiaGlitz , IndiaGlitz.com


Two disjointed plots, one big failure

The director�s inability to mould the first half artfully so that post-interval the film seems like a natural progression is my one big grouse with the film. The shift in the narrative throws cold water on the entire film. Also, with the lack of any substantial supporting roles, the onus of driving ...(more)

Source: Krishna Vamsi, Indian Express


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User Reviews


Nadarajah Anithraj

Fantastic thriller movie after a long period in tamil cinema (more)


Danu Shan

overall a watchable commercial film with a good script and screenplay . Credits to vijay antony (more)


Arun Sundar

Second half very confusing. Overall nice and semi-comical (more)



very worst there is no story and theme i don't know how Antony selected the movie and the name of the movie did nit match the entire drama pl z don't watch this (more)


Manjunatheshwara KJ

Buildup in the first half and let down after interval. (more)

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Ladukio” Annamalai Yazin Nazir, Vijay Antony Listen
2 “Jayalakshmi ” Annamalai Yazin Nazir Listen
3 “Yededho” Eknaath Vijay Antony Listen
4 “Opaari” Chinna Ponnu Chinna Ponnu Listen
5 “Saithan Theme ” Ko Sesha Vijay Antony Listen
6 “Saithan Title Track” Listen