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Knockout conceit

The film moves at a rapid pace throughout. Technically it is good and this is a crucial aspect given the kind of film Maayavan is and helps us in buying into what is being narrated on screen. The casting and the performance of the actors are a mixed bag. All the tension is in the writing but the act...(more)

Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow


The storytelling here is solid that we are engaged throughout.

One of the best things about Maayavan is how it manages to keep us guessing until it reveals the killer and his modus operandi. Right from the beginning, we sense something creepy happening, and Ghibran's moody score only adds to the eeriness. And the film manages to clearly explain the high-concept...(more)

Source: M Suganth, Times Of India


Sci-fi crime thriller

While the writing is good in parts, the content might be complex for a majority of audiences, who prefer watching films only for regular entertainment. Unlike CV Kumar�s previous films, Maayavan looks grand, especially the production values including the multiple lab sets. 2017 seems to a dream year...(more)

Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com


Sundeep Kishan, Daniel Balaji shine in CV Kumar's riveting thriller

Though the film is 2 hours and 7 minutes, the first half moves at a slow pace, and picks up only towards the end. The love angle between the cop and psychiatrist has not been well written. The writing is not cohesive as the director wanted to keep the audiences guessing, which beyond a point become...(more)

Source: Sreedhar Pillai, Firstpost.com


Maayavan is a watchable sci-fi thriller, but could have been even better with an engaging screenplay.

CV Kumar being the producer himself has marshalled his resources well whilst handling the budget. The core storyline is intriguing, and that serves as its USP. Maayavan could have been a solid investigative thriller had it been a little more focused. It has too much to tell, but the way it is put fo...(more)

Source: Behindwoods Team, Behindwoods.com


A Novel Attempt

The first half not only moves at a decent pace but also keeps the audience engrossed as the mystery heightens up. Unlike most films the science is explained in simple terms which helps in the audiences relating to the unbelievable idea. The immortality concept scientifically explored in the film ...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, IndiaGlitz.com

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Maayavan - A Solid sci-fi crime thriller (Review by www.cinecluster.com) www.cinecluster.com/maayavan-movie-review-rating.php (more)

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Jukebox” Listen
2 “Mella Mella” Soundara Rajan Shwetha Subram, Abshek Listen
3 “Maya Masthava” Sikkander Marana Gaana Viji Listen
4 “Bodhai Poo” Vivek Ghibran, Sharanya Gopinath Listen