Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru (U/A)
29/Dec/2016 Thriller, Drama 1 Hr 45 Mins

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Dhuruvangal 16 - An assured debut that leaves you in awe

The film is tightly packed and the plot unveils right from the first frame. There is not a second that is redundant. There is no build up before the interval and this film does not need one. Such assured storytelling from a 21 year old debutant is mind boggling. There is always a tendency to encoura...(more)

Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow


A well executed whodunit murder mystery

It wouldn't be an exaggeration to say that Karthick Naren has used sound design and camera angles to narrate the story. Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru has its flaws as well, a constable in Tamil Nadu having high degree English conversation with his superior officer is unbelievable.Though Rahman is fine with...(more)

Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com


A Fantastic Thriller

This well-structured intruiging thriller from new comer Karthik Naren keeps you hooked from the start to end just like a detective novel.(more)

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A whodunit with many unanswered questions

Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru is undoubtedly a welcome relief from the low-grade comedy, garish costumes and meaningless songs and dances that Tamil cinema is largely known for. Naren -- who has also written the story -- must be commended for his highly focussed way of narration. No distractions here.(more)

Source: Gautaman Bhaskaran, Hindustan Times


An engaging thriller with an impressive storyline! Karthick is a director to look out for!

DHURUVANGAL PATHINAARU CAST & CREW 1 of 2 Production: Knight Nostalgia Filmotainment Cast: Prakash Raghavan, Praveen Kumar, Rahman, Sharath Kumar Direction: Karthick Naren Screenplay: Karthick Naren Story: Karthick Naren Music: Jakes Bejoy Background score: Jakes Bejoy Cinematography: Sujith Sarang...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com


The strength of Dhurvangal Pathinaaru lies in the filmmaking

Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru has the spirit and daring of an indie film but the slickness in its filmmaking will give big-budgeted and star-driven films a run for their money. Its director, Karthick Naren, is a first-time filmmaker � a 21-year-old at that � but he displays such command over his craft that...(more)

Source: Suganth, Times Of India


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User Reviews


Arun Sundar

Worth watching. Leaves you shocked and a bit emotional. (more)


Nivas Athi

Worth watching ...interesting screenplay and riveting Climax, Kudos to debutant director Karthik Naren for a Good script and the detailing in dialogues. (more)


Kiran T Francis

no words to say..best twist and suspense in tamil. hats off rahman and younger director. (more)


Alex Raja

Every Detail Counts,Nice Movie to watch!!!!!!!!! (more)


Raghuraman Murali

#D16 - Gripping The way director depicts the story is on a thin line, Where neither you understand or wanting to understand it, and director tells the audience its not Right its in the Left (more)


Shanmuganathan Ganesan

Dhuruvangal 16 : An Top Notching Best Thriller Of d Year. Hat's Off Fr d Director & Crew. (more)

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