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2.75

A worthwhile outing that engages emotionally!!!

Despite being a tad predictable , Diya is a worthy outing as the emtotions work.(more)

Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow

2.50

Sai Pallavi, Sam CS shine in this horror film

The story is predictable. There isn't much surprise beyond the first few minutes until the very end. But the tone and the mood set by the director and his team is very effective. The frames are drained out of warmth, even the so-called happy ones. The film�s frames are bathed in sombre blues and red...(more)

Source: Ashameera Aiyappan , Indian Express

1.50

Sai Pallavi's stunning performance cannot save this confusing film

Sam CS�s music has added much value to the film, the background score especially is haunting, which is exactly the feeling the film was aiming for but can never achieve.(more)

Source: priyanka Sundar, Hindustan Times

2.00

A predictable revenge thriller

Vijay has made Diya with noble intentions but the method of conveying the message somehow is lost in a ghostly conundrum. Such manipulative sentiments may work well with an average viewer but for others seeking a solid content, it may not be a satisfying experience.(more)

Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com

2.50

Diya's plot is sensible to the horror genre. If the predictability factor is pushed aside, the film might engage you emotionally!

Director Vijay's touches are very much seen throughout the film, with a slice of positivity and emotions, thrown upon here and there. With a less predictable and gripping screenplay, Vijay's Diya could have impacted even more.(more)

Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com

2.50

Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com

2.00

This Sai Pallavi, Naga Shaurya-starrer is let down by an indistinct script

The only thing I kept thinking about was what were they trying to do and how much of it was lost in an attempt to keep the run time to under two hours. A big thumbs down to Diya. There are a million other horror and thrillers that leave you wanting for more. Diya isn't one of them.(more)

Source: Hemanth Kumar, Firstpost.com

3.00

Diya is structured as a revenge thriller, the main difference being that it is the ghost of a child - an unborn one, at that - which is on a killing spree.

Diya isn't compelling enough. Vijay works with tropes that are too familiar - lonely apartment block, freak accidents, bumbling cops (the comic scenes with RJ Balaji are quite jarring compared to the sombre tone of the film), and underwritten characters who we never come to care about. These turn th...(more)

Source: Suganth, Times Of India

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Aalaliloo” Madan Karky Swagatha S. Krishnan Listen
2 “Konjali ” Madhan Karky Sathyaprakash D, Neha Venugopal, JKA Shalini Listen
3 “Karuve” Madhan Karky K. S. Chithra Listen
4 “Voice Of Karu”
5 “Sound Of Revenge ”
6 “Jukebox” Listen