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A drama that fails to strike an emotional chord
Kaali looks more like an attempt to serve something to the audience who might have not identified themselves with a film like Vanakkam Chennai. But as the narrative proceeds we are not sure if this is Kiruthiga's cup of tea. The film is starved of surprises and the engagement quotient keeps decreasi...(more)
Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow
Kaali does get interesting in its second half, but the narration should have been tighter.
Kiruthiga Udhayanidhi deserves credit for attempting a concept that has so far mainly been used in whodunits to narrate an emotional drama. But with the reason behind Kaali's search for his parents not being really strong, we are not entirely involved with his search. Even the scenes in the present ...(more)
Source: Suganth, Times Of India
Explores true love through different sub plots
Kaali is a neatly made family drama from Kiruthiga Udhayanidhi with an experimental screenplay, making this film worth watching.(more)
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This Vijay Antony Starrer Is A Decent Watch!
Though Kaali speaks about its own merit, the screen treatment could have been better considering its interesting storyline. Nonetheless, Kiruthiga scores pretty well with her overall rendition of output. Kaali is a decent watch(more)
Source: Mayur Javali, One India
The real tragedy of Vijay Antony's film
Kaali eventually finds the truth about his mother but we are past caring by that point. We do breathe a sigh of relief though as credits roll for we don�t have to deal with another tragic story. And there, perhaps, lies the true tragedy of Kaali.(more)
Source: priyanka Sundar, Hindustan Times
Kiruthiga Udhayanidhi's slow-paced film is an out and out Vijay Antony show
The director has used a unique device in the flashback episodes by using Vijay Antony to feature in the "father's" younger days. The concept is the protagonist meets these characters who he suspects of being his father. So, the film becomes an out and out Vijay Antony show as he appears in four diff...(more)
Source: Sreedhar Pillai, Firstpost.com
Go for it if you enjoy emotional dramas with a social message.
The film has some heart in its story with competent acting and on par technical aspects. Her attempt to narrate an emotional drama like a whodunit thriller has come out with not so desirable results due to the flaws in writing.(more)
Source: IndiaGlitz , IndiaGlitz.com
Blast from the past
Since the time he decided to get into acting, Vijay Antony has cleverly invested in scripts that have some good storytelling. Kaali is surely one of them.(more)
Source: SRINIVASA RAMANUJAM, The Hindu
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