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An outlandish drama about the immortality of art

In a nutshell, Seethakathi is about the purity of art in its truest form. The film never takes the art vs business route nor does it play the blame game. Even the producer who looks to monetise 'Ayya' is not painted evil. I only wished Balaji kept the 'filmmaking' scenes a little shorter. You laugh ...(more)

Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow


Seethakaathi has some great moments. Watch it for the fantastical idea and Vijay Sethupathi.

Seethakaathi is an interesting film that has an even mix of art and fine commercial moments.(more)

Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com


Seethakathi Review

The subject might seem far from appealing for those who look at movies only as entertainment, but the director, with the support of his trusting star, gives us a film that is artsy and also entertaining.(more)

Source: Suganth, Times Of India


Vijay Sethupathi's quirky meta film celebrates art in the most entertaining way

Seethakathi is not only powered by a quirky core idea, but also by its quirkiest choice of actors and it's one of the reasons why the film works, despite the pacing issues. Also, Govind Vasantha's music is a major highlight of the film as it beautifully heightens the emotions in the initial portion ...(more)

Source: Haricharan Pudipeddi, Firstpost.com


Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com


A Journey into the soul of an artiste

Go for this novel fantasy themed film that is partly entertaining but delves deep into the soul of an artiste in a thought-provoking manner.(more)

Source: IndiaGlitz , IndiaGlitz.com


Source: PRasanth, Prashanth


Despite a Splendid Vijay Sethupathi, Film Struggles to Hold Attention

Seethakathi, despite its riveting plot line, begins to meander once Sethupathi disappears, and with scenes that are boringly long and overly melodramatic, the movie struggles to hold our attention. (more)

Source: Gautam Baskaran, News18

User Reviews


Badri Shah

Really Immortality of an Art. Very good film making a must watch movie. VJ's best in his career. Balaji Tharaneetharan great work. (more)


Shanmuganathan Ganesan

Fine Art on Vijay Sethupathi feather, Film narrates about stage show & art importance. Important information & portrayed in beautiful way! But in long way. Need full patience level to see this good Art Film. (more)

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Ayya” Thiagarajan Kumararaja Vijay Prakash Listen
2 “Avan” Madhan Karky Harish Sivaramakrishnan Listen
3 “Kozhi Onnu” Yugabharathi Pushpavanam Kuppusamy Listen
4 “Uyir ” Govind Vasantha Listen
5 “The Journey of Ayya” Vijay Prakash Listen