Vanjagar Ulagam (A)
07/Sep/2018 Crime, Thriller

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Critics: 8 Panel: 2 User: 8

Overall: 3.1 from 18 users

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Too complex for its own good!

Non-linear narration is one thing but this film keeps changing tracks at such a frequency, that you blink an eye and you might have missed the transition. Well, things do get tied together in the end but you wonder whether it had to be so complex. It is the murder mystery angle that holds some inter...(more)

Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow


A whodunit, a gangster drama, and a neo-noir all rolled into one, this hard-to-classify quality of Vanjagar Ulagam is both its strength and weakness.

But what keeps us involved is the circuitous manner in which the director tells this tale. Even if the climactic revelations are easy to guess, the constant shuffle between scenes in the present and from the past lends the film some novelty.(more)

Source: Suganth, Times Of India


Source: PRasanth, Prashanth


Experiment gone wrong

Manoj Beedha's Vanjagar Ulagam is clearly an experiment in terms of making. The cinematography has extensive Western influences (think dark, moody lighting) and the music is offbeat (a Carnatic dubstep plays in the background when a police encounter is taking place) but lengthy dialogue-driven seque...(more)



All style, no substance

echnically, foreign cinematographer Rodrigo Del Rio Herrara and Saravanan Ramasamy provide stylish frames and visuals which are aptly supported by Sam CS�s amazing score. Editing by Anthony is also crisp but the film itself moves at a snail pace. (more)

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Source: Behindwoods Review Board,


Try Vanjagar Ulagam for its experimental packaging.

his is an out and out 'A' film. There are swear words being thrown around ruthlessly, and the scenes require them. There are gunshots, there is blood, there is violence, there are goose-flesh moments, and there are scenes that make you think about how the society has been treating a section of peopl...(more)

Source: Behindwoods Review Board,


A novel attempt but laborious watch

Go for it if you fancy "experimental for the sake of it" stuff and also if you are a fan of Chandini Tamilarasan.(more)

Source: IndiaGlitz ,

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Kannanin Leelai” Traditional Swagatha S. Krishnan Listen
2 “Thee Yazhini” Madhan Karky Yuvan Shankar Raja, Sam C.S Listen
3 “Kannadi Nenjan” Madan Karky Santhosh Narayanan Listen