Synopsis/Plot : An honest and fearless IPS officer who puts public welfare above everything else, must crack a murder case and find the culprit before more lives are lost. Involving a bomb blast and missing bullets, this investigative thriller will keep you wanting more.
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Bundle of Cop Movie - Cliches
We also get to see director Mahendran in a minor role two years after his demise, which offers some bittersweet moments. But beyond these, nothing stands out. Even Prabhu Deva, in what is reportedly his 50th film and his first cop role, looks jaded.(more)
Source: M Suganth, Times Of India
Prabhudeva can do only so much to save a cliched cop film
The initial set of scenes would test everyone's patience. Because there's literally nothing happening on screen. We see an uninterested Pon Manickavel leading an investigation. His subordinate, played by Baahubali Prabakar, loses his cool seeing Pon Manickavel's way of investigation. And we feel him...(more)
Source: Janani K, India Today
Prabhudeva headlines trite, cliche film about a vigilante cop
Prabhudeva tries his best to infuse the 'cool yet ruthless' cop vibe into the character but it does not always translate on screen (more)
Source: Ashameera Aiyappan, Firstpost.com
A formulaic cop action thriller
As discussed earlier, Pon Manickavel would've been an engaging watch if it got released fifteen years back but now, it looks too old as we have seen so many cop action entertainers. The heroic glorification doesn't add up much and the romantic angle between Prabhu Deva and Nivetha Pethuraj also ends...(more)
Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com
Predictability sinks this cop drama
Pon Manickavel is a mishmash of police films of the future past. But that�s not the real problem. It isn�t a crime to be inspired by a bunch of successful films, but it is definitely a crime for an investigative thriller to be trite, and on that count, Pon Manickavel gets caught dead to rights.(more)
Source: sudhir srinivasan, CinemaExpress.com
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|1||“Uthira Uthira”||Karky||Sreekanth Hariharan, Shreya Ghoshal, Maria Roe Vincent||Listen|
|3||“Jittaan Jittaan Jinukku”||Gkb||Shika Prabhakaran, Sukumar||Listen|
|4||“Bongu Bongu”||Kabilan||Thiagaraja Subramaniam||Listen|
|5||“Vizhuvathum Ezhuvathum”||Viveka||Ashwin Sharma||Listen|
|7||“Theme of Ponmanikavel”||Listen|