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2.75

A message movie masquerading as a superhero flick

Post intermissionHero as a film is loaded with dialogues and action sequences. The innovativeness that we eagerly anticipated never comes to the forefront. It all happens too easily. A superhero suit is all that is needed to bring down a powerful villain who moves from being ahead of everything to ...(more)

Source: Bharath Vijayakumar, MovieCrow

3.50

Fairly good vigilante film, middling superhero movie

As in Mugamoodi, you admire the fact the filmmaker has tried to make his superhero as desi as possible, but at the same time feel underwhelmed of this superhero because the things that he does (beating up the bad guys, driving a bike at high speed amidst traffic, giving the money back to the people...(more)

Source: Suganth, Times Of India

2.50

Hero is a watchable Super-Hero drama with some inspiring moments.

Special mention to the director PS Mithran for showing the actual heroes and their inventions as a part of the end credits. Their inventions are extremely significant and will surely inspire you(more)

Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com

3.50

An engaging entertainer for families!

Hero is a must watch for families this holiday season, which has a relevant message on the modern-day educational system.(more)

Source: Moviebuzz, Sify.com

2.50

Sivakarthikeyan's film has interesting premise, but let down by execution

Hero had all the potential to become a proper superhero film sensible to Tamil cinema standards. But, the lumbering narrative (in a few portions), exaggerated scenes and illogical loopholes ruin the entire experience.(more)

Source: Janani, India Today

3.00

Less on fun quotient but a very ambitious attempt that needs to be lauded!

Hero is a maze that moviegoers will be happy to get lost in, an emotional roller coaster with twists so unsettling no choice exists but to hold on and go along for the ride!(more)

Source: Galatta Review Panel, galatta.com

3.00

Sivakarthikeyan starrer is a superhero thriller with an emotional core

The film gets quite message-heavy towards the end and Sivakarthikeyan delivers an emotional speech on how parents should stop worrying about grades of their kids and instead focus on their dreams. The intention of the message is laudable but it needed to be told more effectively.(more)

Source: Karthik Kumar, Hindustan Times

3.00

Sivakarthikeyan takes a detour from romantic comedies but film isn't thoroughly convincing

On the whole, Mithran has given a neat commercial entertainer, which also calls for a rethink of our educational policy.(more)

Source: Sreedhar Pillai, Firstpost.com

User Reviews

3.0

Arun Sundar

Much more than a normal timepass flick. But PS Mithran could have tightened the screenplay and made things more interesting, from start itself. Lacks a bit in emotions but makes it up with packaging and presentation style. PS Mithran also keeps things subtle and relatable to a large extent. Yuvan f... (more)

4.0

Shiyanth Balashanthiran

Hero is an incredible inspiring movie, must watch and learn especially students like me! Don't fall for reviews as they can be weird but pls watch and enjoy perfect Shiva anna movie as I did not enjoy NVP but is a perfect comeback for him! 3.75 .... 100 crores for sure actually 120 crores as... (more)

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2 “Hero Title Track” Pa.vijay Yuvan Shankar Raja Listen
3 “Over'a Feel Pannuren” Pa Vijay, Mc Sanna Yuvan Shankar Raja, MC Sanna Listen