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A Fairly Engaging Crime Drama That Keeps You Pinned Till The End.

Kabadadaari is a finely crafted crime drama that keeps the clock ticking despite the flaws. The film has a racy and good first half, followed by a second half that walks along with some lags. The team of Pradeep Krishnamoorthy along with the dialogue writers John Mahendran and Dhananjayan have ensur...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, MovieCrow


With a gripping screenplay, ample twists and turns, Kabadadaari is a faithful remake

The major positive aspect of the movie is its engaging screenplay which is devoid of unnecessary deviations. The way Hemanth's story from the Kannada version has been improvised to suit the Tamil nativity deserves mention. The effortless performances from Nasser and Jayaprakash act as catalysts to t...(more)

Source: Thinkal Menon, Times Of India


A mildly-interesting police procedural

A couple of sequences are staged well; the sweet irony of a traffic situation coming back to haunt Sakthi plays out nicely. It helps that there are two seasoned performers in Jayaprakash and Nasser to back him up. A couple of interesting revelations towards the climax will also appeal, especially to...(more)

Source: Srinivasa Ramanujam, The Hindu


Taut crime thriller

Sibiraj has tried his best to play the upright cop Shakti, he looks fit to play the man in Khaki. Veterans Nassar and Jayaprakash have done their parts well while there is nothing much to say about Nandita Swetha, who plays Jayaprakash's daughter. (more)

Source: moviebuff, Sify.com


Kabadadaari engages well with its strong plot, filled with twists and turns.

Once the film jumps into the main conceit, the film somehow keeps you hooked. That's mostly because of Simon King's background score which is filled with variety and mass. With more of a narrative style based screenplay, the duration could have been a little more shorter.(more)

Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com


An engaging plot & a racy screenplay, make Kabadadhaari an entertaining watch!

Director Pradeep Krishnamoorthy, who has also played a small role in the movie, has done a very good job of adapting Kavaludaari to suit the Tamil audiences. Some fine tuning in a few places, especially the second half, could have made the movie more taut! John Mahendran and G Dhananjayan have handl...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, galatta.com