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Simbu excels in this largely satisfying rural drama
Simbu and Bala's scenes together have worked big time and it is something to watch out for. Their comedy track helps one overlook the flaws in the film, which comes with such rural dramas. Suseenthiran also managed to incorporate a romantic track between Simbu and Niddhi Agerwal, keeping the audienc...(more)
Source: Logesh Balachandran, India Today
STR's vintage changeover is promising, but Eeswaran falls short of expectations.
If the film had a proper conflict around which the story was built, and if the film had taken more time to flesh out proper arcs for a few more characters, the emotional connect would have been better, which would have made the film very different from what it is, in a positive way. (more)
Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com
A predictable rural subject that goes nowhere
It was good to see Simbu letting himself loose in a rural milieu and trying out what Karthi and Sivakarthikeyan did in films like 'Kadaikutty Singam' and 'Namma Veetu Pillai'. But director Suseenthiran's idea bank seems to have run dry after the initial setup; a snake sequence seems to stretch for a...(more)
Source: Srinivasa Ramanujam, The Hindu
An outdated film
Eeswaran is nothing but a two-hour-long verbal and visual flow of cues that reinforce the patriarchal view of women's subservient role to men in a family. (more)
Source: Manoj Kumar k, Indian Express
Silambarasan is earnest in an otherwise middling family drama
In bringing together this colourful and relatable cast of characters, Suseenthiran scores. But that�s that. Once he's established the milieu, he doesn't know where to take the film. (more)
Source: Ranjani Krishnakumar, Firstpost.com
Does justice in parts as a festival entertainer
Billed as a festival entertainer, the movie does justice in parts, thanks to a few scenes which involve the family members. Silambarasan's committed performance and Thaman's background score lift the movie, which otherwise, has a predictable screenplay with cliches galore.(more)
Source: Thinkal Menon, Times Of India
Good movie that is suited for Pongal Festival. This will make Tamil People's tradition and culture. Thank you STR for bring this momentum. (more)
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