Agent Kannayiram (U/A)
25/Nov/2022 Comedy, Thriller 2hrs 24mins

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Novel Crime, Numb Execution!

A remake that�s neither faithful to the original nor to adapted language. Already when everything seems so dull in the flick, the changes made spoils the show further.(more)

Source: Ashwin Ram, MovieCrow


A visually distinct, but narratively bland crime film

Throughout the first half, the film seems indecisive on what it wants to be and the jagged editing only leads to what feels like disorienting narrative jumps. Things do get better in the second half when it thankfully ditches attempts at pandering to fans and focuses on narrating the modus operandi ...(more)

Source: Suganth, Times Of India


Santhanam's detective drama is another misfire from Manoj Beedha

Agent Kannayiram is like the gun in the film. Manoj wants to undercut Chekhov�s gun theory by introducing the gun in the film, which never goes off till the end. Yet, the film fails to establish this like several other things. Everything is unpronounced and lacks the impact the director has aimed fo...(more)

Source: Kirubhakar Purushothaman , Indian Express


Santhanam's remake of 'Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya' is terrifyingly bad

The core of Agent Kannayiram is quite solid. Think about it, a man who is traumatised by memories of his dead mother, and who couldn�t even get to say a final goodbye to her, gets personally and emotionally attached to a case of unclaimed dead bodies. By trying to solve the mystery, it is as if he g...(more)

Source: Srivatsan, The Hindu


A one-time watch that is written well and could have been executed in a better manner.

Agent Kannayiram starts off all fun and interesting but loses traction eventually with its mild-slow pace. (more)

Source: Galatta,

Music Tracks

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1 “Theme Of Kannayiram” Listen