Kalavani (U)
25/Jun/2010 2HR 24MIN

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Overall: 3.8 from 127 users

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Have fun.

The film is a triumph of honest writing and neat packaging with riveting performances from the entire cast of mostly newcomers. What works big time is the treatment and screenplay. The comedy track of the film is a scream. It has been well woven into the narration. The film needs some trimming. On t...(more)

Source: MovieBuzz, Sify.com


Steals hearts.

‘Cool’ could be the right choice to describe ‘Kalavani’ in one word. ‘Kalavani’ is directed by fresher Sargunam. The story is nothing new. But the treatment the director has given to the script and the way he narrated the story win all accolades. If you are ready to forget some loopholes which you r...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, IndiaGlitz.com


Periya Pasanga!

What’s so different about Kalavani is that the movie is so light hearted and the cheerfulness is infectious. It unfolds and folds in the manner of a delightful short story. Directior Sargunam's Kalavani might not be an awesome piece of work, but the movie manages to stand apart from its contemporary...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com


Quality Entertainer.

Debutant director A. Sargunam has proved that a quality entertainer can be made with lesser known faces provided the movie has an interesting storyline with the right amount of twists. Apart from wielding the megaphone, Sargunam has also penned the story, screenplay and dialogues. Without any blood,...(more)

Source: Ambili S, galatta.com


Fun from the word go.

Director A. Sargunam's `Kalavaani' ( meaning `thief'), a heart-warming tale, scores with its true-to-life characters and delightfully realistic treatment. There are a few surprises in the screenplay, but nothing extraordinary. The lead pair live their characters. The supporting cast is splendid too....(more)

Source: Editorial Board, The Hindu


A complete entertainer.

What a director and what a debut! The entire film moves along on a screenplay that is smooth and unlaboured, while the dialogues, arriving with a minimum of fuss, are so laced with humour that you are constantly grinning. Above all, what makes the film's story work is the depth of characterization t...(more)

Source: Bhama Ravi, Times Of India

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “"Oru Murai Iru Murai"” Na.muthukumar Harish Raghavendra, Srimathumitha, Srimathi
2 “"Pada Pada Padavena"” Na.muthukumar Yash Golcha
3 “Peancha Mazhai"” Na.muthukumar A. Devendran
4 “"Sinthaiyiley"” Na.muthukumar Prasanna
5 “"Dubaikku"” Na.muthukumar Ranjith, Uma
6 “"Ooradangum Samathiley"” Na.muthukumar Senthilvelan
7 “"Edakku Madakku"” Na.muthukumar S.S.Kumaran