'Nagaraja Cholan MA MLA' tries to become an 'Amaidhi Padai' but gets nowhere near it.
Those who have watched Amaidhi Padai would know that the movie did not have a path breaking storyline but what elevated it to the cult status is the brilliant execution, bordering along the then current political climate. Sadly, that is totally missing in Nagaraja Cholan MA MLA. The movie lacks a wa...(more)
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For all those Amaidhi Padai fans and Sathyaraj lovers, Nagaraja Cholan has some enjoyable moments.
Although the dialogues and chemistry of Sathyaraj-Manivannan combo are the positives of the film, the strong punch that should have been created due to these factors is missing in Nagaraja Cholan. The movie does not grip you for the 150 odd minutes, nor does it bore you. There are dips but they are ...(more)
Source: Behindwoods Review Board, Behindwoods.com
Watch Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA for Sathyaraj's performance and wonderful one-liners.
Scenes are not well-written at parts. Adding to it, some songs and characters add salt to the injury. However, the performances of the lead stars and dialogues are the big plus of the film.(more)
Source: Ramchander, One India
This sequel doesn't stick.
But elsewhere, we are asked to be emotionally invested in the plight of the tribals whose land is being coveted - and the rambling narrative simply does not pack that kind of emotion. (It doesn't help that a booty-shaking item song is followed by a scene with tree-hugging tribals.) Manivannan invoke...(more)
Source: Baradwaj Rangan, The Hindu
All this packaging cannot go beyond permissible limits, as producers are looking for a U censor certificate that will make them eligible for entertainment tax exemption! This sequel is nowhere near the original and loses its steam post interval with too many sub-plots and repetitive scenes. (more)
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Nagaraja Cholan MA MLA Review
Nagaraja Cholan (Sathyaraj) rises from an MLA to the post of deputy chief minister and goes about increasing his wealth. Problems arise when he tries to help a Swedish company set up a factory in a tribal area.(more)
Source: Sidharth Varma, Times Of India