Polladhavan (2007) (A)
08/Nov/2007 Action, Drama 2HR 30MIN

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Overall: 4.2 from 121 users

POLLADHAVAN (2007)
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3.00

Racy and worth a look.

Vetrimaran has been influenced by the classic (Bicycle Thieves), which he has Tamilised and set in a lower middle class Chennai milieu, added Kollywood masala, stylistically shot with video footage, moodily lit interiors, authentic locations, top line performances from the entire cast including the ...(more)

Source: MovieBuzz, Sify.com

3.50

Realistic and engrossing.

Very rarely we come across realistic portrayals in Tamil cinema. Some filmmakers do deal with various shades of life but more often than not they indulge in diluting the reality in their pursuit to ensure commercial success. Some directors, however, achieved the rare combination of undiluted reality...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, IndiaGlitz.com

2.50

Strictly for the brave hearts.

Director Vetri Maran's non-linear narration and packaging style are unique. Characterization needs special mention as they don't contradict themselves during the course of the movie. Though good in patches, a tighter and focused screenplay could have helped the movie much more. Vetri Maran shows pro...(more)

Source: Editorial Board, Behindwoods.com

3.50

Deftly handled.

‘Polladhavan’ sag. Writer-director Vetrimaran has slogged over his screenplay and the result shows. Editor V.T.Vijayan's handiwork is an evident plus. A mature looking Dhanush is another great advantage. Divya stars opposite him and is more an adornment in the cast. At times, the gore brings ‘Pud...(more)

Source: Malathi Rangarajan, The Hindu

Music Tracks

No. Song Title Lyric Writer Performer(s) Listen here
1 “Padichu Pathen” Kapilan Shankar Mahadevan
2 “Engaiyum Eppothum” Kannadasan, Yugha Bharathi,yogi B S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Yogi B, Sunitha Sarathy
3 “Neeye Sol” Vairamuthu Benny Dayal, Sunitha Sarathy
4 “Minnazhgal Koothadam” Na. Muthukumar Karthik, Bombay Jayashri
5 “Alibaba Thangam” Yuga Bharathi Suchitra