Kaatru Veliyidai / Cheliya Review: Mani Ratnam’s Kaatru Veliyidai / Cheliya has Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari in the lead roles. With to go for the release, Karthi as Varun plays a pilot while Aditi Rao Hydari as Leela plays a doctor. Mani Ratnam revealed that the story was his way of paying a tribute to the Armed forces. Fans were only too thrilled with this magical combination. we give you five solid reasons to watch the film.
Mani Ratnam: Romance is Mani Ratnam’s forte. Like the characters in his movies, the essence and the depth of relationships in his films have evolved over time. The director does not tell you fairy tales rather presents stories close to reality. He brings in unfamiliar situations in a beautiful story and how the strong characters react at given situation makes his films a must watch.
Actor Karthi: Karthi has been taking up either comedy or action-oriented movies of late. Kaatru Veliyidai comes as a fresh breath of air for the actor. His fans will be treated to a romantic fare this time. The icing on the cake is the actor will be seen in a clean-shaven avatar. His moustache-less get up in the movie has struck a chord with the fans.
Aditi Rao Hydari: Female characters in Mani Ratnam’s films are not restricted to dancing around the trees with their heroes. Neither are they just good-looking – women portrayed in his movies speak their minds. Be it Divya in Mouna Raagam or Tara in his previous film O Kadhal Kanmani, female leads get substantial roles in his movies. The trailers suggest Kaatru Veliyidai won’t be any different.
AR Rahman: AR Rahman’s songs have always played a huge role in the success of Mani Ratnam’s films. In fact, the Oscar Award winner’s compositions have enhanced the overall beauty of Ratnam’s movies. In Kaatru Veliyidai too, there are quite a few memorable tracks that the audience are now curious to see on the big screen.
Cinematography: Mani Ratnam has already given a hint to what to expect from Ravi Varman’s cinematography in the teaser and two trailers. Now, people cannot wait to see his eye-pleasing visuals with AR Rahman’s background score and soulful songs to boot.
Verdict – This is a Mani Ratnam-AR Rahman collaboration. You shouldn’t miss it for the world. AR Rahman makes you fall in love again with love and music.Karthi and Aditi Rao Hydari Chemistry Makes Fresh Look. There’s a song of every kind that will give you a reason to recreate your fandom for the musical maestro.