Papanasam (2015)

Tamil 3 hrs 1 mins Drama, Thriller
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Review Summary: A worthy remake, Papanasam shines with Kamal Hassan in tow!

Average Critic Rating: (3.40)
Cast: Kamal Hasan , Gautami , Asha Sarath , Niveda Thomas , Kalabhavan Mani , Esther Anil , Anant Mahadevan
Director: Jeethu Joseph
Release Date: 03 Jul 2015

Plot: Suyambulingam is a honest and hard working cable operator living happily with his wife Rani and two daughters in a small town named Papanasam in Tirunelveli District, Southern Tamil Nadu. He is a guy who dropped out in 4th grade but gets knowledge from "cinema" as he is a cinema Read more

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Let me begin by saying how intensely jealous I am of those of you who haven’t seen Drishyam, the Malayalam movie that inspired Papanasam
Baradwaj Rangan, The Hindu
Most times, it doesn’t matter whether we’ve seen the original film or read the book the screenplay is based on – because, as the cliché goes, there are only so many stories, and most of what we see involves permutations and combinations of the elements in those stories
Baradwaj Rangan, BaradwajRangan
I still like Drishyam better but Papanasam is a laudable runner up even if somewhat self-aware'
Sukanya Verma, REDIFF

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Papanasam - All Reviews

And yes, you cannot ask for a better reason to go watch this film
Siddarth Srinivas, Only Kollywood
Papanasam movie review: Where ‘actor’ Kamal Haasan supersedes the ‘superstar’
Indian Express
When you are going to watch a Kamal Haasan movie, you know it your mind that no matter how the film turns out to be, that man is going to give his 110% onscreen. It is been over five decades since the terrific actor made his presence felt as a child artist in Kalathur Kannamma.And upto this date, he has been true to his craft, giving his best in every film. Here he is once again trying to show that why he is called the most versatile actor in Indian cinema. His latest flick Papanasam is here for the world to see. Directed by Jeethu Joseph, who also  helmed the original flick Drishyam, Papanasam brings back the evergreen pair of Kamal Haasan and Gauthami together. While it is given that Kamal Haasan will give his best shot, lets see if Papanasam is one of his better films or not!
Subramanian Harikumar, BollywoodLife
Clocking close to 3 hours, Papanasam is sure to be a fulfilling experience and is bound to satisfy family moviegoers. A must watch movie!
Deccan Chronicle
Jeethu Jospeh’s taut and convincing writing makes this a nail-biting thriller! But what will eventually make you take notice of this film is Kamal Haasan’s superb performance. He makes subtlety look intense! Don’t miss it! A brilliant gem like this doesn’t occur in cinema often.
Raisa Nasreen, BookMyShow
A remake of Jeethu Joseph’s 2013 hit Drishyam, Papanasam starring Kamal Haasan, Gautami, Niveda Thomas and Esther Anil has finally hit the screens today. Our critic Subramanian Harikumar is watching the film at a theatre right now and has sent us his first impression of the film.
BollywoodLife, BollywoodLife
Kamal Haasan, the star could be too hot for the role of a villager has been proved unreasonable.
Udhav Naig, The Hindu
Go for it to be swayed by the genius actor Kamal Haasan and for an extraordinary screenplay and direction by Jeethu Joseph.
India Glitz
A well-written screenplay, brilliantly executed, with clever music, stunning cinematography, and, above all, the hugely talented Kamal Haasan, make Jeethu Joseph's Papanasam a must watch
S Saraswathi, REDIFF