Tharai Thappattai (2016)

Tamil 2 hrs 5 mins Drama, Thriller, Action
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Review Summary: The film is a tragic reminder of how ancient Indian traditions and arts are falling prey to modernism

Average Critic Rating: (3.18)
Cast: M Sasikumar , Varalaxmi Sarathkumar
Director: Bala Pazhanisaamy
Release Date: 14 Jan 2016

Plot: Sannasi (M. Sasikumar) is a multi-talented folk dancer and nadaswaram expert in a village living with his father Samipulavan (G. M. Kumar). Samipulavan was once a great singer and thavil expert who stopped performing singing and playing thavil because of the indecent content in the folk dances by the younger Read more

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Tharai Thappattai - All Reviews

'Thaarai Thappattai', beams with power and grace together, making it one of the better albums in Ilaiyaraaja's recent discs
Siddarth Srinivas, Only Kollywood
Tharaithappattai', a poetic exposition of folk artist'€™s life on celluloid
U Bharath,
'Thaarai Thappattai', is a hauntingly performed drama with Bala's fearless artistry in full display
Sruendhar MK, Only Kollywood
We are talking about a filmmaker whose films reinvigorated the current generation of filmmakers and sadly, he seems to be succumbing to formula
M Suganth, The Times of India
The film has myriad accounts of stomach-churning scenes, so deal with it before you make headway into cinemas
Veeyen, Now Running
The film is a tragic reminder of how ancient Indian traditions and arts are falling prey to modernism
Gautaman Bhaskaran, Hindustan Times
'Thara Thappatai', is a typical Bala-template film that delights in its ability to bring out the life of our traditional folk artists
Source, PipingHotViews
Outstanding mix of folk and classical music, something that Ilayaraja has always excelled in
Vipin, Music Aloud
If you like Bala's previous films, you are gonna love this one too
Christopher Kanagaraj, Studio Flicks
'Thaarai Thappattai', has some commendable numbers by Maestro Ilaiyaraaja with couple of songs instantly grabbing our attention
Source, Studio Flicks
Bala'€™s signature was mostly missing, making you miss his traditional style of gore galore
Sajid, Cinema Glitz