Annaatthe follows a similar storyline as Siva’s previous superhit projects. It’s preachy, has a weak plot and follows a narrative pattern found in several Tamil films. We’re not surprised, as Siva was usually known for his more innovative screenplays. However, this time around, the story feels a bit flat. Let’s take a look at some of the key aspects of the movie, starting from the villainy of Rajinikanth to the chemistry between Khushboo and the melodramatic dialogues.
Rajinikanth’s latest film
After a year’s delay, Rajinikanth finally announces his next film. Officially titled Annaatthe, the film is directed by Siva. It began principal photography on 11 December and is expected to be finished by September 2021. The delay in filming is mostly a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and Rajinikanth’s health problems. The film was shot primarily in Hyderabad, with some sequences shot in Chennai.
The trailer for Annaatthe was released on October 27. The movie revolves around the relationship between Rajinikanth and his younger sister, played by Keerthy Suresh. This enthralling film will make your day! Be sure to catch Annaatthe in cinema halls! It’s a must-watch! Whether you’re a Rajinikanth fan or not, you’ll enjoy this film!
It’s hard not to love Rajinikanth’s lack of restraint and subtlety in this 163-minute-long Annaatthe movie. His blathering methods, his lack of restraint, and his unrelenting background score all work in his favor. Unfortunately, the movie doesn’t do the same for its audience. It’s an overblown mess of sentimentality, swag, and silliness.
It’s hard to imagine a movie with a Tamil hero interacting with a Maharashtrian villain in a foreign language, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be successful. The upcoming Annaatthe movie is directed by Siva, and features Keerthy Suresh, Khushboo, and Prakash Raj. While the release of the movie has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the producers have released an official teaser of the film in the hopes that it will make up for the long delay. The movie’s release has been set for Diwali 2020. Rajinikanth’s last release was the AR Murugadoss-directed Darbar, which marked his return as a police officer after 25 years.
His chemistry with Khushboo
Rajinikanth has teamed up with Khushboo Sundar again, after working with the actor on Viswasam. Khushbu previously worked with Rajinikanth in Muthu and Annamalai. His chemistry with Khushboo was phenomenal, and he is thrilled to work with the veteran actor again. In this movie, Khushboo will share screen space with Thalaivar Rajinikanth in Annaatthe, which is bankrolled by Sun Pictures.
Prakash Raj, on the other hand, is limited to a minor role in the film. He is stuck in a village, and his role is confined to the first half. Khushboo and Meena are only seen in a few scenes, and the movie’s chemistry with Rajini is not what we would have expected. His chemistry with Khushboo is strong, but it is not the film’s saving grace.
His melodramatic dialogues
Despite its many positive aspects, the movie fails to convince in the way that it should. It is missing the scenes that would have established the characters’ chemistry and emotional attachment. Instead, the characters deliver a series of long, melodramatic dialogues. It is a shame, since this could have been an opportunity to showcase Thanga Meenatchi’s potential.
The film’s emotional meter is unconvincing, a problem that afflicted Viswasam and other films directed by Siva. The film lacks a basic emotional fabric and feels like a mashup of themes from the two director’s previous work. While Viswasam was a father-daughter affair, Annaatthe focuses on a conflict between two brothers, which translates into a more melodramatic dialogues.
Rajinikanth’s character, Kalaiayan, possesses a male saviour complex that will leave you questioning the integrity of the whole film. While his sister Nayanthara, who plays a meek lawyer, insists that justice is better than truth, we find that the villain loses his self-awareness and becomes a caricature of himself. While this may not be a major issue, it does dampen the film’s overall experience.
The plot of Annaatthe is largely centered around a sister-brother bond. In a similar fashion to Ajith’s Viswasam, the titular character, played by Keerthy Suresh, is assigned to Annaatthe’s protection in the womb. The film’s plotline is similar to that of Viswasam, which is a film about a brother-sister relationship.