Chekka Chivantha Vaanam

Chekka Chivantha Vaanam

Chekka Chivantha Vaanam

Tamil-language crime thriller co-written and directed by Mani Ratnam (Guru). Stars Arvind Swami, Vijay Sethupathi and Arun Viyay.

2018Rating: M, Violence146 minsIndiaTamil with English subtitles
Bollywood & Indian Cinema

Chekka Chivantha Vaanam / Reviews

Times of India

Times of India

If the initial set up instantly reminds you of The Godfather, you are not wrong. And it is intentional. But it is only as the plot unfolds that you realise that Mani Ratnam is giving a delicious twist to the classic gangster tale.

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Ice-cold and business-like, low on emotion despite the inflamed passions and muscle-flexing on display, and amoral to the core even with a backdrop of crime and punishment - and that's what is so good about it.

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