Powered by a staggering performance from Jayam Ravi and Arvind Swami, director Mohan Raja does a good job of creating a taut, intelligent, and deliciously twisted action drama that delivers so much more than your average thriller.
Battle between the good and evil is a tried and tested formula in Indian cinema but what makes Thani Oruvan, an enjoyable watch is its, original screenplay, the smart presentation and excellent characterization.
‘A 15 year old Pazhani aka Siddharth Abhimanyu (played by Arvind Swami) born with a criminal mind willingly accepts committing a crime that he has not done so that his innocent dad, Sengalvarayan(Thambi Ramaiah ) becomes an MLA, which would pave way for a life he dreams of. On the other hand, our protagonist, Mithran IPS ( played by Jayam Ravi) meticulously follows all the crimes in the city to choose his suitable opponent and even sketches a plan to arrest all of them…’
Well made movie! Enjoyed watching it last weekend.