May be Indian cinema couldn’t compete with Hollywood in terms of budget but a sensible film making like Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum will certainly raise our bars to world class films. In Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum Mysskin played strength to strength and used all his positive points in order to make an edge of the seat emotional thriller.
Chandru (Sree) , a medical student happen to see Wolf (Mysskin – this is how police & crime buddies call him) who was struggling for his life as he got a gun shot. As Chandru helped Wolf police arrests him and they are trying to use him as a trump card to catch Wolf. The rest of the story tells us about Wolf’s emotional side with the edge of the seat narration.
Before discussing about the director Mysskin, it’s time to say few words about the actor Mysskin. The wolf character is something which is tailor made for the actor, the way Mysskin utters dialogue, the way he fights , the way he emotes – truly an award winning performance. The scene where Mysskin cries and narrates the wolf story to the child will definitely move everyone and only an experienced actor can do such a scene with convincing performance. Sree is no way inferior to Mysskin and he has breathes the role of Chandru – a frighten lamb who then changes in to a fearless man.
Along with Sree and Mysskin Ilaiyaraaja’s background score acts as the lead hero of the film. The Maestro has raised the bar of Indian music to another level in Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum . Ilaiyaraaja’s world class BGM literally lifts every frame of Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum to different level, in fact till date only International films have such music and a big kudos to the Maestro for composing such an excellent background score.
For a thriller like Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum , characterization and acting is very important. Every character should be penned with abstract notations at the same time the audience should not be confused, Mysskin the master of such thrillers has given his best in Onaaiyum Aatukuttiyum . Every character in the film leaves an impression in our mind , for example even the small beggar character who helps Mysskin just comes in a fraction of second in the frame but it made a strong impression which shows the detailed characterization of Mysskin.
Many characters including Edwards’s mother , father , the villain, the corrupt police officer, the honest and intelligent CBI are played by new comer . Though we couldn’t remember the names of the new comers, we could remember their character and it marks the victory for the debut actors and the casting team.
Balaji V Rangha’s camera beautifully portrays the Chennai city at nights and it is not easy to make a film at nights without a good camera man. The editing is crisp and the racy cuts give the necessary mood to the film.
Overall Onaayum Aattukkuttiyum is a must watch for all who wants to see a edge of the seat thriller with world class BGM. Just go, watch and enjoy this gripping thriller.
Verdict : Must watch Gripping thriller along with World Class BGM