Rating: 3 /5
Diwakar (played by Kamal Haasan) is a powerful and sincere police officer. While performing his duty, he finds a dreadful drug cocaine, which is about to ship to pubs, gangsters etc. But, the twist in the tale rises when Kamal Haasan’s son was kidnapped by Prakash Raj, the night club owner. Why did Prakash Raj kidnap Diwakar’s son? What did Diwakar do with that drug? Will he able to save his son? Forms the rest of the story.
Undoubtedly, Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan is the major attraction of this action thriller. It is Kamal Haasan and his screen presence which made Thoongavam special. Kamal Haasan as an undercover cop and the way he performs his action stunts is the major highlight of this movie.
Actress Trisha Krishnan looks fit in police officer role and she acted well as usual. Prakash Raj impressed the audience as the villain and he performed very well particularly good during the climax. The fight scene between Kamal Haasan and Trisha is superb. Actors Kishore, Yugi Sethu and others acted well in their respective roles.
Kamal Haasan’s performance is the major plus of this movie
Action sequences are the heart and soul of this film
First half of this movie is quite interesting and engaged the audience
Ghibran’s Background music is neat and soulful
The repeated sequences on the same location is tiring
Comedy scenes are less in this movie
The screenplay and direction of director Rajesh is quite interesting. He narrated the movie in a good pace. Dialogues are perfect and suited the theme of the movie. Special mention should go to the stunt master for composing some high voltage action sequences. Background score by Ghibran is decent. Editing is OK but some scenes should have not been chopped off.
On the whole, Thoonga Vanam (Thoongavanam) is a good action thriller which showcased Kamal Haasan in a different view. High octane fight sequences, first half, interesting screenplay will impress the audience. Go for it, enjoy this Diwali with this action thriller!