Follow us on
  1. தமிழ்
  2. తెలుగు
  3. Hindi
  4. Tamil
  5. Telugu
  6. Malayalam
  7. Kannada

Aaru Review

E-mail this
Banner:Gemini Productions
Cast:Surya, Trisha
Music:Devi Sri Prasad

Listen to Songs from
Showtimes Wallpapers Gallery Trailers Music Review Review Preview
Preview Review Music Review Trailers/Videos Movie Stills Wallpapers

Tamil Movie Reviews

Aaru Events

Reviews from Other Channels

Aagadu [Telugu]
Mahesh Babu, Tamannaah, Shruti Haasan, Brahmananda
Paramashiva [Kannada]
V Ravichandran, Saakshi Shivanand, Sharanya, Vijay
Creature [Hindi]
Bipasha Basu
Pandya [Kannada]
Chandru, Sukumar, Ravi Madikehalli, Manasi, Spoort
Anukshanam [Telugu]
Vishnu, Navdeep, Tejaswi, Brahmanandam, Revathi, M
Power [Telugu]
Ravi Teja, Hansika, Regina, Bramhaji, Ajay, Brahm
Finding Fanny [Hindi]
Arjun Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Naseeruddin Shah,
Prithviraj Sukumaran Reenu Mathews
Villali Veeran [Malayalam]
Rajadhi Raja [Malayalam]
Mammootty,Lakshmi Ra
Ingale Marga [Kannada]
Suchindraprasad, Shivani, Subash Narendra, Ramesh
Sumanth, Kriti Karbanda, Sadhu Kokila, Bullet Prak
Bhaiya Bhaiya [Malayalam]
Kunchacko Boban, Biju Menon
Kirak [Telugu]
Anirudh, Naveen, Rahul, Chandini
Sivaji, Kainz Motivala , Brahmanandam, Posani Kris
Weekend Love [Telugu]
Sri Hari, Adit, Supriya Shailaja, M.S.Narayana, Ch
Mary Kom [Hindi]
Priyanka Chopra, Minakkshi Kalitaa

Aaru Review - Surya is sincere

IndiaGlitz  [Friday, December 09, 2005]

Whether one likes it or not, a hero is compelled to act in mass entertainers. He has to appeal to all segments. Unless a hero does it, he is not seen to have made it.

If you can understand this logic, you will not be surprised why Surya, who has made his mark through slickthrillers like Khakka Khakka and Ghajini has acted in a different role in this mass entertainer.  Aaru belongs to a different genre, something that may not appeal to the critics but may just come with a strong performance at the box office ---for, action and gritty sentiments work with the public.

And as usual, Surya has given his entire even to a typical role. That sincerity and dedication may see Aaru through. Aaru captures Chennai ethos and its street-smart survival kit. The political violence that emerges from the city dark and mean streets is at the core of Aaru.

Aarumugham, or as everyone calls him Aaru, (Surya) is a thug who makes or unmakes political deals with his band of boys, handpicked from the ghettos or the slums of Chennai. Aaru's mentor Viswanathan (Asish Vidyarthi) has a reason to cultivate him. Aaru gives him the violent undercover he needs.

But when Vishwanthan guns for his bitter rival Reddy (Jaiparakash Reddy), things turn horribly wrong for Aaru. The protest that Aaru orchestrates for his political master ends in the death of five of his trusted henchmen.

Now Aaru understands the real evil intent of Viswanathan. The rest, as they, is the climax. Interwoven into the story is the love of the college girl Maha (Trisha) with the rowdyish Aaru.

The story may not be the most new, but the scenes have a raciness and keeps you interested.

Surya too keeps you riveted to the seats with another wholesome effort. Trisha has nothing much to do as her role is limited. Asish Vidyarthi goes over the top time and again. But he is a regular in such roles. Vadivelu's comedy is on predictably patterned.

Devi Sri Prasad's suits the mood and metaphors of the movie. Hari has a way with mass entertainers. We saw that in films like Samy and Tamizh. Now he has had another go at it.


Watched Aaru? Post your rating and comments below.

More about 'Aaru'
- Preview - Music Review - Movie Stills - Wallpapers - Trailers/Videos

Copyright 2014 IndiaGlitz. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Hindi | Tamil | Telugu | Malayalam | Kannada
Home | Tell a friend | Contact Us | Advertise | Terms | Privacy Policy | RSS/Content Syndication | Submit Showtimes

Copyright 2014 All rights reserved.