Direction: Ramprakash Rayappa
Production: Kalpataru Pictures
Cast: Vikranth, Athulya Ravi, Suseenthiran & Mysskin
Music: Jakes Bejoy
Cinematography: Sujith Sarang
Editor: G Ramarao
Much expected on screens because of the ultimate action filled trailer, how has Ramprakash Rayappa’s ‘Suttu Pidikka Utharavu’ worked with the audience?
Vikranth and Suseenthiran rob money from a bank in the city of Coimbatore such that Police Commissioner (Myskkin) himself takes charge of the bank robbery to catch the robbers. However Vikranth has a middle class background with a dumb daughter who is about to undergo a major surgery in brain and is waiting for her dad to bring the fund for the operation, Suseenthiran tries to help Vikranth by robbing the lumpsum money. Running away from the cops, when they try to escape, media reporters try to cover the incidents happening in the area whereas a group of hidden terrorists also plan for a bomb blast to happen in the same locality that day. What happens next? Will Vikranth and Suseenthiran get caught by the cops? Will Vikranth daughter have a successful surgery? Will the reporters cover the entire incident or will they get trapped in between all these chasing and bomb threats? Will terrorists make the bomb blast and create a great chaos? Shooting order with a planned show tells the remaining climax of ‘Suttu Pidikka Utharavu’!
Continuously having shootouts since the moment the thieves rob from the bank till the climax, it seems like Director Ramprakash Rayappa wanted to portray ‘PubG’ game in the screens with this film. Jokes apart; ‘Suttu Pidikka Utharavu’ has a clumsy drawback with a very dry screenplay which has no songs and with constant gunshots. However some scenes look amateurish and illogical at some instances in the presentation, Director has been holding up the audience with the emotional scenes then and there. Also if the unwanted comedy scenes were trimmed off the film would have been still more appealing because the action thriller had an interesting story base which had no clue of coming up in the climax and also with well played stunt scenes. Anyhow at some instances, Director had made to think why the constant firing is happening with a tiring face, it looks like he tried a different attempt to make the audience wait and then react ‘only’ with a foul show in the end. Apart from that, the background music of Jakes Bejoy, the cinematography of Sujith Sarang and the editing of G Ramarao has been descent throughout the film.
As usual Vikranth has done his role well just with a great hard work in fighting and running along with jumping from high buildings which involves so much risk. As a debut actor, Director Suseenthiran has also done his best for supporting Vikranth throughout the show the movie has shown. No need to tell about the sincerity of Myskkin who had played the role of a police officer who works even with the injured hand. Other than that his performance which also had running, chasing and shooting seemed low in the beginning scenes whereas it had been in rest till the end with ‘commanding the snipers’ in the phone conversations. Besides them, the comedy sequences of Athulya with the media reporters and Police constable scenes were literally looking like ‘out of syllabus’ in the film. Last but not the least as usual child artist Manasi has been extremely cute playing the role of a small kid by filling up the emotions beautifully in the screens.
2) Emotional and action sequences
3) Twist in the climax
What doesn’t work?
1) Amateurish scenes
2) Logic mistakes
3) Unwanted comedy sequences
On the whole, ‘Suttu Pidikka Utharavu’ would have been still more interesting if something would have been new and also have a nice connectivity in entertaining the audience.
Verdict: ‘Suttu Pidikka Utharavu’ would seem like an illogical confusion if it is a thriller or an action drama!