With his eyes sparkling with nostalgic memories, he takes a trip down memory lane, and what he recalls about his college days forms the main part of the story. Fortunately, he does make up for it with his intensity, both in the fight scenes and the barely-there comic intervals. In fact, that's one of the factors that sticks out like a sore thumb in a movie like this. All goes well, until Shiva is found almost strangled to death. It is a remake of the 2006 film.
In a flashback, it is revealed that Shakthi and Shalini were lovers. Shalini is upset that Shakthi's father prevented her from taking revenge against Shiva. What more do you want? Not that there's any evidence of such things right away. Ninaithale Inikkum was released on 4 September 2009 and was commercial success at the box office. Balachander Starring: Kamal Hassan Rajnikanth Jayaprada Geetha Nakul Sarath Babu Music by M. Then there's Sethuraman Ilavarasu the crotchety hostel warden, the cook Subramani Bava Lakshmanan and lecturer Manobala who make up the college side of things. The score was composed by.
In fact, this movie is extremely predictable in its opening: tough-guy-with-a-heart-of-gold Shiva Prithviraj, looking magnificently furious, if a tad cliched beats up bad cookie Vasu Karthik, of Evam drama troupe fame because he dared to accost a girl. Karthik is a total showoff who tries to humiliate Shiva and Shakthi, but ends up making a fool of himself. Balachander starring Kamal Hassan, Rajnikanth, Jayaprada, Geetha and Nakul. Vasu also comes to seek apology from Shiva for all of his antics in college. The characters do speak dippy lines but they also think, feel and react normally, which is a relief.
Shiva remains the most melancholic of them all. A large part of the movie was shot in Singapore. He has the support of friends Shakthi Ajmal , a wonder-boy who sings, composes poetry and is full of the goodness of friendship and is asthmatic to boot, and Bala. From glares and snarls to punches and fights, Vasu and Shiva do it all, even for unreasonable, petty things. If you can ignore the melodrama, the sometimes cliched dialogues and item numbers, then this one is actually a decent movie. If it had been just that, this would have been an incredibly boring film.
It's a darn good thing there's more to this movie than long monologues about the sanctity of friendship and cliched dialogues -- there's actually a creditable attempted murder mystery, a whodunit that really does get you by surprise, even if only for a few minutes. The Tamil version doesn't exactly pull at your heart-strings like the Malayalam version seems to have done -- but it at least has a plot with all the loose ends tied up. This title was taken from a. Viswanathan Release date : 14 April, 1979 Ninaithale Inikkum English: Sweet Memories is a 1979 Indian Tamil language Drama film directed by K. As he is friendly, kindhearted and cool-headed, Shakthi tries to bring Shiva and Vasu together on friendly terms, but in vain. In an ultimate twist, Shalini reveals that Shiva, who was running away from the police after breaking into an election booth, killed Shakthi with chloroform as the latter suffered from asthma.
Shiva, Shakthi, and their faithful friend Bala Vishnu Priyan stay together through thick and thin, and are always ready to voice out their views on behalf of the hostelites in the college. . But they all seem to be weighed down by a tragic incident: Shakthi's death. Item numbers no matter how great Prithviraj looks, clean-shaven, or how well Priya Mani shakes her hips simply don't have a place. Just seeing Gemini Film Circuit's famous twin icons as they open the movie is nostalgic and this time, they're back with Ninaithale Inikkum, yet another evocative title that brings back memories of the eighties romantic flick.
Karthik and Bala have done good work, as have the supporting cast. Shakthi's father forgives Shiva and asks him to marry Meera, who has been waiting for him for over eight years. The film ends as Shalini says farewell to her friends and to the image of Shakthi, who is forever present in the college campus. Completing the band is Shali Anuja Iyer , a quiet Muslim girl. Everyone suspects Vasu, but Shakthi's father discovers that the murder was attempted by Shalini. Shakthi stops their quarrels before they injure each other very badly.
You get to see a softer side of him when he romances Meera in his own way -- stand-offish, and unwilling to speak soppy lines. What makes it worth the while is that it actually has a plot with a spike of suspense, and even the characters get you interested. This movie is a remake of the 2006 film. Balasubramaniam's camera-work is neat, especially in the flashback sequences. Shiva is a good student, but is too much the fiery young man who's willing to take up causes at the drop of a hat. The film was produced by and distributed by. But with someone like Shiva around, life is never smooth -- so there's Vasu, swearing eternal vengeance.