Kuthiraivaal movie review


Kalaiarasan wakes up in morning with a horsetail. He sets out to figure out what the new body part means.

Kalai approaches many people to know the reason behind the tail.

He starts narrating his story to an old woman who can interpret dreams.

Was Kalai able to find the reason behind his tail and what happens next forms the rest of the story.


Directed by Manoj Leonel Jahson and Shyam Sunder, the movie is based on the concept of magic realism.

The director duo has stayed true to the genre and the delivered a quality content. This is novel attempt and the directors have put their faith on the audience in connecting the dots without spoon feeding them.

Kalaiyarasan has given an intense performance. His sufferings in the first half is very convincing and has carried the role with authenticity.

A little more emotional connect could have done wonders for the film. Rest of the cast have also all done well and each character has its own influence on the narration.

Cinematography by Karthik Muthukumar is top notch. The frames are experimental and go well with the genre. Giridharan’s editing is a major support for the flick.

Rating: 3.5/5