Touted to be an unusual revenge story, 'Shivathandavam' is Vikram's film all the way. The actor handles his role with precision and style. However, what could've been a slick thriller of the kind never seen before is jeopardized due to an extended running time and unwanted characters.
'Shivathandavam' is the Telugu dubbed version of Tamil film 'Thaandavam', starring Vikram and Jagapati Babu, who play RAW agents. When Vikram signs up for an investigation that almost kills his best friend, little did he know he will be double crossed by people he cared for the most, and be turned into a fugitive on the run, seeking revenge.
The plot is simple and easy to predict, however Vijay gives it the touch of brilliance and makes it interestingly engrossing. You have the perfect setting for an interesting action revenge saga until you're disappointed with characters that were never needed.
Thanks to Daniel Kish, an expert in echo-location, the film takes effort to show something extremely interesting that was never seen before. But, unfortunately not enough effort has been made to make one understand how exactly someone can locate objects with echo....more
07:07 PM, Oct 06, 2012
Directed by Vijay, 'Thaandavam' stars Vikram in the lead role. Vikram's character has been inspired by a real individual Daniel Kish, who lives in the United States. While Jagapathi Babu is playing an important role in this romantic-action film, Anushka is the main female lead. Amy Jackson and Lakshmi Rai have important roles. The film has a music by GV Prakash and it's his 25th film. ...
10:50 AM, Sep 27, 2012
Has the release date of 'Shiva Thandavam' been postponed by a week's time? Our sources say that the film may not be ready for Sep 28 release due to some unavoidable reasons related to the dubbing part. This definitely comes as a disappointment for those waiting to watch this ensemble cast film, and not just Vikram's fans. While Jagapathi Babu is playing an important role in this romantic-action film, Anushka...
01:40 PM, Sep 26, 2012
The crew of 'Thaandavam' had earlier promised that they would bring Daniel Kish, believed to be the inspiration for the lead character played by Vikram in the film. As promised, Daniel Kish is now in Chennai. Having lost his eyesight completely 13 months after he was born, he hardly had any visual memory. Kish naturally started echolocating by making clicking sounds using mouth to ascertain at what distance objects are...
01:09 PM, Sep 19, 2012