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
This week clearly belongs to 'Thaandavam', which is hitting the screens in a big way on September 28. Film Producers, UTV Motion Pictures have ensured that the movie releases in as many theatres as possible. And the advance bookings were promising, say trade sources. Directed by Vijay, the film has Vikram, Anushka Shetty, Amy Jackson, Lakshmi Rai and Jagapathi Babu in pivotal roles. Santhanam takes care of comedy portions, while...
01:25 PM, Sep 28, 2012
Actor Vikram's role in upcoming Tamil action film 'Thaandavam' is inspired from Daniel Kish, a blind American expert in human echolocation. Directed by A L Vijay, the film is going to be released in about 900 screens on September 28 worldwide. "One part of the character played by Vikram is inspired from real life, but not the entire plot. The story of the film was developed and for the blind...
06:31 PM, Sep 06, 2012