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A Press Photographer helps a team of youths to win the election by mocking corrupt politicians in his newspaper, but later the plot moves quite differently.

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Jiiva ...
Ashwin Jayaraman
Ajmal Ameer ...
Vasanthan Perumal
Karthika Nair ...
Renuka Narayanan
Piaa Bajpai ...
Saraswathi
Prakash Raj ...
Yogeswaran
Srinivasa Rao Kota ...
Aalavandhan
Sona Heiden ...
Susmitha Kothari (as Sona)
Jagan ...
Chander (as Jagan Ayan)
Pattimandram Raja ...
Jayaraman
Bose Venkat ...
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Imman Annachi ...
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Kaajal Pasupathi ...
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A Press Photographer helps a team of youths to win the election by mocking corrupt politicians in his newspaper, but later the plot moves quite differently.

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Action | Thriller

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Paving way for a new era of quality Tamil cinema
28 January 2014 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

As someone who watches a lot of what Hollywood has to offer, I often find myself complaining about most of the Indian films I watch. Often its about the unreal elements, hallow characters, superficiality, lack of depth in the story, and just the overall quality. But then there are often films like 'Ko' that come around and shut me right up.

'Ko' is one of the best political thrillers Tamil Cinema has had to offer since Mudhalvan. Every element of this film, starting from the opening credits is high end and shows the director's sensibility. Anand gives us a complete film done to perfection. 'Ko' has a great story, that is very eventful and the screenplay is perfect, and well-suited. Jiiva does an amazing job and is very convincing, as is Ameer, which allows for one of the best twists.

The music is well scored, and Karthika is not too bad as the new-comer. But the character we all truly fall in love with is that played by Piaa Bajpai, who's adorable and charming and does complete justice to her purpose in the film. I don't have a single complaint about this film, and feel like films like these, that are smart and sophisticated, pave way for a new era of Indian cinema. This time, truly making it an art rather than a money collector.

If you're someone who's sick of mainstream films stuck in their loop for decades now, then don't miss this film. It's sure to leave you satisfied and wanting more.


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