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Mappillai (2011)

Son-in-law makes an attempt to change his mother-in-law's character to make her to feel that his love is towards her daughter not on her property.

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Saravanan
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Gayathri
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Rajeshwari
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Child Chinna
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Devaraj
Balaji ...
Chinna's friend
Sathyan ...
Chinna's friend
Cell Murugan ...
Shakthi
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Astrologer
Madan Bob ...
Rajeshwari's assistant (as Madhan Babu)
Chitti Babu ...
Rajeshwari's assistant
Thyagu ...
Chinna's Assistant
Kadhal Thandapani ...
Industrialist
Pattimandram Raja ...
Saravanan's father
Sriranjani ...
Saravanan's mother (as Sri Ranjani)
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Son-in-law makes an attempt to change his mother-in-law's character to make her to feel that his love is towards her daughter not on her property.

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Suraj Retarding Indian Cinema
5 September 2011 | by (Fraggle Rock) – See all my reviews

So-called director Suraj takes the viewer back to regressive cinema with this B-grade remake called 'Mappillai'. I'm surprised that such a horrendous film has been remade into an abysmal one. I'm more surprised that such movies are even being made today AND doing good business but I'm most surprised that an accomplished actress like Manisha Koirala actually starred in it.

'Mappillai' follows the same formula of many of those retarded 80s flicks which included a bunch of atrocious songs, dishum dishum action sequences, romance that makes one shriek, over the top forced comedy, over the top villains etc etc. While Dhanush is irritating, Hansika Potwani takes the spot of being one of the dullest most annoying actors to disgrace the screen.

Manisha Koirala is the only positive factor of 'Mappillai'. She looks alluring (although too young to play the mother of a college-going bimbo) and is very convincing as the no-nonsense tough contractor cougar. But in a film that has so much wrong going against it, there isn't much she could do to save it.

When will Indian cinema get rid of such viruses that are plaguing the industry?


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