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Thambi (2019)

Not Rated | | Action, Thriller | 20 December 2019 (USA)
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A brother and sister get caught up in a fast-paced and intriguing plot.

Director:

Jeethu Joseph

Writers:

Sameer Arora (screenplay), Renzil D'Silva (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jyotika ... Parvathy
Sathyaraj ... Gnanamoorthy
Karthi ... Vicky (Saravanan)
Showkar Janaki ... Sarvananan's Grandmother
Nikhila Vimal ... Sanjana
Ilavarasu ... Inspector Jeevanand
Hareesh Peradi ... Sudhakar
Bala Bala ... MLA Manimaaran
Anson Paul ... Karan
Ramesh Thilak ... Vicky's Friend
Ashwanth Ashokkumar Ashwanth Ashokkumar ... Kutta
Seetha ... Saravanan's Mother
Abhirami Abhirami ... Young Parvathy
Hello Kandasamy Hello Kandasamy ... Villager
Mathew Varghese Mathew Varghese ... CEO
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Storyline

A sister, who has been leading a humdrum life for more than a decade after her younger brother runs away from home, becomes excited after the latter's return. However, their lives witness a roller-coaster ride when the brother faces life threat from an unexpected person. Written by Santhosh

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Genres:

Action | Thriller

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

India

Language:

Tamil

Release Date:

20 December 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Thambi See more »

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Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$175,746
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color
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Trivia

First movie of Karthi and Jyothika together who are brother in law and sister in law in real life. See more »

Soundtracks

Thalattu Naal
Music by Govind Vasantha
Lyrics by Vivek
Performed by Krishna
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Thriller with overtones of sentiments
22 December 2019 | by shyammukundanSee all my reviews

" Thambi" Tamil movie.

Mystery thriller with an extra dose of sentiments.

MLA living with his wife and daughter, searching his son, who had disappeared, 15 years ago. A con man, from Goa, comes into the scene as his son, bringing happiness and brightness in that family.

Story unfolds in first half, mostly as drama genre movie, to take us to an unexpected interval with a chilling suspense. Second half is in tune with thriller, with overtones of sentiments.

Story and screenplay carefully crafted well and director Jeethu Joseph has presented well, yet another thriller. Compared to his previous outings like 'Memories', 'Drishyam' ...this thriller is not that intense.

And these kinda story, we had seen in movies like 'Charithram' 1989 Malayalam, 'Imposter' 2012 English.... So this movie storyline maybe inspired or plagerized from the references.

Camera work is superb to keep the suspense and tension intact.

7 on 10 for this dragging thriller lasting 2 hours and 30 minutes.

Karthi as the con man and Sathyaraj as the MLA, shone well in their respective performances.

Well knitted presentation with unexpected twists and turns to keep the audience, guessing who is hero and villains are.

Safe watch


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