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7/10
fun ride
shakthivel-ram16 January 2015
CAST and CREW: awesome performance from bala saravanan, karunas and nikki galrani. although the acting performance of G.V.Prakash is average, his direction in music got applause.

PLOT: This is not the movie for logic freaks, you would enjoy the movie if all you want is just smile in your face.(this is not thriller or any kinda mystery movie, so you cant expect any strong and interesting plot). and yea there are some cute romantic moments, so GO-GO for lovers! ;-) ..

CINEMATOGRAPHY,SCREENPLAY: both of them remains as pros to movie. Although there aren't any horrifying moments, cinematographer gave their best to make the movie little horrifying. Actually the motive of director is just to give funny moments, so it's not a negative to the movie.

VERDICT: 2015 starts with LOL moments!! worth watching!! HAV FUN!! :-)
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8/10
Given the genre, Worth a watch
raj04049218 January 2015
A group of like-minded-suiciders go to a beach house to full stop their life. When intervened by supernatural, things take a turn for worse and the rest is.....

Darling, the first film in the recent Tamil History to come with an English title, falls in the comedy-horror genre, a genre that attained popularity with Yamirukka Bayamey, Aranmanai. Surely this is not the last of this genre and some more can expected from Tamil Cinema.

The movie succeeds on many steps: The humour has been used to such effect that any outside listener would find it hard to believe that a horror movie is being screened inside.. (given the laughs and claps.) But the traditional Horror stereotypes could have been avoided say the 12'O clock sharp-supernatural-appointment , the excessive kajal around the eyes of the supernatural, the cracked plaster make up, closing of doors.

It is pleasing to see Karunas back after a brief hibernation as an avid suicide enthusiast. Noteworthy of his scenes is when he pranks a religious custom (still worried how it will be received). GV Prakash's (yes, the now familiar musician) debut has very little scope for acting given the only expression that he throws at us (while being thrown across the room several times) is "shock". Not shocking at all.

Nikki Gilrani's debut would have been more acting friendly, if we could somehow peer through the plaster make up (which does a good job of hiding her expressions well).

Several movies have been referenced (I, Puthiya paravai, Thuppaki, even a spoof TV show).Most surprising is when a movie referenced (I) runs in the next screen.

The single most whistles in the movie goes to the cameo appearance of "Naan kadavul" Rajendran as Ghost Gopal Verma with an entry , credits to the graphic designers of Ghost Rider (yes, that Nic-Cage movie).With just two scenes he leaves the audiences in splits alongside a strong impression (his "I am waiting" was the first eye- turner for this low profile movie).

On the whole the movie has overwhelmingly satisfied the viewers and is definitely worth a watch. A fair warning though, the comedy- horror genre slowly develops into comedy-horror-romantic genre towards the end. The only flaw (which comes only in the post-movie- post-mortem) is that excess humour can dissatisfy few (not sure of how much) who go in expecting a full- blown horror movie.

Darling: Dear Devil.
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8/10
Perfect Entertainer in this Pongal race !
d-s-haresh8915 January 2015
Darling - The Movie is an another laughter riot that entertains from start to the end with the perfect blend of horror ,humour and love . The director #SAM_ANTON has decently delivered the extract of original " Prema Katha Chitram" in style to suit the tamil fanatics abtly.The character selections and their performances prove as an added credit to the crew.

It's a wise move by the Music Director G.V.Prakash Kumar making his debut as hero to exhibhit his skill in acting.The female lead Nikki Galrani looks so good both in appearance and performances and have positive signs to make it big in the future on choosing the scripts wisely.

Supporting characters #BalaSaravanan & Karunaas have equally justified their roles guaranteeing non stop laughter,it's a strong come back for #Karunas and definitely a noticeable one for Bala Saravanan.

Naan Kadavul Rajendran as Ghost Gopal Varma joins the party for the non-stop laughter.The show stealer appears for few minutes but the place he holds in the people's heart should be infinity, his intro scene had the huge applause from the audiences that almost shattered the roofs for about 30 seconds continuously.Its another perfect example that proves and believes on attracting the crowd trusting the script and crew.

The remake contents too take a skill for its proper execution to succeed in that way the debudant Sam Anton has proved himself through this flick.There are clear signs for the screen numbers to increase in upcoming days

Well balanced by the #KrishnanVasant's cinematography & G.v.prakash kumar's score along with the laudable efforts of entire casts it emerges as a perfect youthful entertainer to be enjoyed in theatres.

Verdict : Darling is a Lovable,Hilarious Horror flick not to be missed this season ! (3.25/5)
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6/10
Darling (2015)
santhosh-102907 April 2018
The movie is good. Comedy was good. And it is thrilling. The highlight of the movie was comedy scenes. Songs and BGM were also excellent in the movie. Mainly Ghost Gopal Varma comedy was amazing.
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8/10
Darling (U/A) TAMIL --------- my Rating: ★★★★ COMPLETE LAUGH RIOT
yunusitboss8 February 2015
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Darling (U/A) TAMIL --------- my Rating: ★★★★ COMPLETE LAUGH RIOT STRENGTHS :- * Ghost Gopal Varma: just comes as a cameo * Casting and comedy sequences were hilarious * Sound effects was perfect for a ghost thriller * Story Screenplay Dialogues and Direction were really good... WEAKNESSES :- * Few breaks..... FINAL VERDICT :- * Overall... it is a clean family horror comedy entertainer. I strongly recommend this movie for a terrific experience. Three friends and a stranger go to a house and plan to commit suicide. But later they realize the house is haunted. Director: Sam Anton Writer: Maruthi Dasari Stars: G.V. Prakash Kumar, Nikki Galrani, Srushti Dange | See full cast and crew »
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5/10
An Average Horror Comedy Flick
crazyraju18 January 2015
'Darling' is an average horror comedy flick which works out good in few parts. Nowadays Kollywood audience are keen to watch horror comedy flicks. Keep your expectation level low and watch this flick at once.

The casting of the film looks good. G.V. Prakash as debut hero, was convenient in his role and had scored well in songs and background music. Nikki Galrani looked cute and bubbly. Karunas & Bala Saravanan did their supporting roles in a decent manner.

As a horror flick, this film has a weak storyline and does not have any scary quotient. But it has few comedy moments with some one-liners of Karunas & Bala Saravanan as a saving grace.

Overall, forget this film as a horror flick and watch it as a comedy film.
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8/10
Rib-ticklingly funny!
amarecan25 February 2015
If you're looking for to watch a Tamil movie that's a little off beat, a little different from the usual hero-heroine-villain- revenge-save girl-save day kinda story, Darling is just right! A one of a kind Tamil movie indeed. I don't think "Horror Comedies" existed in Tamil Cinema until darling came along. There may have been, but wouldn't have been as good. The only trouble I had at first was no subtitles. Luckily Herotalkies.com legally released it with subtitles on their website in 1080p a couple weeks later.

The best scenes were the one with Ghost Gopal Varma. Unending jokes with Kalidas's ridiculousness. Although being his first attempt at acting, G.V Prakash was actually able to pull it off, and did a pretty damn good job working on his expressions. Acting aside, the music is pretty commendable too. And Skype exorcism - wow! Now THAT's "new".

Most would say the movie isn't that great, but I feel the movie deserves a pat on the back and a "Well done".
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