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Jackson Durai (2016)

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Jackson Durai is a horror comedy about an undercover cop who goes for investigation to a village that has been haunted for more than a century.

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Dharani Dharan

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Dharani Dharan
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Cast overview:
Sathyaraj ... Durai
Sibiraj Sibiraj ... Sathya
Bindhu Madhavi
Karunakaran
Rajendran
Yogi Babu
Zachary Coffin ... Jackson
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Sathya, an amateur police officer from Chennai is assigned to investigate strange supernatural incidents reported from a small village, Ayanpuram which had witnessed cruel governance during the British rule. On his arrival and over the course of the investigation, he falls for Viji, the beautiful daughter of the village headman. When Veera, a relative of Viji also seeks her hand, Sathya and Veera enter a challenge to stay inside the haunted 'Jackson' Bungalow for a week with the loser to give up his claim. The harrowing events they experience in the bungalow forms the rest of the story. Written by PipingHotViews

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Comedy | Horror

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Tamil | English

Release Date:

1 July 2016 (India) See more »

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Jackson Durai
Produced by Siddharth Vipin
Written by Dharani Dharan & Arvind Devaraj
Performed by Gaana Bala
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Interesting suspense Humor thriller , British Ghost vs Indian Ghost :)
13 July 2016 | by jdthemovieSee all my reviews

Director Dharani Dharan's debut movie Burma had some well executed dark comedy moments. In his second film JacksonDurai, the director has tried to use his comic strength along with spooky elements to score a commercial hit. Director's ideology of mixing fantasy, horror and spoof is laudable, Although all the actors are capable of pulling off the characters given to them, the unique screenplay offered big entertainment.

Dharanidharan has shown this film in interesting and unique manner. Sibraj looks apt for this role. He wanted to reveal the mystery behind the haunted area!! So, he start investigating it and funny scenes between Sibraj and Karunakaran worked well. BinduMadhavi is the female lead. She looks good !! She did her role perfectly according to that role.

JacksonDurai – Plus Points: Direction ,Script ,Art , Dialogues - Comedy , Cinematography & Background Score.

The story plot itself is interesting, which is about the fight between Indian and British Ghosts. Sathyaraj and Rajendran acted very well. Sibraj, Karunakaran and Bindu Madhavi performance are also good. Even though, the songs did not attract that much, But i enjoyed the movie till end. Overall, Jackson Durai is a decent horror comedy and watchable for the unique script and Brilliant Direction.

Verdict: Interesting suspense Adventurous Humor thriller - A laugh Riot


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