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Sethupathi (2016)

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While conducting an investigation into the mysterious death of a fellow officer, a cop's own reputation is questioned when a suspect in his custody is shot.


S.U. Arun Kumar (as S.U. Arun Kumar)


S.U. Arun Kumar (as S.U. Arunkumar)





Cast overview:
Vijay Sethupathi ... Ka. Sethupathi
Ramya Nambeeshan ... Sethupathi's wife
Vela Ramamoorthy ... Vaathiyar
Girrish Girrish
Master Raghavan Master Raghavan ... Sethupathi's Son
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The murder of a fellow cop is investigated by ace Inspector Sethupathi who approaches the case intelligently taking the untraveled route to arrive at a solution. The case with all its twists & turns ultimately makes him go head-on with the big shot Vaathiyar, which puts his job and family at stake. Written by PipingHotViews

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Performed by V.M. Mahalingam
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An honest cop's confrontation with a ruthless gangster!
14 November 2017 | by Reno-RanganSee all my reviews

Recently I reduced watching Indian films, but still hanging around Tamil films. Now and then checking out some parallel films, particularly the Vijay Sethupathi films. Police is a character that donned by all the top stars in Kollywood and saw tremendous success. So when I heard Vijay Sethupathi doing one, I don't want to miss it. Well, it was not a great film, not for the standards of Vijay Sethupathi I've been looking for. Because of little commercialised with traditional Tamil cop film style, including punch dialogues and the way of confronting the bad guy. Yet quite enjoyable.

Sethupathi is an honest cop. Married with two kids. The criminals are scared of him and so people in the department under him. Well, one day he tied up to investigate the death of a police officer. But it begins to take a twist every time he nears to resolve it. Soon a direct confrontation happened between him and the bad guy. And after a series of challenges exchanged between them, finally who would triumph and how it all happen are told in the final quarter.

This is the second collaboration between the director and the actor. Not the seen the first film, now I'll give it a try. It also a second collaboration between two lead pair after 'Pizza'. Nice performances by all, including the little ones. The domestic audience might like it better than the outsiders. Because it had all the ingredients they would look for. Even though I thought the villain was the most clichéd thing ever. Not just in this film, but any Tamil commercial films. For the international merit, it should have been a little better, especially leaving out the music videos would have done a better job. Then the film would have been pushed back to around hundred minutes. But I think it is still worth a watch.


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