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10/10
Irumbu Thirai (2018)
santhosh-1029018 October 2018
Excellent movie. One of the best movie of Vishal. Songs and BGM in the movie was also very good. The movie was so interesting and thrilling. The movie has a new script. The action scenes in the movie was also excellent. Arjun's acting was also excellent in the movie. Mainly Delhi Ganesh and Robo Shankar acting was also excellent. The movie has many turns and twists. The movie was not at all boring. Everybody acted very well in the movie.
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10/10
Hands down one of the best films of the year.
Prashast_Singh2 July 2018
IRUMBU THIRAI stars the action star Vishal in the lead role. I like his movies because they're action packed and entertaining. This one also is, but what it excels even more in is the screenplay as a whole. Taking the refreshing concept of cyber crime and turning it into an enjoyable action thriller is something very few directors are capable of doing, successfully. P.S. Mithran has done an outstanding job with this film. The theme and its projection is so realistic and close to reality, that I don't think a sane person would actually dislike it.

IRUMBU THIRAI is hands down one of the best films of the year; it deserves truck loads of awards. The film excels in character development, technical aspects, action sequences, emotions and edge of the seat twists. There is no romance or duets/dance numbers, something unusual and excellent for a film of this kind. Songs elevate the narrative to a higher level.

Vishal does an effective job in his role. He has brought out all possible emotions a brave yet tensed man can have when in trouble. Samantha is impressive and thankfully not just another heroine added without a purpose. Arjun plays a menacing villain whose actions can make you feel afraid of him at times. His character has been sketched extremely well. Other actors perform very well.

The film also has a great cinematography. Technically, this film is a pure gem. All the action scenes are simply flawless and executed masterfully. Not a single action sequence has any glitches and the visual effects are outstanding. The background score is pulsating and builds the tension and required impact efficiently.

The emotional sequences have been handled very well. The interval blockade is a complete blockbuster and raises the tension, while the action packed climax followed by an unpredictable ending is what elevates the film to a newer level.

IRUMBU THIRAI is an action thriller which every person, especially all Indians, should see because while it's highly entertaining, the issue it portrays is just so real that it can make us vigilant for the lifetime.
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6/10
Good techno thriller
Jithindurden15 June 2018
Aadhar was one of the biggest blunders (or was it intentional?) of the current Indian government and there's no better subject for a techno thriller in India but surely the freedom to explore it has affected the film. The dangers of the cyber age for the common uninitiated and uncaring Indian citizens always have scope and that has been utilized here to make an engaging thriller. But being a commercial Tamil film the film can't resist but show unnecessary comedy scenes and gravity defying stupid fight sequences that never let's the film to be as good as it could've got.
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6/10
First Tamil Data Movie with several flaws
saru202014 May 2018
This movie can be easily called as the first of its kind movie in the current Data based world, where it tries to explain the B&C class audience who are majorly middle class people about how their lives are infected due to the online platforms/tools that they use on daily basis and how those tools expose/use their data to manipulate their whole lives. I felt that the movie could've been better, there were several flaws/loopholes that degraded the overall value of the movie. Villain/Antagonist character seemed baseless and Hero/Protagonist character seemed like an dumb/illiterate person.
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Some movies can make you to praise them that you will not resist without doing it. And Irumbu Thirai is one of them.
yashrajs5369 September 2018
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First of all, let's talk about Tamil cinema. I don't even have words to describe this cinema. It's in one word phenomenonal. It's the most creative industry in India.

Now let's come to this movie. I want to appraise the director PERSONALLY for trying such a new concept and that too in such a detail. Let's keep aside all the other ingredients which made this movie a great movie like Acting, Story, Action etc. The main thing which made me astounded was the RESEARCH done for this movie and all the aspects of online fraud this movie tried to encompass.

The research is so well done that a layman like us can't stop clapping throughout the movie. It's a eye opener for us to understand the humongous fraud which is normally ignored by all of us. And that too from such a platform which has became an inevitable part of our life.

I am satisfied with the reviews which I saw before watching this masterpiece. And I would recommend to others too.
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7/10
Irumbu Thirai is a very interesting film to watch
kumarankulam5 February 2021
The unrevealed truth of the digital world is enlightened by this cyber action thriller flick Irumbu Thirai. This film is a kind of information packaged commercial entertainer. P.S.Mithran serves us a full meal of everything. There are action, emotion, comedy, and the usual commercial elements that it needs but is it really necessary for Irumbu Thirai. Well, Mithran starts well the film with a strong 10 mins introduction where he shows us the initial issue that he is going to talk about but the next 30 mins after the title card seem to drag the overall film down. He uses the time to establish the hero's arc and his personal background but it all feels like the usual commercial drama that we use to watch. Establishing a character doesn't need a flashback to explain his or her past and especially, Irumbu Thirai has the initial premise that we needed to go with it instead of adding characters and their own flashbacks. Besides the flaws, Mithran has pulled off an excellent topic through this film and presented it in an engaging and compiling way. He has delivered a warning message to the people and adds so much information that he had properly researched. The lead actor Vishal's performance seems to be fairly engaging. He is playing the typical action hero role that he used with it since his Sandakozhi days. As the female lead, we have Samantha playing a very interesting role. Unlike the typical heroines that we have seen in commercial cinema, we have Samantha playing Rathidevi, a psychiatrist who is helping Kathiravan (Vishal) in his journey. She is not there to love Kathiravan or to romance him but to wake him up. She is the source of motivation and the one that makes him realize his responsibility. Irumbu Thirai will be always remembered for one man's effortless and that's Arjun. In the past decades, Arjun has played the type of patriotic hero who fights for his country. He is known for saving India from terrorists and fighting against corruption but in Irumbu Thirai, he is a pure antagonist. He is an intelligent digital world don who has the power to do everything that he wants. In real terms, Mithran is trying to awake people from their long addiction to social media and technology with Arjun's role. The lift scene where Arjun encounters Vishal is information loaded one and a must-watch. Yuvan Shankar Raja's intense background score lifts the film perfectly. In fact, the theme music that he has done for Arjun translates well the evilness of the White Devil character. Overall, Irumbu Thirai is a very interesting film to watch.
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7/10
Above average highlighting cyber crimes
maruthuk-823077 September 2018
It's an above average flick, but has definitely opened the doors for people get awareness on cyber crimes. Storyline was very good!
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8/10
Nice movie.
phanirsch2 December 2018
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Some what true story. We have to appreciate Vishal for acting in this film. In Tamil Nadu he is creating awareness on piracy and Cyber crimes.
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7/10
Not bad or good
Charitha_Samson18 January 2019
The story was good, but the some movie part was boring
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8/10
This film amazes everyone.
solomonvarghese-2633028 August 2018
This film shows how data can be misused and what's happening in our country with such a online fraudulent activities rising each day.Vishal is a new day hunk with such a fine action and energy also Arjun is unbeatable till the climax.
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10/10
Irumbu Thirai - Digital India
Waseefullah_S12 September 2020
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Irumbu Thirai ideally belongs to Digital India it's a fantastic movie, Superb script from the director, also cinematography good, screenplay is superb & backbone of the movie is bgm especially white devil bgm ( villian role ), Superb acting from vishal & fantastic performance from Arjun Sir, My rating is 10/10
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8/10
Good Entertainer
vinothdharma19 October 2018
#Irumbuthirai gives the awareness of #Cyberwar. #Yuvan's BGM totally carried away the sequence and gives the complete experience. Dialogue, screen play is very powerful and #Arjun scenes aret top notch. #Itlrumbuthirai is the complete package of entertainment and they make sure that normal people can understand the story.

Totally worth for money 😎
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8/10
A Hollywood remake would be totally apt.
iamshadab31 December 2019
I'm not much into South Indian movies, but this is a whole different league. The story is written brilliantly written but somewhere the direction of the movie is so fast paced that you cant get a grip of things. Samantha in her supporting role was sheer brilliant although Vishal could've been better. The movie deals with internet fraud, data handling and the darknet as well. How data is the new gold in this commercial world. Although there were some flaws in the interpretation that could've been fixed. The movie is quite enjoyable and thought provoking at the same time. I would love to see a Hollywood remake of this
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10/10
Masterpiece about Digital Dangers: Scary as well as Thriller !
mayurp723 March 2019
A must watch movie for Non Computer Science Savvy people. How stupidly we are using technology and what can actually go wrong has portrayed perfectly in this one.
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9/10
A really good first attempt at Data Theft and Hacking, which needs to be given more awareness.
Chandrasekar_V26 May 2018
After Thupparivaalan, Vishal is back with another good thriller movie with Irumbu Thirai, which focuses on cyber crime and data hacking. Firstly, kudos to the debut director Mithran for taking up such a script which requires a lot of background research and impeccable attention to detail. And he has executed it really well. The best part about the movie is that he hasn't compromised to any commercial aspects like duet songs and unnecessary romance portions.

Vishal has given a decent performance as the military officer whose life takes a turn suddenly. Samantha, fortunately, has a decent role on offer and she scores well there. Arjun really proves to be an effective and intelligent villain, which was almost the backbone of this script as the movie revolves mainly around him. The other supporting cast comprising of Delhi Ganesh, Robo Shankar were really good too, especially the latter with his comic dialogues which were a comic relief.

Amidst the technicalities, I personally loved the music and the BGM by Yuvan. The theme music for Arjun was quite stylish. All the scenes were portrayed very intelligently and the best explanations were quite apt too. One sort of drawback I felt in this film was the stunts. I felt that they sort of pulled down the weight a little bit when the movie was being carried forward in a very intelligent manner.

Overall, this is a movie that might been scare some of the audience with the scenes in the film and especially the way we are very vulnerable in this digital era. A very apt and relevant movie for this time and it is really informative. Must be given a shot in theatres.
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10/10
True
Abdul_karim00713 June 2020
Every thing is perfect about hacking.. 10/10 Beware of social apps
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10/10
RE-RELEASE THIS MOVIE IN ENTIRE INDIA...IN ALL LANGUAGES
lionolin30 January 2019
So that each n every indian person should watch it.. It has a great depth of detailed message to educate all indian citizens.
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9/10
Must Watch!
nirfan-1882014 September 2020
It's not a movie, dont go for masala entertainment and on the other hand dont expect it to be out and out dark serious thriller its purely informative
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7/10
Techno-thriller that will make you think twice about your handphone and its apps
ajral14 November 2018
An action movie that not to be missed. It is not simply because of the cast, their natural talent or their action performance but on the various messages that one single movie can provide to the audience in this digital era. Simply put, the main synopsis is all about how vulnerable people can easily be manipulated with their own personal data with sophisticated digital technology. This one movie will make one think whether it is really safe to use a handphone which is very essential for us now! It also gives other food of thoughts like family values, love, forgiveness and to be brave to fight back against injustice not only for oneself but for everyone. Yes, there are times where logic can be tested. For instance, will the police still allow the person who has been handcuffed to wear a high tech wrist watch? Well... Just simply lean back and watch the show. Vishal, Samantha, and Arjun will make sure that you will enjoy it!
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10/10
Vishal is the best actor
vijaykisho2 December 2018
One of the blockbuster movies in vishal career. He and arjun sarja well done with the story.
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10/10
Die Hard 4 comes into Tamil Cinema
wittyprakash27 May 2018
Vishal acts the role of John McClane (Die Hard 4). Movie is adapted well enough for Tamil audience. Unlike in Die Hard 4, many things are explained properly in the movie.

Technology aspects:

The movie also brings in concepts that even Computer Engineers are not aware of. This is the first time I'm getting to know about the terms Darknet, Tor etc., I have just started to learn what these are.

Minuses:

Samantha was used only for one proper scene in the movie. She could have been utilized more.

Is technology boon or bane is not conveyed properly.

There is no helicopter chasing or Military jet involved in the movie (just in comparison with Die Hard 4 lol)

Movie dedicated to all those who were affected by online frauds.
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10/10
First hacking movie with best outcome
syedhub12 June 2018
Hats off to the story and graphics team. All the best for the future movies
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8/10
Good Movie on Online Data & SPAMS
manimax8624 May 2018
Good movie with alot good information regarding cyber world. Maybe some of information inaccurate in actual world, but the main point clearly explained well. Especially how middle class persons fall for online spam messages and fake loan request documents. Great movie to watch......
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10/10
In simple word Masterpiece
subhojitdey-010071 August 2019
A masterpiece film what a story mindblowing i will not give spoilers but a hint that it is a story of based on hacking of personal data.Information is wealth wow amazing punchlines & screenplay best acting best script one of the masterpiece from India
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10/10
The story deals with hacking and the leak of information.
emailthiaga2 December 2018
A great awareness movie everyone should watch who blindly give away their private information to anyone.
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