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'Theri' movie review: Live audience response

by April 13, 2016 General
Vijay in Theri

“Theri” is an action-thriller, written and directed by Atlee. Pictured: A movie still from Ilayathalapathy Vijay’s “Theri.”Atlee Kumar Twitter Account

Ilayathalapathy Vijay has teamed up with one-film-old Atlee Kumar for “Theri,” produced by Kalaipuli S Dhanu. The film, which has Samantha and Amy Jackson playing the female leads, releases Thursday, April 14, with premiere shows in some foreign countries a day before its official release in India.

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Prabhu, Raadhika Sarathkumar, Baby Nainika, Santhanam, Rajendran, Kaali Venkat and others will be seen in supporting roles in “Theri.” The film has George C Williams’ cinematography and Anthony L Ruben’s editing. GV Prakash Kumar has provided a couple of good songs, and “En Jeevan,” “Eena Meena Teeka,” “Chella Kutti” and “Raangu” have become chartbusters.

“Theri” is an action film that reportedly has a message for society. The film apparently tries to stress on the importance of raising our children well and making them responsible citizens of the country. The Tamil flick is said to be loaded with emotions and action sequences to satisfy all sorts of viewers.

Vijay will be seen in the roles of Joseph Kuruvilla, Vijay Kumar and Dharmeshwar in “Theri.” One of these characters is a cop. Samantha plays his wife Mithra, a doctor by profession. Amy Jackson has played the role of a Malayali teacher with KS Ravikumar and Raadhika Sarathkumar playing the parents of Ilayathalapathy’s character in the film.

The film had impressed the viewers with its trailer and teaser. Hence, cine-goers have high hopes from it.

“Theri” is currently being exhibited in premiere shows in Malaysia and Singapore. Here is the viewers’ response to the Tamil flick:

Deepak posted: And the #Theri has started . @actorvijay
Vijay continuously speaking Malayan for 3- 4 minutes #Theri
God level acting #Rain fight #Terrific #Theri
Attitude is whole new level , top class acting by my thalaivar . This is what we want . #Theri
If acting by sticking to the basics is a skill. Then Vijay is a pro in that . Attitude Swag Dialogue Delivery only he can do
Loved the first half , movie started well , little slow in between but towards the end if first half a new dimension for Vijay
In 3/4 scenes you guys will see thalaivar that you have never seen , so perfection in acting #Theri
Radhika was fab , Nainika picture perfect , Samantha good , Rajendran truly a rockstar . #Theri
C you after second half Hope we get a equally good second half as well #Theri

Sri Ram wrote: And the World’s First Show of #Theri kickstarts .. !! 🙂 🙂 Happy #TheriNewYear to one and all 🙂 🙂

Kamaljii posted: The Intro of Vijay n #Theri is the Skit that we see in Trailer as a chase scene. Okish. Followed now with Eena Meena Teeka song..

VIJAYA RANGAN wrote: #Theri very slow first haf..

Amla D’souza tweeted: Story takes center stage.. Focuses on child Labour #Theri
Thaimai song now.. Nice picturisation  #Theri
4th song is chellakutttii.. Lip kiss with Samantha…. glamorous song #Theri
Interval block ends with conversation between mahendran & Vijay. Vengeance. Mahendran son is the one who Raped that girl.. #Theri