Sathuranga Vettai Movie Review: Appealing Con Caper

Heist/ caper movies as in films which showcase in detail one or more crimes (especially thefts, swindles, or occasionally kidnappings) perpetrated by the main character/s with less focus on the actions of police or detectives attempting to prevent or solve the crimes are a rarity in Indian cinema. Sometimes even when they do appear, they pale out in comparison to ‘commercial’ movies because of some uninspired juvenile treatment or in other cases, lack of a tight script. Last year we saw Nalan Kumarasamy literally nailing the genre with ‘Soodhu Kavvum’ attaining cult status. Now debutante director H.Vinoth comes out with his version of the chess game-hunt or Sathuranga Vettai, which proves to be the dark house of this year.Continue reading “Sathuranga Vettai Movie Review: Appealing Con Caper”

Sathuranga Vettai: Trailer

Sathuranga Vettai Poster 2Natarajan Subramaniam or ‘Nutty’ as he’s known in the industry is widely known as a popular DOP in Bollywood with an impressive filmography comprising of films like Paanch, Black Friday, Parineeta, Jab We Met, Golmaal Returns, Love Aaj Kal, Raanjhanaa etc. But down South he’s also someone who’s tried to make a transition as an actor and that too as a leading man but hasn’t really met with much success so far. While his 1st film as actor, Naalai (2010) was reasonably appreciated, the subsequent films haven’t really generated much interest. After a gap of 3 years he is now back with his next film as actor- Sathuranka Vettai (Chess Hunt). Directed by H.Vinoth who makes his debut here, the film is produced by actor-director Mano Bala and Thirrupathi BrothersContinue reading “Sathuranga Vettai: Trailer”