Manithan is a 2016 Tamil drama directed by I. Ahmed, starring Udhayanidhi Stalin, Hansika Motwani and Prakash Raj in the leading roles. The film is releasing today i.e 29th April in theatres all over. Read on to find its first day first show audience review along with what critics have to say about this courtroom drama.
Manithan is an official remake of Subhash Kapoor’s 2013 Hindi film Jolly LLB. Manithan tells the story of a small time lawyer who fights a case against a top lawyer in court. Its a story of courage, truth & justice.
With good pre-release buzz surrounding the flick, it released in approx 300+ screens across Tamil Nadu. As its Udhay Stalin and Hansika starrer so much expectations surrounds the flick.
The producer-actor Udhay Stalin has played the lead role of a young lawyer that was originally played by Arshad Warsi. He struggles to prove himself to the world and his journey of the courtroom forms the crux of the story.
After struggling with its previous releases, the actor Udhay Stalin has finally found his genre. It marks the comeback movie for Udhay after giving 3 continous flops. He took the center stage and managed to grab audience attention.
Its original version “Jolly LLB” was a comical satire but Manithan is a emotional journey. The film has music by Santhosh Narayanan and thats a plus point of the movie.
The original script is kept as it is with little modification to suit kollywood movies goers taste and choice. It has more of emotions than its original version.
The beautiful actress Hansika Motwani is looking good and has done justice to her character. She has changed a lot in herself to suit the character she is playing and that is quite appreciable.
LIVE AUDIENCE RESPONSE
VERDICT: With good direction, fight, romance and boundless emotions Manithan is a good one time watch.