Vijay Sethupathi had been on a dream run with his three movies becoming superhits on a trot. The choice of stories that he made has been praised and the budding star himself had claimed it on several occasions.
At a time when actors’ prefer mass subjects, this young lad opted for strong subjects than regular masala flicks. It helped him to struck gold thrice.
Now, Vijay Sethupathi is back with the latest movie Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara. As the title suggests, it is a comedy flick, which the Kollywood has witnessed a series of movies in the present year. Well, thefilm is directed by Gokul of Rowthiram fame.
We cannot expect stories to be strong in comedy movies. What matters the most is whether the movie could break the funny bones of the audience. Well, the director has not churned out a dummy brainless film but a message-oriented flick without getting preachy.
Moonji Kumar (Vijay Sethupathi), an excessive drinker and care-free boy, is in love with Kumudha (Nanditha). But neither she nor her father (Patimandram Raja) likes him. In order to get rid of him, his father hires a don played by Pasupathi. As the story progresses, we are told that Bala (Ashwin Kakumanu) and Renu (Swathi), who doesn’t like his job in the bank, are in love.
Moonji Kumar accidentally meets Raja at a local bar and the real story begins, as the five characters cross paths.