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Monday, July 30, 2012

Kalagalappu - Tamil Movie

The Plot - 2 Odhavakkara boys, 2 redundant girls, no storyline but super funny scenes. Now we have our own Andaz Apna Apna and can call this movie a cult classic. That is Kalagalappu (Masala Cafe) for you.

As a die-hard fan of Chennai 28, I try to watch all of Mirchi Siva's movies. He is hilarious. I also think, Ilavarasan is a very under-rated artist. He is a great actor and has an excellent timing in all his movies and his delivery is so funny. Put Siva and Ilavarasu together and what you get is a laugh riot. Please check out Amitabh Mama scene (and you are welcome).

The 2 ladies are there for no reason. I don't know their names and couldn't tell one from the other. At least one of them leads to Santhanam, who makes you laugh a good amount. Also it was nice to see Hum Log thatha V.S.Raghavan having a slightly better role than what he had in Thamizh Padam. While I am at it, I must mention that the movie also tried to convey a "message" to mankind that natural (or organic?) food can be made tasty and is definitely healthier. The message, although good, is lost in the plot and one wouldn't mind that.

These small budget movies are not typically released in the US and you end up watching it on YouTube or some such site even though one might gladly be a part of the Box Office collection that such a movie might make. Hope someone thinks of releasing movies officially online as well so people can watch them legally online. Until that day comes......


Blogger ashok said...

"amitab mama" scene was my fav too...Thanks for posting it...laughed so much after a long day

10:45 AM  
Blogger D LordLabak said...

Ashok, as you can tell, made the change for the comment setting.

11:37 AM  
Blogger Me said...

Nestu saravanan-meenakshi review..ok?

9:32 PM  
Blogger Ajay said...

I was impressed–and surprised– by Anjali's talents!

3:26 AM  
Blogger Me said...

Netflix has this movie! Nalla padam

9:04 PM  
Blogger ashok said...

Deepa...hope this wakes you up from slumber!

9:50 AM  
Blogger Meoww said...

Totally agree with you on the releasing the small budget movies officially online. Some of them are really interesting! lordlabak is an fun title, Deepa :)

11:32 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Agree with u, I enjoyed the movie totally, but as i live in germany watched it online on some site. If they can release the movie online where u pay some amount and have to watch it, they can earn as well as wont have the guilty feeling of encouraging piracy. kannada movies have that provision where they charge some 30 rupees for a movie, which is a token amount which no one will mind paying if u can watch a good print of the movie online legally.

12:15 PM  

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