On-screen character Vijay Sethupathi was one of the greatest achievements of 2013 with a progression of movies that were both widely praised and additionally financially effective. His most recent Tamil film, Rummy is coordinated by debutant K Balakrishnan, who worked with executive Lingusamy for a long time as creation controller and has likewise acted in a few movies, for example, Thoonga Nagaram and Naan Mahaan Alla.
The film highlights Iyshwarya Rajesh, Gayathri, Inigo Prabhakaran, Soori and Sentrayan in crucial parts. Rummy is set in the 1980s in a school in Sivagangai. Joseph (Vijay Sethupathi), Sakthi (Inigo Prabhakaran), Arunachalam (Soori) and Meenakshi (Gayathrie Shankar) are first year understudies. While Joseph and Sakthi stay at the school inn, Arunachalam and Meenakshi go from the abutting town.
It is all consuming, instant adoration for Sakthi and Meenakshi. However, Meenakshi is additionally being sought after by another school mate, Sayed. A couple encounters in the middle of Sakthi and Sayed results in them being ousted from the school inn.
They now discover convenience in Meenakshi's town and affection blooms between the two. In the interim, Joseph meets and experiences passionate feelings for another town beauty, Swarnam (Iyshwarya Rajesh).
The primary portion of the film is a sentimental recess in run of the mill 1980s style, however there are likewise unpretentious undercurrents of savagery and hazard. The villagers are extremely defensive of their young ladies and don't waver to try and slaughter those endeavoring to charm them. Typically, his threat blasts, expending everybody included.
The exhibitions of the lead performing artists and the valid diversion of the 1980s time are the greatest pluses of the film. Everything from the haircut, the ensemble, the vehicles, directly down to the elastic chappals, and even the mien of the darlings - the long modest looks and coy grin - are reminiscent of the '80s.
Music by D Imman infers the excellent songs of the '80s. Every one of the tracks in the film are to a great degree very much picturised with wonderful verses and vocals. Adiye Yenna Raagam and Koodamela Koodavechi are the pick of the parcel.
Cinematographer C Prem Kumar has skilfully caught the beautiful farmland and lofty sanctuaries, and the enormous stone mountains look sublime and give the right scenery to the film.
In spite of the fact that moderate, the splendid science of the lead on-screen characters and their sentiments keep one completely fascinated. Shockingly, the second half is an immense dissatisfaction; all the scorn and brutality appears to be to a great degree unsurprising.
Vijay Sethupathi fans might feel let down, as Inigo Prabhakaran checks in additional on-screen time.
Both Gayathri and Iyshwarya have given brilliant exhibitions and merit unique notice. Parotta Soori, in any case, does not summon much giggling.
Debutant chief K Balakrishnan's Rummy is a connecting with film, let around a normal screenplay and the amazingly moderate pace.