Varisu film assessment: Predictable, however has its moments of spark

Film: Varisu
Ranking: 2.75/5
Forged: Vijay, Rashmika Mandanna, Prakash Raj, Sarathkumar, Srikanth, Jaya Sudha
Director: Vamshi Paidipally
Produced By: ‘Dil’ Raju and Sirish
Launch Date: eleventh January 2022

Kollywood Star Vijay’s Varisu is the subsequent huge launch for the Sankranti season. The movie options Rashmika for the primary time with ‘Thalapathy’ and the makers have promised the film to be a healthful household entertainer with sufficient whistle-worthy moments for Vijay’s followers. Amidst all these, how’s the execution, and did Thalapathy handle to win the viewers’s hearts after the catastrophe of Beast? Let’s discover out.

Story: Vijay Rajendran (Vijay) has little curiosity in being part of the enterprise empire run by his father Rajendran (Sarathkumar). His elder brothers Ajay Rajendran (Sham) and Vijay Rajendran(Srikanth) assist their father with their large enterprise whereas Vijay is a carefree soul. By means of a twist of occasions Vijay has to take his duty and shield his household in addition to enterprise. Why did he come again and the way he finally conquers the challenges is what Varisu follows.

Performances: Vijay as a carefree soul does a good job and whereas the film offers little scope for efficiency, he must be content material with the standard punch dialogues and fights to hold the film forward. Jayasudha and Sarathkumar as his mother and father do a great job and Srikanth and Sham have a good presence however that ends as soon as Vijay takes over. Rashmika has nothing particular to do right here and because the business format goes, she simply provides to the hero’s character arc. Prakash Raj because the antagonist Jayaprakash has a meaty function and one thing he has achieved numerous occasions in his profession and presents no novelty.

Evaluation: Varisu is a well-recognized story that we’ve got seen numerous occasions in Telugu films. Plot-wise there’s no freshness and it’s Vijay, who to a big extent manages to carry enjoyable to the proceedings. The movie takes too lengthy to get to the battle and takes its personal candy time to determine the characters and their dynamics. The sluggish and uninteresting first half is salvaged by a racy latter half which does full fan service and performs to the gallery.

Plus Factors:

  • Second half
  • BGM
  • Manufacturing values
  • Vijay in components

Minus Factors:

  • Uninteresting screenplay within the first half
  • Predictability
  • Comedy
  • General leisure worth


Varisu is a basic instance of previous wine in a brand new bottle. A number of scenes and conditions would remind you of some earlier films and plot similarities are too apparent to disregard. Nonetheless, the film is saved by sturdy technical elements with manufacturing values and Thaman’s BGM significantly elevating Vijay and his quest to guard his household and enterprise.

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