Indrajith is definitely a must watch in the theatre as you will enjoy the breathtaking locations and the graphics that look beautiful on screen.
Indrajith is a fantasy/action thriller movie with Gautam Karthik in the lead role. He plays Indrajith.
The movie created a lot of hype right after the official trailer was released.
After Hara Hara Mahadevaki, Gautam Karthik has accepted a rather different role and we must appreciate his guts for the same, given that he is just now rising to fame in his career.
Indrajith is inspired by Indiana Jones – basically a treasure hunt movie with ample graphics, good BGM to back it up and a wonderful star cast.
Unlike Gautam’s earlier movie Hara Hara Mahadevaki, Indrajith is for all types of audiences – in particular, kids will end up liking it for the cinematography and the graphics.
Gautham Karthik has given his best. We can see that he easily pulls off what’s needed for the character with his casual acting.
The script is pretty tight and a different kind of one. What pulls the movie back in terms of pace is the screenplay.
In particular, the comic scenes and the songs are speed breakers as always (happens in most of the tamil films as we know).
Story of Indrajith
The story is a simple plot – a team of youngsters are appointed by Mayilvaganan (played by Sachin Khedekar), a retired director of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI).
The team goes in search of a mystical stone that is believed to be a big boon to humanity – that could cure diseases.
One of the youngsters in the team is Indrajith (Gautam Karthik) and the team goes on a treasure hunt. Indrajith’s ancestors had a route map to this mystical place and he acquires it with the help of Mayil.
Now, on the other hand, we have the present director of ASI, Kapil Sharma (played by Sudanshu Pandey) who is also interested in the same stone. And he does not like Mayil.
The youngster team goes on a hunt for the stone in the interior forest of Arunachal Pradesh, and they face quite a few unexpected hurdles on their way.
Plus we have the antagonist Kapil who is also after the stone and is equipped.
Now did the youngster team of Indrajith succeed in obtaining the stone?
Indrajith: Where it shines and where it lags?
The movie for sure is a big attempt in the tamil cinema industry – although the movie and its concepts are inspired by a few movies from the Hollywood, they are certainly new to tamil.
However whether the production team has invested the right amount of money in bringing that dream to reality is a question. CGI surely seems off at various places in the movie.
The story, although not pretty new, is certainly interesting and a plot for an entertainer.
However the screenplay doesn’t do justice to the story and its pace is much lesser than what is required for a movie of this kind.
On the other hand, Gautham Karthik really shines with his acting. His expressions certainly look pretty matured. He easily pulls off a variety of expressions with much ease.
He also shines in dancing and action scenes. The comedy though, gets annoying at a few instances as they seem to deviate us from the seriousness of the movie.
We have very beautiful locations, breathtaking shots and beautifully looking scenes on the screen. But the lack of reality in a few scenes doesn’t really help us in connecting with the movie.
The cinematography deserves an applause as the nature of Indrajith demands so much, and Rasamathi has done a great job.
The heroines are almost wasted as they don’t have much to contribute to the story. Sachin and Sudanshu have done their parts very well. MS Bhaskar also appears in a short role and entertains.
Indrajith – Final Verdict
The movie is a bold and wonderful attempt with an interesting story. Had the screenplay been bit tighter and had the CG been made with bit more of an effort, the movie would have shined.
Nevertheless, Indrajith is definitely a must watch in the theatre as you will enjoy the breathtaking locations and the graphics that look beautiful on screen.
The movie also has nice action sequences (if you can ignore certain moves that are unrealistic) and comic instances on the go.
Last but not the least, children will definitely enjoy the movie as they won’t be very keen on noticing the unrealistic action sequences or below-par CG at a few places.