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LKG is a fun watch that’s totally relatable and enjoyable.
Right from the teaser to the promo videos, and even the posters told us so. Which is why we clearly know what to expect from the movie.
And knowing about R. J. Balaji’s comic sense and his association with social issues, we can say that LKG is a brilliantly packaged end product.
The story tells us how an under-30 counsellor (belongs to the ruling party) who is clever and knows the tricks of the trade, tries to achieve his ambition to rule the state.
He can influence and make things work his way without being obviously influential. His role model is his dad.
Not that he wants to follow his dad’s path but he just wants to end up NOT like his dad. So he plays the game carefully and cleverly.
The State Government undergoes a very familiar situation of hospitalisation followed by the death of the CM. The ruling party divides into two gangs.
Now LKG gets to use this opportunity and make it big in politics because he doesn’t always want to wait for it.
He wants to go big, now. So he seeks the help of a corporate company headed by Sarala Munusamy (Priya Anand) to help him devise winning strategies.
How he proceeds with his goal forms the rest of the story.
The storyline is so apt for the current political situation in the state and no one is sparred from being trolled.
Right from thermocoal to hospital death of CM to Thala-Thalapathy fan fights to YouTube reviewers – there’s no shortage for trolling.
And that thing forms a big plus for the movie because it is easily relatable and entertaining for the current audience.
The love track doesn’t fit a bit to the focus of the movie, but thankfully, it has only been touched for a very short while.
Also we can see a bit of inconsistency when the movie travels from the fun mode into a serious mode and then want us to simultaneously look at it in both modes for a while.
Nevertheless R. J. Balaji has written a wonderful script knowing his strengths and given the current political situation.
Though it is a political satire that tries to convey us a message, it doesn’t get preachy anywhere, thankfully.
Apart from R. J. Balaji we have Nanjil Sampath, Priya Anand, JK Riteesh and Ramkumar playing pivotal roles.
The way Nanjil Sampath’s role has been characterised is brilliant.
Priya Anand should have been a bit more flexible with her emotions and body language. Her role is quite crucial to the story though.
Leon James has added strength to the movie via his music. The BGM perfectly suits the satire mood that travels throughout the movie.
Overall, LKG is a fun watch that’s totally relatable and enjoyable.