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A Peak into Poojai

Kaththi tickets are sold out, so what next? Well,  Poojai can be worth a one time watch. With a totally cliched story outline of director Hari's style, you can only sit back and expect either Yuvan's music or Shruthi's Tamil to impress you, which does as long as you don't search for logic. Vishal, needless to say is an impressive replica of his Thaamirabarani self. Its also very interesting to see many Kollywood actors of the 90s and television stars coming together to do the roles of family members in the movie. The director has done a noteworthy job with the car chasing scenes beautifully portraying the navigations. Coming to the details,

Poojai (translation: Prayer) is a complete masala film directed by Hari and produced by Vishal Film Factory, who also plays the lead role alongside an ensemble cast featuring Shruti HaasanSathyarajRaadhika Sarathkumar and Mukesh TiwariYuvan Shankar Raja composed the soundtrack and score for the film, while cinematography and editing were handled by Priyan and V. T. Vijayan, respectively. Andrea Jeremiah also makes a special appearance for a peppy number.

The film is a "triangular action story" which starts in Coimbatore and ends in Patna, a story of Vasu (Vishal), who accidentally comes in the way of a contract killer Anna Thandavam. The misconceptions, coincidences and the consequences make up the rest of the plot of Poojai.

Overall, Poojai is commercial masala done well. There is action (punchy), sentiment (effective but not affecting), humour (silly but funny once in a while), romance (ludicrous and strictly functional), and the director manages to keep things ticking ―the action is often relentless, and the nondescript songs and the comedy scenes (Soori and Pandi doing a pale imitation of Goundamani and Senthil) are breathers for us. 


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