Sundar C has managed to bring two young heroes and heroines who are having a good run in Kollywood now. His directorial venture Kalakalappu features Vimal, Mirchi Shiva, Anjali and Oviya besides the sought-after comedian Santhanam playing his usual part.
Hype surrounds the movie a lot for its Sundar's return journey to direction after a long stint as actor. He has not lost his touch. Kalakalappu is a typical Sundar C film loaded with fun and laughter all through. Vijay Ebenezer scored the music.
Set in Kumbakon, the story revolves around one Seenu (Vimal), who owns an restaurant. He is helped by by an old man and his grand-daughter (Oviya) in running the business amidst difficulties.
An health inspector Madhavi (Anjali) is keen on sealing the restaurant on grounds that it is unhealthy. Instead she starts loving Seenu for his good deeds. There is Shiva, a trickster. He loves Oviya.
One day, Seenu and Shiva gets caught in a missing diamond case. A police official (John Vijay) comes to investigate. How the two manage to come out of it clean forms the climax.
Vimal has a clamour for comedy movies and he does this one with aplomb. Equally impressive is Shiva. His acts does evoke laughter. he has a strong character that keeps the story going. Oviya and Anjali combines performance and glamour.
But watch out for Santhanam, the Man with Midas Touch in Tamil now His oneliners are loaded with humour. His body language provides all fun. Sundar C's deserves accolades for giving a film that is not preachy or has any crass comedy.
The film is sure to give you peel of laughter. Kalakalappu is here to stay.