Journalists are until known to be portrayed in a clichéd manner in Tamil cinema, wearing a pyjama kurtha, spotted with a beard carrying a long shoulder bag. Times have changed and so are the lives and struggles of journalists
Ko' speaks about power struggle and press freedom, laced with all commercial ingredients in an interesting manner. All credits should go to the script and screenplay. Tautly written, there are hardly any logical loopholes.
Jeeva is impressive and played his part exceedingly well. He looks a typical photojournalist. His body language and dialogue delivery are worth a watch. An intense performer, Jeeva pulls it off with ease.
Karthika as Renuka brings out the nuances needed for the role well. She has not exaggerated. She downplays her emotions to gel with the character. Ajmal is a revelation as an aspiring politico Vasanthan. His looks compliment the character.
Anand deserves all accolades for rendering a brisk entertainer that is devoid of clichés. Racy all through, it is a movie that is worth a watch .....Great Film !!!!
Action / Thriller
Action / Thriller
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Fresh and enthralling, this contemporary action thriller follows the adventures of Ashwin (Jiiva), a hardworking committed photographer working for a Tamil daily 'Dina Anjali'. His passion for coming out with pictures that speak and tell the truth, makes him a star in his office. Two lady journalists working in the same paper Renuka (Karthika), the investigative reporter and Saro (Piaa), who covers the entertainment section, develop a soft corner for him. Meanwhile, Tamil Nadu assembly elections are underway and the fight is basically between two corrupt politicians, Chief Minister Yogeswaran (Prakash Raj) and opposition leader, Kota (Kota Sreenivasa Rao) seem to be the main players. They will do anything to come to power, including bribing the electorate and inciting violence and criminal activity. Suddenly, due to Renuka's writing and Ashwin's scoop photos, a third force led by youth, Vasanthan (Ajmal) who believes in clean politics, emerges. Just before elections, while addressing a huge youth rally a bomb goes off at the election campaign meeting of Vasanthan, killing Saro. Ashwin and the general public are convinced that it is the handiwork of the traditional politicians, and go all out to support Vasanthan, who wins the elections and becomes the youngest Chief Minister. At this point, there is a mysterious and thrilling twist to the tale, which pays credence to the adage, power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. How will Ashwin ensure that the state is in safe hands? Written by Santhosh
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Jul 23, 2020 at 08:17 pm