The non-romantic sequences were quite healthy and refreshing; proves the fortitude of a movie without a love interest. When pretty girl Daisy moves in to his neighbourhood, a love-struck Umesh tells his friends that they are a couple. The movie goes at a slow pace. The lack of events unfolding and the bare-minimum setup are all a ploy yo keep us from guessing what transpires in the 2nd half, which ultimately turns out to be quite a substantial lot, where nothing is what it seems on the surface, and digging a bit can get you quite a lot, perhaps even more than you bargained for. An incidental train journey with her changes his life forever. The technical side too was solid with crisp editing by Ranjan Abraham and beautiful visuals by Jomon. Aju is amazingly endearing with craziness and wittiness personified.
At the end, it becomes so obvious that the characters jump on your face and preach. The story derails from what it started out to be and it seems as though the director did not know where to take his characters to. While the story begins to move forward with a slow pace, it suddenly achieves a paradigm shift and changes track into becoming a pontificating drama about the internet life. Watch Oru Vadakkan Selfie movie online. Certain real locations used also give the movie a very nice lived-in feel, and this was one of those that was missing from something like 'Ennum Eppozhum', as I have covered in my thoughts over there. It cannot exactly be termed a drag, but the plot does stray outside its circle. A welcome break from serious plots.
The second half is particularly cringe worthy. Also, the background score was quite annoying. Unauthorized use is prohibited and punishable by law. This film is written by Vineeth Sreenivasan and this movie music was composed by Shaan. Thank god she wasn't around in the first half.
A photo clicked with her lands him in dire straits and his life takes a new turn. The main credit for the same should go to the pretty good first-half, loads of 'genuinely funny dialogues' throughout the movie and the wonderful Nivin Pauly - Aju Varghese combo supported very well by a 'bearable and decent act' from Vineeth Sreenivasan : Nivin Pauly's entertainers are usually devoid of any noteworthy plot to talk about ; but sadly the plot and the 'serious portions' are the main villains here: Don't you love it in a movie when the characters infuse energy and hilarity in your mind, that you keep guffawing with full vigour till the end of the movie? There are numerous instances when the setup betrays the film of the conviction that it requires to make a point. The content and images used on this site are copyright protected and copyrights vests with the respective owners. The storyline took a u-turn with the onset of second half giving it shades of an investigative thriller with the suspense element being treated well resulting in some twists and turns towards the end which came out really well on the screen. A girl comes in the picture and this is the girl who the police were searching for. Quikpay and other exciting stuffs! A trio of bumbling, completely inept friends are brought together, and while they try to make something out of their ineptitude, the eponymously titled vadakkan's selfie happens to them, and no one is spared from the resulting maelstrom. Umesh who has lost interest in academics is equally clueless when it comes to pursuing his filmmaking ambitions.
Deliveries will be intimated by 1st week of December. A token cautionary message at the end of a film that otherwise glorified the freewheeling antics of the young protagonists. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by marking them offensive. To start with Manjima fails to impress in her debut. Music is good, but some songs looked out of place.
The female lead looks suave and pleasant and her character contributes to the crux of the plot. Umesh and his team Varghese, Srinivasan then get entangled in a cyber case involving Daisy Mohan , a character that brings back the memories of a poorly made, Tamil, and Malayalam-dubbed film Asha Black 2014 , which is about two young people who meet over the web and fall in love, of course with its parade of consequences. He is unable to fulfill his dream. It seems to have been added almost as an afterthought just my impression. It made you want to bang your head against a wall. The narration was a bit shaky half way through the second half,but managed to come back to the right track towards the onset of the climax where it stick to its motive of providing a valuable message for today's youth.
Review: Oru Vadakkan Selfie is two films in one. Vineeth Sreenivasan's entry towards the second half is a pleasant surprise and quite enjoyable. It is then that he takes a selfie in a train which changes his whole life. But midway, the film changes track into a thriller. The lead character has a dream to make a film and plans to meet Tamil movie director Gautham Menon and then later superstar Ajith to fulfil his dream.
The choice is yours It's your life buddy :D. The portrayal of the contemporary issue of internet cheating is dealt with nonchalance and matter-of- factness. The script and making of the movie is above average but it still manages to keep you glued to the screen all the while. The movie is worth a watch with your family this vacation. This movie depicts youth and college life.