With Asuran, director Vetri Maaran and actor Dhanush have given yet another reason to cheer for movie buffs. Asuran unleashes a riveting narrative with a revenge drama.
Dhanush appears in dual roles of a father and son in Asuran while Manju Warrier is the wife and mother, Pachaiyammal. They lead a happy life and belong to the oppressed segment of the society. In a certain situation, the son murders a powerful local landlord.
The story revolves around the father and the son and their fight to live in dignity. The father's urge to protect his son and keep him safe makes the movie an engaging affair.
For the uninitiated, Asuran is roughly based on award-winning book Vekkai, authored by Poomani.
The film is set between the 1960s and 1980s with Dhanush, who won the National Award with his performance in Aadukalam directed by Verimaran himself, doing a dual role after Kodi.
Manju Warrier makes an appearance only after a certain point yet delivers a sensational act. It's Dhanush who commands the lion's share of the screen.
GV Prakash Kumar is the music composer, while Asuran's cinematography is by Velraj Ramar is the editor.
Along with the brilliant background score and visualization, stunt director Peter Hein also gets a thumbs up for well conceived action scenes.
Asuran, in fact, belongs to the must watch movies and is definetly a classic film.