Story: A touching tale, the story is about Anil (minion) a fifth standard student whose father (murugan) loses his job and his mother (lena) is a manual labourer. Anil’s school which offers midday meals stops providing food due to lack of funds. Anil refuses to go to school. At that time, his favorite teacher Mukundan (indrajith) comes and assigns a task. Anil must come up with 101 questions and for each, one rupee will be paid. What happens from there forms the rest of the story.
Presentation: The director has come up with a deep storyline and while the presentation was simple, the narrative was quite absorbing. The dialogues were well written. The script was above average and the screenplay made it lot better. The background score was melodious and three songs were worth watching. Cinematography was the main strength to this film. Editing was crisp. Costumes were well designed to suit the environment while the art department was apt. Indrajith was matured, master Minion was excellent, Lena was good, Jagathy was natural, Murugan was moderate. Others did their bit as required.
Conclusion: The fact that Mollywood believes in content rich films has once again been ascertained with this film. More than style the film focuses completely on the plot. The first half is a little slow but as it progresses the interest is gained. The second half is filled with enough food for thought and leaves the audience with a very positive impact. Overall, this is a film filled with the right kind of material to impress all sections of audience. At the box office, this can score success.
Bharatstudent verdict: Good subject and good execution, worth watching!