However comparing this with reality, there is no scope as a layman could've done nothing less. Initially, he pretends to not know anything. Running time 129 minutes Country India Language Tamil 6 Melugu Varthigal also known as 6 Candles or 6 is a 2013 Tamil crime thriller film written and directed by. With no other choice, Ram calls up Lizzy to prepare the money and is taken to Diwaker's hideout. In Lucknow, Ram is found sleeping at the roadside by a kind Muslim, Bhai, who takes him in and helps him find Gautham.
Now left alone, Ram remembers his final conversation with Diwakar, who told him Gautham might be sold in Lucknow or Calcutta. Durai had written and directed the film, while would pen the dialogues. But when your son goes missing, you find you have to step out of this cocoon. Early reports suggested that would play a role, but she was replaced by Poonam Kaur. As the father named Ram , Shaam undergoes dramatic changes in his appearance, but he just cannot sustain the numerous actor-showcase moments, the drawn-out emotional scenes that the director keeps thrusting upon him. Review: The plot of 6 Melugu Vathigal is very similar to that of the hardly-seen Paraseega Mannan directed by J suresh , which released last December. With the help of car driver Rangan Munnar Ramesh , Ram tries to trace his missing son.
It takes him to Andhra, Madhya Pradesh and finally to Kolkata. Ram leads a happy life with his wife Lizzy and son Gautham. You then meet a pimp whose first client was his mother. Reddy then tells Ram his son might have been taken to a butchery at a nearby town. It's up to his worrisome father Marlin and a friendly but forgetful fish Dory to bring Nemo home - meeting vegetarian sharks, surfer dude turtles, hypnotic jellyfish, hungry seagulls, and more along the way. And at the end, we realise why, exactly, he offered to help. This is a sincerely made film that tries to ride on its lead performance.
Others in the cast are Jagathy Sreekumar, Archana, Anil Murali, Munnar Ramesh and Narayan. One clear summer day in a Baltimore suburb, a baby goes missing from her front porch. But while all this looks great on paper, something goes amiss in the translation to screen — the big reveal is weakened with an overdose of sentimentality and dialogue a general problem with the film. He is one of the few directors who had shown extreme variation in their movies. You have, it appears, everything.
The in-between emotional scenes amidst all the chasing is very touchy and gives us the thump of emotion. Director Durai is one of the under-rated directors in Tamil Cinema. As Ram and Rangan prepare to leave, they are shot at by an assassin hired by Motwani. Realizing that the gangsters killed the wrong boy, Ram is confident that Gautham is being taken to Bhopal and leaves immediately. This article may not be reproduced in its entirety without permission. Ram Shaam and Lizzy Poonam lead a happy life with their son Gautham Vivedan. He is also making a comeback to Tamil Cinema after 5 years.
Indian audiences like being emotionally hijacked, and that is what most of our films do. Both the movies are about a child going missing, and the efforts of a relative trying to track him down. And for a change, an adult movie has been allowed to sound adult. Ram refuses to give up and heads for Lucknow. Why does this man offer to help Ram? Popular hero Shaam plays the main character with Poonam Kaur as the female lead. Yes, people can be contradictory, but if we are to buy Ram doing what he does — follow slender leads, go from one city to another with little money in hand, track down dangerous criminals and overpower them — then he needed to be like the Neeson character, a tough customer. Worse, you follow a trail to a slaughterhouse, stained red with blood from cow carcasses, with animals being butchered in front of your eyes.
Aided by a sympathetic car driver Rangan Munnar Ramesh , Ram tracks the boy to a kidnapping cartel and his search takes him all over the country and drives him to the depths of despair. We are then shown in flashbacks how Ram managed to track down Diwakar, who let slip his new hiding spot during their last conversation, and killed him in a fit of anger before taking back his money. Durai made his debut as a lyricist and wrote all the 6 songs. He had lots of opportunities to perform in this movie as the whole movie talks about his sufferings after losing the kid. It is initially driven by the panic of the parents, after realising that their son has gone missing. And that's when Bill's adventure truly begins.
As Ram and Bhai prepare to leave, Ram notices that he dropped Gautham's shirt and they go back to get it back. When she finds out it is no longer of any use, she is devastated and faints. Shaam has put in a lot of effort and is good as father who becomes a total wreck following his son? Movie Star Rating : 6. Shaam's physical transformation for this role is astounding, but his range, when it comes to expressing emotions as a performer seems to be somewhat limited. But the glut of tongues does result in some unintentional good. The only well-written character is the driver named Rangan Munnar Ramesh , whose arc has a convincing beginning, middle and end.
An accompany press note mentioned that V. You then go to a whorehouse and meet a pimp whose first client was his mother. Once there, the crime boss claims he does not deal in child trafficking and instead asks Ram to look for Diwakar in Bhopal. The story could have been handled with a little more sensitivity to make it more memorable and moving. He then pleads to Ram to not give up and continue searching for his son. Why does this man offer to help Ram? The film shows how your perfect world can shatter in seconds and, what is worse, you can do nothing about it. As the camera pans to his face, there is a flashback to happier times, when Ram is a software engineer with a beautiful wife Lizzy Poonam Kaur and an adorable son, Gautam.
Even the dialogues lack depth and intensity. Friends who are like you — people of the same age, from the same stratum of society, making the same kind of money. Ram is prepared to face their attack. Unable to control himself after seeing a young school girl almost being raped, Ram saves her by fighting off Diwakar's men and taking her to the Times of India's headquarters. Shaam has given a good performance as the desperate father. To attain a look with big eyebags, Shaam spent more than a dozen sleepless nights, which resulted in a big swelling below his eyes, so much so that the actor could not even be recognised. Ram survives but Rangan is fatally shot.