Achamindri

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Achamindri
Achamindri Film Poster.jpg
Poster
Directed byP. Rajapandi
Produced byV. Vinoth Kumar
StarringVijay Vasanth
Samuthirakani
Srushti Dange
Vidya Pradeep
Saranya Ponvannan
Radha Ravi
CinematographyA. Venkatesh
Edited byPraveen K. L.
Music byPremgi Amaren
Production
company
Triple V Records
Release date
30 December 2016
Running time
117 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Achamindri (English: Without fear) is a 2016 Indian Tamil action thriller film directed by Ennamo Nadakkudhu fame Rajapandi. It stars Vijay Vasanth, Samuthirakani, Srushti Dange, Vidya Pradeep, Saranya Ponvannan, and Radha Ravi in lead roles. The dialogues are written by G.Radhakrishnan. The music has been composed by Premgi Amaren.[1][2] This movie mostly includes the cast and crew from the director's previous film Ennamo Nadakkudhu which was released in 2014 to generally positive reviews. The movie was Produced by V Vinoth Kumar.

Plot[edit]

A pickpocket named Sakthi (Vijay Vasanth) is attracted to Malarvizhi (Srushti Dange), a middle-class girl. A straightforward cop named Sathya (Samuthirakani) is about to marry his childhood sweetheart Shruti (Vidya Pradeep). Their lives turn topsy-turvy on the same day - Sakthi is chased by goons for picking the pocket of a gangster; Malar is threatened by the education minister's PA, Kathir (Jayakumar), for filing for a reevaluation on behalf of her maid's daughter; and Sathya is attacked by his own friend and cop Saravanan (Bharath Reddy), as he starts digging into Shruti's death. The movie ends with how Sakthi and Sathya solve the crime.

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

Soon after the release of successful Tamil film,Ennamo Nadakkudhu, Producer V Vinoth Kuar and Director P Rajapandi decided to work together in 1 more movie. Like his first film, Ennamo Nadakkudhu, Rajapandi's Achamindri is also a genre film — if the previous one was a thriller involving money laundering, this one is centered on an education racket.

Pre Production began in September 2014 . Shrushti Dange was cast as Heroine opposite to Vijay Vasanth. Samuthirakani and Saranya Ponvannan were cast in important roles. Later Radha Ravi was also included for a pivotal role. Pooja of the movie was held in Triple V Records office, helmed by Vasanth & Co founder Mr H Vasanthakumar. Principal shooting began on 10 March 2015 . A superbly choreographed action sequence involving Vijay Vasanth and Samuthirakani was shot at Marg mall. The 1st scheduled was majorly shot in Chennai. Scenes involving Vijay Vasanth & Shrushti Dange were shot in this schedule. Combination scenes of Saranya Ponvannan and Radha Ravi were canned in this schedule. The schedule lasted for 20 days. The major chunk of the movie was shot in this schedule.

A song featuring Vidya Pradeep was shot in Pollachi. A dance number featuring the lead pair Vijay Vasanth and Srushti Dange was shot in the lush green locations of Pollachi.

The entire movie was wrapped up in 52 days with some minor patch work left.

Soundtrack[edit]

Achamindri
Soundtrack album by
Released16 Nov, 2016
Recorded2016
GenreFilm soundtrack
Length17:09
LanguageTamil
LabelTriple V Records.
ProducerPremji Amaren
Premji Amaren chronology
Maanga
(2015)
Achamindri
(2016)
Zombie
(2019)

Music was composed by Premji Amaren and Released on Triple V Records.

All lyrics are written by Yugabharathi.

Track-List
No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Achamindri Theme" (Instrumental)Premji Amaren2:28
2."Kasu Kaiyula"Manikka Vinayagam, Naveen, Senthil, Hemambika4:21
3."Pappa Pappa"karthik, Ramya NSK3:33
4."Thavivarum Azhai Kadal"Vijay Yesudas2:53
5."Unna Parthathala"Abhilash, M. M. Manasi3:54
Total length:17:09

Reception[edit]

Achamindri opened to mostly positive reviews from critics.

  • Sify Movies[3] gave an Above Average verdict and stated, Achamindri is an above average commercial entertainer highlighting the irregularities in our educational system.
  • Indiaglitz in its review stated Achamindri can be watched for its message about Education system conveyed with the right impact, the suspenseful narration that keeps us guessing and a genuine twist.[4]
  • The Times of India gave 3 out of 5 stars. TOI[5] stated that The climax is built chiefly on the strength of the dialogues, and G Radhakrishnan’s lines, though they make arguments that we have heard before (like the government running liquor shops instead of schools), are both hard-hitting and crowd-pleasing that we cannot help but cheer.
  • Galatta in its review stated that ACHAMINDRI is a decent entertainer with a social message.
  • Dinamalar[6] in its review stated that Achamindri is a must watch for Students, parents and Educational Institutions.
  • The Hindu gave negative feedback (1 of 5 stars) for the movie, criticizing the screenplay.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Filmibeat/Timesofindia (13 May 2016). "Achamindri Tamil Movie". filmibeat.com. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  2. ^ Triple V Records (14 May 2016). "Achamindri Official Trailer". youtube.com. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Achamindri review- Above average commercial entertainer".
  4. ^ "Achamindri (aka) Achamintri review. Achamindri (aka) Achamintri Tamil movie review, story, rating - IndiaGlitz.com".
  5. ^ "Achamindri Movie Review {3/5}: Rajapandi nicely ties in all three strands to the central conflict of the film".
  6. ^ "அச்சமின்றி - விமர்சனம் | Cinema Movie Review | Movie Reviews | Tamil movies| Tamil actor actress gallery |Tamil Cinema Video,Trailers,Reviews and Wallpapers".
  7. ^ "Achamindri: Out of syllabus - The Hindu".

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