Thambikku Indha Ooru

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Thambikku Indha Ooru
Thambikku Indha Ooru.jpg
Poster
Directed byBadri
Written byBadri
Produced byJ. Saravanan
C. Baskar
StarringBharath
Sana Khan
Prabhu
Madalsa Sharma
Ranjith
Vivek
CinematographySaalai Sahadevan
Edited byS. Surajkavee
Music byDharan Kumar
Production
company
V. K. Media
Release date
  • 5 March 2010 (2010-03-05)
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

Thambikku Indha Ooru (English: Brother from this town) is a 2010 Indian Tamil-language action comedy film directed by Badri. It stars Bharath, Sana Khan, Prabhu, Vivek, Madalsa Sharma, and Ranjith. The music was composed by Dharan Kumar with cinematography by Saalai Sahadevan and editing by S. Surajkavee. The film was released on 5 March 2010 to negative reviews and was declared a box office bomb.

Plot[edit]

Akilan (Bharath) is a rich youth who runs a restaurant along with his buddy Cola Kumar (Vivek) in Singapore. As it happens, his father Rajsekhar (Nizhalgal Ravi) gets the shock of his life when Akil refuses to marry Priya (Madalasa Sharma). Akil goes against his father's wish as he is desperate behind Divya (Sana Khan). Annoyed at Akil's denial, Priya's father spells out the truth that Akil was an orphan. Shocked at the developments, Akil decides to embark on a journey and find out his biological parents, whom he comes to know stay in Chengalpet. On his trip to homeland, he starts to encounter problems in the form of Divya's father, who is against their affair. He feels that her daughter as a popular sportswoman could earn more through endorsing various brands. Enters Kumaraswamy (Prabhu), who plays a crucial part in the whole story. Kumaraswamy has a long-held grudge against Rajsekhar as he feels Rajasekar was responsible for his wife's death and decides to use Akil to lure his father back to India. The film reaches its climax when Akil finds out from Thangamani that he is not his father but Kumaraswamy is. Akil is adamant not to tell Kumaraswamy until his adoptive father Rajashekar is proven innocent. In the ending scenes, Thirumalai admits his wrongdoings unconsciously on the phone to Kumaraswamy, in which way he finds out that Akil is Kumaraswamy's son. After an ensuing fight, all ends well.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Thambikku Indha Ooru
TIO Cover.jpg
Soundtrack album by
Released19 January 2010
GenreFilm soundtrack
LabelSonyMusicSouthVEVO
Dharan chronology
Siddu
(2009)
Thambikku Indha Ooru
(2010)
The Thriller
(2010)

The soundtrack was scored by Dharan and features six songs.[1] The lyrics were penned by Kapilan and Raajkumar. It was released on 19 January 2010 by Think Music. The soundtrack has received mixed critical reception and was only a moderate success.

No.TitleLyricsPerformer(s)Length
1."Koothadu Machi"KapilanBharath, Suarez, Coutinho, Salah, Ibrahimovic, Aalap Raju, Blaaze, Prasad, Suchitra, Tanvi Shah 
2."Yaaradi"KapilanHariharan, Shreya Ghoshal 
3."Yennai Yaar"KapilanNaresh Iyer 
4."Ore Minsaram"RaajkumarBenny Dayal 
5."Mudhal Pen Niyae"KapilanJaved Ali, Sindhu 
6."Thambikku Indha Ooru"KapilanBenny Dayal, Mukesh 

Critical response[edit]

It got mixed to negative reviews and failed at box office. Sify wrote "Director Badri along with Bharath has dished out Thambikku Indha Ooru another pot-boiler using all the cliches and gimmicks associated with mass movie targeting the B & C audiences. The film has no story, logic, reason or continuity with scenes cyclostyled from earlier films".[2] Rediff wrote "Insane plot twists, ridiculous situations and completely illogical sequences follow, leading to an end that can't come sooner".[3] Behindwoods wrote "It indeed requires expertise to deliver entertaining and engaging masala flicks but due to the inept screenplay, TIO loses fizz and falls flat".[4] The Hindu wrote "When an actor is bent on establishing himself as a super hero and the director is willing to pander to his whims, the result is bound to be on the lines of ‘Thambikku Indha Ooru’ (U). The Bharath-Badri combo travels on the beaten track of a boy-meets-girl romance and predictable villainy. [..] The saving graces of ‘Thambikku …’ are just a few – Prabhu's performance, Ranjith's ease as a villain and Bharath's footwork in that order".[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Thambikku Indha Ooru (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)". Gaana. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  2. ^ "Review: Thambikku Indha Ooru (2010)". Sify. 6 March 2010. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  3. ^ "Thambikku Indha Ooru is ridiculous". Rediff. 8 March 2010. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  4. ^ "Thambikku Indha Ooru review". Behindwoods. 6 March 2010. Retrieved 16 November 2019.
  5. ^ "Slew of stereotypes". The Hindu. 12 March 2010. Retrieved 16 November 2019.

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