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Jeans is a Tamil romantic comedy film released in 1998. It is written and directed by S. Shankar. Ashok Amritraj and Murali Manohar produced it under the banner of Amritraj Solomon Communications. The film was also dubbed in Hindi and Telugu and released with the same name.
Plot: Nachiappan has twin son, Vishwanathan, and Ramamoorthy and runs a restaurant in Los Angeles. Both of his sons are studying medical and Vishwanathan works as an intern at a hospital. One day, Vishwanathan notices that a patient named, Krishnaveny had surgery on the wrong side and retaliated about that. The doctors correct the surgery and grants a compensation to avoid a court case. Krishna's family is very impressed with Vishwanathan and Krishna's sister Madhumitha falls for him.
Soon after, Vishwanathan and Madhumitha decides to marry, but Nachiappan disagrees and says that his both sons will marry twins only. To save their relationship, Madhumitha lies to him that she also has a twin and impersonates as Vaishnavi to prove that. Convinced by her, Nachiappan agrees for their marriage, and he comes to India for it. The story takes a twist when Nachiappan tells his son that he has a twin brother. The movie progresses with Nachiappan getting to the truth about Vaishnavi and Madhumitha. To see whether Madhumitha and Vishwanathan get married? If yes, then how? To know all these stuff, watch the movie.
Analysis: The movie has a stupid story but still, is highly entertaining, and that's what matters. Shankar has been creative while making the movie and the various twists and elements keeps the movie interesting. He has taken the most of what he could to make the audience laugh. The music is good, and the movie will entertain you.
Star Performances: The movie comes with too many double roles yet, the actors have successfully logged into the role. Switching between the characters has never been easy. Prashanth has flown off with flying colours with his performance. Aishwarya Rai too has co-ordinated well with him. The direction is commendable and the rest of the crew also responds to the same. Ashok Kumar has captured beautiful stills and the editing by B. Lenin, and V.T. Vijayan is great too. Nassar has now got addicted to act in a negative role and his performance is flawless.
What's there? The movie has great comedy and with so characters it becomes more funny and enjoyable. The constant swap of characters in the second half and the series of hilarious events will ache your stomach with constant laughs. It has great star cast, and the music adds to the entertainment.
What's not there? The movie seriously lacks the need of a good story, and you will miss it at some point. Some instances have been forcefully kept in the movie and you might find it unnecessary.
Verdict: Shankar has presented us with an entertaining movie and it is worth giving a shot.
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