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Thozha is based on the well-known French movie The Intouchables. Let’s see how it has turned out.
Karthik Sivakumar is a cheat who wants to win in life through shortcuts. Akkineni Nagarjuna is a billionaire who is hit by an unusual disease and is bound to the wheelchair. And by now you would have understood what happens next. Destiny has it that these two meet and Karthi becomes the caretaker of Nagarjuna, through the latter's very own interest. They develop good rapport and eventually become thick friends. Why is Nagarjuna in such a state? Does Karthi stand tall inspite of not being liked by Nagarjuna's secretary Tamannaaah, and Prakash Raj? What is the depth of the bond between Nagarjuna and Karthi? Watch the movie to find out.
Sometimes the actors do an earnest job but it will appear to be overacting. But Nagarjuna does his role of a person whose main aim in life is to be happy, in a flawless manner. The characterization of Nagarjuna has been done well and in this regard the alien accent of him can be forgiven. As for Karthi, he excels in his slang and his body language is commendable. Tamannaah, though has a brief role, has understood the nuances of her character and pulls it off with ease. Late actress Kalpana impresses us while Prakash Raj, as usual, does a convincing job. The cameos of famous stars are worth mentioning.
Life is too good to be spent in a sad manner. Director Vamsi Padipallyhas understood this well and hence has laced the movie with philosophy. And yes, he emerges winner in doing so.
What’s not there?
The plot of the film may be time-tested but it’s the execution that works for Thozha!
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