Madras (2014) Tamil Movie Review | 6 Critic Reviews | Karthi, Catherine Tresa


Karthi, Catherine Tresa Alexander, Kalaiarasan, Vinoth, Nanthakumar, Rama, Rithika, Jayabalan


Madras (2014) Tamil Movie PosterPa Ranjith


Pa Ranjith


Pa Ranjith



G. Murali


Santhosh Narayanan

produced by:

KE Gnanavel Raja, SR Prakash Babu, SR Prabhu


Weird Aggregate Rating Madras 6.3/10Tamil



release date:

run time:
155 Minutes


Review- (Ratings out of 10)
  •  Times of India -M Suganth Rating-8
Kaali ( Karthi) is one of the well-educated youngsters in his 'area'. His posh office is far removed from the middle class chaos that is his housing board colony. He has a great set of friends and he is closest to Anbu ( Kalaiarasan), a political underling, who care for his people and hopes to

  •  Hindustan Times -Gautaman Bhaskaran Rating-3
An apt title for director P Ranjith's work could have been North Madras. For the film is set there, in its lower middleclass tenements, where women wear jasmine flowers and queue up at the break of dawn by the street corner water tap with colourful containers, and men brawl over brew.

  •  Filmi Beat -Ramachander Rating-7
Madras has not been promoted extensively like some of his recent flicks. But the audio, trailer and the promotional materials have managed to draw public's attention. The story is set in North Madras and it is not just a usual three-songs-two-fights-commercial entertainer. The atmosphere

  •  Book My Show -Raisa Nasreen Rating-7
Madras, the name of a city which spells many emotions and provides a sense of nostalgia among several people. It also gives the term Madras ‘baashai’, which loosely translates to the colloquial Madras slang. And the film justifies this with much local baashai to it. And what a film this is!

  •  Behind Woods Rating-6
Director Ranjith's second movie, Madras gets down to business straightaway with minimum fuss. He himself introduces the setting, the area, the characters, the conflicts and along with the 'Madras' title track, the establishment part has been done remarkably. The applause begins right from the beginning.

  •  Bollywood Life -Latha Srinivasan Rating-7
As the title suggests, the movie takes place in Madras – in a housing board colony in North Madras to be specific. The protagonist Kaali (Karthi) is employed in a good company (being one of the more educated young men in this colony) and has a set of close friends in this middle-class

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6.3/10 rating from
Reviews: 6.