(This article is authored by Alar)
Actor Karthi starrer ‘Viruman’ has finally hit the theatres on Friday - August 12. The movie is reportedly getting screened in 425 theatres in the state. As fans throng the theatres to relish their favourite thespian, the early reviews about the movie have started pouring in across social media.
While a few netizens are impressed with debutant Aditi Shankar's performance, others are praising Yuvan Shankar Raja's back-to-the-form music through this family entertainer flick. As per film critics, the film runs for 1 hr 28 minutes in the first half while the second half portion runs for 1 hr 2 minutes. Film buffs say Karthik's opening is highest on cards and the second half prominently focuses on father and son loggerheads.
In the line of hearty wishes to the team from several celebrities, popular filmmaker Pandiraj, who helmed Kadaikutty Singam, took to Twitter and wished the entire crew. He wrote, "Wishing Karthi sir for adding another hit card on the list. Welcome, Aditi Shankar. My Best wishes to the entire team for Viruman release."
Quoting about the first reactions from the film buffs, it seems pretty positive as one user wrote: "#Viruman - Sure shot blockbuster #Karthi is terrific throughout the film with some great scores from #YSR...Paisa vasool", where another cinephile writes, "#Viruman Wonderful making Karthi na ne mass na. Haters better luck next time: some are trying to spread avg reviews" and another user wrote, "#Viruman Sure shot family entertainment with Beautiful scenes. Aditi Shankar's performance is Top Notch. Amazed... Overall 4.5/5 .. #VirumanFromToday #AditiShankar #Karthi #Muthaiya @prakashraaj"
Actor Suriya wrote, "Karthi's Viruman will be a wholesome family entertainer and we trust will be remembered for Long..! Special welcome to Aditi Shankar!! We need all your love!!!. Another film critic wrote, "Viruman first half - director Muthaiya has rightly packaged the film with an emotional undercurrent. Karthi looks like a fire & also proves his acting prowess in emotionally charged scenes. Aditi Shankar makes an impressive debut. Soori's one-liners are superb (sic). Going good." Viruman, the rustic family entertainer stars Karthi and Aditi Shankar in lead, where Prakash Raj plays Karthi's father and Soori serves as his companion.
Proficient actors, including Raj Kiran, Singampuli, Robo Shankar, Karunas, Manoj Bharathi, RK Suresh, Saranya Ponvannan, and Vadivukkarasi, are part of an ensemble cast. The Yuvan Shankar Raja-composed movie Viruman is produced by the Jyotika and Suriya-led production company 2D Entertainment. As Viruman is out, Karthi eagerly awaits the release of Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan in which he played a key role.
விருமனை உங்கள் வீடுகளில் அனைவரும் விரும்புவார்கள் என்று நம்புகிறேன். இன்று முதல் திரையரங்குகளில்!🙏🏽😊#Viruman @Suriya_offl @dir_muthaiya @AditiShankarofl @rajsekarpandian @thisisysr @2D_ENTPVTLTD @SonyMusicSouth pic.twitter.com/G5h4ZQW1rA— Actor Karthi (@Karthi_Offl) August 12, 2022
#Viruman first half - @dir_muthaiya has rightly packaged the film with an emotional undercurrent. @Karthi_Offl looks like a fire& also proves his acting prowess in emotionally charged scenes. @AditiShankarofl makes an impressive debut! @sooriofficial ‘s one liners 👌Going good 🙌— Rajasekar (@sekartweets) August 12, 2022
Wishing @karthi_offl sir for adding another hit card on the list🤗— Pandiraj (@pandiraj_dir) August 12, 2022
Welcome @aditishankarofl 💐👏
My Best wishes to the Entire team of #Viruman release.@Suriya_offl sir @dir_muthaiya @2D_ENTPVTLTD @thisisysr @rajsekarpandian @sooriofficial @selvakumarskdop @SonyMusicSouth pic.twitter.com/kfaixNauvN
Dialogues are written so meticulously . Well done.— Prashanth Rangaswamy (@itisprashanth) August 12, 2022
Never thought @AditiShankarofl will fit this role - but she has aced it. Not an easy job to share a frame along with karthi and Match his acting , but she does. #Viruman Interval.
#Viruman [3.75/5]— Tracker Ramya™ (@IamRamyaJR) August 12, 2022
Perfect rural commercial entertainer with lot of sentiment elmnts frm @dir_muthaiya@Karthi_Offl pakka local sambavam. Paruthiveeran vibes in every frames💪@AditiShankarofl not look like her first movie👏#Prakashraj villainsm🔥@thisisysr's music ultimate
.#Viruman - A beautiful family entertainer. Director Muthaiah exhibits matured writing. Strong characters, brilliant casting. The movie emphasizes the beauty of relationships. Actor Karthi is perfect. @AditiShankarofl nails it down neatly. Prakash Raj is brilliant. Yuvan music 👌 pic.twitter.com/4DrubFiOCX— Richard Mahesh (@mahesh_richard) August 12, 2022
#Viruman 2nd half is about how our unbeatable hero unites his family.— Kaushik LM (@LMKMovieManiac) August 12, 2022
Amma sentiment, mama sentiment, brother sentiment, father sentiment, romance, mass action, comedy - packaged by rural specialist Dir Muthiah
Good theatrical outing for the masses
My rating 3/5.. @Karthi_Offl