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60 Vayadu Maaniram also known as Arubathu Vayadu Maaniram (transl. 60 years old, wheatish complexion) is a 2018 Indian Tamil drama film written and directed by Radha Mohan.[1] This movie is the remake of 2016 Kannada box office hit film Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu.[2] The film stars Vikram Prabhu, Prakash Raj, Indhuja Ravichandran and Samuthirakani in main lead roles.[3] This film is produced by popular producer and distributor Kalaipuli S. Thanu under his production company V Creations.[4]

60 Vayadu Maaniram
60 Vayadu Maaniram.jpg
Tamil60 வயது மாநிறம்
Directed byRadha Mohan
Produced byKalaipuli S. Thanu
Written byHemanth Rao
Screenplay byRadha Mohan
Based onGodhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu
StarringPrakash Raj
Vikram Prabhu
Samuthirakani
Indhuja Ravichandran
Music byIlaiyaraaja
CinematographyManush Nandan
Edited byT.S.Jay
Production
company
V Creations
Release date
  • 31 August 2018 (2018-08-31)
Running time
136 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTamil

The film's score and soundtrack are scored by popular music maestro Isaignani Ilaiyaraaja.[5] The film's cinematography is handled by Manush Nandan while editing is handled by T.S.Jay. The art direction of the film is handled by K. Kathir.

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PlotEdit

The film revolves around Govindarajan (Prakash Raj), a 60-year-old man who suffers from Alzheimer's disease. One day, he suddenly goes missing. His son Shiva (Vikram Prabhu), who is worried by his father's disappearance, embarks on a search with a female doctor (Indhuja Ravichandran). Govindarajan gets entangled with Ranga (Samuthirakani), a killer who has committed a murder. The rest of the film involves whether Shiva finds his father or not.[6]

CastEdit

ProductionEdit

Prakash Raj purchased the rights to remake the 2016 Kannada box office hit film Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu in Tamil, Telugu.[7] and Hindi.[8] The production venture of the film commenced in late 2016 which also marked the first remake film in Radha Mohan's filmography.[9]

The official trailer of the film was released on 14 August 2018 and received positive reviews from the audience.[10][11][12]

SoundtrackEdit

The background music for the film is composed by veteran music director Ilaiyaraaja while lyrics are penned by Pa. Vijay, Palani Bharathi and Vivek.

60 Vayadu Maaniram
Soundtrack album by
ReleasedTBD
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Ilaiyaraaja chronology
Naachiyaar
(2018)
60 Vayadu Maaniram
(TBA)
18.05.2009
(2018)

ReceptionEdit

Times of India wrote "The movie appeals to those who haven't watched the original version or love watching stories on beautiful bonding".[13] Firstpost wrote "On the whole 60 Vayathu Maaniram is refreshingly fresh and likeable for its characters."[14] Behindwoods wrote "With interesting writing for Samuthirakani's portions and an engaging screenplay, 60 Vayadu Maaniram could have looked a lot more complete."[15] India Today called it "Average drama with overdose of emotions".[16] Deccan Chronicle wrote it "is a neatly self-contained film that achieves what it set out to through delicate acting, nuanced cinematography, and serene music".[17]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Prakash Raj and Vikram Prabhu team up for '60 Vayadu Maaniram' - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  2. ^ "Vikram Prabhu, Prakash Raj in Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu's Tamil remake - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  3. ^ "60 Vayadu Maaniram Tamil Movie (2018) | Cast | Songs | Teaser | Trailer | Review - News Bugz". www.newsbugz.com. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  4. ^ "கிழக்கு சீமையிலே படத்துக்கு பிறகு நான் பெருமை கொள்ளும் படைப்பு : தயாரிப்பாளர் தாணு– News18 Tamil". News18 Tamil. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  5. ^ "இளையராஜா இசையமைத்துள்ள '60 வயது மாநிறம்': டிரெய்லர் வெளியீடு!". Dinamani. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  6. ^ Khalilullah.S (14 August 2018). "`நம்ம ஒவ்வொருவருக்குள்ளும் ஒரு வெள்ள நாய், கறுப்பு நாய் இருக்கும்!' - `60 வயது மாநிறம்' படத்தின் ட்ரெய்லர் | `60 vayadu maaniram' movie trailer released". vikatan.com (in Tamil). Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Godhi Banna Sadharna Mykattu to be made in Tamil and Telugu - Times of India". indiatimes.com. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  8. ^ "Amitabh Bachchan & Prakash Raj To Come Together For GBSM Remake?". filmibeat.com. 15 July 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  9. ^ "'It Was A Privilege To Work With Ilaiyaraaja': Radha Mohan On 'Arubadhu Vayadhu Maaniram'". Silverscreen.in. 31 July 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  10. ^ "Vikram Prabhu's '60 Vayadu Maaniram' trailer - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  11. ^ Aaglave, Ganesh. "60 Vayadu Maaniram trailer: Prakash Raj and Vikram Prabhu's class act make this thriller drama an interesting watch". Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  12. ^ "'60 Vayadhu Maaniram' Trailer: Prakash Raj Reprises The Role Of The Brilliant Anant Nag". Silverscreen.in. 15 August 2018. Retrieved 15 August 2018.
  13. ^ https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/tamil/movie-reviews/60-vayadu-maaniram/movie-review/65622174.cms
  14. ^ https://www.firstpost.com/entertainment/60-vayathu-maaniram-movie-review-prakash-raj-vikram-prabhu-in-a-heart-warming-film-with-stellar-performances-5089401.html
  15. ^ https://www.behindwoods.com/tamil-movies/60-vayadu-maaniram/60-vayadu-maaniram-review.html
  16. ^ https://www.indiatoday.in/movies/regional-cinema/story/60-vayadu-maaniram-review-average-drama-with-overdose-of-emotions-1328643-2018-08-31
  17. ^ https://www.deccanchronicle.com/entertainment/movie-reviews/020918/60-vayadu-maaniram-movie-review.html