Vikadakavi is a 2011 Tamil comedy film directed by G. Krishnan, a former sound engineer. It stars debutant Sathish and Amala Paul in the lead roles. A low-budget production, the film had a limited release on 22 April 2011. The film was released after much delay and was supposed to be the debut film of the lead actress, Amala Paul. Due to the delay of the film, she went on to work in other films including Myna and Veerasekaran.
|Directed by||G. Krishnan Balasubrmai|
|Produced by||C. Saravanan|
T. R. Sevugan
|Edited by||P. Sai Suresh|
|22 April 2011|
Vikadakavi is a humorous tale of five friends who give the villagers a hard time.
- Sathish as Vinod
- Amala Paul as Kavitha
- Vrichika Kanth as Karuna
- Pechi as Diana
- Irshadh as Virumaandi
Amala Paul worked on this film while in college.
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The Hindu wrote that "It is obvious that Vikadakavi, made on a moderate budget, banks heavily on characterisation, dialogue and screenplay to make an impression. Krishnan, who has handled these departments, doesn't disappoint". The New Indian Express wrote that "Vikadakavi has no big names to boast of, but certainly exceeds the expectations from a debutant". Dinamalar praised the performances of the lead cast and criticized the background score and cinematography. Kungamum praised the story.
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