'Vishwaroopam 2' - Movie Review

Release Date :10 Aug 2018

Run Time :141 Minutes

Genres :Action Thriller

Music :Ghibran

Director :Kamal Haasan

Producer :Kamal Haasan, Chandra Haasan


'Vishwaroopam 2' has come up as a sequel for the 2013 spy thriller 'Vishwaroopam' starring Kamal Hassan. This movie is made on a whopping budget with high production values and is getting released in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi languages. As of today the Telugu version is released and is getting mixed talk. This sequel would begin where the earlier version ended and carries the story forward. Those who didn’t watch the first part, better watch it before taking a call on the sequel. 

Story:

Coming to the story, A soldier turned spy, RAW agent Wasim Ahmed Kashmiri(Kamal Hassan) who stops the bomb attack at Newyork in the prequel, becomes the target of Omar (Rahul Bose) who is associated with Al-Qaida .Wisam is portrayed as a Kathak Dancer to the society. He, his wife Nirupama(Pooja Kumar) and Ashmitha (Andria Jeremiah) who is a cop, leaves to London along with some other officials, as Wisam is assigned another task in the UK and there they become the target of Omar’s people. The story shifts to Delhi in the later half where Omar personally attacks them. Will Wisam be able to save himself, his family and the country from the hands of the terrorist forms the rest of the story.

Plus Points:

  • Kamal’s flawless acting
  • Camera work
  • Production values
  • Not so bad action sequences

Minus Points:

  • People who didn’t watch the first part cannot understand the plot
  • Slow first half
  • Exaggeration of Pooja Kumar’s Character at some places
  • Unimpressive Songs

Technical Aspects:

  • Hollywood range cinematography
  • Excellent Production Values
  • Direction could have been better when compared to first part
  • Action sequences couldn’t meet the standards of first part

Verdict:

Those who already watched the first part and those who are eager to watch Kamal with his awesome performance and screen presence after a long time, can definitely take a call.