Pudhu Kavithai - Review: Two common aspects of a
Rajnikanth movie, atleast since became a leading man, are not seen in Pudhu
Kavidhai. The most surprising of these is that he does not get his girl. He is a
minute too late and has to watch another man wed her.
The second is that there
is no climactic fight where he fends of the villains. A long ride on a
motorcycle is the only feature of the low-key climax. Infact, Pudhu Kavidhai is
less like a Rajnikanth movie and more like a generic love story featuring heroes
more known for their romantic roles.
Anand(Rajnikanth) is the unbeaten motorcycle champion six years in a row.
Winning the championship brings him into contact with Uma(Jyothi), the daughter
of Thilakavathy(Sukumari), a haughty, rich woman. Uma hates him for his dark
complexion but this naturally soon turns into love(a forcible kiss is all it
takes!). But Thilakavathy has more aces up her sleeve.
She deceives Anand and
Uma into thinking that she agrees to their wedding while secretly planning to
get Uma married off to a boy of her choice. She gets Anand locked up on the day
of the wedding. Anand escapes but is unable to... [