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05-24-2003, 01:05 PM
Saamy Review

Director: Hari
Cast: Vikram,Vivek,Trisha
Banner: Kavithalaya
Music:Harris Jeyaraj

Vikram had three massive hits as of now. This film could well be his fourth hit.

'Saami' is the usual Police-corrupt politician story.

Aarusaami (Vikram) is the Deputy Commissioner of Police of Thirunelveli. He efficiently brings the city under control. Initially, he pretends to bow down to the very influential Perumal Picchai by accepting bribes from him. He then begins to revolt against him. That's when the film's action begins. It goes on for the next 2.5 hours.

Hari had used his brains in some scenes, but had missed the bus in many others. The theatre is very quiet in the first half. You almost begin to wonder if this is a tender love story.

Dialogues shine in the final few scenes when Vikram says, "There are rules for castes. There are rules for each and every place." In toerh places, they are very weak. It is so unnoticeable that in places where dialogues had to be powerful, they hardly make an impact! This is what happens when directors themselves write the dialogues too instead of leaving the work to specialists. The director could have tried to link Saami to Lord Krishna by adding a dialogue like "I was born the sixth in my family".

The film is full of fights, violence and bloodshed. Vikram manages to keep our attentoion riveted to himself throughout the film.

In 'Dhil', he plays a young man in trim form who is desperately trying to become a cop. In 'Saami', he plays the Deputy Commissioner to the hilt with his well-built physique and moustache.

It's pretty obvious that he is trying to compete with Kamal when it comes to kissing. After Priyanka Trivedi in 'Kaadhal Chadugudu, its Trisha's turn in 'Saami'.

Trisha is like a cup of lemonade in the burning summer. She seems to have got her groove right in her third film. The audience has no complaints against her in this film. Its surprising to see her so willing to go the glam way here.

Kotta Srinivasa Rao looks menacing in his sleepy eyed looks. When he has the MLAs of the ruling party in his control, why exactly is he so scared of a Deputy Commissioner of Police? Even the Commissioner seems to be afraid of his Deputy. Undigestable!

When Vikram defeats the two corrupt MLas in their own game in their own way, screenplay shines.

Normally, Tamil cinema makes holy angels out of honest movie cops. But, its nice to have a more practical description in 'Saami'. Vikram gets his job only after bribing higher officials. He feels free to accept bribes and payoffs from bad guys. But, we all know what he does with that money. And, the director thinks the same way too!

As in 'Dhool' there is an opening song that shows Vikram's heroism. There is a foreign-location song. And there is the compulsory folk song too. The camera seems obsessed with Tirunelveli throughout the film. Maybe it should have traveled around a little bit more.

Harris Jayaraj has done a good work too. 'Kalyaanam kattikittu' is a great song. It sounds even better in Srilekha's syrupy voice. 'Aiyayiyo pudichirukku' is an upbeat song too.

Action films usually strive on someone's death. This time, it is Vikram's father Vijayakumar. With this background, its kind of funny to see Vikram kill so many people when he talks about the value of life.

Why is Vivek trying to personalize Vikram's trademark 'Singam pola' song? Otherwise, his comedies based on social awareness like removing superstition, education for all and removing caste-ism are all well received by the audience. His comments on colorful number plates are enjoyed more by the bike owners. The director makes us yearn for such a cop in our places too. But, this 'Saami' is only selectively worship-able.

Too much of fights and a stale story makes this film only lukewarm-ish. It gives an impression of a mediocre film.

06-14-2003, 02:52 PM
superrrrrr padamba ithu..
vikram thaan dhool !! enna oru aanmai thanam irunthathu avar mugathula, udal vaagula !! vikram konnutteenga ponga !! :rpupg;G: vaazhththukkal !
trisha kuda azhaga thaan irunthaanga! vikram comedy ennamo ozhunga varalai intha padathula. athu pathil ramesh kanna nalla panniruthaaru. vijayakumar romba nallavaraa varaaru. avarai kadaisila kolrathu kathaikki avasiyam endraalum ethukku maththa padam pola appavaa vara avarai kollanum? :(
padathula niraiya jaathi pergal romba kekuthu. :x
padalgal oho ragam. enakku pidichchathu "veppamaram puliyamaram " mattrum "kalyaanam thaan".
padam super aa vanthu kittirukku. cilla vaarama athu thaan top 1 position'la irukku.
"Saamy" ungalai kaappaar ! :wink:

06-14-2003, 09:11 PM
SAAMY eppovumE muddaalkalukku thaan!!! :)
SUMMA time pass pannalaam!!!
PADAththila karuththu illai (karuththu strongaa illa)

ada neenga vera... thamil cinema Heroism ulla cinema.....
so, HERO elloraiyum buildup panni kaadduvaangal!!

hi hi hi.... naanum INTERNET SAAMY padam panna poren.
Heroin venum.... yaaaraavathu (alaka) iruntha apply pannungO:


06-14-2003, 10:27 PM

no doubt, vikram than HERO. enna style, enna performance, etc. he is the NO:1 as of now. ellarum vikram-ku oru "ooooooooooooo" podunga :rpupg;G:

06-14-2003, 11:30 PM
Ada Paavikalaa!!!!!!!!
Aduththavana HERO enru solli solli
Neengal ZERO aakaatheenga!!!

Neengathaan ungalukku HERO
Neengathaan ungalukku KADAVUL

eppo thaan ithellam puriya pOthO........
SAAMY vanthu sollappaa!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!

06-15-2003, 10:20 AM
E-kadavul ethukku "Sammy" thayavu theduraaru intha matter thelivu paduththa??? :Ksp: ....

06-15-2003, 03:09 PM
Naan ungalukkul irukkum SAAMYa kooppiddEn!!!

06-16-2003, 12:30 AM

application form enggiranthu obtain pannalam? ungal paddathuku heroine aaaga varaa vendum endral?

p/s: im so sorry if my tamil-typing sucks, its really quite a feat to spell stuff out in english!

:P shruthy

06-16-2003, 04:44 AM
okay...i will send u an application form after 14 days.
Athuvaraikkum konjam DANCE, konjam PAADDU, konjam NADAI, konjum PECHCHU, etc practice pannungO!!! okayaa!!!

innoru HEROINum venum....unga friends yaaraavathu iruntha interduce pannalaam...because TAMIL cinemala minimum two HEROINs venum....:)

okay...have fun

06-16-2003, 02:10 PM
Good commercial film of Vikram goood combination with Trisha

hope to see more like this

06-16-2003, 05:55 PM
naan heroine aa nadikuven, aaanal, ninghe vikram mardiri irrupenghala?
aatahn mukhium! :P

mad shruthy

06-16-2003, 07:23 PM
Ada neenga vEra!!!
Naan ennai Madhiri irukkiren (hi hi hi)
Vikram Madghirinna..?? enna ethir Paarkkireengal???

ethukkum neengal Nalla vadivaa josichchu eluthungO...
Naan exam ellam mudichchuddu vaaren.!!!
(ada nadippu exam illa... unmaiyana exam...hi hi hi)

meet u soon (with my good result)

PS: neenga trisha maathiri iruppeengalaa???(naalaikku examla Shruthy peyara.....cheee...TRISHA peyara elutha Poren...ha ha )

06-16-2003, 08:20 PM

superaaa pesirengha po! trisha ke chinna kudherai vayasu, ennaku aathuku mellai konjum :P anyways, good luck with your exams! i have finished one paper, and have others coming up in july!!

give it your best shot tomorrow, yeah?!


06-17-2003, 04:33 AM

06-17-2003, 10:11 AM
E-kadavul romba vazhiyaatheenga :rpupg;G: ... saamy padam vanthaachu. so neenga rendu perum nadikkanum endraal pesaama neengaley oru padam panni, nadiyunga! sariya ? :wink:
gud luck ! :P

06-17-2003, 10:44 AM
Intha Thamizoda perum lollu...
Naan Vaziyala....(Naan Vazinjaalum en HEROIN SURUTHY ennai enthi pidippaanga.....hi hi hi)

SAAMY padam vanthaachchu......i know. But naan mela rluthiyirunthen:

"hi hi hi.... naanum INTERNET SAAMY padam panna poren.
Heroin venum.... yaaaraavathu (alaka) iruntha apply pannungO: "

THAMIZHukku THAMIZH theriyyala... :)

06-18-2003, 01:50 AM

nadikerathu ooru problem-um illa. aana, entha kenaiya producer varuvan? athuku mela, yaaru music compose pannuvangha? neegha than nalla tamil pesuvenghela, neegelle lyricist aa aayirengha! :P

illati, ningal personality aaaga irrepenghana neengha hero aa vangha, namba e-kaduvul 'behind-the-screen' ke tallirelam :P


06-18-2003, 09:54 AM
He he he,,, :)
THAMIZH herova nadichchaa nallaa irukkum :P :rpupg;G: :rpupg;G: :rpupg;G: :P
enna solreengal THAMIZ ??? Am I right???

heroina nadikkirathukku idea koduththa ennaiye kaladdi vidureengalE.......ithu nijayamaa? ithu adukkumaa? poomi thaankumaa? aiyakO...!!!!!!!!!!!!

06-18-2003, 05:56 PM

yen internet vikram ke romba romba feeling aa pochu da. aanal naan yenna pannuven, ennaku tamil parthi parthi (half half :P) aa than varum.. aathunale, oru tamil pulavarrai hero aa vetcha, at least padam oru 200 days ke mela oodum. namba internet vikram @ e-kaduvul oru special appearance pannelame, padathila... oru rain song, namba internet vikram um nambha mumtaz um... cinema vai kalekiduvangha po! :P


06-18-2003, 06:06 PM
haiya MUMTAJ...............????????? ?????!!!!!!!!!!!!

MUMTAJum SIMRANum E-KADAVULoda dance aadina (two HEROINS...) .....wow-----------------!°!!!!!

appo NAMMA SURUTHY yaaru?? (MUMTAJ?? SIMRAN?? TRISHA?? SNEHA (POMMAI)??? mmhhh???)

ya ya kaddayam oru rain song.....then switzerlandla oru song.....
innum konjam puthumaiya pannuvom........i mean Moonila oru song pannuvom ( ha ha)

06-18-2003, 06:13 PM
ithe.. ithe thaan naan ethirparthen, namba lollu party-ilenthu... aaaha, naan mumtaz mami-yei than kuppithen. ningha oru kudumbathodaiye kullikenum endru sollitenghele..

naaadu urrupadumma?

shruthy :P

06-18-2003, 06:41 PM
ada.....kulikkira idea nallaa irukkee!!!

appo oru scene with swimming pool...wow!!!
nalla ideas........thx machchi!!

06-19-2003, 07:49 PM
ada makku makkalgalaaa.. inna nadakuthu inga?? inna e-kadavul ippadi jollu vedureenga??? yaenma shruthy aven thaan cinna pulla vazheyaraan, nee periya ponnu thaane, puththi mathi sollalaama eppadi neeyum jollu vedureeye !! oolagam ennathukku aagurathu ?? eh ??
ennai sollanum yaenaa antha vimarsanam panninathaala thaan ithanaiyum inga geetham.net'la nadakuthu.
ungalai parthu ellorum intha forums paththi inna ninaippaanga? eh ???
thamizh :twisted:

e-kadavul & shruthy --- :oops: :oops: :oops:
:mjpu;r;rp: :mjpu;r;rp: :mjpu;r;rp: :cry: :cry: :cry:
thamizh --- :P 8)

06-19-2003, 10:46 PM
:Ksp: thamizh

no comments :-s

06-20-2003, 09:07 AM
Enna shruthy....
THAMIZHukku sariyaana PORAAMAI
athaan :)