“Naalu Peruku Nalladhuna Edhuvum Thappilla”… A not-bad noir thriller about a small crook’s attempts to pull off the big one

Posted on March 31, 2017

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Spoilers ahead…

Naalu Peruku Nalladhuna Edhuvum Thappilla (Nothing is Wrong If a Few People Benefit From It) takes its title after the famous line in Nayakan — but there’s a bit of a twist. In the Mani Ratnam film, the philosophy was framed around have-nots. The justification was that it was okay to stick it to the establishment that did nothing for you, because how else would you take care of the other have-nots around you?

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