“Kadhal Kasakuthaiya”… A love story that doesn’t know what to do with its odd premise

Posted on September 8, 2017


Spoilers ahead…

Read the full review on Film Companion, here: http://www.filmcompanion.in/article/kadhal-kasakuthaiya-movie-review

Dwarakh Raja’s Kadhal Kasakkudhaiya (Love is Bitter) opens with a statement: “Tall guys and short girls make the cutest couples.” Whose words of wisdom are these? The answer arrives in an instant: “stolen from Facebook.” The warning signs couldn’t be clearer. We are in a “youth”-skewing romance. The tall guy is Arjun (Dhruvva). The short girl is Diya (Venba). When Arjun cites the height difference as a reason this relationship won’t work out, I was reminded of Thoongathey Thambi Thoongathey, where Kamal Haasan expressed similar reservations to Sulakshana. Her comeback is unbeatable. “Amitabh Bachchan is so tall, Jaya Bhaduri so short. Aren’t they married?”

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