“Neruppuda”… A not-bad masala movie helped by constant twists

Posted on September 9, 2017

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Spoilers ahead…

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

In the opening scenes, Ashok Kumar’s Neruppu Da (Fire!) lives up to that title. A carelessly tossed matchstick results in a blaze that begins to consume several houses. Guru (Vikram Prabhu) and his four friends — as children, they vowed to become firefighters — jump into a fire engine, reach the disaster site and begin rescue operations. There is, inevitably, a trapped child, and the hero, inevitably, performs a dashing save. A cop asks him, later, why he put his life at risk. Guru replies, “You have to risk a life to save a life.”

Continued at the link above.

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