Karthik Yogi’s ‘Dikkiloona’, with Santhanam, is a time-travel comedy/drama that really tests your patience

Posted on September 10, 2021

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Spoilers ahead…

A time machine is the centerpiece of Dikkiloona, and it’s something that all of us have wished for. We could go back in time and fix things we wish we had done differently, whether it’s to do with family, relationships or work. This is a great concept and several great films have been made about this, especially in Hollywood. But it seems so wrong for a Santhanam movie because of what he is right now. Comedians are also a bit like heroines, because you see them a lot for a period before which the industry phases them out. At one point, Santhanam was a flourishing comedian. Then, he decided that he couldn’t be just a sidekick and became a leading man, but without losing that comedian persona. 

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