Only a handful of Indian directors manage to keep the soul of remaking a movie in Indian style.
Vishal bharadwaj is one among among them, remaking Macbeth, Othello and hamlet he showed
Indian directors a way to keep the soul of movie alive. The recent hits “Thongavanam”, “ka ka ka
po”, are some of the examples the has shown kollywood directors are well versed in adapting and
remaking a story. The film thozha is a bi-lingual movie directed by Vamsi Paidipalli, produced by
Prasad v potluri and Abburi ravi. Akkneni Nagarjuna, Karthi and Tammanah battiah in lead, Prakash
raj, jayapradha, ali, and vivek contribute to essence of movie while Anushka Shetty, Shreya sharan
spices up the movie with guest appearance. Thozha is remake of French movie “Untouchables”. The
movie is about a rich millioner who is paralysed from neck below and karthi as his helper. The duo
enjoys each other’s company and help each other in times of need. Anushka plays nagarjunas ex-
girlfriend while south African model Gabriella Demetrrias eyes karthi. The music is by gopi who has
done a wonderful composing of songs that adds more essence to the storyline. The film is overall an
entertainer with its essence concealed the way it was meant to be.
Vedict: A good family entertainer in Indian version of a good French movie with its essence retained
Pros: The cast and their acting
Cons: The dubbing part