Diwali press are always watched with interest in Tamil cinema and the public has high expectations of Kodi Dhanush (flag). Initially, the director Durai Senthilkumar introduced Dhanush in a dual role in this political drama.
National award winning actor Dhanush plays the roles of Kodi and Anbu. While Kodi life revolves around politics, is a studious Anbu. Their lives lead them in different directions, but remain emotionally attached to each other.
Trisha Krishnan plays the role of Rudra, a woman who has strong political ambitions. Kodi Rudra and working with opposing parties, but they fall in love and want a life together. Meanwhile, Anbu meeting Malathi (Anupama Parameswaran), an egg vendor who wants to help disadvantaged children who need medical assistance in society.
Life takes a turn for Kodi Rudra when betrayed his trust. What happens to their love story? Is Rudra fulfill his political ambitions? Do Anbu and Malathi have a happy ending? Is Kodi become a politician?
Dhanush assured that depicts Anbu and Kodi differently and you will find to the right of his attention to the ways and behavior. It offers powerful performance in both roles that are presented for contrast - while Kodi is uneducated and rough-and-tough, Anbu is educated, gentle voice and fearful.
Anupama Malathi that offers a very convincing performance and this role is likely to ask him more Tamil films. Trisha has played a role with negative shades for the first time in his career. Although it removes the simple village girl look, it is the political dialogues she mouths that does not gel.
Music Director Santhosh Narayanan worked in a Dhanush film for the first time and was able to deliver mass songs that Dhanush fans crave.
Director Durai Senthilkumar and Dhanush gave a total commercial film for the audience this Diwali. Watch the film to a strong performance as Dhanush Anbu especially Kodi. This Diwali, this Kodi is set to fly high.