Yaan - Movie Review: Racy thriller, but nothing remarkable

Yaan - Movie Review
Yaan is ace cinematographer Ravi K. Chandran’s first directorial venture, starring Jiiva and Thulasi Nair in the lead roles. The music by Harris Jayaraj has already become a major hit and the movie is being highly expected by one and all.

The film has received average reviews from the critics.

The first half of "Yaan" is dedicated for the romance between the lead pair and the interval introduces a twist in the film. The second half has some engaging sequences but has loads of action scenes, stated the critics.

They also mentioned that the film is let down with weak writing. Jiiva's performance and Manush Nandan's cinematography, however, have won accolades for them.


The film opens on a totally bizarre note and just seems to go downhill from there. An ‘encounter’ is planned by Assistant Commissioner of Police Anwar (Jayaprakash) to kill international terrorist, Malik (Nawab Shah). Things go wrong and violence erupts in the middle of the (more...)

Critics Review:

Worth a watch for the attractive picture.
- Indiaglitz

A solid milieu and a nice story knot under utilized by weak writing.
- Behindwoods

Yaan is a racy romantic action movie which is an out and out commercial entertainer.
- Galatta

Yaan is a long, tedious and completely over-the-top action drama
- Rediff


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