Our rating: 2.5/5
Starring: Jyotika, Saranya Ponvannan, Nassar, Urvashi, Bhanu Priya, Saranya Ponvannan, Ambuli Gokulnath, Madhavan
Release date: 12 September 2020
Streaming on Aha.
Maguvalu Matrame is about a trip of 4 unlikely friends Prabhavathi (Jyothika) a documentary filmmaker, Gowthami(Urvashi) who also happened to be Prabhavathi’s future mother-in-law, Gowthami’s old childhood friends Rani (Banupriya) and Subbalakshmi (Saranya). The films open in 1978 where a group of three girls Gowthami, Rani, and Subbalakshmi sneak out of their hostel to watch a movie while debating over who’s the hero of the movie they are about to watch. The scene abruptly cuts to present to Widowed Gowthami and her son Surendar (Madhavan) and his fiancé Prabhavathi. Prabha takes a keen interest in Gowthami’s memory of her old childhood friends Rani and Subbu and decided to plan a reunion trip for 3 days.
- Feel-good and Empowering movie
- Promising Performance by lead characters
- Touching emotional moments
- Slow second half
- Predictable Plot
- Overall a bit Melodramatic Climax