A visually challenged man and woman fall in love with each other.
However, her self-centred brother wants to marry her off to his friend,
which leads to the lovers' separation.
Well, that is ‘Cuckoo’ for you. A tale of two blind lovers
delivered to us from a completely different angle. Director Raju
Murugan, who is also featured in the movie, throws light on the fact
that the darker side of the world is actually colourful.
Dinesh, whose name is generally prefixed with the name of his first
film, has delivered exactly what it needs to supersede the prefix with
the name Cuckoo. The director has been keen on concentrating on every
nut and bolt of the movie - and the performances rendered as a result of
his detailing are brilliant. Malavika Nair, Dinesh, Murugadoss and of
course the MGR, Ajith and Vijay of the drama troupe have all effectuated
excellence. Dinesh’s (Thamizh) squint eyes, Malavika’s (Suthanthira
Kodi) oscillating eyeball and Elango’s peculiar laugh are a couple of
examples of Raju Murugan’s eye for detail. Malavika joins the list of
talented actresses to watch out for.
pans across the life of the blind - their body language, signals and
senses stitched along with a feel good romantic tale which has been
delivered to perfection. However, one might have a line or two to talk
about the movie’s pace, which clings on to the slower side as the movie