Pancharaaksharam Movie Synopsis: Five mates playfully learn passages of doom from a guide that may predict a person’s future. Can they overcome the tragedies that destiny has in retailer for them and rewrite their destinies?
Pancharaaksharam Movie Review: Pancharaaksharam opens with an animated prelude, set within the eleventh century Chola interval, in regards to the origins of an accursed guide that was written to foretell the reader’s future, however needed to be saved hidden for all that got here of it was doom. And it’s this very guide that 5 mates sadly decide to play a recreation. For Dushyanth (Santhosh Prathap), who calls himself a traveller, it spells hurt from a Satanic little one. For Sameera (Madhu Shalini), an aspiring author, it predicts escape from a grievous state of affairs – however solely quickly. Aidhan (Gokul), a musician, reads a passage that claims his life shall be at risk from the very artwork that he loves. The do-gooder Jeevika (Sana Althaf, whose dubbed voice doesn’t swimsuit her) will come nose to nose with mankind’s darkest depravity. As for Dharma (Ashwin Jerome), who loves the fun of velocity, he is likely to be in an accident. Can the 5 mates overcome these tragedies that destiny has in retailer for them and rewrite their destinies?
Pancharaaksharam is the type of movie that surprises by merely by being a fascinating watch. Director Balaji Vairamuthu units up the story with fast character introductions and will get into the plot. The movie then picks up tempo and dashes to a tightly edited and scored interval stretch. The mishmash of genres – there a components from horror thrillers, psychological horror, and journey – truly helps in enhancing the eeriness. And within the second half, the movie turns right into a Saw-like slasher movie and fortunately stops in need of being torture porn. The movie additionally feels distinctive because of the ideas it retains speaking about – the facility of constructive thought, darkish internet and so forth.
But the characters are one-dimensional and it banks on the actors to make us look after them. And the 5 actors do a good job, although we don’t get a compelling efficiency. The movie additionally rushes via the parts the place 4 of those characters go in the hunt for fifth one. They discover the villain’s hideout fairly simply even though the clues they’ve in hand are obscure. But Yuva’s attention-grabbing frames and KS Sundaramoorthy’s vigorous rating propel us previous these and preserve us glued.