Thoratti, starring Shaman Mithru (Mayan) and Sathyakala (Semponnu) is an emotional tale of love and loss. The story revolves around Mayan, a kind-hearted shepherd, who decides to avenge his friends for betraying him. Directed by P Marimuthu, the film is set against the backdrop of 1980 and we must say; the filmmaker managed to stay true in bringing the suitable ambience for the plot to make it look natural. Thoratti premieres on June 24, 2020, on your favourite streaming platform.
Watch the trailer of Thoratti here:
Bankrolled by Shaman Mithru under the banner Shaman Pictures, the film also stars Sundarraj (Senthathi), Jayaseelan (Sothamutti), Janaki (Mayan’s mother) Muthuraman (Eepulli) in essential roles. As ZEE5 has started to stream the film online today, you can now enjoy this romance drama at your home on your television screen.
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Touted to be a romantic drama, Thoratti is a tale of a care-free shepherd Mayan, who unknowingly befriends three thieves and lands in huge trouble post his marriage with Semponnu. It would be interesting to see how does Mayan plans to avenge these thieves after learning the truth about their past. Well, Thoratti is much more than just a ‘love story’.
The music for the film has been composed by Ved Shanker Sugavanam and Jithin K Roshan while the lyrics were penned by Snehan. Potta Kaadellam, Kullanari, Usura Urukki, Love, Yelle Yelle to Saukaaram Pottu, Aal Illa and Marriage, all these songs managed to strike a chord with the audiences. The background music by Jithan also goes well with the story of the film.
The performances by the lead actors – Shaman Mithru and Sathyakala – were impressive. Looking at their acting skills, it does not seem like Thoratti is Shaman and Sathyakala’s debut film. The film also features many newcomers, who also did a great job. From naive Mayan’s body language to mannerisms, Shaman seems to have polished his acting style. Also, he did not overdo the fight sequence in the climax; it looked natural.
The cinematography of the film by Kumar Sridhar gets a thumbs up. Set in the 1980s, Thoratti was shot in Dindigul, Madurai, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram and Sivagangai (Southern regions of Tamil Nadu). Kumar (director of photography) perfectly captures the village life in all its beauty.
Thoratti’s script is excellent. The narration is impressive while the screenplay is slightly slow in certain places. But it does not make the audience bored, courtesy of the execution and the brilliant performances by the actors. The film is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Thoratti gives out a beautiful message, however, it does not come across as preachy. Thorati – Mayan and Semponnu’s love packed tale is an intriguing watch!
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Also, if you are a fan of Tamil dramas, you can check out the Tamil web series Karoline Meenakshi, currently streaming on ZEE5.