Rani revolves around two youngsters James (Arya) and Nayantara
(Regina), who uninterestingly get married due to their fathers alliance.
The duo fight with ego clashes and the relationship reaches a breakup
point. When Regina falls sick, James admits her in hospital and they get
to know about their past love stories which end up on tragedy. Will
John and Regina sort out their problems? Will form the crux of Raja
delivered neat performance. As James, Arya has shown variance in
presentation besides his good looks. Especially emotional scenes and
second half are well handled.
Nayantara as Regina
is apt for the role. She does an impressive job as a sensitive,
soft-hearted girl with loads of attitude. Nayan looks adorable in the
Jai as an innocent customer care executive seems convincing in his role, though not long-lasting. Nazriya has given a superior performance as Keerthana.
apt as father of Nayantara so as her college friend played by Misha
Ghoshal. Sathyan is at his best, Santhanam excelled in his role.
director Atlee proved his mettle and screenplay is gripping, though
predictable at times. Cinematography is on top notch. GV Prakash Kumae
music is anther asset while the background score is elevating
complementing the narration. Editing is crisp. Production values are
Raja Rani is a simple, feel
good romantic entertainer by director Atlee. Arya holds the film with
his substantial performance and together with Santhanam he brought
theater down with laughs. Nayanthara excelled in her role, while Jai and
Nazriya Nazim performed equally better.
Despite few boring
moments in the initial half and predictable climax, Raja Rani has its
fun moments and delivers a good message through narrative. The love
story is refreshing and offers pleasant moments with heart-warming