Jailer (2023) Movie: Rajinikanth Came, He Saw & He Conquered Big

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Jailer is the action-packed 2023 Tamil movie. It cashed in on the huge popularity of the Indian superstar. So the matinee idol Rajinikanth came, he saw and he conquered big.

Mind you, this is a typical Tamilian Masala movie by the Writer and Director Nelson. It has almost all the popular Indian ingredients – songs, dances, comedy, action, drama, romance, mystery, twists, turns, etc., These masala elements are mixed together to give us mass entertainment in this part of the world. Especially in Tamil Nadu state, where the star power of Rajinikanth reigns supreme.

Synopsis (summary) of the latest 2023 movie of the Rajinikanth

Tiger Muthuvel Pandian (Rajinikanth), a retired jailer, is now a family man who leads an ordinary life. Trouble knocks on his door when his son, a diligent cop, investigates an idol smuggling mafia. And forces Muthuvel Pandian to step back into the familiar, albeit dark world of his past. Can he emerge from this complex situation successfully?

This film recorded the highest first week gross box office collection in the history of Tamil Nadu Cinema (also known as Kollywood) as of 2023, so its box office collection made Rajnikanth the highest paid actor in India.

Spoilers Free review of the Jailer (2023/India) movie

The story of the Rajinikanth film

As disclosed above, its simple tale goes like this – Tiger Muthuvel Pandian (Rajinikanth) is a retired government official. Now, he leads a peaceful and contented life with his wife, son, daughter-in-law and grandson. But, then his Cop son Arjun Pandian (Vasanth Ravi) who is investigating the missing temple idol case goes missing one day. The police authorities presume him to be dead. Now it is up to Tiger Muthuvel, to unearth the mystery. In addition, he also wishes to unmask the people responsible for his son’s disappearance. Besides, he wants to find out his missing son. Can the Tiger do all of these?

To be honest, however, this film relies too heavily on the broad shoulders of the protagonist Tiger (Rajinikanth) – the Thalaiva of the Tamil film industry. The antagonist Varman (Vinayakan) plays the role of a cruel and heartless villain, and he has done a good job. Not the forget the comic relief provided by Vimal (Yogi Babu) and Blast Mohan (Sunil) characters.

What we liked about this film

The action -sequences are imaginative. But sometimes, they do cross the lines. They are over a top variety. In fact, sometimes, they border on extreme violence. Still, one has to agree that with this film, the Thalaiva delivers wholesome entertainment for the masses and his adoring fans. The hit music of Anirudh Ravichander in this film also helps the film. Furthermore, the Writer and Director of this film – Nelson delivers another hit.

The mega star power of Rajinikanth dominates the entire film and the conclusion

So, in this action-oriented Indian film, its simple script takes the backseat, as it relies heavily on the star power of its cast. Which is led by the superstar power of Rajinikanth (Tiger Muthuvel Pandian) and ably supported by the cameo appearances by big and well-known stars like Ramya Krishnan (Vijaya Muthuvel Pandian), Mohanlal (Mathew), Shivarajkumar (Narasimha), Jackie Shroff (Kamdev), Tamannaah Bhatia (Kamannah), etc.

No doubt, this revenge film with its predictable twists and turns boasts quite a star power. To conclude, it is a good time-pass movie to watch. More so, if you are a fan of Rajini, Sir.

Key details of the latest 2023 movie of the Rajinikanth

GenreAction, Comedy, Crime, Thriller, Mystery
Original languageTamil {although you will find its dialogues in other Indian languages, like, Hindi, Malayalam, Kannada, Telgu, etc. too, perhaps signifying the language diversity of India} {Its Tamil title ஜெயிலர் means Jailer}
Age-restrictionsUA (13+)
ReleasedAugust, 2023
Duration2 hours 44 minutes
Writer & DirectorNelson Dilipkumar
Music DirectorAnirudh Ravichander
(Hukum – hit Indian song of August 2023 and Kaavaalaa – its popular item song – the image from this song is shared above)
CastRajinikanth, Ramya Krishnan, Mohanlal, Shivarajkumar, Jackie Shroff, Vinayakan, Tamannaah Bhatia, Sunil, Vasanth Ravi, Mirna Menon, Yogi Babu, etc.
NetworkAmazon Prime Video
About – Jailer (2023) film.

Poster of the latest 2023 movie of the Rajinikanth

Jailer (2023) film – poster.

FM’s rating of the latest 2023 movie of the Rajinikanth

FM’s rating3.85/5
FM’s short commentDirector and writer Nelson Dilipkumar, known mononymously as Nelson, is well-known for his action-thriller Tamil movies. This time he joined hands with Rajinikanth to bring the Jailer film, which combined the elements of black humour and well-packaged action sequences. And it worked once again in it.
FM ratings – Jailer (2023) film.

Trailer of the latest 2023 movie of the Rajinikanth

Official trailer – Jailer (2023) film – Sun Pictures | YouTube.

Featured & Other Images | Courtesy: Jailer (2023) film | Sun Pictures & Amazon Prime Video.

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