Simbu’s The Life of Muthu Review & Ratings | Hit or Flop?

Simbu’s The Life of Muthu Movie Review: TR’s Silambarasan As Simbu, a well-known Telugu actor, hasn’t featured in recent memory. Nonetheless, Sonyliv’s most recent film, Maanadu, was well received in Telugu. But, after a long hiatus, Simbu is returning with a promising new film: The Life of Muthu, a Tamil adaptation of S. Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu by Shankar. Mr. Rajamouli, Mr. The film was released today, September 15, 2022, so let’s get started on the review and see if it’s worth your time.


Simbu's The Life of Muthu Movie Review


Muthu (Silambarasan TR), a lower caste member, travels to Mumbai with his mother and struggles with his identity. Until one fatal night, when he witnesses a murder while working as a server at a nearby restaurant, his life appears to be going swimmingly. His entire life changes as a result, and he begins peddling opioids. What ultimately drove him to become a criminal? Muthu’s travels are described further in the narrative.

Cast & Crew

Silambarasan, Siddhi Idnani, Raadhika Sarathkumar, Siddique, Neeraj Madhav, and Angelina Abraham all had parts in the film. Gautham Vasudev Menon supervised the project, with photography by Siddhartha Nun and A.R. Rahman is in charge of the soundtrack, and Ishari K. Ganesh is in charge of production under the Vels Film International label.

Movie Name The Life of Muthu
Director Gautham Vasudev Menon
Music Director A.R.Rahman
Producer Ishari K. Ganesh
Genre Action Drama
Cast Silambarasan, Siddhi Idnani, Raadhika Sarathkumar, Siddique, Neeraj Madhav, Angelina Abraham
Cinematography Siddhartha Nun

Movie Verdict

As a result of the original’s success, other versions of the “Godfather” film have been developed in a variety of languages. This type of narrative framework has been employed before, most notably in mafia films, and is thus not unique to The Life of Muthu: A Journey of Muthu. However, it is the creative character designs that have made many of these films blockbusters and unforgettable, and this film clearly displays a group whose ties are intertwined from the start. Despite the film’s standard plot, the protagonist keeps it interesting.

In the first few minutes of the film, an interesting strategy for introducing the mobster Muthu is displayed. The story then follows Muthu through his formative years, which appear to drag on at first but pick up momentum once he gets to Mumbai. The film’s biggest flaw is its love narrative, which adds nothing to the plot but may appeal to Gautham Vasudevan Menon fans. In the film, he grows from a young man in Mumbai who is struggling to make ends meet to an adult who commits heinous crimes.

The general Tamil flavor of the picture may help it perform well at the box office, but the lack of powerful emotions and illogical dubbing, particularly in the voice-over script, may cause it to fail in Telugu.

Siddhi Idnani shone with her beauty despite having limited screen time, Radhika Sarath Kumar proved her mettle as Muthu’s mother, and the rest of the ensemble provided a great performance. We can all agree that Simbu makes an excellent Muthu.

Simbu, Gautham Vasudev, and A.R. form a trio. will succeed as a result of The Life of Muthu Rahman. Gautham Vasudev Menon chose a subject unconnected to romance or police procedurals for once, and he was able to keep the audience captivated throughout.

The Life of Muthu is technically brilliant. A.R. Siddhartha Nun’s cinematography is one of the film’s strongest elements. Rahman’s background score, as always, does an excellent job of elevating numerous situations. Several other technical departments did work that was equally impressive.

The Life of Muthu is an excellent gangster drama that will appeal to a wide audience.

Plus Points: 

Strong Characterizations



Minus Points:

Thin Storyline

Lack of Emotions

Rating: 3/5

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