We’re in support of romantic tales that praise the possibility of ‘opposites are drawn toward eachother’, however Aruvam makes matters a stride excessively far. Jothi (Catherine Tresa) has anosmia, or the powerlessness to see scent. She snacks on spoiled biryani that eateries need to discard, and her Monday starts with the internment of the deteriorated remains of a canine she finds in a school can. Be that as it may, an increased feeling of smell is her sweetheart Jagan’s (Siddharth) superpower. He should simply sniff the nourishment he’s going to eat to have the option to separate its substance parts, its formula or if its been defiled. I realize love is visually impaired, yet lets not get scentimental about it.
In any case, Aruvam isn’t about the fragrance of this lady. It isn’t that eager. It’s what you’d call a gastronomic-otherworldly social-sentimental vigilante-spine chiller. The powerful originates from the point that a piece of the film rotates around a spooky banyan tree that chokes any individual who attempts to pee on it. It’s a social film, on the grounds that Jagan first succumbs to Jothi when he recognizes her liberating a parrot from a soothsayer’s pen, which is additionally sentimental as it were. It’s additionally a spine chiller on the grounds that Aruvam has the uncanny capacity to hold the group of spectators prisoner through a lot of its running time.
Making a film about an individual without a feeling of smell appears to be intriguing enough, yet you don’t burn through a large portion of your first half building up Jothi’s condition, just for it be mystically fixed without it having any bearing on the remainder of the film. For what reason does such a film at that point change into a talk arrangement one could title ‘Sanitation, Corporate Greed, Hotel Hygiene and The Origins Of The Teakadai Nair.’ We at that point get standard-issue scalawags, a sexual orientation liquid phantom and a silly second a large portion of that is essentially a variety of WTF minutes. Beside the acknowledgment that Siddharth could even now play the lead if one somehow happened to change Boys today, Aruvam has nothing to offer. Before its finish, you’re practically jealous of Jothi. Had we been from her point of view, the film would have been an ambush on only four of your faculties.
Verdict : A Stale, Distasteful Film On The Murky Underbelly Of The Food Business