Jayam Ravi's "Miruthan" has opened to positive reviews. The Tamil movie was released on Friday, Feb.19. It is the first zombie movie to be made in Kollywood and the film is written and directed by Shakti Soundar Rajan.

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Lakshmi Menon has paired up with Jayam Ravi in "Miruthan." The Tamil movie has Kaali Venkat, RNR Manohar, Jeeva Ravi, Babu Anikha and others in the cast. D Imman has composed the music, S Venkatesh has handled the cinematography and KJ Venkat Ramanan has edited the flick, which is jointly bankrolled by S Michael Rayappan and M Seraphin.

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A poster from 'Miruthan.'Jayam Ravi Twitter Account

Jayam Ravi had a fantastic 2015, with three out of four films, "Sakalakala Vallavan," "Thani Oruvan," "Romeo Juliet" and "Bhooloham," turning out as hits at the box office. So, his latest movie "Miruthan" is riding on huge expectations.

The trailer of "Miruthan" had become a big hit, thereby drawing huge attention of the audience. Jayam Ravi's avatar was appreciated and the video-clip managed to garner good response. As the genre is something new in Kollywood, people are curiously waiting for the film to hit the screens.

"Miruthan" revolves around nature versus human concept. The story is set in Ooty, where a traffic cop Karthik played by Jayam Ravi is living with his little sister Vidhya (Anikha). Their town is severely affected by a virus, which turns humans into zombies.

It all started after a chemical from an industry gets leaked and it was consumed by a dog, turning it into a zombie. It bites the watchman of the company and he too becomes a blood-thirsty animal.  In no time, the virus spreads across the city. What happens next is the interesting part of the story.

Average Ratings Given by Audience: 3

Reviews:
The movie has been well-received by the audience. People are praising the action parts and the performance of Jayam Ravi in "Miruthan." The good background score and VFX works are the other highlights of the film. Here, we bring to you people's response to "Miruthan:"

Ramesh tweeted: #Miruthan 1st Half : In about 15 - 20 minutes, Zombie attack starts.. Non-stop gun battle thereon.. 2nd half holds the key..#Miruthan : A different Tamil movie experience.. A zombie thriller.. Team of @actor_jayamravi - @ShaktiRajan should be appreciated..
#Miruthan [3/5] : @actor_jayamravi shd be commended for taking up this movie.. Has done perfect justice to his role & excels in all emotions

Haricharan Pudipeddi tweeted: Now watching #Miruthan. #Miruthan adrenaline-pumping zombie actioner. Quite enjoyed it. Go for it. #JayamRavi aces his role.

Arun Pinus tweeted: #Miruthan - 3.25 /5. Gutsy attempt from @actor_jayamravi @ShaktiRajan, producers & tech crew. Racy zombie flick packed with action bangs.
3.25 /5 would be my rating for #Miruthan. Provides quite an adrenaline rush despite its one-dimensional 'shoot to kill' routine. Races ahead

Kaushik LM posted: #Miruthan races ahead with minimum lulls. Bang bang action mostly with some emotions & comedy. @actor_jayamravi rocks in the finale.
#Miruthan- @ShaktiRajan has to be patted for handling the zombie genre authentically. Grt work by all technicians, who are the unsung heroes
#Miruthan has a fair share of thrilling zombie rathaveri moments with comedy and sister sentiment woven in fairly well. Wish the film wins
3.25 /5 would be my rating for #Miruthan. Provides quite an adrenaline rush despite its one-dimensional 'shoot to kill' routine. Races ahead
#Miruthan - 3.25 /5. Gutsy attempt from @actor_jayamravi @ShaktiRajan, producers & tech crew. Racy zombie flick packed with action bangs.

Sreedhar Pillai tweeted: #Miruthan - 3/5. Racy zombie thriller held together by an awesome action packed performance by @actor_jayamravi , moves fast in 106 minutes
#Miruthan 3/5. @ShaktiRajan kudos 4 making it move fast like a bullet, different within commercial format including Thankachi pasam
#Miruthan 3/5. Film should have been seen at 1 go, interval creates impression 1st half better than 2nd half. Climax also long drawn out.

Praveen wrote: #Miruthan — 2.75/5 Decent zombie thriller that just passes muster, stays true to its genre, with a brillaint first half,second goes bonkers.
#Miruthan — Too simple. 1st tamil zombie film, hell yeah with interesting concept but execution is weak link despite being straightforward.
#Miruthan — @actor_jayamravi's performance is a big plus.Comedy + sister sentiment is what works largely in favour of the film.Otherwise ok.
#Miruthan — On the other hand, loved the songs visually and Imman's BGM. The film scores some brownie points in this dept. Top class VFX..!!
#Miruthan : Wish director works more on char establishment. Felt the same for #NaaigalJaakirathai. Hope #Miruthan2 is even bigger & better.

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