The subtle mature love that blossoms between Chitra (#Meena, a very mature performance) and Karthikeyan (#Arjun’s awesome calm and composed act), the bubbly cameo Aruna by Jyothika, the track which features the action king quitting his passionate job for the love of his life, the beautiful chemistry between the old, sweet couple #Nagesh – Vatsala Rajagopal, the way the conservative mother in law Lakshmi realizes her mistake and understands Chitra’s feelings, the beautiful album by #ARRahman, Vasanth’s awesome making – all these make Rhythm an evergreen, never boring movie!!
With complete family entertainment sans glamour, gravity defying stunts,The only Drishti was the unwarranted, forced commercial element – “Haiyo Pathikichu” number featuring Ramya krishnan and Raju Sundaram.
Lost count,and watching it.Now playing in K tv!!
▶ The movie was initially planned with #AravindSwamy.
▶ The film marked the second collaboration of #Jyothika with Director #Vasanth,who had introduced her in Poovellaam Kaettupaar (Though #Vaalee released earlier). It was also the second movie of #RameshAravind with Vasanth after Keladi Kanmani (1990). Arjun later did his second movie with Vasanth, “Moondru per Moondru kadhal”(2013).
▶ The first Venture of Vasanth that had music composed by A.R.Rahman, the album had five songs based on the 5 Elements(Pancha Boothangal) : “Nadhiye Nadhiye”- Water, ” Thaniye thannandhaniye” – Land, “Haiyo Pathikichu” – Fire ?, “Kalakalavena pozhiyum” – Sky,” “Kaatre en Vaasal” – Wind.
▶ The movie was based on real life incidents. It was reported later in magazines like Ananda Vikatan, that it was based on Renowned tamil writer Saavi’s daughter, who had lost her husband in an accident, and had remarried a person who had lost his wife in the same accident.
▶ The film had 3 cinematographers involved: P.S.Vinod(Debut), Arthur.A.Wilson, R.D.Rajasekar.
▶ Anant Mahadevan who played Asha Sarath’s pair in Papanasam, played a small role as the temple priest in Rhythm.
▶ Singer Shankar Mahadevan made a special appearance in “Thaniye thannandhaniye” number, which was his first onscreen appearance in a Tamil movie.