- 2 hr 22 min
Airaa is a 2019 Telugu horror film, directed by Sarjun KM and produced by Kotapadi J Rajesh under KJR Studios banner. The film stars Nayanthara, Kalaiyarasan, and Yogi Babu in lead roles. The story of Airaa revolves around Yamuna (played by Nayanthara), a journalist who is haunted by a spirit. The film is set in two timelines - one in the city, where Yamuna works as a journalist and the other in a village, where a young girl is being hunted by an evil spirit.
Yamuna is a strong-willed journalist who is always on the lookout for a good story. She gets assigned to cover a mysterious incident that occurs in a village. When she reaches the village, strange things start happening to her. Yamuna is haunted by a spirit, and she begins to experience terrifying visions.
Meanwhile, in the village, Amudhan (played by Kalaiyarasan) discovers that a young girl has been possessed by an evil spirit. He takes it upon himself to save the girl and the village from the spirit's wrath.
As the story progresses, Yamuna realizes that the spirit haunting her is connected to the events that happened in the village. She decides to help Amudhan exorcise the spirit and save the girl.
The film delves into the themes of revenge, betrayal, and redemption. It also explores the concept of Karma - actions and their consequences. The film is a perfect blend of horror, suspense, drama, and emotion.
Nayanthara is exceptional in her portrayal of Yamuna. She perfectly captures the character's strength, vulnerability, and determination. Kalaiyarasan and Yogi Babu also deliver standout performances. The film's suspenseful moments keep the audience on the edge of their seats.
The film's technical aspects are also noteworthy. The cinematography by Sudarshan Srinivasan is top-notch, capturing the eerie mood of the film. The music by Sundaramurthy KS is hauntingly beautiful and elevates the film's overall appeal.
Overall, Airaa is a well-made horror film that successfully blends suspense, drama and emotion. The film's strong performances, technical superiority, and compelling story make it a must-watch for fans of the genre.
Airaa is a 2019 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 22 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.7.