- 2 hr 9 min
Pencil is a 2016 Tamil language thriller movie directed by Mani Nagaraj and produced by S. P. Ragavesh. The movie stars G.V. Prakash Kumar, Sri Divya, and Shariq Hassan in the lead roles. The story revolves around a high school campus and the students studying there. There is a group of friends who are at the center of the movieâs plot. Among them, Shiva (G.V. Prakash Kumar) is a bright student who is also well known for his artistic talents. He is in love with his classmate Maya (Sri Divya), but their relationship does not move forward due to their differing attitudes towards life.
Meanwhile, a new student, Nithin (Shariq Hassan), joins the school. Despite being an introvert, Nithin impresses his classmates with his exceptional academic skills. But as time passes, a series of events lead Nithin and his classmates into a dangerous game. The game involves a mysterious person who starts threatening the students, and they are given an ultimatum to reveal the truth about a recent incident that occurred on campus.
As the deadline approaches, the students realize that they have to work together to solve the mystery and save their lives. Along the way, secrets are revealed, relationships are tested and a shocking twist awaits them.
The movie portrays the struggles and challenges of teenage life while delivering an intense thriller. The film's impressive score by G.V. Prakash Kumar adds to the movie's eerie atmosphere. Pencil has an interesting narrative style that effectively keeps the viewers engaged and guessing until the end.
G.V. Prakash Kumar is impressive as the lead actor and plays the role of Shiva with ease. Sri Divya, who plays Maya, is also convincing in her role. However, it is Shariq Hassan who steals the show with his remarkable performance as Nithin. His portrayal of a complex and disturbed character is commendable.
Overall, Pencil is an interesting movie that takes a unique approach to its genre. The film not only entertains but also provides a social commentary on the pressures that teenagers face in today's society. The movie successfully blends thriller elements with a realistic portrayal of high school life, making it a must-watch for fans of the genre.