- 2 hr 20 min
Rummy is a 2014 Indian Tamil language drama film directed by Balakrishnan K and produced by Sri Valli Studio. The movie stars Vijay Sethupathi, Inigo Prabhakaran, and Gayathrie Shankar in lead roles along with supporting actors Soori, Joe Malloori, and Aishwarya Rajesh. The story of Rummy is set in the 1980s in a small village in Tamil Nadu. The plot follows two friends who dream of making it big in life by going to the city to earn a living. John (Vijay Sethupathi) and Kutty (Inigo Prabhakaran) are childhood friends who share a great bond with each other. They are unable to continue their studies due to their financial background and are forced to work in their respective families' grocery shops.
They often dream of living a rich and luxurious life and decide to leave the village and head to Madras in search of better opportunities. However, things take an unexpected turn when they meet Gayathri (Gayathrie Shankar) on their journey to Madras. Having been cheated by a gang of people in the train, she seeks their help to get her money back. The trio become good friends and eventually, Gayathri falls in love with Kutty.
Despite his feelings for her, Kutty is hesitant to reciprocate as he fears that John will not approve of this relationship. Meanwhile, John gets involved in gambling and starts borrowing money from local lenders to make quick money. As they are unable to repay the borrowed money, they face the wrath of these loan sharks, who threaten their lives.
Meanwhile, Gayathri's brother (Joe Malloori) comes to Madras to take her back home. He is worried that she is living with strangers and wants to take her back home. However, she refuses to go back and decides to stay with John and Kutty. The rest of the story follows their struggles and challenges to overcome their financial troubles and find a way out of their debt.
The movie is a classic coming-of-age film that portrays the struggles and hardships that people from lower socioeconomic backgrounds experience. It highlights the importance of chasing dreams and working hard to achieve them. The characters in the movie are well-developed and the performances by the lead actors are commendable.
The director has done a great job in recreating the 1980s era with great attention to detail. The cinematography is beautiful and the background score complements the movie's theme perfectly. The songs in the movie are soulful and capture the essence of the story.
Overall, Rummy is a must-watch movie for those who enjoy coming-of-age films with strong characterization and gripping storyline. It's a feel-good movie that inspires the audience to chase their dreams and work hard to achieve them. The movie was well received by the audience and critics alike and stands as a testament to the prowess of the Tamil film industry.
Rummy is a 2014 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 20 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.9.