Release Date : Jun 22,2018 Jun 21, 2018 Movie Run Time : 2 hour 11 minutes
Censor Rating : U

The face of Tamil cinema has been changing drastically over the years and so are the expectations of the viewers. People are exposed to a lot of international films, so they expect Tamil movies to be made on a bigger canvas.


Tamil films have been providing a bunch of options before the audiences to choose - from realistic melodramas to mind throttling action to terrifying horror flicks, but if there is one genre our filmmakers haven’t tested their hands on yet, that would be a SPACE film. Tik Tik Tik might have some flaws but it will always be known for its brave attempt to be India’s first space movie.


What works very well is the special-effects - a real attention grabber for its budget. Tik Tik Tik starts off with an explosion, a small 8M asteroid hits Chennai which gives the government a lead about a bigger asteroid that is waiting to destroy nearly half the population of Tamil Nadu in 7 days. And to stop this disaster, the DSD appoints a special team to steal a powerful missile from a high-security vault.


So the plan is to steal the missile and blast the asteroid, If all goes well, the asteroid will crack into two pieces that will brush harmlessly past the earth. Needless to say, all does not go well. The team faces plenty of obstacles in the process and what happens, in the end, is all Tik Tik Tik is about.


Jayam Ravi plays a larger-than-life character with plenty of heroic moments. While some moments have clicked with the audience, some did seem forced. His expertise as a con artist and a bunch of other men and a female army official is called into service by the Indian government when DSD wakes up to find a humongous asteroid less than half a month away from a rendezvous with Tamil Nadu’s atmosphere.


The plot doesn't have realism going for it, but it does have some great entertainment and special effects. A perfect blend of science fiction and Indian typical masala elements. There is a decent mix of humor and sentiment in this adventure thriller.


Jayam Ravi does an impeccable job carrying the film on his shoulders. Ramesh Thilak and Arjunan try to provide the occasional comic relief while Nivetha Pethuraj lightens up the screen with her glam quotient in the initial phase of the film and she fulfilled the requirements of the character with an apt performance.


Director Sakthi Soundarajan has concentrated on the commercial aspects more than the drama of the people who are sweating it out to save humanity, which might well be in respect to the box office prospects of the film but however, one feels it doesn’t let you get attached to the characters much.


Jayam Ravi and his son Aarav’s on-screen chemistry was heartwarming to see in the Kurumba song. Both the songs from Imman were good and the BGM worked decently well. Art director SS Moorthy deserves a special mention to recreate a space set in Chennai. Cinematographer S Venkatesh took a challenging task and made it look easy, the visuals were impressive.


Tik Tik Tik has some good graphics work, stunning sound design and a traditional dose of sentiment. If you don’t look at logic and feel a movie is meant to entertain, Tik Tik Tik will do just that.


Verdict: "Tik Tik Tik" could be an edifice of tomorrow's Tamil sci-fi movies, if you manage to look past its logical errors.


( 2.75 / 5.0 )
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Review by : Behindwoods Review Board
Album Release Date : Jan 04,2018

Tik Tik Tik Title Song
Lyrics: Madhan Karky, Yogi B
Singers: Yuvan Shankar Raja, Yogi B, Sunitha Sarathy

Tik Tik Tik is a title track of the kind that films dream of - a strong composition backed with highly effective vocals and rap portions that is made to sound amazing. Imman starts of his 100th album with a bang, and the crackers are Yuvan, Yogi B, and Sunitha. This track may well become the most talked about song from the album.

Kurumba (Father Version)
Lyrics: Madhan Karky
Vocals: Sid Sriram

Imman makes a good, Carnatic based composition sound fantastic in Kurumba with Sid Sriram's voice forming the icing on the cake. Madhan Karky's lyrics explore the emotions of a new-gen dad beautifully, as they scribble with crayons and gorge on potato chips. The violin and whistle portions sound pleasant indeed!

Madhan Karky, Sri Rascol
Singers: Ranjith, Sri Rascol

Vinveera is a motivational song with rap portions, this time by Sri Rascol. Electric guitars and peppy beats make the song a nice listen, but the tunes could have been much fresher, given how Imman can make them sound so good. Go, get inspired by Vinveera!

Kurumba Reprise (Mother's Version)
Madhan Karky
Singers: Mirthula Siva

Although the same composition as the Kurumba track sung by Sid, Mirthula Siva makes it sound super fresh, and Imman deserves as much credit - the sounds of this Kurumba are entirely different. Madhan talks about a new-gen mom this time, as she fights and cuddles with her loving little son. All mommies and sons out there, give it a try right now!

Race Against Time
Instrumental: D.Imman

With uber cool dubstep style bass drops, Race Against Time takes twists and turns - predictably to suit the theme of the film - and takes us through the emotions of the film within the couple of minutes it spans. The ending, with the popular trombone phrase we all would have all heard in its promos, gives a nice touch.

Far Beyond Earth 

Far Beyond Earth is an instrumental but reminds us of its context as a track in a film about space now and then, as Imman blends sounds of computer effects as part of the music itself. The tune might not be completely novel, but the intended ominousness and a-challenge-that-lies-ahead idea is brought out well.

Verdict: Imman knocks the ball out of the park for a six to reach his century, and the ball is travelling to space!
( 3.0 / 5.0 )


Production: Hitesh Jabak, Nemichand Jhabak
Cast: Aaron Aziz, Arjunan, Jayam Ravi, Jayaprakash, Nivetha Pethuraj, Ramesh Thilak, Vincent Ashokan
Direction: Shakti Soundar Rajan
Screenplay: Shakti Soundar Rajan
Story: Shakti Soundar Rajan
Music: D Imman
Background score: D Imman
Cinematography: Venkatesh S
Dialogues: Shakti Soundar Rajan
Editing: Pradeep E Ragav
Art direction: SS Moorthy
Stunt choreography: Miracle Michael
Singers: Ranjith, Sid Sriram, Sunitha Sarathy, Yogi B, Yuvan Shankar Raja
Lyrics: Madhan Karky
PRO: Yuvraaj

Tik Tik Tik (aka) TikTikTikk

Tik Tik Tik (aka) TikTikTikk is a Tamil movie. Aaron Aziz, Arjunan, Jayam Ravi, Jayaprakash, Nivetha Pethuraj, Ramesh Thilak, Vincent Ashokan are part of the cast of Tik Tik Tik (aka) TikTikTikk. The movie is directed by Shakti Soundar Rajan. Music is by D Imman. Production by Hitesh Jabak, Nemichand Jhabak, cinematography by Venkatesh S, editing by Pradeep E Ragav and art direction by SS Moorthy.