Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi are currently shining on the big screen with their latest thriller, Merry Christmas. The two stars have joined hands with Sriram Raghavan, who is known to bring gripping stories to the audience. As the director’s latest flick has been released, the netizens’ verdict is out. So far, everything seems positive.
Ever since Merry Christmas trailer was unveiled, the buzz around the movie increased manifolds. The clip featured two strangers, played by Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi, and an intriguing story. While many also found the pairing to be an unusual one, Raghavan has claimed that he wished to bring a fresh on-screen couple.
Here’s what netizens are saying about the film:
Netizens review Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi’s Merry Christmas
Although Merry Christmas is a thriller, netizens have reported several tidbits of comedy in the film. An X (formerly Twitter) user penned that the movie is filled with twists. The user added that despite a slow build-up, the film keeps the viewers hooked. The tweet read, “Vijay Sethupathi Katrina Kaif starrer is filled with twists & turns. The build up is slow but it keeps you glued to your seats as the mystery is being built around it. By the end of the movie you leave the theatre satisfied.”
Another user penned, “A magnificent gripping tale. VijaySethupathi and KatrinaKaif deliver outstanding performances. Movie keeps you at the edge of the seat. Nail biting movie.” Celebrated filmmaker Atlee also penned a lengthy review of the movie. The director praised Vijay Sethupathi and Katrina Kaif’s performances and Sriram Raghavan’s vision.
He wrote, “I’ve been waiting to write this one. My favorite narrative of recent times is a beautiful love story with an amazing thriller. @VijaySethuOffl na you were pure class to watch, and the climax performance was woowwwwww. You’re always an inspiration, keep inspiring us with such lovely films. Love you na. @KatrinaKaifFB’s work is stunning.”
In conclusion, fans are enjoying Katrina Kaif and Vijay Sethupathi’s movie in the theaters. Merry Christmas was shot in Hindi and Tamil simultaneously. How much the movie will mint at the box office would be interesting to follow.