Santhanam’s Dhilluku Dhuddu has opened to mixed reviews. It is a slapstick horror-comedy movie, which is written and directed by Rambala. S Thaman has scored music for the film. Deepak Kumar Pathy’s is the cinematographer for the film. Shanaya plays the female lead in the film, which also stars Karunas, Motta Rajendran, Anandaraj, Saurabh Shukla and others in the supporting cast.
There is a haunted house in a village. People are scared to go anywhere near here. Santhanam lives in Chennai with Karunas who plays the role of his uncle and Anandaraj as his father. Karunas’s bike is being seized by a financier. So, Santhanam and Karunas are planning to steal his car. The actress who thinks Santhanam is a thief, files a police complaint. The frustrated actor is following the actress to give a peace of his mind and to his surprise, she herself comes to his house. He soon figures out that she is his childhood friend. Soon, the childhood friends are becoming inseparable lovers.
But like in most of the movies, the heroine’s dad is opposing their marriage. He is not willing to get his daughter married to Santhanam, citing his economic situation and plans to get her married to someone else. In order to kill Santhanam, the heroine’s father will sketch a plan along with Motta Rajendran.
In order to send him out, they ask him to stay in a haunted bungalow. Their plan is to kill him there but there is a real ghost in the haunted house. Will Motta Rajendran kill Santhanam or will the ghost take an upper hand or will he fight the evil powers and join hands with his girlfriend forms the rest of the story.
Music by S Thaman is good and the camera work is also excellent in the film. Santhanam looks like a mass hero and his action scenes and dance sequences are the best part of the film. The comedian turned actor is going to the next level in his career. Shanaya who has made her debut with the film has also done justice to her role. Karunas, Motta Rajendran and Ananda rajan are a delight to watch on-screen.