Irugapatru: A poignant tale of love, loss, and redemption
Irugapatru, meaning “Hold Tight” in Tamil, is a 2023 Indian Tamil-language romantic drama film written and directed by Yuvaraj Dhayalan. The film stars Shraddha Srinath, Abarnathi, Saniya Iyappan with Vikram Prabhu, Vidharth and Sri.
The film revolves around three married couples, each facing their own unique challenges. Rangesh (Vidharth) is an IT employee who is struggling to cope with his wife Pavithra’s (Abarnathi) weight gain post-pregnancy. He believes that divorce is the only way out.
Mithra (Shraddha Srinath) and Manohar (Vikram Prabhu) are a seemingly perfect couple. However, Mithra is secretly struggling to deal with the loss of her unborn child.
Divya (Saniya Iyappan) and Sri (Sri) are a young couple who are constantly arguing over petty issues.
The film also explores the life of a relationship counsellor, Pavithra, who is also a couple in the film. She is faced with her own challenges when she realizes that her own marriage is in trouble.
Irugapatru is a poignant and realistic portrayal of the ups and downs of married life. It explores the challenges that couples face, such as communication problems, infidelity, and loss. But it also shows the power of love, forgiveness, and resilience.
The film has been praised for its sensitive and nuanced handling of complex relationships. The performances of the lead cast have also been lauded, with Shraddha Srinath receiving particular praise for her portrayal of the grieving Mithra.
Irugapatru is a must-watch for anyone who has ever been in love, experienced loss, or simply wants to see a well-made film about human relationships.
Themes explored in Irugapatru:
- Love and loss
- Communication and intimacy
- Forgiveness and redemption
- The challenges of married life
- The role of a relationship counsellor
Why you should watch Irugapatru:
- It is a well-made and sensitive film about human relationships.
- The performances of the lead cast are excellent.
- It explores complex themes in a nuanced and realistic way.
- It is a film that will stay with you long after you have watched it.