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“Rekka”… An action film that’s totally nuts, and quite enjoyable

Spoilers ahead… I had a lot of fun watching Rekka, which is essentially Vijay Sethupathi saying he can be Vijay Sethupathi even in Vijay’s world. The actor plays Siva, who spends his life abducting women who are in love with X but are on the verge of being married off to Y, and reuniting them […]
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