Darling Review


Darling is the story of GV Prakash Kumar, Nikki Galrani and their friends who plan to end up their lives for their own reasons. Before they suicide, they fulfill their last wishes and enters a private farm house. All four plans to spend a night there and then go ahead with suicide plan. At this point of time, GV and Nikki develops bonding towards one-another. On the other hand, they understand that Nikki has been possessed by the ghost and postpones their death plan to save her. How they mitigate the haunted house is all about Darling climax.


GV Prakash Kumar has proved his hands on acting, besides rendering mesmerizing scores for 50+ movies in his career. He has given a laudable performance with confidence. His expressions and dialogue delivery fits the bill.

Darling is a perfect Kollywood debut for Nikki Galrani. She has delivered her role with par-excellence; especially the ghost scenes are commendable.

Bala Saravanan and Karunas have given noteworthy performances among others.

Technical Analysis:

Sam Anton has faithfully remade this Telugu superhit film Prema Katha Chitram. The debutante director has penned a neat and acceptable screenplay with Tamil flavor and native touches.

GV Prakash Kumar’s background music takes the movie to next level. Songs are mesmerizing and well shot.

Nail-biting visuals by cinematographer, Sam Anton in the ghost sequences. Anthony L Ruben’s editing is okay for the 126 minutes running time.

Allu Aravind of Geetha Arts and KE Gnanavelraja of Studio Greens need to be applauded for remaking such thriller comedy for Tamil audiences.


Darling is a neat and enjoyable comedy film with necessary touches/thrills that made audiences stick to the chairs. Story revolves around the four characters, all were given equal scope for performance and they have done justice to their respective portions.

On the whole, Darling is a best debut for Sam Anton, GV Prakash and Nikki Galrani.