In Vaashi, Tovino Thomas and Keerthy Suresh play two younger legal professionals, Ebin and Madhavi, respectively. They’re good mates who’re attempting to make a reputation for themselves within the authorized halls. The movie additionally reveals how Ebin and Madhavi are reluctant to simply accept their friendship as love. Nevertheless, the phrases ‘love’, ‘honey’ or ‘friendship’ tackle completely different meanings in a authorized battle the place the problem of ‘sexual consent’ turns into an vital issue and that’s the grey space that the movie tries to discover.
In a courtroom, feelings or emotions do not matter. What issues is the proof to validate your argument. The court docket serves justice based mostly on logical reasoning with out fascinated with who’s who. However is it at all times like this? What if the honorable decide who dispenses justice has preconceived or outdated notions? A human being is judging others and nobody is ideal. The regulation will at all times have loopholes. If the proof is not there, it may be fabricated. In the long run, the next authority makes a judgment based mostly on their conviction and prejudices. Vaashi touches on all these points by way of a case delivered to court docket.
The movie’s case revolves round a younger man named Gautam, who’s accused of sexually abusing a feminine colleague with the false promise of marriage. Ebin, who turns into a prosecutor with the assistance of his rich brother-in-law, seems for the sufferer, whereas Madhavi seems for the accused, who’s a household pal. The query of consent is put below the microscope within the movie. Though the ultimate court docket judgment within the movie appears truthful, the movie’s narrative appears to empathize with the accused moderately than the sufferer, who’s portrayed as a naive and childishly spiteful lady who will go to any lengths to punish the person who killed her. broke his belief. The climactic shot the place the decide is sleeping in addition to a household photograph, along with his spouse and daughter, raises the query of whether or not his trial was based mostly on his parental emotions moderately than the arguments introduced through the trial. The movie manages to painting our justice system, which can appear truthful and goal, however has a really subjective and private degree of interference, at the least subconsciously.
Total, Vaashi is an interesting courtroom drama, with Tovino Thomas and Keerthy Suresh convincingly enjoying their components.