Are You Ok Baby? Full Movie Review


Are You Ok Baby?


The film is well-written and insightful as it examines the complex issues surrounding adoption, yet fails to capture audiences’ interest enough for lasting viewing pleasure.

Lakshmy Ramakrishnan stands out among Tamil directors by choosing her stories with care, such as Ammani and House Owner which were received well by audiences. Now she takes control of Are You Ok Baby, an epic drama which explores child adoption proceedings legally.


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Are You Ok Baby is an engaging tale about the complex issues surrounding adoption. It deftly addresses some of the tough questions many individuals must deal with during this process and vividly portrays its accompanying legal battles; additionally, its stellar cast performances and dramatic courtroom drama create an unforgettable cinematic experience.

Vidhya and Balan adopt a girl, only for Shobha to claim she was its biological mother and claim it back. Shobha appears at Lakshmy Ramakrishnan’s reality show and demands her daughter back – creating media scandal and raising important questions about justice and media sensationalism in the process. This movie examines these complex circumstances while raising important issues about justice as a concept.



Are You Ok Baby delves deep into the emotional complexity of adoption and illuminates media’s role in sensationalizing personal tragedies. Samuthirakani and Abhirami give solid performances as couples desperately searching for children while Mysskin excels as head of child welfare committee; Mullaiyarasi and Ashok round out this ensemble cast.

This movie follows Vidhya (Abhirami) and Balan (Samuthirakani), two loving parents, as they adopt and raise a newborn girl whom they take in as part of their family unit – only for things to take a unforeseen turn when her biological mother demands they return her back!

Lakshmy Ramakrishnan’s movie is an engaging social drama that examines the difficult issue of child custody after miscarriage, with real-life incidents and court battles serving as its backdrop. Additionally, social media is showcased throughout. Samuthirakani, Abhirami Mysskin and Mullaiyarasi form its cast. Ilaiyaraaja’s music adds depth and emotion.



Samuthirakani, Abhirami and Mullai Arasi give outstanding performances in this heartwarming movie. Ilaiyaraaja’s music adds intensity to its dramatic scenes.

This film is inspired by a true-life account that sheds light on adoption. A powerful drama with an important message about how society treats women, the film also highlights emotional conflicts between adoptive parents and biological mothers.

Lakshmy Ramakrishnan has made her mark with socially relevant films like Aarohanam about mother with bipolar disorder or Nerungi Vaa Muthamidathe about petrol crisis. With each one, she makes a sociopolitical point. Are You Ok Baby? also addresses people exploitation for ratings as it pits biological mother against adopted couple on reality show; making for an intriguing cinematic experiment by its director which may provoke many responses and criticisms.



Director Lakshmy Ramakrishnan has created a moving film which explores both the emotional and legal complexities associated with adoption. Furthermore, it sheds light on media’s role in sensationalizing personal tragedies.

Samuthirakani and Abhirami play the leads, alongside Mysskin, Vinodhini Vaidyanathan, Robo Shankar, Aadukalam Naren and Ashok Kumar – each performing admirably on screen; some roles may receive less screen time than others. The performances by all cast members were outstanding yet limited by script requirements.

Are You Ok Baby is an exciting courtroom drama that will keep audiences on the edge of their seats, even with its flaws. A must-watch for anyone interested in these topics. However, its nonlinear narrative may become disorienting at times, distracting from its story, while overemphasizing its message may come off preachy; nevertheless it remains an impressive cinematic experience with Ilaiyaraaja’s music adding tension while Krishna Sekhar shot cinematography for this piece edited by CS Prem.