Actors: Ram Charan, Pradeep Rawat, Kajal Agarwal, Amala Paul, Brahmanandam, Posani Krishna Murali, Jaya Prakash Reddy, Ashish Vidhyarthi Genre: Action Drama Rating: 2.5/5 The plot, written by Shiva Akula, involves 2 lookalikes leading parallel lives, one (Siddharth Naayak) as a self-directed organ grinder to Calcutta’s power brokers and with a motive to ward off goondaism … Continue reading


Actors: Mahesh Babu, Kajal Agarwal, Prakash Raj, Nasar, Sayaji Shinde, Dharmavarapu Subramaniam Genre: Masala Rating: 3/5 You understand the meaning of this gesture, yes? Good. Else you are not going to get half the dialogues; or monologues to be precise. This pre-requisite established, this story makes an observation of a business opportunity not fully and … Continue reading

Oh My Friend

Actors: Siddharth, Shruti Hassan, Navdeep, Hansika Motwani, Tanikella Bharani Genre: Romance/ Drama Rating: 2.5/5 Oscar Wilde once said “Between men and women there is no friendship possible. There is passion, enmity, worship, love, but no friendship.” This is widely considered true, but the plot of this film, penned by Venu Sriram is based completely against … Continue reading

Anaganaga O Dheerudu

Actors: Siddharth, Shruti Haasan, Lakshmi Manchu, Baby Harshita Genre: Fantasy, Adventure Rating: 3/5 Just a day before the day I watched this movie, I was furiously ranting how Telugu cinema is losing its charm for typecast content and delivery. You can read it here. I did enter the movie hall to watch “AOD”, rather skeptically. I knew all along … Continue reading


Actors: Akkineni Nagarjuna, Anushka, Priyamani, Brahmanandam, Pradeep Rawat Genre: Mass, Masala Rating: 2/5 Nag’s self-introduction all-through was “Ooru Kadapa, Nachhithe cheruku gada lekapothe ragada”. For those who still are not sure what to expect from this film, genre type above Mass and Masala should ring a bell. Without feeling the necessity to define the genre type, the plot of this film is … Continue reading


Actors: NTRJr., Kajal, Samantha, Prakash Raj, Srihari, Bramhanandam Genre: Family Drama/Comedy Rating: 3/5 Like his on-screen contemporaries he didn’t mince words while painting a self-portrait with a ‘City nunchi vachhadu soft gaa lover boy la kanipistunnadu anukuntunnaru emo; Character kottaga vundi ani try chesa, Lopala orginal alage vundi, danini bayatiki teste rachha raachhey’. This was NTR Junior’s way of hinting what to expect, not … Continue reading

Mahesh Khaleja

Actors: Mahesh Babu, Anushka Shetty, Prakash Raj Genre: Action-Comedy (Tollywood Masala) Rating: 2/5 ‘Evadu kodithe thimma tirigi brain block avuddho vaade Raju gaadu.’ Raju opined it’s the brain, while popular Pandu  (Pokiri) had always preferred the mind. Same thing really, you say? Well then, in context of this analogy there are no surprises with Mahesh Babu’s characterization, except one. He also played … Continue reading

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