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Manmadhudu 2 Movie Review & Rating: A Bad Sequel

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Manmadhudu 2 Movie Review & Rating:

Cast – Nagarjuna, Rakul Preeth Singh, Lakshmi, Rao Ramesh, Vennela Kishore
Director – Rahul Ravindran
Producer – Nagarjuna, Kiran
Banner – Manam Entertainments, Anandi Arts
Music – Chaitan Bharadwaj

99Telugu.com  Rating: 2.5/5

Akkineni Nagarjuna latest movie Manmadhudu 2 is released, Nagarjuna played a middle-aged bachelor who prefers one night stands than marriage. Let’s move into the details.

Story :

Sam alias Sambasiva Rao ( Nagarjuna ) is a Casanova who lives in Portugal along with his PA Kishore ( Vennela Kishore). His family pushes him to get married as he already past his marriage age. To get away from marriage proposal, he requests and contracts Ms Avantika a waitress ( Rakul Preet) to pretend as his lover for two weeks and rest situations is the main plot.

The Manmadhudu-2 story is completely different from “Manmadhudu.” The story has the backdrop of a city called ‘Cassandra’ located in Portugal. This film’s storyline look’s like 90’s movies which are outdated. Vennela Kishore’s comedy is the only saviour of the film which worked in the first half. The movie rides on Vennela Kishore and he gets more screentime than the Hero. Hero Sam, Heroine Avantika roles have been written with no real strength to their characterizations. Looks-wise Nagarjuna is very good in this film. Rakul Preet Singh looked good. The double meaning dialogues are too much to take and will be an uneasy to watch with family. Vennela Kishore as Kishore is hilarious for the majority part of the film. Rao Ramesh excels as an uncle of Sam. Manmadhudu is an iconic movie to watch even today with Trivikram’s trademark punch dialogues and the timing. Manmadhudu-2 fails big in that aspect, especially in the second half. 

Positives:

Nagarjuna’s looks

Vennela Kishore Comedy

production values

Negatives:

Poor direction 

Story with no nativity

Adult comedy 

Songs

Verdict: A Bad Sequel

Manmadhudu-2 is an attempt to make a new generation adult comedy film. Nagarjuna chose a bad story that is not up to his stature.

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Valmiki Movie Review And Rating

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Valmiki Movie Review And Rating

Valmiki Movie Review And Rating

Valmiki Movie Review And Rating

Movie: Valmiki
Cast: Varun Tej, Pooja Hegde, Atharva Murali, Mirnalini Ravi, and others.
Direction: Harish Shankar.S
Banner: 14 Reels Plus banner
Music: Mickey J. Meyer

99Telugu.Com Rating 3/5

For the first time, Mega hero Varun Tej played a full-length mass role in Harish Shankar’s directorial Valmiki which is the official remake of Tamil hit Jigarthanda. Pooja Hegde is the leading lady and Atharva Murali will be seen in a key role. With a decent post-release buzz, Valmiki is released today. Let’s check-in detailed.

Story:

An assistant director from the film industry ( Atharva Murali ) is struggling for a chance to direct a film on the life of a real gangster. He finds Gaddhalakonda Ganesh ( Varun Tej ) as a perfect person as he is the real gangster who is searching for. He reaches Ganesh’s home town and tries to get to know more about him from his gang. Rest of the story is about the difficulties of the director while convincing the gangster, Ganesh accepts for directors wish and the rest is the story.

Analysis:

A hero with a class image has been roped in for an out and out mass character and his story is directed by a man who is struggling for the debut the film’s structure itself is unorthodox, Harish Shankar’s storytelling and narration is commendable that even its two hours and fifty-minute runtime seems negotiable except for the pre-climax. Valmiki is a film with all genres. Its like full meals for the audience except for the last 30 minutes. Director Harish Shankar shows his strength in comic scenes. 

Varun Tej, performance as Gaddhalakonda Ganesh stuns the audience. Pooja Hegde is superb in “Elluvochi Godaramma” Song. Atharva Murali, Mirnalini Ravi done a decent job. Comedian Satya plays important role. Brahmaji did well ( a+b)2 scene. Tanikella Bharani, Annapurnamma performed well. Mickey J Meyer songs and background score are good.

Positives:

Varun Tej’s Look and performance

Direction

Story

Pooja Hegde  “Elluvochi Godaramma” Song

Comedy

Negatives:

Pre-climax & Climax scenes

Verdict:

Out and Out Mass Entertainer.

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Gang Leader Movie Review And Rating

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Gang Leader Movie Review And Rating

Gang Leader Movie Review And Rating

Movie: Gang Leader
Cast: Nani, Lakshmi, Priyanka, Saranya, Karthikeya, and others
Direction & Screen Play: Vikram K Kumar
Banner: Mythri Movie Makers
Music: Anirudh Ravichandran

99Telugu.Com Rating 3/5

After “Jersey,” Natural Star Nani’s latest movie Gang Leader created a lot of buzz by promising trailers and it is released today worldwide. Let’s see whether Nani’s Gang Leader is lived up to the expectations or not.

Story:

Gang Leader has a different storyline.  A group of 5 members robs a bank and they were killed by an unknown person after the robbery. The murderer and the robbed money of 300 crores are unfindable for around 14 months. Five ladies of different age groups form a team to take revenge on the culprit. In that process, five ladies take help of story writer called Pencil Parthasaradhi( Nani). Rest of the story is how all five ladies and Pencil Parthasaradhi find the culprit and take revenge on him.

Analysis:

The bank robbery scene is simply superb. five ladies gang lead by senior actress Lakshmi has been active to take revenge on culprit. Nani and the 5 lady gang begin a search operation to trace the culprit.  Those scenes were a little bit boring and not up to the mark. When Deva(Karthikeya Gummakonda) is entered into the story as a racer, Pencil Parthasarathy suspects racer Deva is the one who did the robbery.

The second half is engaging, the director struggles to narrate the story in the first half. Second half was engaging with some twists though everything appears to be in the correct place, the audience will feel something is missing in the film. Production values by Mythri movies are good. Anirudh’s background score is good.

Natural star Nani performance as Pencil Parthasarathy is simply superb. His comedy timing, ease in acting are good to watch. Senior actress Lakshmi, Saranya, and heroine Priyanka all done a good job. Director Sukumar guest appearance is a highlight. Karthikeya Gummakonda ( RX 100 Fame) has done justice to his character as Villain.

Positives :

Nani’s performance

Different Storyline

Casting and their performances

Twists 

Back Ground Music

Negatives :

Average First Half

Dull Narration

Songs

Verdict :

The “Gang leader” was a Decent Movie for Families.

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Jodi Movie Review And Rating

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Jodi Movie Review And Rating

Movie: Jodi
Cast: Aadi, Shraddha Srinath, Naresh, Sijju, Pradeep, Satya, Vennela Kishore, and Others
Director: Viswanth Arigela
Producer: Sai Venkatesh Gurram, Patchva
Banner: Bhavna Creations
Music: Phani Kalyan

99Telugu.Com Rating 1.5/5

Jodi is the latest film of Aadi and Jersey fame Shraddha Srinath. It is a romantic family drama that deals with the concept of gambling.

Story:

Kapil (Aadi) is a hardworking software employee whose father (Naresh) is a gambling addict. Kapil falls in love with Kanchana (Shraddha), but heroes father’s gambling addiction comes as a hurdle for his love. How their love wins is the rest of the story.

Analysis:

Director Viswanth filled Jodi movie with all the essential elements such as love, revenge, message, comedy. But his script turned out messy with none of the above elements holding the interest of the audience. The direction is very poor that even noted Tollywood actors seemed helpless throughout the film. Jodi tested the patience of the audience with poor narration and failed in all aspects. The second half is horrible and villains character is very dull with zero expressions. Aadi must blame himself for doing this film he has opted out for better script rather doing blindly.

Songs are really bad not even pleasant to listen nor picturized well. Cinematography is fine and the film has vibrant visuals with decent production values. Dialogues are very poor. 

Positives :

Shraddha Srinath

Decent Production Values

Negatives:

Weak Story

Boring Screenplay

Too many songs

Second Half was Horrible

Verdict:

Unbearable

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