Movie Name: Srinivasa Kalyanam
Genre(s): Drama, Family, Romance co
Star Cast: Nithiin, Raashi Khanna, Prakash Raj, Jayasudha, Nandita Shwetha, Rajendraprasad, Rajitha
Producer: Lakshman, Sireesh, Dil Raju
Banner: Sri Venkateswara Creations
Director: Satish Vegesna
Music Director: Mickey J. Meyer
Cinematography: Sameer Reddy
Art director: Ramanjaneyulu A.
Run Time: 2 hrs 20 Mins
Hitting the Big Screens on: August 09, 2018.
Hero Nithiin has been very selective when it comes to choosing stories of late. Since the movie ‘A Aa’, his roles speak of variety. In his previous movie ‘Chal Mohan Ranga’, he played the role of a lover boy. This time he comes up with a family drama. Raashi Khanna who is getting good number of hits on her name is playing the female lead. This movie is directed by ‘Sathamanam Bhavati’ fame Satish Vegesna. The name of the movie is ‘Srinivasa Kalyanam’, which hit the big screens today. Songs of this movie are already a big hit. The name of the movie clearly depicts that this movie is mainly based on a marriage event. Let’s visit and see how this ‘Srinivasa Kalyanam’ entices us.
Story: Vasu (Nithin) lives in Chandigarh and because of his excellence at his work, he gets promoted to work in Hyderabad. Vasu accidentally meets Sri (Raashi Khanna). Sri is the daughter of RK (Prakash Raj), a business tycoon and chairman of RK Group in Hyderabad, who values time more than money. Sri starts to like Vasu and Vasu too reciprocates to her feelings and love buds between them. Vasu and Sri leaves to Hyderabad. Sri falls in a jinx as to let her father know about her love and within no time Vasu visits RK and tells him about their love. RK accepts their love and they visit Vasu’s family in Sakhinetipalli to do the further proceedings of marriage. Vasu’s family is a big joint family that comprises of his father (Rajendra Prasad), mother (Amani), grandmother (Jayasudha) etc., who value relations and traditions more than money. From hereon, the story mainly runs on how the marriage event progresses. Finally by the time marriage happens RK, who treats marriage as just a small event and makes fun of traditions, comes to know that marriage is the main occasion in our life and it is more than a festival.
Performance: Nithiin plays the role of a guy who has a very good impression on marriage and traditions from his childhood. He has a very good character and he believes in the ideology that if we enter into other person’s shoes and think from his side, there will be no issues at all. He looks good and his confidence is aplomb. His dialogue delivery in the climax while elobarating the marriage chantings is very efficient. Raashi Khanna looks very beautiful. Her chemistry with Nithiin sinks very well. Jayasudha plays a vital in the movie and she plays the role aptly. Prakash Raj’s action brings out laughs and seriousness. His performance in the climax scene is a not-to-miss scene. Other leads of the crew Rajendra Prasad, Amani, Senior Naresh, Sithara, Satyam Rajesh, Praveen etc. have performed to their caliber.
Technical Department: Story is the main strength of the movie. Right from the begining of the movie, the story pinpoints on how beautiful a marriage should be and how much important traditions are. In our busy life these days, marriage is being treated just as one of the events that happen in our life and the traditions are being given a backseat. The story eloborates the importance of marriage and traditions and shows marriage is not just an event, but a beautiful event in our life. Dialogues in the climax scene consist of a few mantras that are chanted during marriage with each one of them explained their meaning in Telugu. Editing is fine. The events that happen in marriage have been shown in the most appropriate way. Screenplay seems lengthy in the first half. The story tests your patience to enter into the main plot of the film. Art department is of top notch level. Cinematography by Sameer Reddy is very beautiful and picturesque. Lavish green fields have been shown in a very rich way. Music by Mickey J. Meyer is sterling and fine. The title song ‘Kalyana Vybhogam’ definitely makes you to listen again and again. Production values are of high quality and producer Dil Raju has not compromised in any way to bringing out this movie beautifully. Direction by Satish Vegesna is laudable. For the one who saw ‘Sathamanam Bhavati’, this movie seems no different, but after seeing this movie, we can feel how beautiful the occasion of marriage is.
+ Actors performance.
+ Marriage event shown very well.
– Tedious screenplay.
– Lack of much emotinal and comedy scenes.
Bottom-Line: Srinivasa Kalyanam: An one-time event and one-time watch.
MovieRecharge Rating: 4.2/10
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