Appatlo Okadundevadu Review

Rating: 3.5/5

2016-12-30T12:11:03+00:00
Critic Rating: (3.5/5)
Appatlo Okadundevadu is the film that everyone of us is waiting to watch on the big screen. This movie is one of the much-awaited films since the movie’s trailer was released. After a long wait, the film is in the theatres from the Friday (December 30). The film is directed by Sagar K Chandra who made his directional debut with the movie Ayyare. Prashanti & Krishna Vijay produced this film on Arna Media Works. Sai kartheek scored the music for the film. Suresh scored the background score for the film. Check out the review on the film here.

Story:

A Still From Appatlo Okadundevadu Movie
A Still From Appatlo Okadundevadu Movie

Railway Raju (Sree Vishnu) is an aspiring cricketer who desperately waits for getting selected into Ranji Team from Hyderabad. On the other side, Imtiaz (Nara Rohith) is a police officer who fights against the Naxals. Due to some reasons (you’ve to watch it on screen), Railway Raju gets arrested and later turns a murderer which make him lose his opportunity of getting placed in Ranji cricket team. Slowly a fight starts between Imtiaz and Raju.

Who wins the war?
What made Raju turn a criminal?
Why did Imtiaz target Raju?

forms the rest of the film’s story

Cast and Performances:

Sree Vishnu and Nara Rohith have given solid performances in the film. Irrespective of the run times, both the actors have got good roles that they can be proud of. While Vishnu impresses as an honest guy who later gets on to the wrong track, Nara Rohith entertains the audiences with his aggressiveness. Tanya Hope as the female lead is just okay. Manasa Hima Varsha has got a proper role to play in the film. Brahmaji, Prabhas Srinu, Srinivas Reddy and the other actors impress us with their roles. Rajeev Kanakala also plays a useful and exciting role.

Writing Department:

The writing of Appatlo Okadundevadu can be called as one of the best writings in the recent times. The film has an excellent story. The story is simple and honest. At the same time, the screenplay is unique and impressive. The unconventional screenplay of the film is a major highlight. The dialogues are simple and good. Appatlo Okadundevadu writing is one of the best writings this year.

Technical Department:

Nara Rohith in Appatlo Okadundevadu
Nara Rohith in Appatlo Okadundevadu

Technically, the film is excellent. The film has talented Sagar Chandra leading everyone. The film produced by Prashanti & Krishna Vijay on ARNA Media Works. The production values of the film could have been better. The Music composed by Sai Karthik is good. All the songs are good to listen, and they were captured very well. The Cinematography by Naveen Yadav is impressive. The editing is by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao who is sharp. The duration of the film is 124 minutes which is a huge plus. The background score of the film by Suresh Bobbili is extraordinary, and it elevated all the main scenes of the film.

Highlights

  • Performances by Rohith and Vishnu
  • Story
  • Screenplay
  • Runtime

Minus

  • Few ups and downs in first half

Verdict:

Appatlo Okadundevadu is one of the rarest good films in the recent times. The film is surely going to be a path breaker in the Telugu film industry. The best part of the film is the story and its screenplay. The way Sagar Chandra, the director of the film connected the events with true incidents through a unique screenplay is excellent. The writing is a major plus point in the movie. Appatlo Okadundevadu has so many good moments for which you will be amazed.

The minute detailings that the director has taken care of will leave a positive impression on the film. The movie, on the whole, is an engaging, emotional and entertaining ride that will introduce us to a new style of film making in Telugu. This is one must watch film and grab your tickets.

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Nara Rohit, Sai Karthik

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