Dhruva Movie Review – Gamechanger For Ram Charan

Rating: 3.5/5

2016-12-09T11:19:55+00:00
Critic Rating: (3.5/5)
Remaking a blockbuster movie into another language when is a well followed tradition. It is being followed by leading stars to deliver a minimum guarantee and comparatively low risk movies when they are in a streak of flops or when they are excited about the content. Thani Oruvan, which was released in Tamil, last year was a huge blockbuster for it’s unique and mind game content. It has changed the lives and level of demand for the team involved. Excited by the content, Ram Charan who is in not so great form, remade this film under the direction of Surendar Reddy, produced by Allu Aravind under Geetha Arts. This film is having a huge expectations for its Tamil version and it’s promos. Let’s see how it works on us!

Story

Dhruva Movie Photos
Dhruva Movie Photos

Dhruva (Ram Charan) and his group of friends are IPS officers who nib criminals in secret night outings. While others in the group get frustrated after knowing that the criminals they nabbed by risking their lives get scot free due to the loopholes in the system. However Dhruva sets himself a secret mission. With his research he has already identified that the most of the small crimes are the starting points of a big conspiracy and he decides to destroy the perpetrator of one such conspiracy so that at least a hundred criminals would be killed. In his search for such a mastermind behind crimes he discovers Siddharth Abhimanyu (Aravind Swamy) a renowned pharmaceutical scientist as the mastermind of a huge conspiracy in pharmaceutical industry and also in everything he is interested in. Dhruva fixes him as his enemy and the rest is how Dhruva destroyed his circle, ideas and plans.

Cast and Performance

Ram Charan has definitely improved a lot in terms of his acting skills. He has done a commendable job as an IPS officer and he looks as robust as the character demand. Rakul Preet is cute and performed well and also looks gorgeous. Aravind Swamy as Siddharth Abhimanyu is terrific. He lived in the character and made it terrifying even with his stylish looks. Posani Krishna Murali is superb and evoke some laughs with his mannerisms. Nassar is good. Navdeep is certainly well performed in the small yet crucial role Jana.

Writing Department

Ram Charan in Dhruva
Ram Charan in Dhruva

Story of Dhruva is good and interesting.Screenplay is engaging despite flaws. Dialogues are well written connecting the sequences.

Technical Departments

Songs composed by Telugu debutante Hip Hop Tamizhan are fantastic and are chartbusters already on streaming sites for the catchy tunes album has. His background score has elevated the movie to goosebumps level and it connects well with the audience. Cinematography by PS Vinod is nice and the visuals he rendered are delight to watch on big screen. Editing by Naveen Nooli is good and is crispy by far at times. Stunts and action sequences are superbly composed which makes audience jump on seats out of excitement.

Highlights

  • Ram Charan as Dhruva
  • Aravind Swamy as Siddharth Abhimanyu
  • Cinematography by P S Vinod
  • Music by Hip Hop Tamizha

Minus

  • A bit rested screenplay in second half

Verdict

It begins with the birth of Siddharth Abhimanyu and travels through his ideology and his opportunism. This first half runs with an engaging and racy screenplay. Those who expect a laugh riot first half, this is not for you for some situational laughs. Twists and thrills in this half are nicely packed. Interval comes at a point where audience are fully engaged and the screenplay disappoints a bit for thirty to forty minutes in the second half and then picks the pace. This movie is a complete makeover and gamechanger for Ram Charan and he is to be patted for his hard work. Director Surendar Reddy succeeded well in portraying a stylish and intelligent script with an engaging screenplay on screen. To summarise, Dhruva is a hit added to the kitty of Ram Charan and have to wait how huge it turns out to be in coming days.

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