Gruham Movie Review

Rating: 3.5/5

Critic Rating: (3.5/5)

Movie NameGruham
Movie Rating3.5/5
Movie CastSiddharth,Andrea Jeremiah,Atul Kulkarni
DirectorU. Milind Rau
Music DirectorGirishh G
Production CompanyViacom 18 Motion Pictures,Etaki Entertainment
Release DateNovember 17, 2017

In between a lot of expectations and with a positive buzz, the film Gruham is going to hit the screens on November 17th. The film already released in Tamil with the title Avval and also released in Hindi with the title The house next door. The film is tipped to be a complete horror entertainer with a lot of thrilling elements. The film stars Siddharth and Andrea in the lead roles. The film is directed by Milind Rau and is produced by Siddharth himself. Siddharth has also co-written this project. Check out the review of the film here.

Story:

Siddharth and Andrea in Gruham
Siddharth and Andrea in Gruham

Krish (Siddharth) is a neuro surgeon happily living with his wife Lakshmi (Andrea). They have new neighbors in the house next door and their arrival brings a lot of problems to this family. Slowly everyone realises that the house next door is haunted and what happens after that reveals the entire story of the film.

Writing department:

The film has been co-written by Siddharth and Milind Rau. Apparently the writing has come out well and a lot of care has been taken in the screenplay. The screenplay has been interesting and the makers did a right thing by holding the twist till the end. The dialogues are good in the movie and they are meaningful. On a whole, the writing of the film is great.

Performances:

Gruham Telugu Movie Review
Gruham Telugu Movie Review

Siddharth is at his usual best in the film. He proved the actor in him once again and made it clear that he is one of the talented actors in the current generation. His performance especially during the last 15 mins is a highlight for the film and his on screen chemistry with Andrea has worked very well. Andrea has got a sweet role in the film and she is also at her best in the film. Another major highlight in the film is the performance from Anisha Victor. Anisha Victor has delivered a great performance as a teenager and she is going to grab a lot of offers after this. Atul Kulkarni has got a good role in the film and he performed well as per the character limitations. Senior actor Suresh is also seen in a key role in the film. Prakash Dhalwadi has played a short role and rest of the actors have made their presence felt.

Technical department:

Technically, the film is looking very strong and the sound designing as well as the camera work is top notch. The background score by Girish is ultimate. The cinematography by Shreyas Krishna is one of the major assets of the film and the editing by Lawrence Kishore is nice. The Production values of Via Com and Etaki entertainments are rich. The running time of the film is also very less and it helped the film a lot.

Verdict:

Gruham is one of the rarest films which will stick to the genre. Tipped to be a horror entertainer, the film Gruham stays unique and scares the audiences during every possible scene. Unlike the other mixed genres, the film is completely pure in terms of horror elements. It’s been a long time that we have seen a complete horror film like this. The film is decorated by solid performances from the lead actors and also sound technicalities. On a whole, the film is certainly a must watch for everyone and those who loves horror films will definitely like this one.

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Andrea Jeremiah, Siddharth

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