|Release date : July 25, 2014|
|123telugu.com Rating : 3.25/5|
|Director : V. V. Vinayak|
|Producer : Bellamkonda Ganesh Babu
|Music Director : Devi Sri Prasad
|Starring : Bellamkonda Sreenivas, Samantha
Alludu Seenu is probably one of the most talked about films in the recent past. Directed by V V Vinayak, this film marks the Tollywood debut of Bellamkonda Sreenivas. Super star Samantha, is cast opposite him in this mass entertainer which has hit the screens today. Let’s see what it has in store for us.
Alludu Seenu(Bellamkonda Sreenivas) and his uncle Narsimha(Prakash Raj) are two small time thugs, who decide to run away to Chennai, to escape the villagers threats who have lent them money. They board a wrong train and end up in Hyderabad.
As soon as they land, Alludu Seenu stumbles upon Bhai(Prakash Raj), a dreaded mafia don in Hyderabad. He gets the shock of his life, when he finds out that Bhai looks exactly the same as his uncle. Seizing this opportunity, Alludu Seenu decides to make use of his PA Dimple(Brahmanandam) and mint money on Bhai’s name.
Twist in the tale comes when Alludu Seenu falls in love with Bhai’s daughter Anjali(Samantha). As soon as their love starts to blossom, he finds out a horrifying truth about Bhai and gets separated from her. What is that truth ? What happens to Anjali ? How will Alludu Sreenu win his love back ? For answers to all these questions, you need to watch this film on the big screen.
As this is Bellamkona Sreenivas’s debut film, let’s start with him first. The young hero, has been trained extremely well for his debut film. Sreenivas has excelled in both dances and fights. He has a lot of grace while dancing, and this shows on screen. Acting wise too, he is ok and will surely improve with his upcoming films.
Samantha appears in an out and out glamorous role, and does what is required of her perfectly. Her glamour, especially in the songs, will surely enthrall the mass audience completely. Brahmanandam is yet another major highlight of the film. He is hilarious as Dimple, and generates major entertainment throughout the film. His scenes with Sreenivas have come out extremely well.
Once again, Prakash Raj does a splendid job as always. He is supreme in both his roles, and shows subtle variations well. Some of his scenes with Samantha during the second half have good emotions. V V Vinayak showcases enough entertainment, and makes this film look grand.
The basic story line of Alludu Seenu is nothing new, and does not have many interesting factors. Once the twist is revealed, the film gets predictable right till the end.
Second half has the same Baadshah, Dhee and Ready type of entertainment, and has nothing new to offer. Even though the songs have been shot extremely well, they have not been placed in the right places. Too many songs comes in one after the other, and spoil the flow of the film.
Music of the film is pretty good, and has some interesting peppy numbers. Bellamkonda Suresh has spent a bomb on the film and Chota K Naidu showcases it wonderfully with his camerawork. Dialogues written for Brahmanandam are hilarious, and so are the one liners. Devi Sri Prasad’s music is also good, but it is his background which elevates the film to another level.
Coming to V V Vinayak, his direction is top notch. Even though this is a routine story, he handles it quite well. He adds the necessary punches and all the required commercial effects in perfect balance. Screenplay by Gopi Mohan is just about ok, and could have been more crisper during the second half.
On the whole, Alludu Seenu is a tailor made launch pad for Bellamkonda Sreenivas. He makes an impressive debut and enthralls everyone with his dances and fights. Samantha’s glamour, V V Vinayak’s routine but entertaining commercial aspects, and Brahmi’s hilarious comedy makes this film a wholesome entertainer.
123telugu.com Rating –3.25/5
Reviewed by 123telugu Team