|Release date : 27 September 2013|
|123telugu.com Rating : 4/5|
|Director : Trivikram Srinivas|
|Producer : BVSN Prasad|
|Music Director : Devi Sri Prasad|
|Starring : Pawan Kalyan, Samantha, Pranitha
Power Star Pawan Kalyan and Samantha have teamed up for the film ‘Atharintiki Daaredhi’. The movie has been directed by Trivikram Srinivas and BVSN Prasad is the producer. AD has released across the world today, so let us check it out.
Goutham Nanda (Pawan Kalyan) is the grandson of a very rich business magnate based in Milan, Raghuram Nanda (Boman Irani). Raghuram has everything in life, but he is not happy. At 78 years of age, all he wants is reconciliation with his estranged daughter Sunanda (Nadhiya). Despite repeated attempts, Sunanda refuses to meet her dad.
Goutham now heads to India to try and convince his Atthayya Sunanda to come back. Sunanda is a headstrong but kind lady and Goutham must do all that he can to convince her. He joins her household as a car driver and tries to win her affection.
Sunanda has two daughters, Sashi (Samantha) and Prameela (Praneetha). What does Goutham do? Whom does he end up with? Can he win the affection of his Atthayya? That forms the story of this ‘Atharintiki Daaredhi’.
Plus Points :
Pawan Kalyan is simply outstanding in AD. He is stylish and he has good energy levels in this movie. But more than all that, Pawan Kalyan’s emotionally charged performance in the climax sequence is something that will have a very strong impact. Pawan carries the simple and linear story line on his shoulders and takes the film to another level.
Samantha is very cute in the movie and she looks gorgeous as always. She has a limited role in the first half,but gets prominent placement in the second part. Her scenes with Pawan Kalyan are adorable.
Praneetha looks good,especially in the Bapu Gari Bomma song. Nadhiya has given a classy performance. Boman Irani and Ali are neat. Raghubabu and M.S.Narayana are ok.
Brahmanandam steals the show in the second half with the Ahalya drama episode. Comedy quotient in the movie is very good, especially in the second half. Trivikram’s dialogues work well.
The interval sequence and climax episodes are really nice. Trivikram has succeeded in maintaining good tempo throughout the film. He has also presented Pawan Kalyan in a way that fans will love.
Minus Points :
The VFX scenes are not up to the mark and they could have been avoided altogether, especially in the fight where the jeeps dive into the river.
Technical Aspects :
Cinematography is a big asset for the film. Pravin Pudi’s editing is good. DSP’s music and background score are big assets for the film.
Trivikram needs to be applauded for handling Pawan Kalyan’s stardom in the right manner. He has penned some really nice dialogues and his direction is also good.
‘Atharintiki Daaredhi’ is a clean and hilarious family entertainer. You will see a new and energetic Pawan Kalyan in the movie. Samantha’s glamour, Trivikram’s humour and DSP’s music are all bonus points. Go watch the film this weekend with your family. It is worth it.
123telugu.com Rating – 4/5
Reviewed by Mahesh S Koneru