|Release date : 12 January 2014|
|123telugu.com Rating : 3/5|
|Director : Vamsi Paidipally|
|Producer : Dil Raju|
|Music Director : Devi Sri Prasad|
|Starring : Ram Charan, Allu Arjun, Shruti Haasan ,Amy Jackson..|
Ram Charan’s action entertainer Yevadu, has been in the waiting from quite a very long time. The wait is finally over as the film has hit the screens during the lucrative festive season. Directed by Vamsi Paidipally, this movie has Allu Arjun and Kajal Agarwal in guest roles. Let’s see whether Yevadu is all the worth this wait.
Satya(Allu Arjun) and Deepthi(Kajal Agarwal) are lovers who decide to get married. Their love is opposed by an evil Veeru Bhai(Rahul Dev) who also falls for Deepthi. On the other hand, Ram alias Charan(Ram Charan) starts killing everyone from Veeru Bhai’s gang.
When all this is happening, yet another gangster from Hyderabad, Dharma(Sai Kumar) is after Charan’s life. Who is Charan? Why is he killing everyone from Veery bhai’s gang? Why is Dharma after Charan? For all these questions, you need to watch the film on big screen.
The movie is completely Ram Charan centric. Vamsi Paidipally has successfully manged to showcase Charan as a powerful angry young man. Charan takes this film to another level with his mature performance. His dances are to die for especially in the Freedom song.
Allu Arjun and Kajal’s cameos are breathtaking, and have been conceived wonderfully. First ten minutes and interval bang is very intense and entertaining. Sai Kumar does an awesome job as the bad guy. He looks menacing and once again proves what an stunning actor he is.
Story idea is unique and the way it has been executed is also decent. Some thrills and action episodes, especially the rain fight has been shot extremely well. Amy Jackson provides the necessary glamour quotient in the first half.
After an interesting first fifteen minutes, the film becomes highly predictable. When compared to the second half, the first half is slightly on the slower side.
All the scenes and events showcased remind us of many Telugu films. The film only becomes good vs evil and turns monotonous. After an tit for tat revenge drama, climax becomes cliched and routine.
Shruthi Haasan looks beautiful, but has limited screen time and comes in only for the songs. Too much violence might not go well with the family audience. Kota and Brahmanandam are wasted with tiny roles in the film.
Vamsi Paidipally’s films have always been high on technical values. Even Yevadu is no less, as it has been shot lavishly. Devi Sri Prasad’s music is just about ok, but its his background score which elevates the film to another level.
Camerawork is stunning as the entire film is shot beautifully. Visual effects are top class and look natural. Screenplay of the film is good but a number of scenes could have been chopped off.
Dialogues are powerful and suit Charan’s body language well. Editing is apt and so is the art direction. Choreography is top class and proves Ram Charan’s dancing talent once again. Fights have been composed well and director Vamsi Paidipally has succeeded in elevating Ram Charan in a powerful role.
One the whole, Yevadu is all about Ram Charan’s electrifying performance. Though this film has many routine scenes, you can still give it a shot this festive season.
123Telugu.com Rating – 3/5
Reviewed by Avad M
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