Release Date : February 12, 2022
123telugu.com Rating : 3/5
Starring: Siddhu Jonnalagadda, Neha Shetty, Prince Cecil, Brahmaji
Director: Vimal Krishna
Producer: Suryadevara Naga Vamsi
Music Director: Sricharan Pakala, Thaman SS (Background Score)
Cinematography : Sai Prakash Ummadisingu
Editor: Naveen Nooli
DJ Tillu is a film that has been promoted a lot in the past few days. The film is out now with a good hype all over. Let’s see how it.
DJ Tillu(Siddhu Jonnalagadda) is a crazy local DJ who is high on life. One fine day, he meets Radhika (Neha Shetty) and instantly falls in love. But to Tillu’s shock, Radhika gets him involved in a murder case. The rest of the story is as to how DJ Tillu comes out of this big mess.
Even if the story is dull, there are films that have solid hero characters who engross you with their standout performances. DJ Tillu falls in the same category and has Siddhu Jonnalagadda who breathes life into his character. From scene one, it is DJ Tillu’s character, the way he talks, walks, and handles the situations, everything is quite entertaining.
With this film, Siddhu is surely an actor to watch out for. He has a solid screen presence and terrific dialogue delivery. If he chooses good subjects, Siddhu will be a star for sure. Brahmaji is okay in his role. Prince was also neat as the hyper youth.
Last but not the least, Neha Shetty is quite convincing in her role. She looks beautiful and does not make her character look vulgar and handles it nicely even though it is not justified in the film. One of the major assets of the film is the various conversations between the lead pair which have tongue-in-cheek humor and will be loved by the audience.
After an entertaining first half, things get a bit slow in the second half. The comedy quotient goes down and the scenes look rushed and the climax is wrapped up in a hurry. Even the heroine’s role has no closures which leaves everyone clueless.
In the second half, the hospital scenes and the way the cops behave look forced in the narrative. Right when things start to get wayward, the impressive climax is rushed. If not for Siddhu’s performance, the tempo would have gone down big time in the second half.
Thaman has given the BGM for this film and he has done a solid job. He elevates the character of DJ Tillu superbly with his quirky BGM. Songs are superb and so was the styling for Siddhu Jonnalagadda. Not many know that Siddhu has co-written the film and his dialogues are funny. Every dialogue that Siddhu mouths have a satirical tone which will be loved by the youth. The camerawork, production values by Sithara Entertainments are perfect.
Coming to the director Vimal Krishna, he has narrated the film on an entertaining note leaving the logic behind. The strength of the film is DJ Tillu’s character and showcased it in such a way that whatever Siddhu does, it looks good on screen and entertains the audience irrespective of the weak storyline.
On the whole, DJ is a timepass comedy that has a standout performance by Siddhu Jonnalagadda. You will love his character and the comedy that he generates. The film has no strong storyline and rushed situations but when the hero’s character is so jolly and the situations give you ample entertainment, you should give this film a shot and have a good weekend.
123telugu.com Rating: 3/5
Reviewed by 123telugu Team
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