Release date : February 05 2016
123telugu.com Rating : 2.25/5
Director : Vamsi
Producer : D. Venkatesh
Music Director : Chakri
Starring : Ajmal, Nikitha Narayan
Senior director Vamsi, needs no introduction. After making some memorable films in the past, he is back with his latest venture Vennello Lo Hai Hai which has hit the screens today. Let’s see how it is.
Susheel(Ajmal) is a happy go lucky software engineer working in Mumbai. His parents fix his alliance with a girl named Satya(Nikita Narayanan) and ask him to meet her. During this time, Susheel’s parents showcase his horoscope to their spiritual guru. To their huge shock, they find out that their son is already married.
They reveal the same thing to Susheel who gets equally shocked. Upset with this, he suddenly remembers his childhood days where he got married to Tanuja during a fun kids game. A curious Shusheel now starts looking for Tanuja.
Who is this Tanuja ? Will Susheel find her finally ? and what happens to Satya during this time ? That forms the rest of the story.
The concept of marriage and the various aspects of the relationship have been showcased well. The way Ajmal goes about his search and meets different people in different walks of life has been dealt decently. Nikita Narayan is ok in her role.
The rural set up and the typical characters which are known is all Vamsi films has been showcased to an extent. Music given by the late Chakri comes as a huge relief in the film. Interval twist and the climax have been handled well.
One of the biggest drawbacks of the film is the boring and outdated narration. The makers have taken a routine story line and have showcased the film in a beaten to death formula. So, all the scenes and situations which come during this time are below par.
There is absolutely no emotion in the characters. Also, the logics go for a toss and the performance by the supporting cast leaves a lot to be desired. The fun and simple comedy that is expected in all Vamsi films is missing big time in this film.
After a point in the film, you start wondering whether a renowned film maker like Vamsi has actually made this film. Yet another drawback is the main lead Ajmal. He has sleep walked through the film and his facial expressions clearly showcase his disinterest in the project.
As said earlier, music by Sri is pretty impressive. All the songs sound good and some numbers are also shot well in a experimental way. Camera work is decent and showcases the journey in a good light. Editing is also ok as the makers have successfully managed to delete the lags as the film was being made from the past few years.
Coming to the director Vamsi, he has done a very poor job with the film. His direction is below par as he failed to narrate the film in an engaging or novel manner. Everything looks so jaded as Vamsi has failed in every department of the film.
On the whole, Vennello Lo Hai Hai is probably one of the most weakest films in Vamsi’s career. The trademark of the legendary director is missing completely from the story, narration and also the performances. Except for some decent songs, this film has absolutely nothing to offer and can be ignored easily this weekend.
123telugu.com Rating : 2.25/5
Reviewed by 123telugu Team
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