Vijay's last movie Rajinikantha did not live up to the
audience expectations. Though his performance in the movie was
praised to heavens, the film failed to impress the cine-goers. On
the other end, his personal crisis over marriage has not helped the
Now, Duniya Vijay is game with his next movie Jayammana Maga, which is very crucial for him. It is also his first maiden production and this factor has made him deliver a hit at any cost. The actor has ensured to give enough publicity for the Kannada flick and the trailer of the movie has managed to garner good attention from the media and audience. Will the movie give him a break? Find it in the review...
Duniya Vijay has opted for a different kind of subject. His
Jayammana Maga is all about black magic and human
sacrifice. It is a battle between good and evil. The movie also
projects that God comes to the rescue of his people when in
The film is directed by Vikas, a protegee of maverick director
Yogaraj Bhat. He has churned out a horror flick with all the
necessary masala ingredients and he succeeds in his mission. In the
first half, there are good number of comedy scenes and action
sequences, but the second half offers chilling moments to the
Naga (Vijay), the son of Jayamma (Kalyani), stays with his
mother near a temple. While the former does not believe in God, the
latter is spiritual. But Naga helps the people. The ghosts, which
are captured in dolls, will be nailed by him.
Divya (Dr Bharathi) comes to his life when she comes to perform a ritual in the temple. As expected, he starts liking her. Continue reading the story on the slideshow..
Divya Is The Target
At this juncture, a black magician wants to make a human
sacrifice and it is his leading lady, who is the target. Vijay has
a tough situation before him and he along with his mother become a
part of a bigger scheme. What happens next form the interesting
part of the story.
Art Department Gets Full Marks
The major part of the movie has been shot in Chandakadhama Swamy
temple, Anekal district and Bangerghatta. The art director erected
a special sets to shoot the black magic portions for which he gets
Thumbs Up For Story-Screenplay
Story and screenplay are brilliantly penned by director Vikas.
He has to be praised for coming up with interesting
Sujan's cinematography is yet another highlight of Jayammana
Maga. Scenes shot in forest and action sequences have been
well captured by the cameramen.
Arjun Janya's Music
Arjun Janya's music score is okay. One song is good and his
background music generates curiosity in the minds of audience. At
parts, dialogues could not be heard due to heavy background
Three Stunt Directors
The director has roped in three stunt directors for the movie.
KD Venkatesh, Mass Madha and Vijay Chennai have choreographed
action sequences. The 360 degree crescent action scene stuns
audience. Dialogues by Chitan is good.
Character artistes in the movie have done justice to their
roles. At parts, Rangayana Raghu goes overboard, lead actress Dr
Bharathi, in her limited role, performs well, Kalyani, in Vijay's
mother role, is outstanding and Narendra Babu is decent. Honnavalli
Krishna justifies his character.
Vijay Steals Show
When it comes to Vijay, he completely steals the show. In fact,
he has brought the best out of himself in Jayammana
His performance in the climax gets a special mention. Baddie
Uday is equally good. His dialogue, 'Aham Raktaksha' becomes a
Jayammana Maga is a well-made movie. This one should
not be missed.