Sudeep has become a popular face in the entire nation after his Telugu film Eega. The actor, who did not have a single Kannada release last year, is back with Varadanayaka, a multi-starrer movie, which also features Chiranjeevi Sarja, Sameera Reddy and Nikisha Patel in the lead roles. It is a remake of Telugu superhit film Lakshyam. In Kannada, the project is helmed by Ayyappa P Sharma and produced by Shankare Gowda. Let's see what they have to offer.
The film begins with Hari (Chiranjeevi Sarja) escaping from a police station with his girlfriend Sirisha (Nikisha Patel) and killing DGP (Sharath Lohitashwa). A flashback opens up soon after the incident where Varadanayaka, a cop, bashes goons who tried to kill a person. We are also introduced to his family, which comprises of his wife (Sameera Reddy), his father and journalist (Mukyamantri Chandru), his kids and younger brother (Chiru).
Section Shankar is a baddie and never gets into legal troubles as he has tricks to escape. Varadanayaka wants to put him behind the bars but fails several times. During the process, Sirisha and Hari fall for each other and when they think every thing was moving smoothly, a tragic strikes and the entire mood of the film changes. The remaining part should be seen on-screen.
Sudeep and Chiranjeevi Sarja have shared equal screen space. The story of the film perfectly provides a platform to showcase their skills without overshadowing each other. While the first half is entertaining with all masala elements, the second half is gripping and thrilling. Continue reading on the slideshow...