Though it was well known fact that Maanikya is the remake of
Telugu hit Mirchi, high expectations were lying on
the movie as it is the directorial venture of Kiccha Sudeep with
another maverick movie maker Ravichandran. With all these
highlights, Maanikya will never be a disappointment the fans of
Nalla and Malla, who plays the role of father and a son in the
Sudeep is an architect based in Milan, where he falls in love
with Ramya at first sight. He returns to his village to reform his
violent family background. With the help of bank manager, role
played by Sadhu Kokila, Sudeep makes good advancement in winning
the appreciation of everyone in Ranya's family. Here unfolds an
interesting twist in the story. Sudeep shares strong connection
with Ravichandran, who is an arch enemy of Ranya's family.
Meanwhile, Ranya also realises that Sudeep is romantically linked
with Varalaxmi Sarathkumar. What
happens next will form the crux of the story, which should be
watched on silver-screen. Continue reading the review of
Maanikya Is The Mixture Of Action And Sentiment
Maanikya, which will be an out and out action movie in
the first half, will turn to be very emotional after the interval
Feast For Kannadigas
There is nothing that will match the happiness of Kannadigas to
see the big stars - Ravichandran and Sudeep playing father and son
Ravi And Sudeep Rocks
Ravi and Sudeep are just rocking be it in an emotional or action
scenes, they both will be the main highlight of the film.
Evergreen Pair Is Back
Ravichandran and Ramya Krishna, the evergreen pair of Sandalwood
is back. Their role is the major highlight of the film and both of
them are excelled in their respective roles.
Star Cast In Supporting Roles Is The Biggest Strength For The Film
As few audience are well aware of the story, Sudeep has made it
a point to make the movie big with its Star cast in the lead roles
like Ramya Krishna, Ranya, South Lass Varalxmi Sarathkumar,
Avinash, Chitra Shenoy, Kamala,Shobraj and others.
Apart from good story and screenplay, what makes Sudeep's work
great is the characterisation in the film, which is
Sudeep looks superb in action, comedy, dance and sentimental
sequence. It is Kiccha, who steals the show. He is the showman by
playing multiple roles in the making of Maanikya.
Ravichandran is just rocking in Sudeep's father role. Though his
entry is after the interval bang, he also steals the show with his
terrific role along with Kiccha in the second half.
South lass Varalaxmi Sarathkumar's Kannada debut has started on
a positive note. She is impressive as a typical village girl and
sizzling on-screen chemistry with Kiccha Sudeep.
Maanikya - Movie Review: Nalla-Malla Rocks
Ranya is new find for Sandalwood. Chikkamagalur beauty will
steal the hearts of cine-goers. She has given her best to the role,
which should be appreciated.
Comedy Feast By Comedy King
Comedy King Sadhu Kokila is yet again at his best with his body
language and comedy timing. Along with Kiccha and Nagashekar, Sadhu
will tickle your funny bones.
Kiccha Sueep and Ravishankar's combo has done wonders again
with Maanikya. The villain role in the movie would
have been a biggest disaster, if it was not done by
Music By Arjun Janya
Sandalwood's sensational music-composer Arjun Janya's music is
the biggest boost for the movie's pace. His compositions like
‘Ninna hinde,' ‘Huccha naa,' ‘Maamu maamu,' ‘Jeeva jeeva,' ‘Nalla
malla,''Jeena jena ya' and others have already become chartbusters
and they are treat to watch it on-screen.
Track Nalla Malla, The Biggest Feast For Ravi And Kiccha’s Fans
Arjun Janya's music should be appreciated in the track ‘Nalla
malla,' which is considered to be the biggest feast for
Ravichandran and Kiccha Sudeep's fans.
Cinematographer Shekar Chandra has done some brilliant
picturisation in song sequence. Beside action, family and musical
entertainer, Maanikya will be a visual treat for Kannada audience
with Shekar's camerawork.
Kiccha Sudeep is the winner with an excellent product like
Maanikya. He is successful in adapting an amazing script
of Telugu and making all the possible changes in such a way that it
suits his loving Kannada audience.
Drawbacks Of The Film
With all these highlights, Maanikya too have some
drawbacks. The plot can be predicted, which makes any star movie
maker helpless at the end of the day, as he has done a remake
The fact should be admitted that it's a common audience's
tendency to compare the remake movie with original one.
Biggest Family Entertainer
Maanikya is the biggest family entertainer on Kannada
screen, after Kiccha Sudeep's close pal Challenging Star Darshan
Though it is a remake of Telugu movie, Maanikya has
some rich production values, as Sudeep has done lot of changes in
Kannada. The must watch movie for the Kannada movie lovers and the
fans of Nalla-Malla. Ultimately the combination of Kiccha and Ravi