Power*** got released in 275 screens across the state on 28th August. The movie starring Powerstar Puneet Rajkumar and Tamil actress Trisha is the remake of Telugu Blockbuster Dookudu. The movie directed by K Madesh is the Kannada debut of Trisha. The movie has been produced by 14 Reels Entertainment which has produced the original movie in Telugu.
Power*** is an action comedy film. The movie starts with the story of a popular politician Krishna Murthy, portrayed by Tamil actor Prabhu. He is idealistic and very popular among the people. After his death in an accident, his son Bharath (Puneet Rajkumar) become a daring super cop.
Bharath is hell bent to apprehend the Mafia Don (Kelly Dorji). While pursuing the Don he meets a girl Prashanti (Trisha) and they both fall in love. It is revealed later that Bharath's father is alive and in coma. When his father wakes up, Bharath takes him to the ancestral mansion. He lies to his father that he has also become a politician. To make it believable, he tricks an unsuccessful film maker (Rangayana Raghu) to make a reality TV show in the mansion.
He used the reality TV show to portray himself as a politician to his father. He also tricks a corrupt politician into a real estate deal. He uses the deal to explore the nexus between Mafia Don and the corrupt politicians. He marries Prashanti to make it even more believable.
Movie become hilarious when Bharath tries to hide the reality from his father. Will his father come to know the his real occupation and how he apprehends the Don and the corrupt politicians is the crux of the story.
Puneet does a fantastic job as the super cop. While Mahesh Babu was excellent in Dookudu, Puneet beats him with his dancing skills. Puneet's dancing in the movie has been top notch. Trisha looks very glamorous in the movie and her voice over has been perfect. The movie will not let down the viewers at any point. It is a complete entertainment package for the Powerstar Fans.
From the early morning response the movie has received, it is seems that the movie may create new records at the box office.