Srinivas Avasarala, who has undergone acting training in USA, has won the heart of Telugu film goers with his perfect comedy timing in his debut movie Ashta Chamma. But the actor has now chosen a serious subject for his latest outing Aravind 2, which has been directed by A Film By Aravind fame Sekhar Suri. Although he has proved that he is talented and can do well in all kinds of roles, it is illogical script that stops him entertaining you.
Aravind 2 is a suspense thriller, which has been made on par with Hollywood style. Srinivas Avasarala's performance is the main attraction in the film. Sekhar's wonderful screenplay, Vijay Kurakula's background score, Rajendrababu's picturisation, Venkata Naga's thrills and Venkatesh's art direction are other highlights of the movie. The biggest drawback of the film is that it lacks that much need sense of horror or suspense and also it has abundance of illogical scenes.
Sekhar Suri himself has written story and screenplay for the film Aravind 2, which is all about a film director, who sets out to shoot a movie in the Dandeli forest, where he faces some unexpected situations. Although the movie has a simple storyline, what makes it an interesting watch is its execution on the screen, which is excellent. The director's narration makes you sit on the edge of the seat and watch the movie biting your nail.
The movie opens up in a jungle with a violent accident and a murder. Police officer Banarjee takes the charge of investigation to trace the missing persons. After an hour, the story shifts to the Dandeli forest and the number of murders goes up by the end of the first half. But this portion, which has a couple of romantic songs, has too many loopholes and characterisation is also very confusing. The first half fails to create a sense of horror or suspense.
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