Pavan Wadeyar debuted as director in Kannada with the movie Govindaya Namaha. Besides wonderful script and direction, his unique marketing strategy made this movie a big hit in the Sandalwood Box Office. After delivering another hit with Googly in Kannada, he is foraying into Tollywood with Potugadu, a remake of his first directorial venture, which is a comedy drama featuring funnyman Komal Kumar. The movie is sure to rock the Telugu audiences.
Potugadu is a romantic comedy with very high
entertainment quotient. Manchu Manoj's rocking performance is the
main attraction in the film. Pawan's unique script, interesting
narration, funny dialogues, comedy stars' performances, Achu
Rajamani's hit music and background score, Srikanth's stylish
picturiasion and good choreography of songs and fights are other
highlights of the movie.
This movie is about two dejected young men, who meet each other,
while they are about to commit suicide and share love stories. When
compared to Govindaya Namaha, the director has made
several changes in the plot as well as characterisation in
Potugadu to suit the taste of the Telugu audience. With
its promos soaring up viewers' expectations to the sky high, the
director has made sure that he will live upto them.
Potugadu is a roller-coaster ride right from the
beginning till end and it tickles the funny bones of the film
goers. The director has included commercial ingredients and has a
good grip over the happenings on screen. The first half of the
movie is quite racy, funny and entertaining with lot of comedy and
romance. Pawan is successful in maintaining the pace of this joy
ride in the second half too. The climax is also very
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Govinda (Manchu Manoj) is a wayward guy, who decides to commit
suicide after he gets dejected. While he is about to commit
suicide, he meets another man, who has also come for the same
purpose. After knowing his love story, Govinda narrates his story
of romancing four girls (Sakshi Chowdary, Simran Kaur Mundi, Rachel
and Anupriya) and cheating on them. The answer to the question why
he wants to commit suicide will form an interesting part of the
Manchu Manoj's Performace
Manchu Manoj has delivered a brilliant performance in
Potugadu. As featured on the posters, he really looks
hilarious and notorious. He has done a commendable job in all
romantic, comedy and action scenes. In fact, he is the showman in
the film, which is sure to give him a big break.
Female Leads In Potugadu
Potugadu has four heroines like Sakshi Chowdary, Simran
Kaur Mundi, Rachel and Anupriya in the female lead. All of them
look glamorous and they have done justice to their roles with
limited scope. Their chemistry with Manchu Manoj is also
Supporting Artistes In Potugadu
The movie has a host of comedians like Thagubothu Ramesh, Posani
Krishna Murali, Chandra Mohan, Satyam Rajesh, Shayaji Shinde and
Raghubabu to tickle your funny bones. Vinod Kumar, Narsing Yadav,
Shiva Shankar and others have done their jobs well. Sunil's voice
over is also good.
Technical Stuff in Potugadu
Potugadu has rich production values and Achu Rajamani's
music and background score are the main attractions in the
technical front. Especially, his song compositions like 'Pyaar mein
padipoya' and 'Bujji pilla', which have already rocked the
listeners, will be the pick of every one. Cinematography and
Dialogues are other highlights. Editing and other technical
departments have also done a commendable job.
Potugadu is a wonderful comedy entertainer, which has
best performances, rich production and interesting script. Manoj
and Pavan are sure to get a big break from this film. It is a mass
entertainer. Don't miss it to watch this weekend.
Potugadu Cast And Crew
Producer: Lagadapati Sirisha Sridhar
Director: Pavan Wadeyar
Cast: Manchu Manoj, Sakshi Chowdary, Simran Kaur Mundi, Rachel, Anupriya, Thagubothu Ramesh, Posani Krishna Murali, Chandra Mohan, Satyam Rajesh, Shayaji Shinde, Raghubabu, Vinod Kumar, Narsing Yadav and Shiva Shankar
Music: Achu Rajamani
Release Date: September 13, 2013