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Basanti - Movie Review

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Rating:
3.0/5
Comedian Brahmanandam's son Gautham made his acting debut with 2004 film Pallakilo Pelli Kuturu, which bombed at the Box Office. After seven years, he played hero in movie Vareva, which also failed to give him a break. In a bid to get a hit, he has done lot of hard work for his third movie Basanti, which has hit the screens today. Even leading stars like Chiranjeevi, Mahesh Babu, Pawan Kalyan, NTR, Prabhas, Allu Arjun and Ram Charan have helped to promote the film.

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Basanti is a romantic action entertainer with all masala elements and Gautham's good performance is the main attractions in the film. Baanam fame Chaitanya Dantuluri's direction, Mani Sharma's amazing background score and soundtracks, beautiful picturisation, a few sentimental sequences and well-choreographed action scenes and Alisha Baig's glamour are other highlights of the film. A few dragging moments are its big drawback.

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Chaitanya Dantuluri has written a routine love story of college students for Basanti, but he has added the issue of terrorism in it. Set in the backdrop of terrorism, the movie narrates how a student struggles to save his love interest, who is trapped in the college that is invaded by terrorist. The movie starts on a slow note, but picks up the speed at the interval bang. The pace of narration slows down again after the first few minutes of the second half.

Gautham is an ordinary boy next door, who is studying in the Basanti Arts College. His only aim in life is to win the heat of his love interest Alisha Baig. But she becomes a hostage of terrorist, when they attack her college. Will Gautham try to save her? What happens next will form the crux of the movie.

When compared to his previous films, Gautham has shown lot of maturity in his acting in Basanti and his subtle performance is the main highlight in the film. He rocks the viewers with his amazing fights and dialogues diction. Alisha Baig has tried her best to do justice to her role and she impresses you with her glamour. Ranadeep Ghatla, Sayaji Shinde, Naveena Jackson, KSI Anand, Tanikella Bharani, Dhanraj, Mani Kiran, Dhaya have delivered good performances, which are also among the big assets of the film.

Basanti has rich production values and Mani Sharma's amazing background score is the main highlight in the technical front. The songs composed by him are also good assets of the film. The cinematography is another big highlight of the film. Other tech departments like art direction, dialogues, costumes, makeup and editing have also done a commendable job.

Overall, Baanam fame Chaitanya Dantuluri has made a wonderful attempt through Basanti, which has all the elements to impress the mass audience. Gautham will definitely win your heart with his wonderful acting in the movie, which is a worth watch film. Continue to read Basanti viewers' review in the slideshow.

Gopi Mohan ‏@Gopimohan

Basanti is a simple content film. A genuine & different film. 1 st half ok...2 nd half very good & well executed.Emotion handled very well. Dir Chaitanya Dantuluri did his best.Entire team delivered their best. ManiSharma music & R.R are big asset for the film. Basanti has a point & sense.Honest in its attempt.Go and watch the film.Encourage good cinema :) Goutham is good in his subtle performance.My special appreciation to dialogues.Congratulations to the entire team of Basanti :)

Survi ‏@PavanSurvi

#Basanti - (Till Interval) - Its a well shot film. Atlast we have something refreshing and fairly enjoyable with solid Mani Sharma BGM. #Basanti -- Post interval everything goes back to Routine and Familiar. HOPE movie picks up pace and grows more.

Rasool Oruganti ‏@RCOruganti

Thanks for #Basanti one of the best honest films from TFI.. Movie is very natural, we feel its happening around us... Special mention to TanikellaBharani gari performance in #Basanti.. I loved his dailogues & natural/stable performance I loved dialogues and the scenes that showed the deep emotions in a human... #Basanti conected emotionally 2 all intheater(full shouts), koncham cinematic ga undi unte audience kurchilone oogipoyavaaru.

Ravikurosawa ‏@RAVI_lies

@chaitanyahead influence of che guevara karl marx on u is reflected in #Basanti i thought so. #respect low budget high emotional #Basanti. Dnt my eyes became wet. ManiSharma bow hero 1st time punch kottetapudu thirugubatidi bgm is expected #Basanti

Raghava ‏@Rags_aCreator

Interval bang tho cinemaaki oopochhindi .. hoping this pace will continue in second half #Basanti Manisharma is back with superb music and extraordinary back ground music...interval bang ki kummi vadilaadu .. #Basanti

RamGopalVarma Gang ‏@varmanics

One word abt #basanti 1st half - honest attempt .. 2nd half started. Show Completed ... Really good film #Basanti ... Neat film antey ella unadili anela undhi cinema ... very neat and clean ... #Respect

Srinivas Thammineedi ‏@T_Srinivasu

Worth a watch. Mani sharma rocked the show with his music. specially with background score.. #Basanti

HK ‏@hr_krn1

#Basanti a routine and boring fair #BGM in second half is same to same #Okkadu

Yashraj ‏@AlwaysYashraj

Direct ga Cheppalante 'Cinema Chala Bagundi..' Indirect ga Cheppalante 'Maruthi Cinema la aithe Ledhu' #Basanti

RAju Indukuri ‏@raju_indukuri

#Basanti 1st Half FLAT ga vundii. Manisharma BG Music Kummeyoos!!

PawanKalyan ‏@kapilvarala

I love ind pak fights in mves. I loved #Basanti till now. Interval bang BGM rachaaa ManiSharma BGM _/\_ #Basanti "Vellakuraa" song edaithe undo. Nak bagaa ekesindhi. Manisharma music #Basanti

Deepak Reddy ‏@Deepuzoomout

10 gundallo okadni champithe migatha tommidiki bayam vasthundi, Iddaru soldiers lo okadni champithe inkokadiki thegimpu vasthundi #Basanti

Venkat ‏@urs_ms

Chala slow ga velthundi #basanti

rAmGoPaLvArMa GaNg ‏@varmanics

I don't say #basanti is a great film but surely i can say it's honest film. @chaitanyahead You made your two films with passion and honesty ... #Banam 16/9/2009 and #Basanti 28/2/2014 ...

rAmGoPaLvArMa GaNg ‏@varmanics

Interval #basanti .. after many days watched goose bums film with mind fucking bgm by mani sir ... A chaitanya dantaluri Film.

Topics: basanti, Gautham, Alisha, chaitanya dantuluri, brahmanandam
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