Nee Jathaga Nenundali is a romantic musical drama film and the wonderful chemistry between lead pair is the main highlight of the film. Shagufta Rafique's engrossing script, melodious songs and amazing background score, beautiful picturisation, sentimental scenes and beautiful locales are other attractions of the film. The slow-paced narration is the big drawback of the film.
Aashiqui 2 is all about how a pop icon sacrifices his life to make a bar singer a superstar. Director Jaya Ravindra has taken the original story for Nee Jathaga Nenundali and added a lot of regional sensibilities to appeal to the local audiences. The Telugu remake boasts of lot local flavour and sentiments.
Nee Jathaga Nenundali opens with the song 'Vintunnava nestam...', which has been shot beautifully in a concert. Later, it heads to introduce the lead pair and their romance. The lead pair's romance and melodious song make the first half an interesting watch. The twist at the interval sets moment for the story. The second half will also impress you and the climax is very sentimental. Overall, the narration is bit slow.
Raghav Jairam (Sachiin Joshi) is an RJ-turned-pop singer, who loses his career due to his drinking habits. He meets Gayatri (Nazia Hussain), who earns her livelihood by singing in a bar. Impressed by her singing skills, he takes up the challenge of making her a star singer. During this process, he falls in love with her. He successful gets her fame, but he loses his fame and bank balance for his alcoholism. What happens next will form the crux of the story.
As lead pair, Sachiin Joshi and Nazia Hussain have delivered performances in Nee Jathaga Nenundali. But when compared to the original, their chemistry lacks depth and emotion. Rao Ramesh, Shashank, Posani Krishna Murali and Shubhangi Latkar have done justice to their respective roles in the movie.
Nee Jathaga Nenundali has superb production elements and Mithoon and Jeet Ganguly's songs are the main attractions in the technical front. The amazing camera work is another highlight. The dialogue, editing and other technical departments have done commendable jobs in the film.
Overall, Nee Jathaga Nenundali is a good musical romance drama that is almost on par with the original movie. It may not impress mass audience as it lacks entertainment quotient. It will surely rock the lovers of romantic entertainers. Continue to see pictures of Nee Jathaga Nenundali in the slideshow.