For the first time, Mahesh Babu has dared enough to put aside so called sentiments of Tollywood in case of Srimanthudu and has believed in the story of the film as well as his instinct. Let us see whether his gut feeling turned in to reality.
Srimanthudu is about a rich guy called Harsha, who
believes in doing what his heart says. Though he has
everything in life at his foot step, there is something else he
desires to accomplish. What sets his goal and what wonders his
determination does forms the story.
Mahesh Babu exactly fits in to the role of a rich and ambitious
guy and his intense performance elevated the heroism in the movie
to a different level. Mahesh seems to have concentrated much on his
weaker sides in this film and appears to have worked alot on his
Shruti Haasan plays Charuseela a strong and sweet girl next door
with prefixed way of living. She manages to spill her magic here
and there and was adorable in song sequences.
All the other seasoned actors including Jagapathi Babu, Sukanya
and Sitara were aptly cast while Rajendra Prasad sounds too cliched
in some of the key scenes.
Director Koratala Siva breaks the so called
'second film sentiment' and comes out with flying colors.
Srimanthudu calls for a much deserved success for the
director as he has delivered a film with full of content rather
than a mere commercial cinema.
However, he failed to keep the screenplay engaging and the film
looses it's pace many a times.
Devi Sri Prasad though scored an average with the songs, he gave
his best in terms of background score. DOP Madhie was top class and
the Mythri movie makers seems to have spent the money at the right
Srimanthudu would probably get more and more
richer in the coming days after winning your hearts with some
lively performances and timely punches. Go for it! Mahesh Babu's
Srimanthudu has a sound story to tell you.
Elevation scenes in the film surely gives you goosebumps and if
you are a fan of Mahesh, we promise you a feast.
Chemistry between Shruti and Mahesh has come out really well and
would probably become one of the hit pair of Telugu in coming
Mahesh Babu worked a lot on his dances and some of the catchy
steps with Shruti were an eye-candy
Dialogues in the film sets the mood right and creates a great
impact on you. Make note of the one liners.
After two back to back disasters, Mahesh breathes a hit. Go for