Kalyana Vaibhogame starring Naga Shaurya and Malavika
Nair, is apparently a litmus test for director Nandini Reddy as she
took her time to comeback, post Jabardasth's debacle. Read
the review to know whether she passed off the test with flying
Kalyana Vaibhogame Story:
The plot of the movie is straight to the point as it completely
revolves around a guy and a girl, who are not interested in
marriage, but enters the wedlock. It proceeds further stressing it
that, marriage involves two families and not just two
Did they stay together, post the marriage? How did they fix
their struggling relationship? What role does the families play in
their relation? This forms the rest of the story. Read more
about the performances, technical details and overview of the film
in the slides below.
Naga Shaurya and Malavika Nair helped the film's plot a lot with
their uninhibited traits and effortless performances, while Rashi
was a surprise in the film. Pragathi, Urvashi and everybody were
The movie was majorly entertainment driven, which makes it a
happy watch. For people, who loves to watch rom-coms, with a pinch
of emotional content hear and there, Kalyana Vaibhogame is for
Though the film wasn't brilliantly written, director seems to be
particular about the sensibilities of her script and thus delivered
what is usually expected from her.
Music by Kalyani Koduri played an important part of the film
like it should, for any rom-com or a family entertainer. Title song
was shot very well.
A few traces of diretcor's debut film, Ala Modalaindi were
visible. Especially in the way hero and heroine roles were
On the whole, Kalyana Vaibhogame is a simple movie, which talks
its point in an entertaining manner. It is conceived in its own
space, without overdoing any emotion.
Kalyana Vaibhogame has been heavily inspired by many
Telugu movies that discussed marriage as its central point.
Especially, you would reminisce Krishna Vamsi's Mogudu and
Jagapathi Babu, Priyamani starred Pellaina
Though Kalyana Vaibhogame was dealt differently from
them, it does remind you of some of the episodes from the old
Telugu films. Perhaps, Nandini Reddy has a great influence of her
guru, Krishna Vamsi on her and one can see a typically Vamsi's kind
of set up.
Nevertheless, the film was smooth and simple without much
dramatization, which makes it a good watch. Moreover the casting of
the film is interestingly done. Malavika Nair's own dubbing adds a
fresh flavor to her character. Sweet nuances between the couple and
the initial cat-fight was well handled. A little slow screenplay
plays a spoilt sport since it drags at the end.
We can say Nandini Reddy moderately passes off the litmus test as she is succesful enough in producing a meaningful film with good commercial viability. Give it a watch folks.