The success of Love Guru inspired director Prashanth Raj and his team to do another movie. So the team is now back with its next film called Gaana Bajaana. The movie has a very simple storyline, but director has made it good watch by including all the commercial elements. Besides good performance, the film has rich production values and this make the film entertaining.
Gaana Bajaana is a romantic entertainer. The highlights of the film are Tharun Chandra, Dilip Raj and Radhika Pandit's performance, Sharan and Laksmi Devi's comedy, Joshua Sridhar"s music, Shekhar's camera work, costumes and choreography. The demerit of the film is the lack of goods in the story and director Prashanth Raj could have included a few more twists and turns to create interest among the viewers.
The film is all about two guys and a girl's dream about their life partners. The hero loves heroine, heroine has lover for a rowdy and the rowdy has crush for a dance teacher. The director has good grip over the pace of the story and the film has dynamic narration. The first half of the film has quite fast-paced narration and Sharan and Laksmi Devi's comedy is one of the highlights of this part. The second half of the film is even more interesting with new twists and turns. The director could have strengthened the love story with a few more sentimental sequences.
Krish is a dancer, who is staying in Thailand. His grandfather (Raja Rao) wants him to marry his friend's (CR Simha) granddaughter Radhe (Radhika Pandit) so that their friendship will turn into a strong relationship. But Radhe is also dancer and she wants her partner to be a rowdy and rough and tough guy. She develops lover for local rowdy Kuttappa (Dilip Raj). Meanwhile, Dilip Raj has a crush on a dance teacher. Whether all these three youngsters will get their dream partners will form the rest of the story.
As Krish, Tharun Chandra has delivered a wonderful performance. With his body exposure and wonderful dance steps, he steals the heart of the girls. As rowdy Kuttappa, Dilip also rocks the audience. He has good energy in his dialogue delivery and expressions. Radhika Pandit is also successful in winning the heart of pranksters with her smile and stylish looks. Sharan, ML Lakshmi Devi and Vijaya Parthsarthy's comedy is a big highlight of the film. Others like CR Simha, Yashwanth Sardeshpande, Manjunath Hegde, Vijay, Ratnakar and Raja Rao have also filled life into their respective roles.
Another biggest highlight of Gaana Bajaana is its music, which has been composed by Joshua Sridhar. Especially songs like 'Gaana Bajaana…", 'Hosadondu Hesaridu…" and 'Naanu Eega Naanena…" have been shot in a very stylish way and choreography and costume designing in these songs is simply superb. Moreover, these three songs are quite melodious to listen and they have already proved as chart-buster songs. Shooting locations like Thailand and few other places is really good. Shekhar's cinematography is commendable.
Overall, Gaana Bajaana is worth watchable movie and it can be good entertainer for this weekend.
Director: Prashanth Raj
Cast: Tharun Chandra, Dilip Raj, Radhika Pandit, Sharan, ML Lakshmi Devi, Vijaya Parthsarthy, CR Simha, Yashwanth Sardeshpande, Manjunath Hegde, Vijay, Ratnakar, Raja Rao and others.
Music: Joshua Sridhar