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Gajakesari - Movie Review

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Cinematographer Krishna's directorial debut Gajakesari starring Rocking Star Yash and Golden Queen Amoolya in leads is another film with the mixture of all the commercial elements to make it a perfect movie and a proof to show the unique movie making style of Kannadigas. The movie opens with the introduction by South actor Prakash Raj, who makes the audience to get glued to the screen. Its all about the man, who will be blessed with 'Gajakesari Yoga' (star of elephant and lion).

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Gajakesari deals with the story of Baddi Krishna (Yash), who will be a cool dude in the town. Ananth Nag, who is the Matadhipathi (chief of temple) will decide to make Baddi Krishna as his successor. Though Krishna will not be interested in the traditional and religious practices, situation will leads him towards that post. Will Krishna become the matadhipathi or plays a prank to avoid becoming the saint? Why will Ananth Nag decides to make cool dude Baddi Krishna as his successor? What is background of Krishna? Forms the crux of the story, which should be enjoyed on silver screen.

Though Gajakesari seems to be bit lagged in few parts of its narration, still the suspense and curious will continues. The comedy is the biggest strength of the film. Continue reading the review on slide show...

Yash Combination With Elephant

Elephant plays the important role in Gajakesari, where it shares the maximum scenes with Yash in the film. His role should be enjoyed on screen.


Yash is the winner. Though Gajakesari is first epic movie for him, he has done a remarkable job. Any girl would fall for Yash by seeing his styles, actions, attitude and body language.


With Gajakesari, Golden Queen Amoolya has come a long way from child artiste and girl next door image. Beside Yash she catches the show in her glamorous avatars.

Comedians And Supporting Roles

Sandalwood's comedy master Sadhu Kokila and Rangayana Raghu are at their best in Gajakesari. Along with Yash, Sadhu and Raghu will tickle your funny bones. Ace actor Ananth Nag is the one actor, who gets into the skin of the character.

Thrilling Background Score

Be it from the duet song to background score, Sandalwood's music master V Harikrishna is at his best. The background score will remain in the audience mind for ever.

Daredevil Stunts

Be it from desi fights to modern action scenes Bollywood's most wanted stunt choreographer Ravi Verma has done a good job. If the lead role was not Yash, the action scenes would have been a biggest disaster.


As director Krishna is himself a cinematographer, he has created wonders along with cameraman Sathya Hegde. The exotic forest locations is biggest feast for you eyes.


Director Krishna has got a huge break in Kannada film industry. Audience can expect another adventurous film from him.


After Drama, Googly and Raja Huli, Rocking Star Yash is all set to give another Blockbuster in Kannada film industry. An ever made adventurous movie on Kannada screen. A must watch movie.

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