Gautham Vasudev Menon had directed ‘Gharshana’ with Venkatesh in 2004, a stylish action entertainer with love in its backdrop. Ater a long gap, he resurfaced in Tollywood to bring out a cute love story called ‘Ye Maya Chesave’ with Naga Chaitanya and Samanta in the lead. Both the films were big hits. Now, he came up with another different psychological thriller with the title ‘Erra Gulabeelu’. The director touted that the film is based on a real life story. Let us see how good it is on screen.
Story : Samar (Veera) is the son of a sex maniac father. Even as he is an eight year old boy, his father used to enjoy with women and wine in front of these young kid and he almost gets seduced. The ordeals continue for Samar for four years until Meenakshi (Swapna Abraham) comes to his rescue and saves him from the clutches of his father by calling the police.
In order to avoid arrest Samar’s father commits suicide. Now Meenakshi decides to bring him up with a different name Veera (Veerabahu) and days pass by. Veera turns 16 but his childhood incidents and horrifying days continue to haunt him.