Jai Bolo Telangana, which was released last Friday, has got thumbs up from the critics. Though, they have pointed out at some mistakes, As a whole, they have praised the movie. But it has got mixed response from the audience, as the movie is based on the regional dispute. The movie starring Jagapathi Babu and Smriti Irani is based on Telangana's struggle for the separate state. Director N Shankar has succeeded in highlighting the emotions of the people of Telangana but he has failed to give a solution for the burning issue.
Here we bring you some of the reviews from different websites for the film Jai Bolo Telangana.
Rediff: Jai Bolo Telangana is uni-dimensional
Shankar views it essentially from the people's point of view in Jai Bolo Telengana. Into the political backdrop, he adds a love story mainly to strike a chord with the audience. The movie merely chronicles on screen the significant points of the movement with the love story in the foreground. It espouses the cause of the new state. Read on for the Rediff Review.
Sify: Captures the mood and sentiments
Director N Shankar took the initiative to reflect the mood and sentiments of the people and the movement in this film, Jai Bolo Telangana. His movie documents the recent events but fails to tell a moving story. More than narrating a touching story, he focuses more on the incidents that we have already seen on Television channels. Read on for the Sify Review.
Indiaglitz - An emotional regional drama
Agitation for seperate Telangana state dates back to several decades. In the recent past the demand for Telangana resurfaced with the birth of TRS. The agitation reached its peaks after KCR took up fast unto death in November 2009. Director N Shankar made this film to capture the tempo of the agitation and suicides that followed, in Jai Bolo Telangana. Read on for the Indiaglitz Review.
Idlebrain - Realistic portrayal of Telangana fight in the current scenario
his movie has a love story set against the backdrop of the current Telangana movement. Director Shankar who has always been good when it come to capturing social problems made sure that there is an emotion while narrating the real incidents and struggles in the villages of Telanagana. Read on for the Idlebrain Review.
Oneindia - Successfully highlights the present struggle
The director has succeeded in highlighting the emotions of the people of Telangana and the audiences could identify themselves with the Telangana movement in the film. He has almost succeeded in portraying the struggle by incorporating several contemporary incidents that had occurred including the students" movement. Read on for Oneindia Review.