It is neither 'Uu' nor 'Ulikki', it is hooting laughter that the film induces. Even without talking about the patent mediocrity of the film, one can expose it by mere description. It has not got a hero; instead, there are two souls who are out to bay for each other's flesh and blood, which becomes clear only towards the end. The Noble Aatma (Balakrishna) wants to retain its ownership of Gandharva Mahal, while the Dissatisfied Aatma (the evil one, played by Sonu Sood) wants to realize its single-point agenda of tying the knot with Amruthavalli (Lakshmi Manchu), who is his prostitute sweetheart, in the same building. The former had killed the latter years before the entry of Manoj into the decoloured mahal, who has only an incidental place in the story.
'UKUP' has all the marks of a bad film, made by a technically and artistically impaired director. Way back some decades ago, Gandharva Mahal's generous, heroic owner (Balayya as Narasimha Rayudu) had to confront with Bhupathi (Sonu), the husband of his sister. After cunningly packing Rayudu off from the mahal, Bhupathi sets forth to marry Amruthavalli. Since he is already married to another woman, she rejects him now and this makes Bhupathi kill his wife. Rayudu enters the scene and avenges the killer of his sister/invader of his mahal.
As years pass, Rayudu's inglorious and almost penniless descendants (now headed by Tamil actor Prabhu) continue to live in the neighbourhood, having rented out the mahal to a
10:11 AM, Jul 28, 2012
'U Kodathara Ulikki Padatara' underwent today Censor formalities. It was awarded with U/A. The Manchu Manoj-Balakrishna starrer is slated to release on July 27. It was to clash with 'DCM', but the latter has since been deferred to Aug 15. There is a curiosity about the subject matter of the film. People are wondering whether it is a mass entertainer or a fantasy," the makers say. The title has, from...
03:19 PM, Jul 24, 2012
Telugu: Just as DCM's release date was recently advanced from August first week to July 27, the release of UKUP too has been advanced from Aug 2 to July 27. Thus, Ravi Teja-Prakash Raj duo are going to clash with Balayya-Manoj duo on the same day. "There is a curiosity about the subject matter of the film. People are wondering whether it is a mass entertainer or a fantasy," the...
03:44 PM, Jul 17, 2012