Kannada Review

  • Kannada Review: 'Prarthane' is a must watch 08-01-2012 07:24 PM

    Hyderabad: Film: 'Prarthane'; Cast: Anant Nag, Prakash Raj, Pavitra Lokesh, Master Manoj, Master Sachin, Ashok, Sudha Murthy, B.C. Patil and Dinesh Mangalore; Screenplay writer-Director: Sadashiva Shenoy; Producers: G.C.Pushpa and N. Harish; Story Writer: J.M.Prahlad; Composer: Veera Samarth; Camera: S. Ramachandra; Rating: *** 1/2 Journalist Sadhashiva Shenoy has shows a lot...
  • Kannada Review: 'Vishnu' is an ordinary flick 19-12-2011 11:27 AM

    Hyderabad: Film: 'Vishnu'; Cast: Abhijit, Catherine, Poonam, Geetha, Sharath Lohitashwa, Ashish Vidyarthi, Manoj; Producer: Rohini Abhijit and Abhijit; Story, Screenplay, Direction: Abhijit; Music: M.N. Krupakar; Cinematography: Manohar; Rating: ** It is another Kannada film that bears the name of Kannada movie icon Vishnuvardhana. This film is titled 'Vishnu' and directed...
  • Kannada Review: 'Only Vishnuvardhana' is racy 11-12-2011 04:54 PM

    Cast: Sudeepa, Priyamani, Bhavana, Sonu Sood, Dwarakish, Arun Sagar Director: Kumar 'Only Vishnuvardhana' is an unpretentious, engaging and entertaining commercial film, which provides enjoyment to the viewers and is a 'paisa vasool'. The script by debutant director is racy and filled with all the masala elements, needed for a star-studded...
  • Kannada Review: 'Paagal' is sheer absurdity 04-12-2011 03:55 PM

    Hyderabad: Producer: Muralidhar, Writer and Director: P.N. Sathya, Music: V Manohar, Cinematography:Niranjan Babu, Cast: PN Sathya, Pooja Gandhi, Thulasi Sivamani, Bullet Prakash, Indrajith Lankesh, Harish Rai, Mico Nagaraj, Biradar and others, Rating: *1/2 Director P.N.Sathya who was acting in character roles in some films turned a hero through his own...
  • Kannada Review: 'Achchu Mechchu' disappoints 20-11-2011 06:52 PM

    Hyderabad: Film: 'Achchu Mechchu'; Cast: Tarun, Archana Guptha, Achyuth Rao, Veena Sundar and Shobharaj; Producer: Lokesh; Director: Himayat Khan; Music Director: A.M. Neel; Camera: Nagesh Acharya; Rating: * 1/2 'Achchu Mechchu' has an unconventional theme, which could have been turned into a great cinematic piece with a message. The story...
  • Kannada Review: 'Aata' narration disappoints 19-11-2011 04:38 PM

    Hyderabad: Film: 'Aata'; Cast: Sumanth Shailendra, Vibha Natarajan, Avinash, Achyuth Rao, Sadhu Kokila, Pavitra Lokesh; Producer: S. Shailendra Babu; Director: Vijayakumar; Music: Sadhu Kokila; Cinematography: Raaghav; Rating: ** Veteran film producer Shailendra Babu has put in all efforts and loads of money to provide a dream debut platform to his...
  • Kannada Review: 'Bodyguard' is average fare 06-11-2011 05:55 PM

    Hyderabad: Film: 'Bodyguard'; Cast: Jaggesh, Daisy Shah, Spoorthi, Guru Datt and Sadhu Kokila; Producer: Parimala Jaggesh and Narasimhan; Director: Anand; Camera: Ashok Raman; Music Composer: Vinaya Chandra; Rating: ** Jaggesh starrer 'Body Guard' is the third remake of the Malayalam hit 'Body Guard', which was directed by Siddique with Dileep...
  • Kannada Review: 'Kaanchaana' a debut gone awry 30-10-2011 03:21 PM

    Hyderabad: Film: 'Kaanchaana'; Cast: Diganth, Raagini, Kran Sreenivas, Rangayana Raghu, Tabla Naani, and Mithra; Director: Sai Ganesh; Producer: Srinath Reddy; Camera: Sundaranatha Suvarna; Music Composer: Rishikesh Hari; Rating: Half a star Engineer-turned-director Sai Ganesh's debut movie 'Kaanchaana' was marketed as a comedy aiming to provide relief to the audiences with...
  • Kannada Review: 'Putra' is an ordinary fare 16-10-2011 06:39 PM

    Hyderabad: Film: 'Putra'; Cast: Diganth, Supreetha, Roopashri, Avinash, Sudha Belawadi, Sundar Raj and Tennis Krishna; Producer: Anthony Paul; Director: V. Umakanth; Camera: Ravi Suvarna; Music: Raja Ramesh; Rating: ** 'Putra' is a remake of Tamil film 'Em Magan' starring Bharath. The film was a moderate success and its highlight was...
  • Kannada Review: 'Sarathi' is a sure shot winner 01-10-2011 07:19 PM

    Hyderabad: Film: 'Sarathi'; Cast: Darshan, Deepa Sannidhi and Sharath Kumar; Director: Dinakar S; Producer: K.V. Sathya Prakash; Music Director: Hari Krishna; Dialogues: Chintan; Rating: *** 'Sarathi' is surely going to lift up the spirits of its lead actor Darshan, who is currently in jail, facing charges of assaulting and harassing...
  • Kannada Review: 'Manasology' disappoints 25-09-2011 08:26 PM

    Hyderabad: Film: 'Manasology'; Cast: Amoolya, Raakesh, Sadhu Kokila and Neenasam Achyutha; Producer-Director: Deepak Aras; Music Director: Anoop Sileen; Camera: Sugnaan; Rating: * Amoolya made a sensational debut with 'Cheluvina Chiththaara' four years ago. She was just 14 at that time and after that she has worked in one film a...
  • Kannada Review: 'Maryaade...' is enjoyable 25-09-2011 08:04 PM

    Hyderabad: Film: 'Maryaade Raamanna'; Cast: Komal, Nisha, Rajesh, Mukesh Rishi, Dharma and Doddanna; Director: Guru Prasad; Producer: T. Kumaresh Babu; Camera: R.Giri; Music Director: M.M. Keervani; Rating: ** 1/2 Guru Prasad's 'Maryaade Raamanna' is a frame to frame copy of director S.S. Rajamouli's last year's Telugu film 'Maryaada Raamanna'. Since...
  • Kannada Review: 'Mr. Duplicate' fails to impress 06-08-2011 11:44 AM

    Film: 'Mr. Duplicate' Cast: Prajwal, Devaraj, Diganth, Sheethal, Anand, Ramesh Bhat, Thulasi, Sudha Belawadi and others; Director: Kodlu Ramakrishna; Producer: Kashyap Dakoju; Story and Screenplay: Dwaraki; Music: Mano Murthy; Camera: Naveen Suvarna; Rating: ** 'Mr. Duplicate', directed by veteran director Kodlu Ramakrishna, is inspired by Gautham Menon directed Tamil film...
  • Kannada Review: 'Banna Bannada Loka' fails 24-07-2011 08:01 PM

    Hyderabad: Film: "'Banna Bannada Loka"; Cast: Ramprasad, Harsha, Shravani, Meghana Gowda, Avinash, Rangayana Raghu, Rekha V. Kumar, Poorva and Vasanthkumar; Producer: C. Krishnappa; Storywriter-Screenplaywriter-Director: Ram Prasad; Music Director: D. Thomas; Cinematographer: Chandrashekhar; Rating: * 'Banna Bannada Loka' is not for the current scenario - it should have been released two...
  • Kannada Review: 'Yogaraj, But' is entertaining 24-07-2011 07:54 PM

    Hyderabad: Film: "Yogaraj, But"; Producer-Screenplay-Director: Dayal Padmanabhan; Camera: Rajesh; Cast: Naveen Krishna, Neetu, Sihi Kahi Chandru, Geetha, Tarun Sudhir, Sreenivasa Murthy and Suchayeendra Prasad; Rating: *** Dayal Padmanabhan's 'Yogaraj, But' is an entertaining film despite philosophical overtones. It is a difficult and complex script to narrate, but the director has...
  • Kannada Review: 'Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga' 18-07-2011 11:46 AM

    Hyderabad: Review: 'Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga'; Cast: Vijaya Raghavendra, Naveen Krishna, Meghana Gaonkar, Petrol Prasanna, Rangayana Raghu and Shobharaj; Director: Hari Krishna; Producer: Pampapath & Nagendra Prasad; Story-screenplay-Direction: Nagendra Prasad; Dialogue Writer: Malavalli Sai Krishna; Music; Camera: Safety Prakash; Rating: 'Vinayaka Geleyara Balaga' could have been a very good innovative experiment...
  • Kannada Review: Cool stunts in 'Chennamma IPS' 04-07-2011 11:41 AM

    Cast: Ayesha, PN Sathya, Ashok, Mandya Nagaraj, Padmavasanthi, Hanumanthe Gowda, Mallesh and Yathiraj; Director: Anand P Raj; Producer: RSGowda; Music Director: Rajesh Ramanath; Camera: Jayaramu; Rating: ** 1/2 Ayesha, referred to as Lady Bruce Lee by her fans, had charmed the audiences with her breathtaking stunts in her hit debut...
  • 'Nooru Janmaku' is about recession 03-07-2010 04:58 PM

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  • Prithvi: A fast paced action thriller 14-05-2010 04:28 PM

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