Aagadu Movie Review: Severe Dose of Déjà vu, and A Leading Man in Control

That Srinu Vaitla is one of the most successful writer-directors in Telugu Cinema of late is a fact known to anyone & everyone who knows a bit about the industry. And most people also know that he is indeed a master when it comes to making formula masala films, all within a particular template that he’s gone on to perfect pretty well in film after film. Personally I admit to having enjoyed most of his films, despite their predictable pattern. In 2011 Srinu Vaitla and Mahesh Babu created box office history by coming together for Dookudu, a film which milked all the possible commercial ingredients to emerge a winner. So post Baadshah when Aagadu (One who will not stop) was announced by Srinu Vaitla with Mahesh Babu in the lead, expectations naturally were quite high, considering the success of their previous film.  Aagadu incidentally is also produced by the same producers of Dookudu- Ram Achanta, Gopichand Achanta and Anil Sunkara of 14 Reels Entertainment (incidentally they also produced Mahesh Babu’s recent film, 1 Nenokkadine).Continue reading “Aagadu Movie Review: Severe Dose of Déjà vu, and A Leading Man in Control”

Autonagar Surya: Trailer

Deva Katta who was earlier a mechanical engineer in the U.S turned Telugu filmmaker and his last filmPrasthanam (2010) met with critical and commercial success. He is now ready with his next film, Autonagar Surya. While this time he’s gone into the action zone, the film does retain political element which was noticed in Prasthanam as well. Autonagar Surya features Naga Chaitanya in the lead along with Samantha, Rakul Preet Singh, Brahmanandam, Ajay, Sai Kumar, Ashish Vidyarthi, M.S.Narayana etc. Produced by K.Achi Reddy and R.R.Venkat, the film has music by Anoop Rubens while Srikanth Naroj is the DOP and Gautham Raju is the editor.Continue reading “Autonagar Surya: Trailer”

Bhai: Sneak Peek

Bhai PosterVeerabhadram Chowdary who has made back to back successful Telugu comedy films i.e Aha Naa Pellanta (2011) and Poola Rangadu (2012) now gets into the mass entertainer zone with Bhai featuring Nagarjuna in the lead. Continue reading “Bhai: Sneak Peek”