Film: Burra Katha
Cast: Aadi Saikumar, Mishti, Rajendra Prasad, Manichandana, Posani Krishna Murali, Abhimanyu Singh, Prithvi and others.
Music: Sai Kartheek
DOP: Ram Prasad
Story-Dialogues-Direction: Diamond Ratnababu
Release date: July 5, 2019
Behind the scenes:
Aadi who has been struggling for hits since long tries his hand at the complex role of a man with two brains. Writer Diamond Ratnababu makes his debut as a director. Mishti provided the glamor and an efficient supporting cast promises a fun time at the theaters. Let’s see if the film delivers on their promise.
Abhiram is born with two brains on the day Nagarjuna’s Hello Brother is released in 1994. One is the hot-headed hunk Abhi and the other is timid but intelligent Ram. Due to this rare personality disorder, what are the problems his family and love face forms the story. There is another angle of a rowdy turned politician who is after Abhiram to take revenge. All this culminates into a shubham climax.
It is sad to see a good actor like Aadi who has a strong voice waste his potential in utter craps like this film. The role might seem exciting on paper but due to the poor screenplay, there is nothing Aadi could do as an actor to bring excitement. There is not much variation in the two roles and it gets pretty boring after a point of time. His dances are cool but get repetitive with each song. Mishti Chakraborty plays another dumb role. She looks cute but her role is written very poorly. The film boasts of solid padding star cast but none of the actors could make a mark because of atrocious writing. Rajendra Prasad, Posani Krishna Murali, Abhimanyu Singh overact like there is no tomorrow. Prithvi also couldn’t leave a mark with his spoof acting and punchlines.
The film suffers from poor production values but whatever little is invested in making this film is also like ‘Boodida lo posina panneeru’. The Music, cinematography, fights, choreography, editing… everything is pedestrian as if none of the technicians were interested to invest their efforts in the movie. Everyone did their job as just a formality for getting paid. The main culprit is the writing. Though the film has an interesting premise and there was a lot of scope to make a great entertaining film, the writer-director Diamond Ratna Babu filled the movie with rotten comedy, double-meaning dialogues, vulgar aunty comedy, and logic-less scenes. There is no real conflict in the movie. There is no ambition in the movie. There is just nothing in the movie.
The first half of the film is bad and the second half is even worse. The screenplay is completely jerky with no sense whatsoever. Some one-liners are good and evoke some laughs here and there but other than that, the film is a sham. This is a total wrong choice of subject by Aadi. He has the talent to shine and become a good hero but films like these are going to do him more harm than good. The film is a waste of time, money and effort.
Burra Katha: It is a Total Burra Fry
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