Goutham Nanda Review

Goutham Nanda Review

Movie:      Goutham Nanda

Rating:      2.5/5

Director:   Sampath Nandi

Behind the Screens

Gopichand who made a comeback to winning ways with his Loukyam in 2014 is back to the flops with his next films – Jil and Soukhyam. Two of his films – Oxygen and Aaradugula Bullet are struggling to release. So, the actor pinned all his hopes on Goutham Nanda releasing today. Let us see how the movie, Goutham Nanda fared with the audience.


Ghattamaneni Goutham (Gopichand) is the only heir of a big shot billionaire (Sachin Khedkar). All he knows is party culture. But then, one day he gets the question of what he is without his father. To get an answer, he changes his position with Nanda (Goutham), a poor lad who has a starking resemblance to Goutham. While Goutham learns the value of life in Nanda’s house, Nanda turns greedy in Goutham’s place. What happens next in the story forms the rest.

Star Shine:

Gopichand who has the image of a Mass Action Hero is convincing in a Stylish Avatar. Besides his styling, he also made some changes to his body language. He managed to bring good variations in both the characters and did a decent job in emotional sequences.

Catherine Tresa is confined only to glamor and she is gorgeous. Hansika is seen in a limited screen space and is okay. Mukesh Rishi and Nikithan Theer as baddies are impressive. Sachin Khedkar, Chandramohan, and Seetha are good in the roles they are offered.


Sampath Nandi has attempted Goutham Nanda after two years gap. He repeated the same mistake as previous cases by concentrating on grandeur and styling with out proper emphasis on the story. The movie has an interesting storyline but the revenge plot is very weak. The twist in the story is also not so convincingly dealt at the end. The first half is okay with the commercial elements taking the center stage while the second half derails in the midway testing the patience of the audience.


Sampath Nandi who is the story writer, as well as the director, is a disappointment. He chose a good storyline but did not take proper care of it to use the novel factor. Gopichand’s Stylish Makeover, however, deserves applause. Soundar Rajan’s cinematography is very good. The entire screen is oozing money thanks to the extraordinary production values. Thaman’s songs are average but the background score is impressive. Editing should have been better.

Movie Marks:

High Emphasis on Style, Low on Substance

Cast: Gopichand, Hansika, Catherine Tresa and Others
Story, Screenplay, Dialogues, Direction: Sampath Nandi
Producer: J Bhagavan and J Pulla Rao
Music: Thaman
Cinematographer: Soundar Rajan
Editor: Goutham Raju
Banner: Sri Balaji Cine Media
Release Date: July 28th, 2017