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RGV’s Lakshmi’s NTR has created a furor all over Telugu states due to its controversial content. Myfirstshow brings you the exclusive live review of the film.
4.30 AM IST: RGV creates a sensation with movie title card itself. He says ‘Thanks to Balayya’ which creates huge laughs in the theater.
4.40 AM IST: The movie stars with RGV’s voiceover where he explains the arrival of Lakshmi Parvathi into Ntr’s life after his defeat in politics and abandoned by family. Important scene going on between NTR and Lakshmi Parvathy. Lakshmi Parvathi tells him she wants to write a book on his life, NTR agrees.
5.00 AM IST: Mohan Babu character enters the scene. He offers to make a film with NTR which we know turns out to be Major Chandrakanth. Huge response and laughs from the audience for Mohan Babu’s character.
5.10 AM IST: Chandrababu Naidu, Balakrishna, Harikrishna, Purandeswari and other characters from NTRs family are introduced and they don’t like Lakshmi Parvathi staying with NTR in his house. They can see the increasing proximities between Lakshmi and NTR which seems like a warning to them.
5.21 AM IST: It’s time for the song ‘Nee Uniki’ where NTR and Lakshmi Parvathi start coming closer to each other.
5.29 AM IST: Clash starts between NTR and his family as NTR proposes Lakshmi Parvathi for marriage. CBN gives indirect warning to NTR
5.38 AM IST: NTR gets a mild heart stroke. Some sentiment scenes going on. So far, the movie is running at an okay pace.
US Box Office Collections update- $42,198 In 92 Locations 5.30 AM IST (07:30 PM EST)
5.50 AM IST: NTR announces in the success meet of Major Chandrakanth that he is going to marry Lakshmi Parvathi. And the intermission card comes up. NTR starts campaigning for elections, Simha Garjana song going on
First Half Report: The film is just about okay in the first half. There are some thrilling scenes but there are many boring moments which drags the screenplay. NTR, Lakshmi Parvathi, CBN characterizations are all good but there is a lag in the narration. BGM dominates the proceedings. Balakrishna’s character generated many laughs due to RGV’s satirical portrayal. Let’s hope the second half turns out to be more satisfying.
6:00 AM IST: NTR marries Lakshmi Parvathi and Chandrababu starts the ‘Vennu Potu’ planning.
6:09 AM IST: NTR starts campaigning for 1994 elections along with Lakshmi Parvathi and Simha Garjana song going on.
6:15 AM IST: NTR wins the 1994 elections and it’s time for Vijayam Vijayam song. RGV made both NTR and Lakshmi Parvathy do some dance steps in the song which generated comedy and laughs for the audience.
6:20 AM IST: Intense conversation scene going on between NTR and Lakshmi Parvathi where NTR is degrading Chandrababu Naidu in a very bad way.
The film is getting better with many interesting scenes going on, the pace has picked up drastically.
6:35 AM IST: Chandrababu’s backstabbing plan going on in full speed as he separates NTR from his family, MLAs and Ramoji Rao. Stage set for the Viceroy Hotel scene.
6:40 AM IST: The infamous Viceroy Hotel scene going on. All the MLAs held up by Chandrababu inside the Viceroy hotel and NTR isn’t allowed to meet them.
6:45 AM IST: The Vennupotu song going with intense scenes showing the effects of backstabbing and degrading CBN in the worst possible way.
US Box Office Collections update- $43117 In 93 Locations as of 6.30 AM IST (09:00 PM EST)
6:45 AM IST: After losing power NTR goes into depression which ultimately leads to his death and the film comes to an end.
Final Report: RGV has succeeded to some extent in making what he wanted to make. It is his best movie after a series of utter disasters in the recent past. He has come up with a new age love story using the characters of NTR and Lakshmi Parvathi. The movie is a decent one with interesting characterizations and situations. The first half is mostly dull with over the top sentiment and emotion but the second half packs a punch. The editing could have been better to avoid boring moments and also the BGM. The film drags at many points but some interesting scenes make up for it. Lakshmi Parvathi has been shown in a very positive light. Chandrababu Naidu is shown in the most derogatory way which is sure to offend TDP fans. But for anti-fans, it’s a treat. Must say, RGV has taken revenge on CBN in the best possible way and this movie might hurt TDP a bit in the upcoming elections. Overall it’s a one time watch. We have to wait and see how the common audience responds to the movie.
Myfirstshow.com Live Review Rating: 2.5/5
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