GORY STORY: Uday Kiran and Anita.
Cast: Udaykiran, Anitha, Kiran Rathod, Tanikella Bharani, Ashish Vidyarthi, Sivakrishna.
Dir: V.N. Aditya
Music: R.P. Patnaik
THE FILM can be summed up in two words: violence unlimited. Udaykiran and Anitha are cast together again after Nuvvu-Nenu. Tanikella Bharani plays a corrupt minister while Ashish Vidyarthi is his stooge, in the role of a Circle Inspector. Sivakrishna plays another police officer. In this set up of main characters, imagine where the heroine fits in.
The storyline is a compendium of routine scenes and stock characters like a middleclass man making visits to pension office to get the sanction and the officer openly demanding money. The latter also prides over his illegal earnings. Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao and Devadas Kanakala play these two roles.
There is a comedian (played by Sunil) who eats away our brains with a greater length of dialogue than the hero. The comedy is played up always at the wrong time countering the running mood of the situation. Everything put together adds to the general wilderness of the drama. The story meanders through impossible and improbable situations.
Shriraam (Uday) wants to become a police officer. Having applied for the job, he awaits the interview. The recruiting officer (Sivakrishna) discovers in him an honest young man. He wants to settle scores with a corrupt Circle Inspector Shankar (Ashish), nicknamed as `encounter Shankar', who is in the pay of a minister. On an occasion, when the C.I. misbehaves with Shriraam's girlfriend Madhu (Anitha), he beats up the cop.
From then on, Shankar's hunt for Shriraam begins, who is, by then, selected for the S.I. post. The appointment needs a pre-verification of the candidate's character and social credentials. Once Shriraam realises that he is in direct confrontation with a senior officer, he tries to avoid him till he gets the posting. But Shankar applies all methods to blackmail people to extract statements against Shriraam, dubbing him an extremist.
Thus goes the film on and on, testing our patience. Amid all this, a tiff arises between the lovers on the issue of his job.
Emotions do not get proper delineation in the film. Nothing fructifies in this aimless drama. Songs don't make an impact. Ditto with the picturisation.
Uday's performance is average. There is no scene that makes us sit up and watch. Even character artistes like Tanikella Bharani and Venkateswara Rao get uninspiring roles. Sivakrishna's role of a recruiting officer makes no sense. Music and photography are average.
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