Ram Pothineni & Nivetha Pethuraj RED Movie Review Rating
Chitrambhalare.in Rating : 2.75/5
Star Cast: Ram Pothineni, Malvika Sharma, Amritha Aiyer, Nivetha Pethuraj, Sampath Raj, Vennela Kishore, Satya Akkala, Posani Krishna Murali,Nassar, Hebah Patel, Sonia Agarwal
Director : Kishore Tirumala
Producer : Sravanti Ravikishore
Music Director : Mani Sharma
Cinematography : Sameer Reddy
Energetic hero Ram Pothineni’s new film, RED has been carrying good buzz among the audience. Being directed by Kishore Tirumala, the film had a theatrical release today. Let’s analyze it.
Being identical twins, Aditya and Siddharth ( both roles portrayed by Ram) lead a different lifestyle. Siddharth focuses on his career and becomes a civil engineer but Aditya is an easy go natured guy. Due to his aggressive attitude, Aditya involves a major crime and has no option but agrees to pay a huge amount to a local rowdy. What will Aditya do to adjust the amount? How Siddharth is cornered in the entire setup? How will the twins get out of a huge mess? Forms the rest of the plot.
Ram yet again impresses with his acting in the given dual role. He carried the entire film on his shoulders and proved that he is good at managing both mass and class characters.
Ram’s styling and mannerisms are good and apt for the film. His energetic screen presence as Aditya makes literally the audience to watch the film till the end. His dances movements and ease in two songs are very good.
Heroines Malvika Sharma and Nivetha Pethuraj gave a decent performance. While Malvika has a limited screen space, Nivetha Pethuraj got a chance to play the investigative cop role.
Hebah Patel provides enough glamorous treat in the special song.
After a few engaging moments in the first half and a gripping interval block, everyone expects an intense crime drama in the second half but the narration during this course in time lacks soul in it.
Adding to it, the tedious and slow-paced proceedings in the second half literally irritates the audience. All the thrill elements and drama in the film has not been executed in a proper manner.
The love story of Siddharth is also not handled in an impressive manner due to which the entire setup looks artificial with lack of emotions.
Music by Mani Sharma is okay as his background score breathes life to a few key scenes. Except for two songs non of the tracks worked well on the screen.
Cinematography by Sameer Reddy is decent as he tried to bring in the rustic framework on the screen.Editing by Junaid Siddiqui is a major disappointing aspect for his aimless thriller as his work is sloppy.
Coming the direction part, looks like director Kishore Tirumala has not shown minimum interest to the modify the decent point which is officially adopted from Tamil thriller, Thadam.
Being an experienced direction, Kishore has completed failed in writing and executing the Telugu version of the film.
In an overview, RED is a flat and unengaging thriller which disappoints with the narration part. Though the first half has a few high moments with a stunning interval bang, the proceedings in the second half totally lack soul in them.