Follow your passion, they say. Never mentioned the empty rooms and stomachs, that follow too.
This movie is going to be etched in the golden history of Telugu Film Industry, mark my words. I would like to mention that the industry has come up with many cult movies during recent times and almost all the movies have my heart now. Arjun Reddy is going to be every medical students’ dream life and the best movie they have ever watched. They will be mesmerised by Arjun Reddy. Apart from them, the movie will own a special corner in every viewers heart. Arjun Reddy will be remembered for infinity and more.
The protagonist of the story, Arjun Reddy (Vijay Deverakonda) is a medical student who falls in love with one of his junior, Preeti(Shalini Pandey). Vijay for a longtime will be mentioned as Arjun Reddy by all of his fans, including me. His acting is fantabulously fantastic and his expressions are award winning. The story revolves around the couple and how they make both ends meet to be in constant touch with each other until Preeti’s father finds about their relationship.
Later, the movie takes a sudden turn that changes the entire plot of the story and in the next half we see Arjun who has now become an alcoholic and drug addict. The entire movie can be termed as celebration of different feelings, starting from love, friendship and family bonding. Though the movie needs some clean editing as few scenes are unnecessarily long like the second half where Arjun is shown as a victim of drug abuse and few unrequired kissing scenes here and there.
Rahul Ramakrishna plays the role of Arjun’s close friend who has been through his thick and thin. He commutes his emotions perfectly and his comic timing with Arjun is remarkable. Preeti’s character lacks clarity and more time should have been spent on showing how she fell in love. Despite of many ‘A’ rated scenes, nothing looks vulgar. The songs do not disturb the flow of movie as they are mostly played in the background. Here is one of the songs, I fell in love with, Madhuram.
I rate the movie, 4/5. Would have given 5/5 if I didn’t require extra patience to sit through. A must watch though!
The movie was surrounded with rumours that it has been fetched from When Harry Met Sally. I haven’t watched When Harry Met Sally, so will not comment on how similar or dissimilar it was. I will talk about the amazing screenplay of the movie and not to mention the power that the actors have that grabbed the attention of audiences till the very end. Every movie is released with one intension, to have the audiences stuck on their seats till the last scene and JHMS successful manages to do that.
The story revolves around our protagonists searching for a ring. Harry (SRK) is a travel guide and Sejal (Anushka Sharma) has lost her engagement ring during her European trip. One may find the plot repeating and predictable. Sejal is the kind of girl, you may often find in day to day life. Child like and stupid, Anusha Sharma plays the role of a Gujarati girl with utmost ease and grace. SRK’s charm and sexiness has notched higher with this movie. There are certain scenes that few audiences will not approve with but there isn’t outrageous vulgarity in them. The scenes were clean, pure and had highest level of emotions.
I have fallen in love with the way Imtiaz Ali shows the internal difficulties each individual goes through. The way he portrays Sejal, when she realises that she is falling in love with a travel guide though she is engaged is nothing more than enthralling. Harry deals with rollercoaster of emotions and fears which is sketched in a suasible manner. Also, this movie has something that all Imtiaz Ali’s films have, a strong and important woman character. The plot could have been better by highlighting the reason of Harry’s nightmares and how Sejal’s presence is the catalyst.
The songs are feet tapping and fun. Out of all, I love Safar as it reveals a complete story in itself. Radha would be the most loved song by the audience and Beech Beech Mein can now be heard almost in every party. The only issue would be the placement of songs as every scene breaks into a song sequence out of nowhere. The songs are worth adding to your playlist while traveling.
I give 3/5 to the movie and the sole reason being the phenomenal acting, songs and commendable screenplay!
They say, if you love someone and they want to go, let them go, that is true love, letting your love free.
I don’t have words to describe how beautifully and delicately this movie deals with the intricacies of human emotions and relationships. This film begins with a common, everyday seen love story of two college students who study in the best universities of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. The actress, Pallavi (Niveda Thomas), who plays the role of pretty, simple yet elegantly graceful girl who wants to dance on stage before getting married just because she desires to show the video to her husband and kids asks Uma Maheshwar Rao (Nani), the protagonist, to teach her dance. She has seen him dancing for someone’s marriage and she decides that he will be her teacher. On the other hand, Nani who aims to complete his PhD readily agrees because she offers him a good payment to train her.
Here on, the movie again gets into the everyday love story scenes, songs and actions. Nani stays as a tenant at Niveda’s place but soon both of them are separated for various reasons. The reasons are so intriguing that they will force you to think how would you react in such situations. Even before the interval, the movie successfully captures the attention of audiences. Then Niveda gets married to a someone she doesn’t love. The movie revolves around these three characters, who prove many points to you. They prove that love can happen even in an arranged marriage, they prove love can happen twice also, they subtly show that love is very powerful emotion. Love can conquer all even your insecurities.
The story strongly establishes my first line of the post. Nani being a phenomenal actor makes us feel pity yet proud of him. Niveda Thomas portrays the role of a good wife and a strong woman in a very credible manner. Aadhi though he was supposed to be the second hero but still he played a very effective role and also should be the role model of all husbands! The songs are very peppy, easy to hum and remember. This kind of songs keep playing in your head even when you sit for an examination!
Not to forget the tagline of the film, Let’s Welcome Life!
My rating : 5/5
Hello to the elder me!
I see you sitting by the side of your window. Holding the hands of your soulmate, like you always did! I see, both of you happy and content like you both always were. Though not to forget the tough times, you both have bravely fought. Yes, right now, everything seems hazy and they will seem so for sometime in life but in later stages, you will be happy. This will happen only if you learn to be happy from this point onwards!
Yes, there was a time of money crunch and emotional struggles but we never let them lessen our love. For that matter, our love always kept increasing moment after moment. I complained, you heard and when you explained, I lost my patience. Yet nothing could decrease your love for me. Like a strong wall or like the root of a humongous tree, you stood almighty, no matter how many tantrums I threw at you, no matter how much I kept accusing you and doubted your abilities, you stood like a giant, unmoved and unabated.
When you lost something you loved, I was lost more. When you won something, I won a little more. For this journey towards fulfilling the dreams started with you and will end with you, I keep blaming you for the choices I make, totally aware that you are not the one responsible! It is told that the journey of thousand miles begins with one step, you helped this toddler to take that step. Yet, I keep forgetting that you are a human too!
Though four years down the lane, I see both of you smile and specially me still blushing at your random flirts. Our family is complete, we are complete and all these is worth it because we fought through it. You never let go of my hand like you promised on day one. We are happy and successful, even this was your promise. I see myself sitting at a pedestal, that is where you wanted to see me. Through every thick and thin, dust and din, you are my armour.
To my 25 year old self, love conquered all and you both are a living example! Cheer up!
This amazing movie is celebrating four years and is already being compared to the paramount of Indian movies, DDLJ! The genre is rom-com and all of us know, how much this genre is celebrated by the youth!
Apart from the amazing star cast and soothing melodious songs, the dialogues are something that all of us can relate to. These few dialogues can magically pick up my mood anyday!
28. 05. 17
Losing someone is one of the harsh realities of life. It is harsh but like always, truth is inevitable. It takes hell lot of time to accept that truth and make it a part of our life. By losing, I do not mean, not talking. By losing, I mean death. I lost my grandmother today who was an eternal part of me. She was quite a distance away from me, we didn’t meet every year but since distance increases love, our love kept increasing like the distance. She didn’t talk to me everyday but I saw and felt and lived with her reflection since day one in the form of my mother. Bangalore has been tough or has been easy but has been truly worthy. They tell, time heals the pain but the fact remains, that with time, you start moving on with the pain. That pain becomes a part of you. Surprisingly, when look back, you wonder how did you overcome all the pain. You never want to let go of a person you love, so selfish we are! Things we never dare to even think sometimes happen and that is when you expand your horizons. Death is not a small thing. That person takes a part of you forever and today, when she left, she took away my claustrophobia from me. Definitely, your loved ones know what is troubling you!
I remember, I was not claustrophobic, that was induced in me by another mortal and today, an immortal soul disappeared, magically taking all my fears away! Suddenly, the darkness that haunted me, now gives me peace. I gave her the closure she awaited dearly for and in return she became my closure. A little guilt will always linger that I could not meet her but aren’t we always guilty of something or the other everytime? I know, five years down the lane, I will be proud of myself for all the love I gave to people despite their despites. One thing after the other, another fear will be fought, another war to be won and another heart still to win. I ain’t giving up soon! Yet the toughest battles are still to be fought but for now, let me sleep in the guarded arms of my grandmother!
Dida, your beautiful soul will rest in peace!