Manasu Paddanu Kaani - Movie Review
Jeevi Rating: 2.25/5
(Two and quarter on a scale of five)
K Vishwanath, SP Bala Subramanyam, Raasi and Ramya Krishna
Cinematography: Sreenivasa Reddy
Story, Music, Screenplay and Direction: Veeru K
Producer: Vinobha Goud
Tottempudi) is a unemployed youth and a music lover. His lifetime
ambition is to join 'Salasa Music troop' and love Madhavi
(Ramya Krishna), a popular dancer in that troop' With the
help of Swati(Raasi) he could join the troop' Swati is also
a dancer cum assistant in that troop'
Swati's father, Rudra Raju(SP Bala Subramanyam), is an astrologist.
As the time progress, Venu starts loving Madhavi affectionately.
Swati love Venu with the same affection. Boss of the troop'
is Prem (Nagababu). He sets his eyes on Madhavi.
This troop' gets an offer from Dubai to give a stage show.
As the members are planning to alight the flight, Prem Kumar
makes sure that the passport of Venu is missing. A disappointed
Venu thinks that it is the right time to express his love
to Madhavi. After listening to his love proposal, Madhavi
replies that her priorities are different. She wants to become
a star performer in her field. She do not have time for love
and marriage. But at the same time she assures him that she
is impressed with his sincerity and will definitely consider
his request when she is ready for love.
After coming to know the heart of Venu, Swaty decides to sacrifice
her love for Venu. Then Venu elaborates his flash back saying
that he is the grandson of the great Jamindar of Vijayanagaram
(K Vishwanath). Jamindar was very concerned about the marriage
of Venu as their house do not have a female to take care of
them. When Venu selects Madhavi (after seeing her on the TV)
as the right candidate, Jamidar sneers him that Madhavi may
accept his proposal since Venu is the grandson of Jamindar.
He advises Venu that Madhavi will not accept to marry him
if she comes to know that he is a normal guy. Then Venu challenges
his grandfather that he will win the heart of Madhavi as a
normal man and get her home.
Meantime the health of Jaminadar becomes critical. Hence Venu
requests Swati to act as Madhavi so that she can save the
deteriorating health of Jamindar. Swati, after consulting
with her father, accepts to act as Madhavi.
When Swati enters the Jamindar's family, things get better
and better. She brightens the lives of family members such
a way that Venu partly forgets Madhavi. It's time for the
engagement of Venu and Swati. Madhavi, who went to Dubai realizes
the love and importance of Venu, returns to India and calls
Venu. The astrology father of Swati fails the engagement inorder
to do justice to Madhavi and Venu.
If you want to know who is going to marry Venu, you gotta
watch this film on the silver screen.
Venu: Venu did do well with in his limitations. But
he looked conscious of his walking and dancing on the screen.
Ramya Krishna and Raasi: Ramya's role is glamorous
one. Raasi's role is a sympathetic one. Both of them did their
bit with charm.
SP Balu: His role as a father to Raasi and
an astrologer His action consists of 90% songs and 10% dialogues.
He is at his usual best as a caring and understanding father.
K Vishwanath: His role as a Jamindar was good. He carried
the grace of Grandfather with élan.
Direction, Story and Music: Veeru K, who has given
films like 'Aaro Pranam' and 'Pellivaramandi' directed this
film. The direction in this film is very mundane. The story
plot is cliché one and very unconvincing. Music is
stale. The director must sit back and watch this film and
then rethink about his way of executing story.
Cinematography: Sreenivasa Reddy provided some neat
photography for this film.
after giving a silent hit 'Swayam Varam' has taken his own
time to select another film. As the story is a normal, one
expects him to chose a person who can narrate in differently
and there by sustaining the interest of viewers. As this film
is a love story, one expects the music to be gripping. The
music in this film is a sure turn off. In the first half the
director has given a big buildup for the flashback of Venu.
But when the real flashback was revealed, it was a big disappointment.
Only saving grace of this film is some neat photography by
Sreenivasa Reddy and royal performance of K Vishwanath.
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