Director : Satish Vegesna
Producer : Dil Raju
Banner : Sri Venkateswara Creations
Music Director : Mickey J Mayor
Starring : Nithiin, Raashi Khanna, Nandita Swetha
Release Date: 9th August 2018
Nithiin and Raashi Khanna starrer family entertainer Srinivasa Kalyan, helmed by Satish Vegesna and bankrolled by Dil Raju under the banner of Sri Venkateswara Creations, has arrived at the theaters today on 9th August 2018. Srinivasa Kalyanam highlights the significance of traditional marriage.
Story: The movie starts with Victory Venkatesh’s voice-over, he explains the importance of marriages in Telugu culture. The movie opens in Sakhinetipalli 20 years ago, a remote village in Godavari region and later shift to current time. Vasu (Nithiin), who is the son of Rajendra Prasad, meets Sri (Raashi Khanna) and both fall in love. Sri’s father PK (Prakash Raj) is typical money minded. When both Vasu and Sri reveal their love story to their families, they become agree but PK throws a pre-wedding condition to Vasu. Will Vasu accept the condition? What happens next? Form rest of the story.
- Raashi Khanna
- Emotional scenes
- Lack of youth elements
Performance: Nithiin emerges as a mature actor with this film. There are so many emotional scenes and he carried them all with excellent conviction. This is the best character for Raashi Khanna in Telugu films. She looks cute. The film has huge ensemble cast. Poonam Kaur plays Sri’s elder sister role whereas Nandita Sweta plays Vasu’s Sister-in-law. Prakash Raju perform the role of father with ease. Rajendra Prasad, Naresh, Jaysudha, Praveen, Satyam Rajesh and Vidyullekha Raman , Sitara and others perform accordingly.
Technical: The story of Srinivasa Kalyanam is simple and predictable. Mickey J Meyer has come out of his comfort zone to give beautiful and fresh music for the film. All other songs are fresh. The Cinematography is elegant and is more like fine art photography. Art direction is very good (especially selection of locations). Dialogues are natural and have depth in them. Editing is good. Production values are good.
Analysis: Vegesna Satish and Dil Raju who are best known for good movies with family values , came up with Srinivasa Kalyanam, which is based on the theme of traditional marriages, to impress the audiences. Srinivasa Kalyanam talks about how extended family relations could make a difference in our lives in present materialistic world. On a whole, Srinivasa Kalyanam is a nice attempt .