Balakrishna New Movie Kathanayakudu Review
Biopic on legendary actor NTR is one of the eagerly awaited films this year. NTR’s son and actor Balakrishna is main lead roles and an array of prominent stars are playing crucial roles in this biopic. The first part, titled as NTR Kathanayakudu, will trace the inspiring journey of NTR as actor and the second part will highlight his political success.
The key element for any biopic was picking up the right span of the life to narrate. NTR-Kathanayakudu takes off showcasing Legendary actor NTR’s first job as sub-registrar at Vijayawada, swiftly movies on his quest for cinema roles in Madras. The film ends at annoucing historical Telugu Desam party in 1982. NTR’s cinema career, circumstances forced him to think about services to society, further incidents which led to announce a political party etc. cover the scope of this film.
Balakrishna as NTR was performed well especially as older NTR. 60s age NTR. In few emotional scenes he did good. Entire second hald, NBK very much resembles NTR in body language.
Vidya Balan as NTR’s wife is pretty decent, did justicee to her role. Rana, Sumanth and Kalyanram as CBN, ANR and Harikrishna are good choices as well.
M M Keeravani, who elevates the emotions of the scene with his background score, at his elements yet again. His background score is appreciable. Next best is Sai Madhav Burra’s dialogues are the ones which standout. NBK, Sai Korrapati and Vishnu Induri spent adequately.
Every bit of NTR’s life has been in public domain for decades, familiar to most of the people in Telugu states. The whoe spice elements in NTR’s life were after his political entry. Director Krish, writer Sai Madhav still able to come up with enough tribute film.
Entergetic Second half, with a powerful climax
Balakrishna’s controlled performance as NTR
Krish Sensible direction
Huge Star Casting
A Bit slow first half
Balakrishna age mismatch for Younger NTR Role.
NTR-Kathanyakudu is a good tribute to legend’s cine life. It is a rarest occasion and memorable journey for NTR fans of all ages, a decnet watch for others as well.
Cast: Balakrishna, Vidya Balan, Kalyan Ram, Sumanth, Rana Daggubati
Director: Radha Krishna Jagarlamudi
Producers: Balakrishna, Sai Korrapati
Music director: M M Keeravaani
Cinematographer: Gnana Shekar V S
Editor: Rama Krishna Arram