Arjun Reddy (Vijay Devarakonda) is a medical student whose anger management is Zero. He falls for his junior Preethi (Shalini) who in turn loves him in no time. When both decide to get married, Preethi's father opposes the proposal and insults Arjun. Arjun gives a timeframe for Preethi to decide between him and his family and what happens next forms the rest of the story. In simple words, the film Arjun Reddy is all about the life of Arjun Reddy.
Arjun Reddy Performances:
Vijay Devarakonda lived upto the role Arjun Reddy and he shined in it brilliantly. With the film Arjun Reddy, Vijay Devarakonda proved that he is a star hero in making. Vijay acted very well in the film especially in every scene that comes in the second half.
The film also marks a debutante Shalini who is also a good performer. She also delivered a nice performance in the movie and dubbed for her own role. The on-screen chemistry between the lead actors has worked well in the film.
The film also has Rahul Ramakrishna playing an entertaining role. Veteran actress Kanchana, Sandhya Janak, Padmaja, Sanjay Swaroop, Kamal Kamaraju and others impressed in their roles and made their presence felt.
Arjun Reddy Analysis:
Arjun Reddy is one film that may not live with us for years and that may not attain a cult status or that may not become a critically acclaimed film. But, it has got all the qualifications to be called a good film. There are so many impressive points in the film that are worth witnessing. Arjun Reddy is all about Vijay Devarakonda and his one man's show. The film unit from the beginning promised a different film and in the end, they finally achieved it. The film deserves to be called as a different cinema as the regular and routine cinematic elements have been put away.
The film has its own style and it is an impressive factor. Not every film will have its own and original flavor but this film, in particular, has that. The content is straight and there are no deviations in expressing it. The director is conscious completely in dealing the subject and he made sure that he tells his story in an engaging manner. The film Arjun Reddy breaks all conventions that Telugu cinema has ever known by presenting an already known story in a new, fresh, engaging and effective manner. The narration grows steadily and every single character leaves an impact.
There are flaws in the movie but the domination is seen in the narrative structure. A story that was narrated in an engaging manner will surely stay with us for some time and the same happens in the case of Arjun Reddy. There is a lot that Arjun Reddy tells us and there is a lot that he shows us and there is a lot that we can learn from him. At the same time, every single thing of the film can be connected to the real life situations and characters.
The film is sound in terms of technicalities. There is good camera work that adds strength to the film. The music is nice and the background score of the film is outstanding. The writing is too good and every scene has its impact on us. Also, the conversations stay with us for some time. The film, on a whole, redefines the Telugu cinema in a new angle for the audiences. The movie proved again that good content will always be appreciated.
Arjun Reddy Verdict:
Arjun Reddy is a film that has to be experienced. Though there are flaws, they just do no harm to the best cinematic experience that the film creates in the recent times. Go for it.
Review by Ram