Starring: Nani, Nazriya Nazim, Naresh, Rohini, Nadhiya and Others
Director: Vivek Athreya
Producers: Naveen Yerneni, Ravi Shankar Yalamanchili
Music Director : Vivek Sagar
Cinematography : Niketh Bommi
Editor : Raviteja Girijala
iQlik Movies Rating : 3.25/5
Natural star Nani whose 'Shyam Singha Roy' made huge collections at the box office is all set to come up with a rom-com 'Ante Sundaraniki' this time. Malayalam beauty Nazriya Nazim is playing the female lead in the film which will also mark the Telugu debut of her. Vivek Athreya of 'Mental Madhilo' and 'Brochevarevarura' fame is helming this project. Mythri Movie Makers backed this project which is Vivek Sagar's musical. After impressing the audience with a promising teaser and trailer, the film finally made it into the theatres today on June 10, 2022.
Sundar Nani and Leela Nazriya are childhood friends. Though they belong to different religions their upbringing never came in between their friendship. Sundar also had a crush on Leela. But he is to scared to express his feelings. However, their friendship blossomed into love but letting their family members know about their relationships is not an easy thing as they belong to different religions. So, the duo comes up with a plan. What is that plan? Did it work out well? What happened, in the end, forms the rest of the story.
Nani can be considered as the biggest asset of the film. The actor went under the skin of the character and impressed the audience. Nani's acting can also be considered as one of the most engaging factors in the flick.
Nazriya is an apt pick for her role and she has acted effortlessly well in her role. Nazriya looked beautiful in her bubbly role and also grabbed the attention with her performance.
Naresh also acted well in his role. Especially his comic scenes with Nani are pretty good. Rohini also delivered a decent performance in the film. Nadhiya delivered an honest performance in the film. Harsha Vardhan and Rahul Ramakrishna are decent in their roles. The rest of the actors also made their presence felt.
Just like most of Nani's all hit films, 'Ante Sundaraniki' also works purely on the entertainment but with a strong storyline. The film has a very interesting plot line and Vivek Athreya made a decent film filled with entertainment. His narration was uneven in some parts of the film but his screenplay has made the audience stick to their chairs.
Vivek Sagar's music is decent and his bgm also complimented the scenes well. Cinematographer Niketh Bommi has delivered some beautiful and his colorful visuals are good.
Ravi Teja Girijala's editing is clean and neat. The production values by Mythri Movie Makers are decent. The run time is crisp.
The movie started off quite well and the entire first half is just a moderately entertaining ride for the audience. The director took some time to slowly introduce the characters and establish a storyline between them. However, the pace gets increased after the first half. The interval scene is good. The second half also has some interesting scenes which can engage the audience thoroughly. The performances, background score, and writing are the plus points of the film whereas some parts of the first half and songs could have been better. Overall, 'Ante Sundaraniki' is a decent entertainer with some interesting characters and an impressive plotline.
Music and BGM
First half could have been a little better
Final Verdict: Entertainment & Enjoyment
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