July 18, 2024
Tiger Nageswara Rao: A story of crime, atonement, and bravery.

Date of Release: October 20, 2023

Starring: Jisshu Sengupta, Renu Desai, Gayatri Bharadwaj, Anupam Kher, Murali Sharma, Nupur Sanon, and Ravi Teja

Director: Vamsee

Producer: Agarwal, Abhishek

Director of Music: GV Prakash Kumar

Cinematographers: R. Madhi

Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao is the editor.

Rating: 2.5/5

The largest movie of Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja’s career, Tiger Nageswara Rao, has just been released. A few actual occurrences from Andhra Pradesh in the 1970s served as the basis for the film. The Vamsee-directed movie debuted in theaters today. Watch how things stand.

Story:

Anupam Kher plays IB Chief Raghavendra Rajput, who meets with a few officials at the beginning of the movie to discuss the Indian Prime Minister’s security concerns. According to Raghavendra Rajput, the PM is under threat from the vicious criminal Tiger Nageswara Rao (Ravi Teja). Police officer Vishwanath Sastry (Murali Sharma) describes how Tiger Nageswara Rao turned into a criminal. The other side of the dacoit is revealed in the second hour of the movie.

Extra Credits:

In fact, biopics in mainstream filmmaking can be a bit dangerous. But by creating a movie about dacoit Tiger Nageswara Rao, the filmmakers shocked everyone. It is astounding how much work has gone into the research. This historical action drama has good detailing. What precisely turned Tiger Nageswara Rao into a liar? How could he have carried out the crimes so skillfully? How did he end up being a headache for the whole police force?

As an actor, Ravi Teja has never failed, and he gives the movie his all. He did a fantastic job of embodying Tiger Nageswara Rao and gave an amazing performance. It’s never easy to pull off a grey-shaded character, but Mass Maharaja achieved it with such conviction. He gave the film his blood, sweat, and tears.

Nassar, Jisshu Sengupta, and Anupam Kher performed admirably. In her small role, Renu Desai did a wonderful job. Gayatri Bharadwaj and Nupur Sanon both pass muster. Their parts were equally essential to the plot. The initial part of the movie had some unique moments and was really engaging.

Negative Points:

There were some wonderful moments in the second half, but the main issue is the long runtime. There was a lot of discussion about the same thing before the release, but sadly, the runtime limited the impact. The filmmakers need to reduce the severity because some viewers might find the extreme violence offensive.

In the second hour, there are inconsistencies in the story. The second hour shows Nageswara Rao’s atonement, whereas the first hour shows his sins. The film also discusses how Stuartpuram’s citizens were denied opportunities to advance in life and how the town was stigmatized as unsafe. Although there was a lot of potential here, as has already been said, the long action sequences overwhelm the positives.

Technical Aspects:

GV Prakash Kumar’s work on the background score and songs is passable. Some of the songs were decent, but some weren’t that excellent. Madhie’s cinematography was superb. VFX productions fall well short. The first hour’s editing was excellent.

Regarding the film, Vamsee, the director, performed a passably good job. He has done an excellent job of conducting research. It was effectively expressed what led the residents of Stuartpuram to turn into burglars.

Verdict:

All things considered, Tiger Nageswara Rao is a story about a notorious dacoit who transformed the lives of the Stuartpuram people. The film features an excellent tale and features Ravi Teja at the peak of his career. This weekend, if you can put up with the long-running time, Tiger Nageswara Rao should be a watchable film.

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