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'Goutham Nanda' Movie Review

Aug 04, 2017 12:20 AM
Goutham Nanda Movie Review
  • Release date : July 28th, 2017
  • Director : Sampath Nandi
  • Produced by : J Baghavan, Pulla Rao J
  • Music Director :S. Thaman
  • Starring : Gopi Chand, Hansika & Catherine Tresa .

Good story with a message

Macho hero Gopichand's 'Goutham Nanda' has been making good buzz ever since the release of the first teaser and the theatrical trailer has also raised the expectations. This movie directed by 'Racha' and 'Bengal Tiger' director Sampath Nandi, has Hansika Motwani and Catherine Tresa opposite Gopichand. SS Thaman's songs have also been very good. After a flop like 'Rebel', J Bhavan and J Pullarao produced this movie and have pinned high hopes on it. Will they score a hit with this movie ? Read on..


Goutham Ghattamaneni (Gopichand) is the son of Vishnu Prasad (Sachin Khedekar), who is in Forbes top 50 billionaires list. Goutham leads a luxury life like all the billionaires do, but an incident changes his life for good. He sets out to know himself and goes on a road trip. It is during this trip that something unexpected happens and the film takes a major turn. How Goutham finally finds himself in the journey into himself forms the rest of the story. What is the shade of Nanda ? What are Hansika and Catherine's characters ? Watch the film for more.

Technical aspects

The cinematography of the film is brilliant. The visuals are very rich. Soundarrajan does a great job. The beauty of locations like Bangkok, Dubai etc were captured well. Thaman, who impressed with his music album, has also given a very good background score. The screenplay is interesting. The production values are grand.


Gopichand gives his best in the two shades, Gautham and Nanda. He looks ultra-stylish as a rich son and in mass role too he excels. Catherine plays a very glamorous role and she oozes oomph. Hansika though played a de-glam role looks very good in the songs. Sachin Khedekar, Tanikella Bharani and others are good. Bithiri Sathi, Vennela Kishore, Chalaki Chanti and other comedians entertain.

Plus Points

Gopichand's new look & performance

Lavish first half

Catherine Tresa glamour

Rich production values


Minus Points

Dragged Second half

Forced emotional scenes


'Goutham Nanda' is all about knowing one's 'real' identity. Sampath Nandi has written this story based on the writings of Sri Ramana Maharshi. He tries to convey the message that the real riches lies in oneself. But he has made the film with all the commercial elements. Gopichand excels in the two shades, Goutham and Nanda. Catherine Tresa and Hansika are beautiful. Bithiri Satti, Chalaki Chanti, Vennela Kishore and other comedians provide some comic relief in an otherwise serious plot. The film has some illogical scenes, but the director does a very good however with the story and the way he conveyed the message. The cinematography is brilliant and so is the background score. The film looks grand. The twists will thrill the audiences.All in all, Goutham Nanda is a good entertainer with a good message.


Good story with a message Rating 3/5

Goutham Nanda Movie
July 28th, 2017

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