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Kumari 21F Movie Review

Apr 21, 2016 11:38 AM
Kumari 21F Movie Review
  • Release date :Nov 20, 2015
  • Director : Surya Pratap Palnati
  • Story & Screenplay : Sukumar
  • Producer : Vijaya Prasad Bandreddi, Thomas Reddy Aduri
  • Music Director : Devi Sri Prasad
  • Starring : Raj Tarun, Hebah Patel
3.25

Bold & Beautiful

After directing superstars in the industry, ace director Sukumar donned new role of producer. For his maiden production, he has chosen his protege Surya Pratap to launch him as director. Stunning many, the film’s protagonist has young hero Raj Tarun who shot to fame with Uyyala Jampala. Right from the inception of the film, the combination continue to raise curiosity. Adding more buzz, Sukumar himself penned story, screenplay for the film. The film’s trailer garnered several eyeballs. Check out whether the film is upto the mark or not.

Story :

Siddu(Raj Tharun) is a happy go lucky middle class boy who lives with his mother. One fine day, he falls flat for a beautiful looking girl named Kumari(Heba Patel). As soon as he starts getting closer to her, Siddhu gets quite confused with the bold and daring attitude of Kumari.

As time passes by, he falls in love with her but is always suspicious about her character and past. One fine day, his suspicious attitude creates a rift between the couple and they break up. But some where in his heart, Siddhu still loves Kumari and decides to go against all odds to win her love back.

What will he do now ? How will he clear his confusion ? Will Kumari accept Siddhu’s suspicious nature ? That forms the rest of the story.

Plus Points :

Cinematography

Music

Lead Characters

Climax

Novelty

Minus Points :

Too bold content

Slow Narration

Double entendres

Technical Aspects :

Story of Kumari 21F tries to portray the contemporary love, where relations are based on conditional love and less emotional empathy. Sukumar has handled some heavy duty themes in the past and in this latest outing, Kumari 21F, he tries to convey, Love is to love someone for who they are, who they were, and who they will be with unconditional acceptance. Sukumar and director Surya Pratap have opted for a common place and yet highly identifiable theme for Kumari 21F that pokes two figures on the present day love and asks to stand up for true love of their life. And In short it remind us of film Lila Says (2004) in parts. The films story is somewhat half baked. It doesn’t force you to think, or drag us into the characters which are flawed, thirsting for love and relations are bogged down by the past. Director Surya Pratap pits the film wrong and had he presented it as a realistic love story more and fiction tale less, it would have worked better. If Sukumar had handled the megaphone, the things could have been a lot better. The problem with the film is it doesn’t culminate correct. Its weak in many places and pics up slow. The tempo flatters in Many Places and mostly blighted with loopy myopia that despite a different storytelling and narration the only problem is its vision limited to films beauty.

Coming to other technicalities, Cinematographer R Rathnavelu’s frames are slick and togged up and the musical score by Devi Sri Prasad leave significant mark on the audience. Editing is the biggest letdown in the film. Good editor could have taken the film up by many notches. Production Values and Sukumar Writing is good.

Verdict :

As expected, Kumari 21 F is a bold attempt from the production house of Sukumar. This youthful entertainer stays true to its genre and is bound to do well with the younger lot. Also, it is high time that film makers attempt hard hitting films like these once in a while. Finally, if you manage to sit through the predictable nature of the script, Kumari 21 F will surely impress you its raunchy moments, lead pair’s performance and a emotional climax.

Rating 3.25/5

Kumari 21F

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