MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 9,243 this week

Badrinath (2011)

 |  Action  |  10 June 2011 (USA)
4.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.3/10 from 739 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 3 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writers:

(story), (dialogues), 1 more credit »
0Check in
0Share...

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 06 Feb 2012
 
list image
a list of 34 titles
created 15 Jan 2013
 
list image
a list of 46 titles
created 20 Oct 2013
 
a list of 10 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 70 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Badrinath" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Badrinath (2011)

Badrinath (2011) on IMDb 4.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Badrinath.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Panjaa (2011)
Action | Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Jai (Pawan), an orphan, is taken in and nurtured into a hard hitting gangster by Bhagwan (Jackie Shroff). When not busy kicking the hell out of rival gangs, he escapes his lovelorn life by ... See full summary »

Director: Vishnuvardhan
Stars: Sarah-Jane Dias, Anjali Lavania, Jackie Shroff
Dookudu (2011)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A young policeman hunts down the men who caused the accident that put his politician father into a coma.

Director: Sreenu Vaitla
Stars: Mahesh Babu, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Sonu Sood
Manam I (2014)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Radha (Naga Chaitanya) and Krishna (Samantha) are a married couple with a kid Bittu in early 1980's. They die in an accident. Bittu (Nagarjuna) grows up and happens to see reincarnation of ... See full summary »

Director: Vikram K. Kumar
Stars: Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Naga Chaitanya Akkineni
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The Nanda family based in Milan,Italy is a very powerful family with a huge business empire. Raghunanda(Boman Irani), his son(Mukesh Rishi)and his grandson Gautam Nanda(Pawan Kalyan) manage... See full summary »

Director: Trivikram Srinivas
Stars: Pawan Kalyan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Pranitha
Magadheera (2009)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A bike stuntman recalls his previous life as a warrior, and pursues his love's reincarnation. A sinister figure from their shared past threatens to separate them forever.

Director: S.S. Rajamouli
Stars: Ram Charan, Kajal Agarwal, Dev Gill
100% Love (2011)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

100% Love Balu is a brilliant student and always tops his class. Maha Lakshmi comes from a village and stays in Balu's house to do her graduation in the same college. Balu has the typical ... See full summary »

Director: Sukumar
Stars: Naga Chaitanya Akkineni, Tamannaah Bhatia, Tara Alisha
Orange (2010)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A man, who doesn't believe that love can last a lifetime, pursues an exuberant romantic, but their clashing ideologies keep them apart.

Director: Bhaskar
Stars: Ram Charan, Genelia D'Souza, Shazahn Padamsee
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

A family drama revolving around three generations.

Director: Krishna Vamshi
Stars: Ram Charan, Kajal Agarwal, Srikanth
Desamuduru (2007)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The Mumbai-based Programme Director of Maa TV, Bunty Govil, gets into a physical confrontation with Mukesh, injures him so badly that he is hospitalized. In order to evade confrontation ... See full summary »

Director: Puri Jagannadh
Stars: Allu Arjun, Hansika Motwani, Pradeep Singh Rawat
Gabbar Singh (2012)
Action | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Venkatarathnam Naidu (Pawan Kalyan), son of Suhasini and step son of Nagineedu calls himself as Gabbar Singh after liking the character from Sholay. He turns as a cop and gets posted to his... See full summary »

Director: Harish Shankar
Stars: Pawan Kalyan, Shruti K. Haasan, Abhimanyu Singh
Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Puri Jagannadh
Stars: Allu Arjun, Amala Paul, Catherine Tresa
Parugu (2008)
Action | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A group of friends are brought forcefully to a village, where they are asked to help find the daughter of the Village head, who believes these friends have helped in the eloping of his daughter with her love interest.

Director: Bhaskar
Stars: Allu Arjun, Sheela, Poonam Bajwa
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Allu Arjun
Tamannaah Bhatia ...
Alaknanda
Prakash Raj
Kelly Dorji
Brahmanandam
Tanikella Bharani
Dharmavarapu Subramanyam
M.S. Narayana
Pragathi
Sudha
Sayaji Shinde
Geeta Singh
Kovai Sarala
Venu Madhav
Raghu Babu
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Action

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

10 June 2011 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sangharsh Aur Vijay  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Efforts gone waste
27 June 2011 | by See all my reviews

The trailers of Badrinath clubbed with the star cast boasting of names such as Allu Arjun, Tamanna and Prakash Raj raises the expectations from the film sky-high. Unfortunately, the film fails to carry the expectations.

Badri (Allu Arjun) is trained by a warrior-saint Bhishma Narayan (Prakash Raj) to protect the temple Badrinath in Takshashila. All goes well till the charming young girl Alakananda (Tamanna) walks into the temple along with her grandfather. Her grandfather wants to save Alakananda from her Aunt (Aswini Kalsekar) who wants Alakananda to be married to her son. Alakananda had insulted her Aunt sometime for calling herself the wife of a Bellary-based factionist. Badri goes on to save Alakananda and at the same time Alakananda falls in love with Badri. Meanwhile, Bhishma Narayan wants Badri to succeed him but for that, he will have to remain a bachelor. Rest is how Badri and Alakananda unite.

The film stands on a weak story and adding further, the screenplay simply drags on and on. A few flaws to be noted in the screenplay, the way Alakananda falls in love with Badri is not at all convincing, the whole sequence of the fight with the naxalites was unnecessary, the end is too formulaic. First of all, what is this way of taking revenge? Marrying son to the person who insults her! It appears funny. Also, the songs pop-up without any situation favoring them. They try hard to remain on your lips on your way home but fail. The only fair composition are Nath Nath and Nacchavura. The dance by Allu Arjun is thoroughly enjoyable in the first-half but gets monotonous in the latter.

The production design is class. Cinematography is first-rate. The sets and locations are wonderful. Costumes are well designed. Choreography explores the dancing abilities of All Arjun to the fullest. Background score is superb. Sound design is top- notch. Also, the movie has a novel idea, obviously gone waste in an enterprise like this - a well composed English song (In the night) has been used in a Telugu film, probably the first film of its kind.

Coming to the performances. Allu Arjun holds a straight face throughout. Needs to improve. Fights are good and so is dancing but fails in acting. Tamanna has improved but still goes over the top at times. Prakash Raj gets limited scope but the make-up is good. Aswini Kalsekar is perfect. Post Johnny Gaddar, Phoonk, All the Best and Rakta Charitra, this is one film which will remain as a gem in her career. The actors who portray her husband and son are fair. The comedians are wasted, all of them. Only the one who accompanies Tamanna and her grandfather gets some scope. Rest are wasted. Grandfather is good.

On the whole, the film is likely to do good in the initial weeks, but business after that seems tough. Spend a few bucks for the wonderful cinematography, background music, locales and fights. Else, avoid it.


4 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
White screen? douggordy
Discuss Badrinath (2011) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?