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Prasthanam (2010)

Not Rated | | Action, Drama | 16 April 2010 (India)
A politician's hot-blooded son starts to rebel uncontrollably when his intelligent stepbrother is chosen as the heir to the throne.

Director:

Deva Katta

Writer:

Deva Katta (dialogue and story)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Rashmi Gautam ... Nadia
Jeeva Jeeva ... Machi reddy
Sundeep Kishan ... Chinna
Vennela Kishore ... Goli
Sai Kumar ... Loki
Pavithra Lokesh Pavithra Lokesh ... Mother
Ruby Parihar Ruby Parihar ... Heroine
Prudhviraj ... (as Prudhvi)
Dil Ramesh Dil Ramesh
Jayaprakash Reddy ... Bangaru Naidu
Parihar Ruby ... Heroine
Sharvanand Sharvanand ... Hero
Surekha Vani Surekha Vani ... Sister
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A rural politician marries a widow with kids and gains a respectable position. He trusts his stepson more than his own when it comes to political matters; thus upsetting his son beyond limits. Soon, the truth behind his reality comes forth.

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Language:

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Release Date:

16 April 2010 (India) See more »

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Director Deva Katta initially wanted to cast Mammootty for the role of Lokanatham and Suriya for the role of Mitra. See more »

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Remade as Prassthanam (2019) See more »

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Stunning , Brilliant, Speechless !!!
15 July 2013 | by RebelRavindraSee all my reviews

WOW... Prasthanam is a stunning film with great performances. Saikumar & Sharwanand gave life to the movie. I was watching this film, knowing that it is a political thriller. But i never knew the conflict was so interesting. Once the actual conflict point is revealed... i was glued to my seat. Sundeep Kishan who earlier did a role in Snehagitam, which frankly i didn't like ...came up with a whole new character. His performance for the Grey shaded role was perfect.

But the entire show stealer was Saikumar, his character is never seen on a movie before. He is the biological father of Sundeep Kishan, and the stepfather for Sharwanand. The legacy of his political career is the actual conflict point. Saikumar was intense through out the movie, He has the most powerful voice in the entire Telugu film industry. The dialogs penned by Devkatta are awesome. They got blend into the script.

On the other hand, Sharwanand came up from no where. He is known for his selection of roles and stories. But Prasthanam shows his avidity in selecting good plots and roles. He was another asset in the film. His performance in the first half of the film was quite natural, but in the later half and towards the climax was a bomb. He was so good in the climax episode.

Vennala Kishore, who had a great praise for his earlier role in Vennala film directed by Devkatta. Didn't catch up with the entertainment part. But once the plot of the movie is started, we tend to forget ourselves. Devkatta, who earlier gave us Vennela came up with an awesome political thriller. He is definitely gonna make a mark for himself in the industry.

PRASTHANAM stands against all the earlier movies of Telugu film Industry. I'm speechless when the film ended. Stunning plot and great performances. Prasthanam is the real gem from Telugu film industry. Adjectives are beyond the quality of this film. a 10/10 for this EPIC !!!


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