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Prasthanam (2010)

Prasthanam is a poetic and intense character drama enacted by Sharwanand, Sai Kumar and Sundeep Kishan. The movie is set in Vijayawada with a contemporary political back drop. Though it has... See full summary »

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Deva Katta

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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 Prudhviraj ... (as Prudhvi)
Dil Ramesh Dil Ramesh
Jayaprakash Reddy ... Bangaru Naidu
Parihar Ruby Parihar Ruby ... Heroine
Sharvanand Sharvanand ... Hero
Surekha Vani Surekha Vani ... Sister
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Prasthanam is a poetic and intense character drama enacted by Sharwanand, Sai Kumar and Sundeep Kishan. The movie is set in Vijayawada with a contemporary political back drop. Though it has some political color, highly existential in it's treatment. Written by Anonymous

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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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Is it right to be held for 2 and half hours to see a many destroy himself not with guilt but with fear. And a fearful man be portrayed as a man with ideals.
20 September 2014 | by bradduggSee all my reviews

Is it right to be held for 2 and half hours to see a many destroy himself not with guilt but with fear. And a fearful man be portrayed as a man with ideals.

Who has the faith to go the distance is the one who can stumble upon any heads and destroy anything for his own selfishness. This is the way I thought after I had seen it. The movie is about family feud that is bestowed upon them by a deed of one of the key members who becomes a heir and a strong man. His fault was to misread people and thus bring upon his own destruction. Did I tell the whole plot, or partially I do not know but I recommend this movie to be seen for dialogues. The dialogues are exemplary and delivered superbly by Sai Kumar (Lok Nath) and Sharwanand played within his own self though at times his limitations were shown. Other did their bit just to complement the characters.

Editing is bad and lot many scenes even if cut would not have made actual difference oh, please remove the romantic songs throw them off. Cinematography is commendable, not only in showing the feudal politics but also in showing us emotions and bringing characters alive. The music does its bit in background and background songs are good too.

Yet, there are many points the film missed in identifying. It actually included a lot many scenes just to justify characters is that necessary is what I ask the director, may be for Telugu Audience yes, but I am one of the rotten lot or can I make a character in a few scenes and not too many, I think 2 scenes of consistency or 2 scenes of variation will bring out a character but here it revels in showing nearly 20 scenes to show us how corrupt and how selfish he is.

But I would give in for most, yet a half hearted attempt that baked in a lot of unwanted songs just to make it 'COMMERCIAL' this is compromised cinema and I dislike such attempts.

An average 2/5 for the effort by director and for acting by Sai Kumar and good cinematography. All else is as routine as a gangster movie.

Do watch 'Road to Perdition' and 'Godfather' please.


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