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#Pellichoopulu (2016)

This is an urban rom-com in a modern setting where tradition still has a strong hold. The story starts with the "pellichoopulu" or arranged meeting of Prashanth (Vijay Deverakonda) and ... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
... Vishnu
... Prashanth
Anish Kuruvilla ... Businessman
Padmaja Lanka ... Prashant's Mother
Gururaj Manepalli ... Chitra's Father
Priyadarshi ... Kaushik (as Priyadarshi Pulikonda)
Kedar Shankar ... Prashant's Father
Sujatha ... Chitra's Mother
Ritu Varma ... Chitra
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This is an urban rom-com in a modern setting where tradition still has a strong hold. The story starts with the "pellichoopulu" or arranged meeting of Prashanth (Vijay Deverakonda) and Chitra (Ritu Varma). Check their journey out in #pellichoopulu

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INR 7,500,000 (estimated)
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This movie was made with Sync sound, which records the actual sounds and voices on set, unlike the conventional dubbing which is done in most Telugu movies. See more »

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Tharun Bhascker Scores and how!
30 July 2016 | by See all my reviews

Tharun Bhascker Daassyam, almost a year and half ago, this name was trending in the film fraternity, especially in TFI and do you know why? That's because, one of the most acclaimed short films of recent times 'Sainma' debuted online at that time and later got released on YouTube after making enough fortune. And that film is this man Bhascker's brain child. Well, you might wonder why I'm stressing so much on his short 'Sainma' rather than talking about 'Pellichupulu', that's because the 20 odd minutes you spend watching 'Sainma' speaks volumes about this mans talent and believe me, you will never regret watching it. Coming to the current topic, the flick's based or precisely developed from Bhascker's previously directed, another well acclaimed short 'Anukokunda'. The film is a coming of age comedy-drama and the story is about Chitra and Prashanth who meet for the first time in a pellichupulu and eventually how they travel along with each other is what that follows. That's it, simple right? No, hold on. There are a lot of twists and turns in this simple story line, thanks to the well written screenplay. The way in which the first half runs is too damn good. It just flows and you won't even realise its almost time for a break. Though the story gets a lil predictable in the second half, it still manages to keep audience intact with the flow. The characters and the characterizations in the film are so near to reality that one can easily relate to them. And the dialogues are one of the biggest assets to the film, simple and real. The actors Vijay Devarakonda and Ritu Varma were competent to show there skills and make their presence felt. They did a 100% justice to their characters, commendable performances. And there is this character named 'Kaushik' played by Priyadarshi, man o man, what a gem of dialogue delivery he has! Made the whole theatre erupt in laughter for more than 10 times I guess, brilliant acting. Rest of the cast did their part well. Coming to the technical side, editing was neat. Cinematography was good. Music, scored by Vivek Sagar was too good and apt at many situations. Very hardly does one see The Hindu review a movie and call it 'A Gem'. What more do you want? Just go and grab a ticket, this one's a sure shot hit.


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