Aadavallu Meeku Joharlu movie review: A decent feel good family entertainer
What: Aadavallu Meeku Joharlu movie review - Rashmika is high on the success of her latest film Pushpa. High on energy, she has now come up with her new Telugu film titled Aadavallu Meeku Joharlu. The film has noted hero, Sharwanand doing the lead role. The family drama also has big female stars like Radhika and Khushbu in key roles and is directed by Kishore Tirumala. Let's analyze the film.
Aadavallu Meeku Joharlu synopsis
Chiranjeevi(Sharwanand) is born and brought up in a joint family. He is the apple of the eye of the ladies in his house. But their over possessiveness delays Chiranjeevi's marriage for years. Fed up with the arranged marriage concept, he starts looking for love and falls for a lawyer named Aadhya (Rashmika Mandana). The moment he decides to propose his love, Aadhya drops a bomb that she has no interest in marriage all her life and wants to be a single woman like her mom (Khushbu). The rest of the plot is as to how Chiranjeevi goes around impressing both Aadhya and her mom to win his love.
As the film has a very routine storyline, the director had to think out of the box and present the proceedings in a contemporary manner. But the director only showcases the so called romantic scenes and family drama in a simple way.
What keeps the family audience engaged in the first half is the breezy comedy. The track between Rashmika and Sharwanand has good comedy. The manner in which the hero tries to woo the heroine is showcased in a funny manner. The twist that comes at the interval point is also brought out quite nicely by the director and sets up things in a good way.
But where does the film slow down is the question. Post ten minutes into the second half, the hero starts on a journey to impress his lover and her mom. He goes to her town, joins her office in disguise and tries to help everyone to make an impression. Such a plot has been tried and tested in so many films earlier.
Only in the last half an hour things get serious and bring out good family emotions. The hero does not have much to do but the ladies in the family take center stage and end the film ends a happy note.
Though all this look like TV serial, the presence of Rashmika and A list supporting cast make this film a decent family outing
Sharwanand has done some intense roles in the past. He makes a U turn and gets a role which is crowd pleasing. The role requires him to be charming and Sharwanand does it with aplomb. Senior actress Radhika is wasted in her role as she is just a spectator and plays the silent part.
Rashmika plays a normal role of a girl who is engulfed in the boundaries fixed by her mom. She looks dull for the most part as her character is not established much. But still Rashmika with her charm makes all the romantic and emotional scenes look good.
Khushbu is also very good and brings a depth to the film in the latter part.
Starting with the writing department, the story idea is quite old and has been seen in multiple Hindi and Telugu films earlier. When it comes to novelty, there is nothing special that has been showcased here. Devi Sri Prasad's music is very good but not as good as he composed for Pushpa.
The dialogues are written with deep emotions. The camera work is not that great as the film has an old school set up. The manner in which so many ladies have been showcased on screen looks a bit odd for the audience as such things do not happen in real life. Editing is sharp and the way Rashmika has been designed is very bad.
It has been quite some time since we have seen a proper family drama in Telugu. So all those who would want their family to go watch a film in the big screen after a long time, Aadavallu Meeku Joharlu (Ladies, salutation to you) is a decent choice.