In the part of Bhagwant Kesari, Balakrishna gave a very good performance, adding value to the movie by playing a character who was somewhat similar to himself. The touching sequences with Vijji Papa improved the movie’s overall appeal. Kesari’s character was subtly strengthened without being overdone by Anil Ravipudi’s delicate dialogue and the use of the Telangana dialect. Shrileela, who is well-known for her gorgeous performances, made a big change from her past work when she took on the character of Vijji Papa. Although there is a little lack of sparkle in the emotional sequences, she gave it her best go, and her performance on this first try is really good. Kajal Agarwal portrayed the role of Kachi, a psychological expert with little room for show or amusement.

Bhagwant Kesari Review and Rating

Overview: Publication Date: October 19, 2023

Rating : 3.25 out of 5

Starring: Raghoo Babu, P. Ravishankar, R. Sarathkumar, Arjun Rampal, Kajal Agarwal, Shrileela, and Nandamuri Balakrishna

Man in charge: Anil Ravipudi

Producers: Sahu Garapati, Harish Peddi

Director of Music: S. Thaman

Film director: C. Ramprasad

Editor: Raju Tammi

Bhagwant Kesari Review

The talented director Anil Ravipudi collaborates with Natasimha Nandamuri Balakrishna on the group production “Bhagwant Kesari.”” With great anticipation, the movie opened in theaters today. Let’s go into our in-depth assessment to see if it lives up to the hype.

Bhagwant Kesari Narration:

The goal of Nelkonda Bhagwant Kesari (Balakrishna) is to fortify and brave Vijaya Lakshmi, also known as Viji (Shrileela). He has good reason to want her to enlist in the Indian army. Viji, though, seems uninterested in this. Rahul Sanghvi (Arjun Rampal) begins pursuing her in the midst of this for a very good cause. What drives Viji on her quest? What is the relationship between Viji and Bhagwant Kesari? Did Bhagwant and Rahul Sanghvi have a past relationship? Did Viji end up enlisting in the military? In the movie, all of these queries are addressed.

Bhagwant Kesari Advantages:

After the success of his big movies “Akhanda” and “Veer Simha Reddy,” Nandamuri Balakrishna returns with a performance that fits his age. His dramatic speeches in the Telangana dialect are a fantastic fit for the role.

As Viji, Shrileela is excellent; she especially excels in sequences that are emotionally charged. Her involvement in the action sequences alongside Balakrishna adds to the attraction of the movie, and their on-screen chemistry is entertaining to see.

Anil Ravipudi skillfully combines a powerful emotional drama with themes centered on a father-daughter bond.

With his mesmerizing background score, Thaman once again demonstrates his ability to elevate action and dramatic moments.

Bhagwant Kesari Drawbacks:

The narrative is shallow and a little predictable. Very little of the plot is left up for surprise in the second part because the director reveals most of it in the first. The plot is not well supported by the flashback episodes that dominate the second half.

To maintain the audience’s interest, the second half should have been written more skillfully and included more captivating moments. Regretfully, there are a few sequences in the second half that could get boring.

Although Balakrishna looks excellent in the promotional material, the second outfit—which was kept secret for the dramatic effect—looks ungainly. There was a better method Anil Ravipudi might have introduced this avatar.

Kajal Agarwal plays a minor role in the movie, and her sequences with Balakrishna are not very powerful. There are not many of Anil Ravipudi’s trademark comedic moments in this movie.

In this film, Arjun Rampal makes his Tollywood debut; his performance is passable but not spectacular. Anil Ravipudi, though, had the opportunity to portray him in a more sinister light.

Though entertaining to watch, the action scenes, particularly the climax, should have been stronger. The visual effects are a little underwhelming and should have had greater attention to detail.

Bhagwant Kesari

Bhagwant Kesari Technical Aspects:

Anil Ravipudi deserves credit for presenting Balakrishna in a role befitting his age, but the film could have benefited from more focus on story and screenplay in the second part.

Thaman’s score shines in enhancing emotional and action scenes. Editing and cinematography are well done, and production values are satisfactory.

In Summary

“Bhagwant Kesari” offers a compelling fusion of dramatic action scenes and poignant moments, enhanced by the outstanding performances of Balakrishna and Shrileela. They have a lovely on-screen chemistry, particularly during the poignant scenes. However, the movie’s general pacing is hindered by a slow second half and a few sporadic pointless scenes. Fans are amused by Balakrishna’s fascinating on-screen persona and thought-provoking remarks. You can certainly decide to see this movie over the weekend if you want an enjoyable cinematic experience.