In ‘Pushpa’, Allu Arjun gets a good performance. The entire film revolves around his character, and he does not disappoint. He has put in some of his best work. Jagadeesh Prathap Bandara is also good, especially in his role as the king’s valet, Kesava. Their scenes together clicked well and provided a lot of comic relief.
Fahadh Faasil makes his debut as Bhanwar Singh Shekhawat, an equally important character. He looks super in this role, which is surprising considering how much attention he has gotten from his fans. Fahadh Faasil gives an impressive performance, too. In Pushpa, the two lead actors have some of the best dialogue delivery in the film. His character is also a standout, with several memorable moments.
Sukumar’s direction is solid. The film is massy, and Sukumar handles the grand scale well. It’s a good example of a film that doesn’t skimp on storytelling, and Sukumar makes sure he doesn’t let the climax drag the story down. However, there are some flaws. Though nearly three hours long, the film doesn’t leave much space for boredom.
Pushpa Raj is an illegitimate son of a wealthy landlord. He wants to run a smuggling business, and faces many obstacles, including police officers and other smugglers. He falls in love with Srivalli, and is a great lover, but his life is not without danger. This is one of the most interesting films of this year. So, don’t miss it!
The sequel to Pushpa will be launched on Amazon Prime Video in January 2023. So, if you missed the original, don’t worry. The film will still have good reviews. It’s definitely worth seeing. So, go watch Pushpa and give it a try. While it isn’t perfect, it’s still a highly entertaining movie. And you might even see it on TV.
Rashmika Mandanna’s role as Pushpa is a bit underdeveloped, but she does have good acting chops. However, there are flaws in the script that show through during her sequences. Similarly, Dhananjay as Jolly Reddy and Sunil as Srinu bring their usual evilness to fight Pushpa, but there are some good performances, too. As for the other casts, Ajay Ghosh impresses as the police officer Kondareddy, though it doesn’t do much for the film.
The story is interesting enough, but the climax of the movie is the high-stakes game. Pushpa’s first job is to get the red sandalwood. But he’s forced to take the risk of getting caught and beaten up by the police. However, he learns about a new business and becomes an important member of Konda Reddy’s gang. He also manages to get the red sandalwood safely to Chennai, paying the gang Rs. 25 lakhs per ton.