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Agnyaathavaasi Review

U/A Action, Romance 2 hrs 38 mins Jan 10, 2018





Agnyaathavaasi Review & Rating


Agnyaathavaasi has been one of the most awaited movies of Tollywood, thanks to the successful combination Trivikram and Pawan Kalyan. Though Pawan Kalyan is not at his best in his recent films, still he managed to create a storm at the box office. All he needs is a well-made movie with good entertainment and he can shatter all the existing box office records effortlessly. Coming to Agnyaathavaasi, everything seems to be quite positive about this one (unlike recent movies of Pawan Kalyan). The inclusion of talented technicians like Manikandan and Anirudh Ravichander and a stellar cast including Boman Irani, Kushboo, Murali Sharma etc created a lot of hype for this movie. With songs, teaser, and trailer hitting the bull's eye, Agnathavasi has all the chances to emerge as the Non-Baahubali industry hit of Tollywood. But is there enough content in the movie to happen so, let's check out in Agnyaathavaasi review below:

The movie begins with a billionaire (played by Boman Irani) and his son being killed by the villains to take over his company. The story takes a drastic turn when it is revealed that he has an heir Abhijith Bhargav (played by Pawan Kalyan). What happens next has to be seen on the big screen.

Rating 2.5 from  indiatimes

'Agnyaathavaasi' could have still been an amazing ride had it either been taken seriously or been...

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Pawan Kalyan's performance in Agnyaathavaasi is surely one of the best we have seen in the recent times. He has proved his mettle as an actor once again and he gets most of the screen time and can be seen in almost every frame in the movie. The way he carried the entire film on his shoulders shows why he is one of the top actors of Tollywood. He completely owned the role of Abhijith Bhargav and performed very well in crucial scenes like the interval and climax scenes. His styling is classy in the film and reminds the vintage Pawan Kalyan from Khushi days. With this film, it is proved once again that no other director can present Pawan Kalyan better than Trivikram Srinivas. The way he has been introduced as a killer who doesn't have any qualms about doing so if it has a good purpose.

Coming to the actresses, Keerthy Suresh as Sukumari and Anu Emmanuel as Suryakantham have nothing much to do other than providing eye candy for the youth and mass audience. The film has many superb actors like Rao Ramesh, Murali Sharma, Kushboo, Sampath Raj, Tanikella Bharani, Aadi Pinishetty and others. Kushboo makes a striking comeback to Tollywood after 10 years, with a performance that can be called one of her career-best performances. Her role Indrani has been written very well and her fiery screen presence took it to next level. Her dialogues and performance in the interval scene show what a fine actress she is. Aadhi Pinishetty gets a meaty role once again but didn't get enough screen time like in any other commercial Telugu movie he is a part of. Despite that, he makes an impact with whatever the limited screen time he gets. He is definitely one of the most intense actors and deserves many chances. Like many directors, Trivikram's obsession with Rao Ramesh's role continues with this film as well. Rao Ramesh does justice to his role with his impeccable comedy timing. All the other actors like Vennela Kishore, Raghu Babu are wasted as they do not get enough screen time.

Rating 2.5 from  telugu360

This film may not have high moments but will not make you unrest in seat. It goes on flat narrati...

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Agnyaathavaasi scores big on the technical front as all the technicians have put in their 100% efforts to make this movie a watchable one. Anirudh Ravichander has given some of the best songs in recent times but their placement and picturisation are not so good. It is sad to see his work getting wasted but he impresses with his background score. His music is surely one of the major assets for the film and had the placement been good, it would've been a visual treat as well. Speaking of visuals, Manikandan does a neat job and his camerawork is impressive. Editing by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao is just about okay but art direction by A.S. Prakash is brilliant. Production values of Haarika and Haasine creations are good. Coming to the story, Trivikram Srinivas has come up with a good plot of a hidden heir but fails while execution. Instead of writing a gripping screenplay with thrilling elements and mind games he takes the audience granted by inserting the unnecessary commercial elements. He tries to make use of Pawan Kalyan's stardom and forgets to weave a good screenplay. Though some dialogues shine here and there, he hasn't done a great job as a writer as well. The first half is decent with good interval bang which promises of a better second half which is not the case here. The second half too is flat with very few engaging moments making it just an okay watch which we didn't expect from Pawan Kalyan - Trivikram combination.

Rating 2.5 from  firstpost

Its biggest undoing is incoherent storytelling, which leaves you perplexed for almost the entire ...

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Verdict: Passable Family Entertainer. Watch It For Pawan Kalyan's One-Man Show.

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Agnyaathavaasi User Reviews

  • SätHwîk

    11 Jan 18 @ 8:05 AM

    In English there's a movie called the heir apparent, I feel it's just inspired from it. Trivikram cinema means dialogues, other than the dialogue on mini yudham and interval khusboo mam dialogues no other scenes gave goosebump. No lip sync during songs. Bgms were actually which I never expected from anirudh ravichandran. Aadi's father wasn't mentioned. 

  • శేఖర్

    10 Jan 18 @ 9:00 AM

    నటీనటులు: పవన్‌కల్యాణ్‌.. బొమన్‌ ఇరానీ.. కుష్బు.. ఆది పినిశెట్టి.. కీర్తిసురేష్‌.. అను ఇమ్మాన్యుయేల్‌.. తనికెళ్ల భరణి.. మురళీ శర్మ.. రావు రమేష్‌.. వెన్నెల కిషోర్‌.. రఘుబాబు తదితరులు... సంగీతం: అనిరుధ్‌ రవిచంద్రన్‌ ఎడిటింగ్‌: కోటగిరి వెంకటేశ్వరరావు ఛాయాగ్రహణం: వి.మణికందన్‌ కళ: ఏఎస్‌ ప్రకాష్‌ దర్శకత్వం: త్రివిక్రమ్‌ నిర్మాత: ఎస్‌.రాధాకృష్ణ(చినబాబు) బ్యానర్‌: హారిక అండ్‌ హాసిని క్రియేషన్స్‌ ప‌వ‌ర్‌స్టార్ ప‌వ‌న్ క‌ల్యాణ్‌…. మాట‌ల మాంత్రికుడు త్రివిక్ర‌మ్ కాంబినేష‌న్ అంటేనే స్పెష‌ల్‌గా చెప్పాల్సిన ప‌నిలేదు. వీరి కాంబోలో వ‌చ్చిన జ‌ల్సా, అత్తారింటికి దారేది ఏ రేంజ్‌ని అందుకున్నాయో తెలిసిందే. అందుకే, హ్యాట్రిక్ మూవీగా అజ్ఞాత‌వాసిని ఎంచుకున్నారు వీరిద్ద‌రూ. మ‌రి, అటు ప‌వ‌న్‌, ఇటు త్రివ‌క్ర‌మ్ హ్యాట్రిక్ కొట్టారా..? సినిమా హిట్టా..? ఫ్లాపా..? అనేది ఇప్పుడు చూద్దాం.. క‌థ‌… అంద‌రి ఊహాగానాల‌కు త‌గ్గ‌ట్లే ఈ సినిమా ఫ్రెంచ్ మూవీ లార్గో వించ్ ఆధారంగానే తెర‌కెక్కింది. ఓ బ‌డా ఇండ‌స్ట్రియ‌లిస్ట్‌… గోవింద భార్గ‌వ్‌, అత‌ని వార‌సుడుని కొంద‌రు దారుణంగా హ‌త్య చేస్తారు. దీంతో, త‌న‌కు వార‌సులు లేర‌ని భావించిన విందా భార్య ఇంద్రాణి (కుష్‌బూ) అస్సాం నుంచి ఓ యువ‌కుడిని కంపెనీ వ్య‌వ‌హారాలు చూసుకునేందుకు రంగంలోకి దించుతుంది. అత‌నే బాల‌సుబ్ర‌మ‌ణ్యం.. కంపెనీలో ప‌ర్స‌న‌ల్ మేనేజ‌ర్‌గా చేర‌తాడు. అయితే, భార్గ‌వ్‌ని, అత‌డి త‌న‌యుడిని హ‌త్య చేసింది ఎవ‌రు..? బాల‌సుబ్ర‌మ‌ణ్యానికి, ఇంద్రాణికి సంబంధం ఏమిటి…? అజ్ఞాత‌వాసిగా ప‌వ‌న్ ఎందుకు మారాల్సి వ‌చ్చింది..? త‌న తండ్రిని చంపిన వారిపై భార్గ‌వ్ ఎలాంటి రివేంజ్ తీర్చుకున్నాడు..? కధనం: ‘అజ్ఞాతవాసి’ నూటికి నూరుపాళ్లు పవన్‌-త్రివిక్రమ్‌ కాంబో మూవీ. అందులో ఎలాంటి సందేహం లేదు. కార్పొరేట్‌ వ్యవహారాలు, అందులో ఒకరిపై ఒకరి ఆధిపత్య పోరు.. ఎత్తులు, పైఎత్తులు మొదలైన అంశాల చుట్టూ ప్రధానంగా ఈ కథ నడుస్తుంది. చదరంగ లాంటి అందులో ఎవరు విజేతగా నిలిచారన్నది ఈ కథలో ప్రధాన ఎలిమెంట్‌. దర్శకుడు కథను నడిపించేందుకు పురాణ, ఇతిహాసాల్లోని అంశాలను నేపథ్యంగా తీసుకున్నాడు. ‘నకుల ధర్మం’ ప్రస్తావన అందులోని భాగమే. కూర్చునే కుర్చీ తయారవడానికి జరిగే పోరాటం గురించి తొలి సన్నివేశాల్లో కథానాయకుడు చెప్పటం బట్టి.. కథ అంతా ఒక పోరాటం దిశగా సాగుతుందని అర్థం చేసుకోవచ్చు. ఈ పోరాటానికి కుటుంబ బంధాలు, పిట్ట కథల్లాంటి ప్రేమ వ్యవహారం, కొన్ని వినోద సన్నివేశాలను అతికించుకుంటూ వెళ్లాడు దర్శకుడు. దీంతో కథను నెమ్మదిగా ప్రారంభించి విరామ సన్నివేశాలు వచ్చే సమాయానికి పలు చిక్కు ముడులను పెట్టి ప్రేక్షకుడిలో ఉత్కంఠ రేకెత్తించాడు. అక్కడి నుంచే అసలు కథ మొదలవుతుంది. హత్యలకు కారణమెవరో తెలుసుకున్న బాల సుబ్రహ్మణ్యం వారిని ఏ విధంగా మట్టుబెట్టాడన్నది ద్వితీయార్ధం. ఇంటర్వెల్‌ ముందు వచ్చే ట్విస్ట్‌ ఆకట్టుకుంటుంది. ప్రథమార్ధంలో పవన్‌ ఎంట్రీ ఆకట్టుకుంటుంది. విందాను హత్య చేసి, అతని వ్యాపార సామ్రాజ్యాన్ని కూల్చలనుకున్నది ఎవరు? అనే అంశం చుట్టూ ద్వితీయార్ధం నడిచింది. ఈ క్రమంలో కథానాయకుడు ఎదుర్కొన్న పరిస్థితులను చూపించాడు దర్శకుడు. దీంతో పాటు విందా కంపెనీలో శర్మ(మురళీశర్మ) వర్మ(రావురమేష్‌)ల పాత్రలతో హాస్యాన్ని పండించే ప్రయత్నం చేశాడు. త్రివిక్రమ్‌ శైలి కామెడీ అందరికీ నవ్వులు పంచుతుంది. ఆయా సన్నివేశాలు ఆకట్టుకుంటాయి. పతాక సన్నివేశాలను తనదైన మార్కు జోడించి తీర్చిదిద్దాడు త్రివిక్రమ్‌. పవన్‌ పాడిన ‘కొడకా కోటేశ్వరరావు’ నవ్వుల పువ్వులు పూయిస్తుంది. పెర్‌ఫార్మెన్స్‌… ఇది ఫుల్‌లెంగ్త్ ప‌వ‌న్ మూవీ.బలాలు – పవన్‌ కల్యాణ్ కేర‌క్ట‌రైజేష‌న్‌ – ఫ‌స్ట్ హాఫ్‌ – ఇంట‌ర్వెల్ బ్యాంగ్‌ -సెకండాఫ్‌లోని కామెడీ సీన్‌లు – కొడకా కోటేశ్వరరావు పాట – కామెడీ ట్రాక్‌ బ‌ల‌హీన‌త‌లు.. – అక్కడక్కడా ‘అత్తారింటికి దారేది’ గుర్తుకు రావడం – క‌థ‌, కథనాలు బలంగా లేకపోవడం – బ‌ల‌మైన క‌థ‌నం లేక‌పోవ‌డం – హీరోయిన్స్ పాత్ర‌ల‌కు త‌గినంత స్కోప్ క‌న‌ప‌డ‌దు
  • Kalyani

    19 Jan 18 @ 6:35 PM


Agnyaathavaasi Live Updates & Public Talk

Finally, the BIG day is here. Fans of Power Star Pawan Kalyan and Trivikram Srinivas have been waiting for the release of Agnyaathavaasi for a long time and the day has finally come. Agnathavasi has finally hit the screens today amidst huge buzz and positive vibes. The film has registered terrific openings and is already shattering many records in the USA with premieres itself. The audience and fans who have watched the film in foreign countries like the USA are posting their opinions on Twitter. Most of them are quite positive indicating that the film is going to be a hat trick hit in the combination of Pawan Kalyan and Trivikram Srinivas. See what the audience are saying about Agnyaathavaasi in the Tweets below:

As the early morning shows come to an end, Agnyaathavaasi is getting decent reports from all areas. Pawan Kalyan's powerful performance and the dialogues of Trivikram Srinivas are being praised by the music lovers. Introduction scene, interval and climax scenes seem to be the major highlights in this family entertainer. Check out the below Tweets to know more.

As the noon shows in Hyderabad and other cities in India come to an end, Agnyaathavaasi is getting a mixed response from the movie lovers. Some of the audience are terming this film as the weakest work of Trivikram Srinivas. The huge expectations audience had on this film seems to have worked against the film and they seem to be disappointed with the output of the film. Check out the latest Tweets.

The critics are slamming the film and director Trivikram Srinivas for taking the audience for granted and giving out a half-baked product. Most of the critics are posting negatively on social media but the reports from the common audience are decent. Camera work of Manikandan and Anirudh's songs and background score seem to be the major assets of the film.

By the end of the day, Agnyaathavaasi ended up with below average reports fro both audience and the critics. The movie is said to be slow with a cliched narration and mediocre direction, writing from Trivikram. The picturisation and placement of songs are said to be one of the major drawbacks of the film. Check out the public response below:

That's it for the Public Talk and Live Updates of Agnyaathvaasi.

Agnyaathavaasi Preview

What Is Agnyaathavaasi Movie About?

Pawan Kalyan who gained immense fanbase with back to back blockbusters in the form of Gabbar Singh and Attarintiki Daredi is in search of a super hit from the past couple of years. With his previous release Katamarayudu too failing to impress the audience, he has now teamed up with one of the topmost directors of Telugu cinema, Trivikram Srinivas. Their combination has been a magical one as 2 movies in their combination Jalsa, Attarintiki Daaredi turned out to be successful. Attarintiki Daredi became the biggest single language hit of South India even after the first half of the film was leaked online before release. Expectations were high ever since this project was announced and this film coincidentally being Pawan Kalyan's 25th film raised them even further. The most happening actresses of South Cinema, Keerthy Suresh and Anu Emmanuel playing the female leads and Anirudh Ravichander making his musical debut into Tollywood with this film helped the movie to get much more attention. With songs becoming a super hit and the trailer receiving a super positive response from Pawan Kalyan's fans and the audience, the film has all the chances of becoming a big blockbuster.

What To Expect From Agnathavasi?

Vintage Pawan Kalyan Performance

It's been many days since we saw the best output from Power Star Pawan Kalyan. For reasons unknown, or best known to his recent filmmakers he hasn't been in a great form these days. It was Trivikram's Attarintiki Daredi which portrayed him brilliantly onscreen. Coming to Agnyaathavaasi, right from the first look poster Pawan Kalyan looked superb in trendy and uber cool outfits. It is always a treat to watch him in Trivikram's movies and Agnyaathavaasi too seems no different. Right from his costumes, to styling to body language, everything looks perfect giving us the glimpses of vintage Pawan Kalyan from the early 2000s. His role in the film seems to have a lot of scope for performance and elevation scenes which will be a treat to watch for Pawan Kalyan's fans and mass audience.

Good Story and Superb Dialogues From Trivikram

Trivikram Srinivas is known for his thought-provoking as well as punch dialogues and like in his every movie, we can expect a bunch of such dialogues in this film as well. The teaser and trailer have two superb dialogues one - a hero elevation dialogue 'Veedi charyalu oohaatheetham varma - that's the beauty' (done in a most subtle way) and a meaningful dialogue 'Jeevitham lo manam korukune prathi soukaryam venakala oka mini yuddhame untundi'. If he can give such beautiful dialogues in a 2-minute trailer, we can expect so many beautiful lines in a 2 and half hour movie. Trivikram is in top form these days with back to back super hits in the form of S/O Sathyamurthy and A Aa where his pen power played a crucial role. Now, we can expect one more quality product from him. Trivikram has always come up with simple stories with which every Telugu audience can relate to and this time too we can expect something similar. He has dealt with human emotions and the value of relationships in a superb way and Agnyaathavaasi looks no different.

Technically Brilliant Film

Agnyaathavaasi is bankrolled by Haarika and Haasine creations who produced 2 super hit film S/O Sathyamurthy and A Aa and they are looking to score a hat trick with this film. We can expect superb production values from them and from what we have seen in the trailer so far, the film looks quite lavish. Music of the film was composed by Anirudh Ravichander and this is his first straight Telugu album. With his Tamil songs becoming super hit in the Telugu states as well, there have been a lot of expectations on him and he delivered his debut album in style. Each song of the album turned out to be a super hit and now there are lots of expectations on his background score. It will be interesting to see how he elevates heroism in a class subject like Agnyaathavaasi. DOP Manikandan who is known for work in Bollywood films has worked on this project and his work is expected to be another major asset for the film.

Good Performances From The Stellar Cast Of Agnathavasi

Like most of the Trivikram's movies, Agnyaathavaasi too is filled some of the brilliant actors of South Indian cinema like Rao Ramesh, Murali Sharma, Kushboo, Tanikella Bharani, Ajay, Sampath, Boman Irani, Pavithra Lokesh, and others. With so many good actors put together, we can expect a film filled with brilliant performances. Especially, Rao Ramesh and Murali Sharma seem to have got good screen time in well-written roles and we can expect them to deliver. Kushboo, on the other hand, is making her comeback to the Telugu film industry after a long gap in a powerful role. Her role seems to be one of the strongest roles of the film and the kind of talented actor she is we can expect a power packed performance from her as well. The film also has 2 of the best young actresses Keerthy Suresh and Anu Emmanuel who can provide the eye candy for the youth.