India Beat Pakistan To Win Women’s Twenty20 Asia Cup Title UAE – Based Indian Girl Kehkashan Basu Wins International Children’s Peace Prize PM Narendra Modi On Demonetisation – Happy That Public Is Bearing Temporary Difficulties For Long Term Gain National Anthem In Courts? No Says Supreme Court, Dismisses Plea RBI Hikes Cash Supply By 4 Times, Banks Still Cash – Starved Sandip Soparrkar wins three honours in a row making it a hat trick Jayalalithaa is in critical condition Kareena Kapoor Khan Blessed with Baby Boy Kajal Aggarwal with Mahesh Babu in upcoming movie Preity Zinta got a Terrible News Akshay Kumar Jolly LLB 2 first look! Traier Out! Parvathy Nair's Koditta Idangalai Nirappuga Movie #KhaidiNo150 completed Talkie part, Last song shoot in progress Suriya's Singam 3 (S3) Postponed to Dec 23rd Hebah Patel's Nanna Nenu Naa Boyfriends Release on Dec 16th Akshay Kumar's Jolly LLB 2 Teaser Poster Akkineni Nagarjuna's Om Namo Venkateshaya Release Date Confirmed Semma Botha Aagathais Teaser Releasing by Famous Director Classics Entertainment's acquired overseas theatrical rights #KhaidiNo150 Machine is scheduled to release on February 17 Vaani Kapoor's Hot Romatic Film on 9th Dec Anu Emmanuel (Majnu fame) is selected for Pawan-3vikram film Advance Bookings opens tomorrow – Dhruva Aravind Swamy's Bogan Audio from December 3 WHEN ZEENAT AMAN INSPIRED KAPIL TO BECOME DIRECTOR!! Oxygen Special Song by James Bond Fame National Anthem in Cinema Halls – Supreme Court Order Sunny Leone is going to launch her own app today Bairavaa Teaser Crosses 11 Million Views 2.0 Movie is the most expensive film in India

Chandi Review




Cineforest Rating: 2/5

Movie: Chandi

Starring: Priyamani, Krishnam Raju, Sarath Kumar..

Director: V. Samudra

Producer: Dr. Srinubabu G

Music Director: NR Shankar and Chinna

Release date: 08 November 2013

 

Popular South Indian actress Priyamani has been in many few female-centric movies like 'Kshetram' and 'Chaarulatha' and has successful impressed the Telugu audience with her acting. Exactly one year after the release of 'Chaarulatha', she has now made her comeback to Tollywood with her latest female-oriented movie Chandi (Chandee). Let us see how the movie is set to hit the silver screen.

 

Story:

 

Chandi (Priyamani) is a powerful and talented young lady who is well versed in the art of combat. She is handled by a named Azad (Sarath Kumar) and together, they hunt down some evil government officials and political leaders. The helpless Police Department turns to the CBI for help of Nagababu who comes in as a special officer to tackle the case.

 

During the course of investigation, some shocking truths are to be revealed about Chandi. The young lady has a very violent and tragic past. She belongs to the village of Krishnapatnam and her father is Ashok Gajapathi Raju (Krishnam Raju) and they belong to the Alluri dynasty.

 

The village of Krishnapatnam and Ashok Gajapathi Raju’s family are destroyed by the evil Minister (Ashish Vidyarthi), as they stand in the way of some lucrative mines.

 

How this young lady turns into Chandi and avenge to the destruction caused to her family is what the movie is all about.

 

Plus Points :

 

  • Chandi is a revenge drama, which has all commercial elements to impress the mass audience. Priyamani's electrifying performance is the main highlight in the movie.
  •  Krishnam Raju looks regal as Ashok Gajapathi Raju. Priyamani looks good in a few scenes. Posani manages to tickle the funny bone in one or two scenes.

 

Minus Points :

 

  • ‘Chandi’ is a text book example of how the film is not to be made. When a national award winning actress like Priyamani finds herself in such a mindless mess, one can’t help but feel sorry for her. There is absolutely no logic or conviction in the narration of the story.
  •  Samudra’s direction is very bad. Dialogues are terrible and cheesy. There is no entertainment quotient at all, except  for a few scenes involving Posani. Sarath Kumar and Vinod Kumar have been wasted in poorly moulded roles. Ashish Vidyarthi is made a fool out of the film.

  •  There is no emotional conviction in the film. Despite issues like land grabbing , the scenes doesn’t has  any impact over viewers. The famous anthyakshari scene from ‘Gabbar Singh’ has been down to gutter in the film. Poor Harish Shankar will have a heart attack if he sees how the scene has been used in this movie.

  • The film’s pace is quite slow and boredom sets in quite early. Poor placement of songs just adds to the misery.

 

Technical Aspects:

 

  • Cinematography of the film is very mediocre.
  •  Editing is not up to the mark.
  •  Music and background score are very bad and is  not going to help the film in any way.
  •  Samudra’s direction is the biggest drawback for the film.
  • There is neither entertainment nor serious political drama in the film.

 

Final Cut:


‘Chandi’ The tagline of the film is ‘The Power of Woman’. But it should have been ‘The Power of Torture’.


Views: 263
Disclaimer : All images and text copyright to their owners and used under the fair use copyright law, section 107. All images and text are thought to be public domain and found through various free sources on the internet and publications. Please contact us at cineforest@gmail.com with any legal problems and we’ll be happy to remove any thing in breach
Advertise With Us
© 2012 - 2016 Cineforest.com