Kannada star Sudeep’s high budget film, Vikrant Rona under the direction of Anup Bhandari had a pan-India release today. Let’s see how it is.
To crack the series of mysterious deaths and unexpected events, a cop named Vikrant Rona ( Sudeep) comes to a remote village named Komarattu.Soon after landing Vikrant keep suspecting various people in the region. In his investigation, will Vikrant Rona be able to track the mystery behind the deaths in the village? What is Vikrant Rona’s actual motive behind coming to Komarattu? To know that, you have to watch the film in the theatre near you.
Talented actor Sudeep impresses with his performance in the lead role. His typical mannerisms and stylish screen presence are an added advantage for the movie. The way Sudeep carried the second half proceedings with settled performance brings depth to the narrative.
Nirup Bhandari gets a meaty role and the actor did justice to it. Especially, his makeover during the climax portions comes as a surprise element of the film.
Ravishankar Gowda did his key role nicely and brings a realistic texture to the screen. Young beauty Neetha Ashok did her part quit effectively. Other supporting artists who did key roles are apt in their respective roles.
The cinematography work from William David is outstanding as the photographer showcased the entire film on an impressive note with his good lighting setup.
Music by B Ajaneesh Loknath is fine. While all the song are passable on screen, his background score during the key second half proceedings register well. Editing by Ashik Kusugolli is okay but he would have chopped off close to ten minutes unwanted scenes in the first half for a better viewing experience.
Coming to Anup Bhandari, the director has came up with a fresh point and wrote the scene order on a proper but he would have locked a crisp runtime by avoiding a few unwanted episodes in the first half.
- Sudeep’s screen presence
- Slow-paced narration
- A couple of unwanted episodes in the first half
In an overview, Vikrant Rona is a passable Adventurous thriller that has good twists and turns in the second half. While Sudeep and other artists performed well, the lag portions during the initial stage stand tall as demerits for Vikrant Rona.
Telugubulletin.com Rating: 2.5/5