Reviewed By :
Pavan MOVIE JOCKEY
Vangaveeti is a Emotional fiction drama film starring Sandy, Sritej, Vamsi Cheganti and Naina Ganguly in main lead roles. Ram Gopal Varma has written and directed this film under Bad-Cow films banner. Movie is released on 23rd December, 2016. Check the review below...
It's a Rise and down falls of Vangaveeti Ranga (Sandy), a popular political personality who ruled Vijayawada in 80's.
The story kick starts with Vangaveeti Radha (Sandy) Rowdyism. Her is popularly known as Market Radha in 70's. Under the shadow of Chalasani Venkata Ratnam (Vamsi Nakkenti), Vangaveeti Radha build his popularity day by day. Few hypocrites who doesn't digest Radha's rise, back-talk against him and fill Venkata Ratnam's heart with hatred. Being a strong and young personality, Vangaveeti Radha takes revenge by stabbing Venkata Ratnam.
Vangaveeti Radha involves in many social activities and become People's man. Being Student leaders, Devineni Gandhi (Kautilya) and Devineni Nehru (Sritej) join hands with Radha for better student politics. Venkata Ratnam people who were angry on Radha stab him to death with perfect plan.
Vangaveeti Ranga (Sandy) takes Radha's place and follow his foot-steps. He gets married to Ratna Kumari (Naina Ganguly). Few misunderstanding depart Ranga and Devineni Gandhi, Devineni Nehru.
Devineni Gandhi and Nehru starts a new student party and instantly becomes Popular. Angried Ranga sketch a plan and kill Gandhi. Devineni Murali (Vamsi Changanti), the younger brother of Gandhi takes vow to kill Vangaveeti Ranga. Did Murali killed Ranga, What happens to Murali and who Killed Ranga?. Watch the film to know the climax.
Sandy did dual role. He played Vangaveeti Radha and Ranga's role. He looks perfect in both the roles. His performance is up to the mark and he did with ease. In Both the roles, Vangaveeti Radha's character is more powerful than Ranga's role. Sandy has given his 100 percent performance to get best.
Second, we should talk about Sritej's performance. He played Devineni Nehru's role. He is silent in most of the scene but his intensity can be seen in his eyes. He played full length role and he is good in his role.
Vamsi Changanti's character is another powerful character in the film. Vamsi has delivered a gripping performance. Audiences will be shocked to see this 'Happy Days' guy in out of the box role. With this character, Vamsi got an opportunity to showcase his acting skills.
Naina Ganguly is gorgeous and perfectly suited in Ratnakumari's role. She is cute and well fitted in typical Vijayawada girl's character.
Others did as required and delivered with correct tint.
Coming to Technicians, Ravi Shankar's Music and background score is one of the major highlight in the film. The songs are very gripping and background score has lifted the film to next level. Cinematography is another major highlight in this film, Visuals are very realistic. Rahul Srivastav, K. Dilip Varma and Surya Chowdary has handled the camera department and they need big round of applause. Production values are high and Dasari Kiran Kumar has spent decent money to get realistic visuals. Editing could have been better. The Knife-stabbing fight scenes were not properly edited. Ram Gopal Varma has topped the original story with many commercial elements. The movie was well made but he didn't reached the audiences expectations.
Overall, Vangaveeti is not up to the mark as it will fail to impress every section. Even Vijayawada region are disliking the film as director made many changes for his convenience. The movie was promoted as the film story about Vangaveeti Ranga but in real, director didn't show anything about Ranga. Even the cinematic action scenes were not captured well. The stabbing scenes are looking unreal and ugly. Lot of blood-shed will make you uncomfortable while watching. People those who know about Vangaveeti Ranga are unable to digest the film as it is made with unrealistic story.
Vangaveeti Radha and Devineni Murali's episodes are very gripping and looks real. But Director RGV didn't concentrated on Vangaveeti Ranga's character and he failed to impress the audiences.
Finally, Only RGV fans will like this film.