Bahubali – 2 Review

Sivagami (Ramya Krishna) sends Amarendra Bahubali (Prabhas) on a tour to know his citizens better. There he sees Devasena (Anushka) and falls in love at first sight. He decides to stay over there to get to know her better. Meanwhile Ballaladeva (Rana) is full of deceit and hatches a plan to poison Sivagami’s mind with the aid of his cunning father. What happens to Amarendra and Devasena, and how their son Sivudu reacts after listening to the narration by Kattappa (Sathyaraj) forms the rest of the story

How is this movie different?

  • Loads can be written here, to keep it crisp we would say that this film made all of us Telugus proud by being the highest grossing Indian movie ever.

Brief Credits

Starcast – Prabhas, Anushka, Rana, Ramya Krishna, Sathyaraj, Subba Raju, Nassar, Tamanna.

Music: M.M.Keeravani
Action: King Solomon
Editor: Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao

Cinematography: K.K.Senthil Kumar
Producer: Sohbu Yarlagadda & Prasad Devineni
Director: S.S.Rajamouli

How did the Actors Perform?

Prabhas has put his heart and soul into the film. He did justice to both the roles. Compared to first part there is more for the hero here, since he gets to play the guy with a golden heart. He carries the film on his broad shoulders. Anushka too gets to showcase the multiple facets of her acting skills. The valour she displayed in Arundhati, Rudrama Devi shows up here too.

However, looks wise both Prabhas and Anushka are not at their best. The fact that the movie took long duration to shoot also shows up with looks varying in many scenes. So, from Hindi market perspective though the records are shattered, both of them might not get any mainstream offers there.

Rana gets to play a very cunning role and fits the bill. He changes his dialogue modulation for the climax part which is not that effective. Both Ramya Krishna and Sathya Raj excelled in roles which have shades of grey. Subba Raju is the surprise package of the film and did well in an author backed role. Tamanna’s role is strictly equivalent to a junior artiste.

How did the Technicians fare?

Rajamouli is a visionary, and the rest of the crafts align to transfer the grandeur that he imagines onto the silver screen. As with the first part, the scale of the film leaves us spellbound and we could not help but admire the conviction of the director. For most of the technicians, the film is a prized trophy in their cabinet. Cinematographer Senthil, Fight master King Solomon, Art director Sabu Cyril – all were in top gear.

Keeravani didn’t churn out the best of the songs but he more than made up for it with his background music. Editing and story elements could have been better, especially in the climax part.

Release Date – 28th Apr, 2017

Super Telugu Take –

For most of his films, Rajamouli banks on the Adrenaline rush to entice the audience. This film has Grandeur+Goosebumps in abundance. The film has its loose ends but needless to say, its a must watch for every movie lover. Kudus to Rajamouli for making the Telugu and Indian industry proud. He is streets ahead of the next best director in Telugu now, only thing he could work upon is – increasing the repeat value of his films.

Super Telugu Rating – 3.75/5

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