Fun Outing From Wholesome Cast
What Is the Film About?
Vishal (Sathya Dev) is an upcoming director who is narrating a story to Shalu (Nivetha Pethuraj). The story as one might have guessed, is about three youngsters, Rahul (Sree Vishnu), Rakesh (Priyadarshi) and Rambabu (Rahul Ramakrishna) and their escapades. How the fictional story is connected to reality via Mithra (Nivetha Thomas) is what the film is all about?
Sree Vishnu mostly plays his usual self, but with a slight difference. Unlike his recent past efforts where the characters are subdued a bit, here, he opens up a little on that front. He is part of the gang, but with a slight edge on the rest like a hero should be.
The comic timing and dialogue modulation are fabulous, but even within a short career, it comes across a bit repetitive. Also, as the movie is in more of a fun, caper kind of zone, the overall act too is in a lighter vein and doesn’t demand heavy-duty action. It might make the act look okay-ish, but it’s not a knock on him.
Vivek Athreya who made lovable Mental Madhilo is back with a new outing. Brochevarevarura is a new genre for the director, but the sensibilities remain the same. And it is what makes the movie work mainly.
The movie takes off once we get to the college episodes and the R3 gang is in place. The fresh humour involving them and a lovely and immensely charming lady played by Nivetha Thomas define what we call a breezy entertainer, but it is sans too much of love and more in a fun and frolic way. The pre-interval and interval provide a nice twist to the tale, and one is eagerly waiting for what happens next?
The second half, despite maintaining the momentum, is still not on the same level. One immediately starts to fear the repeat of the Vivek Athreya’s debut Mental Madhilo which goes totally haywire in the second half. Luckily, that is not the case.
However, the free-flowing fun of the first half seems to be lacking even though nothing really troubling happens. The narrative goes about its way without causing too much trouble. The various characters and their interactions are well planned, and one is engaged in the proceedings.
The problem here is the lengthy scenes due to the wafer-thin storyline. It works in the first half due to the chemistry and fun quotient involved despite the inconsistent graph of the narrative. We never realise it as the actors and the writing overcome the faulty bumps. But, as we move to the second half, the same approach of writing and setting up a scene in a crime caper background doesn’t register similarly. It turns out to be a significant bummer during the pre-climax where the whole thing seems never-ending all of a sudden. We are led to that situation courtesy of the approach of the rest.
In the end, Brochevarevaru Ra is still a fairly engaging watch. The fresh writing the chemistry between various well-cast actors who perform to their strengths helps it sail through the troubled times.
Heroine And Other Artists?
Nitheva Thomas has been selective with her movie picking, and it is paying her rich dividends. She gets another memorable part stands out among the crowd. The fact that Nivetha Thomas is less visible in the second half doesn’t take away her prominence at all. For the way she has been presented and the way she acts, in the college episodes is sure to add more fans.
Nivetha Pethuraj, on the other hand, is less remarkable. Not that she has acted poorly or anything, but her role is short and lacks any charismatic quality. The same thing holds true for Satyadev as well. It is a decent part, and he has acted on the same level.
Sree Vishu, Priyadarshi and Rahul Ramakrishna are three buddies who are christened as R3 gang. We know about the former, but the latter two are no less. Both share great chemistry which was visible in some previous films as well. In Brochevarevarura, it goes a notch higher. The comic timing and camaraderie are excellent. Rahul Ramakrishna shines the brightest though. Shivaji Raja and other character artists are apt for their respective roles.
Music and Other Departments?
Vivek Sagar, who is impressing irrespective of the fate of the film, continues to do so with Brochevarevarura, as well. The background score is tremendous. Sai Sriram’s cinematography could have been better. The shaky effects, done only sparingly, still manage to give a headache or two. The editing is alright. And as said above, the writing is fine.
Inconsistency in Screenplay in Parts
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Brochevarevarura Review by KK