ramalinga rajuon 9th Feb 2009, 10:43am | Permalink
srinivas, sacheen, saradhi, kiran... this is a badly made movie. praising it just because the intentions were noble is naivete - even non-commercial movies need to have good story-telling, since a movie is basically story-telling, whether it is "art" or "commercial", embellished with other elements. the director seems to have got all those other elements right, but forgotten the story-telling bit. success comes to those who do the right things, too - not just things right.
Nenu Devudini makes you feel like a sprinter at the starting mark, crouched in position, all charged and pumped up, waiting for the gun to go off any second.
And waiting and waiting and waiting.
Director Bala gets a great concept - you can almost see peers slapping their forehead at why they didn't think of it first - and messes it up so spectacularly, you quickly realize how much you take normal Tollywood commercial directors for granted every time you criticize them for losing their grip in the climax or overdoing the sentiment, ignoring instead how they get at least th....