Take an age-old theme, manipulate a few angles here and there, find a talented
star cast, and hand over the reins to an experienced, creative director, and
viola! You have a movie that attracts masses despite the usual fare. This is
exactly what Suryavamsam did when it released in 1998. It ran for more
than 100 days. With the distributors seemingly caught by some strange bug that
is making them screen re-runs almost everywhere in the city, this is thankfully,
one of the few that is worth a watch.
Harishchandra Prasad (Venkatesh) is the righteous an....