opening statement: definite innovative paced taut thriller that would keep the viewers edge of seats.
the case: hijack drama
the fate: predictable movie since many of such movies have been seen.
the charge: operation gaganam
evidence: there are definite proofs to show that this movie is different. the various evidences include the near 100% screenplay with perfect narration. secondly the direction of the movie. right from the title flying with, in the sky showing the map of india, with the introduction to various characters is perfect and the viewers are caught well with it, thirdly is the cinematography and the camera work done inside a hijacked plane. good movement of the camera along with subtitles at required stages gives a grip. fourthly is the change in screenplay from serious mood to a soothing humorous mood. verdict: very good.
Pros: screenplay and cast performance Cons: lack of gripping score and some abrupt editing
It's not often that you see a hijack drama being played out on Telugu screens. It's even less often that you see an A-list Telugu star like Nagarjuna associating himself so closely with offbeat cinema of any kind (Allu Arjun in Vedam, and Venkatesh in Eenadu being the last such instance). Either way, Gaganam is a breakthrough as far as its intent is concerned.
The content is not exactly perfect - in fact, as the movie initially unfolds, you're nervous because things look like they'll fall apart any moment. That, however, doesn't stop your nods of appreciation - largely because....