Just happened to watch this movie. I was thoroughly impressed with the progressive nature of the film (the gay couple, the handling of the investigation, etc.) without ever giving off the vibe that they were deliberately trying to be progressive that we typically see in many movies nowadays.
My only issues with the movie is that there were a few editing hiccups in the first half and the culprit of the whole thing seemed a bit farfetched and personally, was kind of a letdown even though it was shocking.
I really like that the new kid Vishwak Sen picked up this movie and is definitely a step in the right direction post the extremely mediocre Falaknama Das.
A thriller is a tricky genre to master. To make an effective thriller, a filmmaker should have good control over his craft, an airtight script that does not leave room for much loopholes, and a strong technical team that can translate his vision on-screen. And of course, a strong cast that can make you believe in the motivations of the characters.
Very rarely does a thriller manage to have all these elements fall into a place. And in Telugu cinema, where a pure thriller itself is as rare a sight as a raindrop in a desert, well-made thrillers are extremely difficult to come by. So ....