Konaseema Thugs Review: Konaseema Thugs is Ace Choreographer Brinda’s second film to be directed after Hello Sinamika. With the help of the trailer, the movie generated excitement, and now that it has officially been published, let’s dive right in to the review to see whether or not it is worth seeing.
The story of Konaseema Thugs centres on the life of Tuni-born orphan Seshu (Hridhu Haroon). He turns into a murderer and ends himself in jail. There, he meets Kakinada Goon, and the story takes a turn as they both decide to break out of jail. Will Seshu’s strategy ultimately succeed? The film must reveal who the Kakinada goons are and their history.
Cast & Crew
The movie Konaseema Thugs stars RK Suresh, Munishkanth, Sarath Appani, Bobby Simha, and others. Hridhu Haroon plays the male lead, Anaswara Rajan is the female lead, and Bobby Simha has a key role. The movie was produced by Riya Shibu and Mumthas M under the banner of HR Pictures in collaboration with Jio Studios. It was directed by Brinda, with cinematography by Priyesh Gurusamy, and music by Sam CS.
|Riya Shibu, and Mumthas M
|Hridhu Haroon, Anaswara Rajan, Bobby Simha, RK Suresh, and others
While we first see the protagonist’s character development and flashbacks, it takes the movie some time to get to the main plot. The jail setting and the characters’ intensity keep you interested in the story even when the sluggish narration eventually becomes tedious. Although the first half has its moments, it will try your patience. The intermission is performed fairly effectively, and it piqued interest in the second half.
The second is where the actual narrative starts, when the protagonist Seshu decides to escape from jail, and his escape preparations keep us riveted to our seats. The second half of the movie, with its exciting action sequences and racy dialogue, rescued the movie. The narration of the movie occasionally makes us think of Visaranai flicks, but this one is more about vicious gangsters who will do anything to get what they want.
Hridhu Haroon, a debutante, did a respectable job as he sustained the tension throughout the movie very effectively, although he struggled to express himself at the emotional parts. As always, Bobby Simha’s performance was impressive, and playing this character came naturally to him. Although Anaswara Rajan has little on-screen presence, the rest of the cast gave it their all.
Though Brinda only partially succeeded in presenting the picture, her story is pretty good. Although the second half of the narration was where she was successful in capturing the audience’s attention with her raunchy narration, the first half narration should have been better and a few draggy sections can be easily cut.
Strictly speaking, Konaseema Thugs is excellent; Priyesh Gurusamy’s cinematography is the movie’s biggest plus; the mood and tone of the movie draw you in, and his lighting makes you feel like you’re a part of it. Although Sam CS’s songs are not up to par, his background score and the work of the rest of the technical team pleased.
Konaseema Thugs is a compelling action drama overall.
- Slow Narration in the first half
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