Shehzada Review & Ratings | Hit or Flop?

Shehzada Review: A movie will be recreated or dubbed into other languages if it becomes a hit in one particular language. Since a few years ago, the Hindi film industry has struggled and has experienced numerous disasters with straight films. They have relied increasingly on translations of films originally produced in other languages, particularly Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam.


Allu Arjun plays the protagonist character in the hugely successful Telugu film “Ala Vaikuntapuramloo.” Following this film’s enormous popularity, its producers have announced a remake under the working title “Shehzada,” starring the young actor Kartik Aaryan. Today marks the film’s official premiere in theatres after numerous delays. Let’s examine this film in detail to find out if Kartik Aaryan can deliver another box office success with this remake.


The colourful young guy Bantu, who is raised in a middle-class home, discovers that he is the biological son of a successful business tycoon. A series of circumstances brought Bantu to his birth parents once he learned who his true parents were, enabling him to remedy a problem that his real family had experienced secretly.

Cast & Crew

Kartik Aaryan plays the male lead in the Shehzada film, with Kriti Sanon playing the female lead opposite to him. Manisha Koirala, Paresh Rawal, Ronit Roy, Sachin Khedekar, Sunny Hinduja, Rajpal Yadav, Ali Asgar, Ankur Rathee, and Shalini Kapoor are also included in the cast.

Trivikram wrote the original screenplay for the Shehzada movie, which Rohit Dhawan directed. Bhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, S Radha Krishna, Kartik Aaryan, and Aman Gill are the producers of this film under the brands of T-Series, Geetha Arts, Haarika & Hassine creations, and Brat films. Pritam wrote the soundtrack for this film, and Sudeep Chatterjee and Sanjay F Gupta were in charge of the cinematography. Ritesh Soni is in charge of editing.

Movie NameShehzada
DirectorRohit Dhawan
Music DirectorPritam
ProducerBhushan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, S Radha Krishna, Kartik Aaryan and Aman Gill
GenreAction, Comedy, Drama
CastKartik Aaryan, Kriti Sanon, Manisha Koirala, Paresh Rawal, Ronit Roy, Sachin Khedekar and others
Cinematography Sudeep Chatterjee, Sanjay F Gupta


The main plot of the movie and any scenes that are written should have some nativity that could appeal to the audience of that particular language if the movie is to become a blockbuster in that language. One such film that has everything needed to amuse the Telugu audience is Ala Vaikuntapuramlo, which became a hit the year it was released.

Shehzada was unable to duplicate the original magic. The addition of several unwelcome comic bits and a few alterations by director Rohit Dhawan made this Hindi film intolerable. The Telugu version of Ankur Rathee’s character is considerably better, but it contains fewer dialogues. He was transformed into a joker by director Rohit Dhawan, and the film is filled with other absurd characters and situations. Given how well-known the plot is, the Hindi film’s unnecessary scenes have killed its spirit.

Kartik Aaryan appeared enthusiastic on television when it came to acting performances, but he absolutely fell flat in emotional sequences. In a couple scenes, he went overboard as well. Kriti Sanon plays her role admirably. Manisha Koirala feels satisfied with her performance and is glad to be back in the spotlight after “Sanju.” As always, Paresh Rawal is faultless. All of the actors, including Ronit Roy and Sachin Khedekar, performed the actions necessary for their characters.

The Shehzada movie seems terrific on paper. One of the biggest highlights of this version are the Pritam-composed songs. But in contrast to this recreation, the songs from the original are considerably better. The movie has a lot of bright colours that may have been toned down using digital imaging, but the cinematography by Sudeep Chatterjee and Sanjay F Gupta is fine. High production values.

The blockbuster Telugu film’s director, Rohit Dhawan, blew the chance to present it by making a number of unwelcome adjustments that caused the film to lose its soul. On cinema, comedic sequences seem quite manufactured.

Overall, Shehzada just partially lives up to the expectations. If you haven’t seen the Telugu version yet, you can see this at a theatre.

Plus Points:

  • Music
  • Few comedy scenes

Minus Points:

  • Unwanted newly added scenes
  • Over-the-top performances

Rating: 3/5

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