Cast: Ravi Teja, Payal Rajput, Nabha Natesh, Tanya Hope, Bobby Simha, Sunil, Vennela Kishore, Sisil Sharma, Satya
Banner: SRT Entertainments
Producer: Ram Talluri & Rajini Talluri
Cinematographer: Karthik Ghattamaneni
Dialogues: Abburi Ravi
Story, screenplay, direction: VI Anand
Mass Maharaja, Ravi Teja, who taste success with commerical films in the past is testing his luck with Disco Raja, which is promoted as a sci-fi thriller. The film attained good expectations with its teasers and songs. VI Anand, who has carved a niche for himself by making films with striking subjects directed this film. Let’s see if Disco Raja has the right ingredients to satisfy movie-goers.
Story: Sethu(Bobby Simha) is a dreaded goom who gets into a brawl with Disco Raja(Ravi Teja), a witty and clever guy. Sethu tries to irk Disco Raja by targeting his family and in response, the latter, Disco Raja uses the latest technology to counter Sethu. The remaining story reveals how Hellen (Payal Rajput), and Nabha(Nabha Natesh) are connected to Disco Raja and the way in which he comes up against the antagonist, Sethu.
Analysis: The director, VI Anand executed a unique subject, infused with all the necessary commerical elements. The narrative is crisp and keeps the audience engaged all the way through.
The first half of the film is pacey and gripping. A film like Disco Raja demands extraordinary visuals and the cinematographer Karthik Ghattamaneni shows he has what it takes. His brilliant work behind the camera is clearly seen on the silver screens.
Thanks to the latest technological advancements and developments, humans are expanding their lifespans. In a secret mission of sorts, humans develop a revolutionary technology which resurrects life post death. This subject forms the basic plot of Disco Raja.
No one else but Ravi Teja could have done full justice to Disco Raja role. His portrayal of a music-loving don is very good. His energy is impeccable and he shoulders the film. VI Anand proves that Ravi Teja still has a lot of energy, and if utilized well, he can deliver big time. Ravi Teja is presented in a very stylish manner in the film and he shows many variations in the role.
Payal Rajput is one of the most sought-after heroines in Tollywood of late and she took a daring decision of sorts in regard to her role in Disco Raja. Her character is very appealing and needs to be watched on the big screen if its beauty is to be enjoyed.
Bobby Simha is seen as the antagonist Sethu and the national award-winning actor matches Ravi Teja with his performance. His act as the lead antagonist is very natural and impressive.
Nabha Natesh is good in her role and delivers what is needed of her. Tanya Hope is good as well. They play strong roles in the film.
Naresh, Vennela Kishore, Sathya, etc. play important roles in the film and they are apt. Disco Raja shaped up as a commercial family entertainer, thanks to the efforts of the cast and crew.
Ram Talluri did not compromise with the making values and went all in on the project. The film was shot in Manali, Chennai, and Ice Land. Ram Talluri and Rajini Talluri are to be appreciated for their work.
Thaman, who is in fine nick of has given another impressive audio album for Disco Raja. His background score is very good and it elevates the vibe of many scenes.
Disco Raja caters to a large section of movie-goers. It ticks the right boxes to keep all sections of the audience entertained from start to finish. It is a good watch this weekend.