Jigarthanda Double X Movie Review:Raghava Lawrence and SJ Suryah have teamed up for Jigarthanda Double X. The film has opened in theatres in Telugu and Tamil today. It has been showered with mixed review from all quarters. If you are planning to watch the movie, find out what we have to say in our review:
The story takes place in the mid-1970s. Caesar (Raghava Lawrence) is a dreaded gangster from Kurnool. Ray Dasan (SJ Suryah) wants to become a police officer. A violent cop (Naveen Chandra) asks Ray Dasan to go to Kurnool in the guise of a filmmaker to fool Caesar into doing a film with him. What is the agenda of the cop in using Ray Dasan as a weapon? How does the clash between the Ray-Caesar duo change the fate of a tribal population? That’s what the film is about.
Performances: Raghava Lawrence deliver his best performance in recent times. SJ Suryah carries himself well, and he excels in emotional scenes in particular. The remaining cast and crew did their part in the film. Most of the artists are unknown to the Telugu audience. Shine Tom Chacko of Nani’s Dasara fame is seen as a matinee idol named Jaya Krishna.
- The primary performances.
- The background score by Santhosh Narayanan.
- The excellent cinematography.
- A few emotional scenes
- The climax
- Slow narration
- Unwanted scenes
- Too lengthy.
Analysis: The film is a solid comeback by director Karthik Subbaraj after his two OTT movies releases in recent years. The film could have been trimmed by 10 minutes, especially the second half. The BGM becomes the backbone of the film.
The film’s intro, interval, and its rebellious climax are highlights. The first half sets up the story in an entertaining fashion. The second half is high on emotional content.
Verdict: You will surely love it for SJ Suryah and Raghava Lawrence. The film has a number of whistle-worthy moments. Watch it!
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