Produced & Directed by-R. Chandru
Theatrical Release by-Lyca Productions
Cast-Upendra, Shreya Sharan, Sudha, ,Murali Sharma, Sunil Puranik with Shivarajkumar and Kicha Sudeep in guest roles
Running Time-136 Minutes
Sandalwood has struck gold yet again with this Pan India flick the script of which resembles the KGF series of films to a certain extent.
The coloring and the dark tone too remind us of those two films (KGF -1 & 2)
Upendra, a swashbuckling Sandalwood hero fits the character of Arkeshwara like a T and his transformation from a meek service-employee to a daring don has been well shaped and presented!
The cameo appearances of Shivarajkumar and Kicha Sudeep sets the tone for a sequel in the climax sequence but the fact remains that the former and the latter steal the thunder by their presence in the closing sequence leaving Upendra draw a blank (in expression) when a sequel is announced!
The tasteful texture of the period setting and the costumes reveal the richness of this production.
The cinematography of A.J. Shetty and the music of Ravi Basrur travel in parallel to enhance the quality of this big-budget bonanza!