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Catherine Tresa to Join Kajal in B. Sreenivas' Upcoming Film!

Earlier this month we reported that the South Indian Mega Actress Kajal Aggarwal decided to star opposite Bellamkonda Sreenivas (who is yet to deliver a major hit) in his upcoming film. Rumor has it that Kajal allegedly demanded a hefty remuneration that shocked the producers of the film.

Now, we've been hearing flying rumors that the 28-year old elegant beauty Catherine Tresa is been considered to fill in the shoes as the second actress of the film which is should be very interesting cause both Kajal and Catherine were both seen together previously in Rana Daggubati's "Nene Raju Nene Mantri" last year. 

As we all saw, Kajal was only limited to fine-looking sarees in NRNM, but in the Bellamkonda starrer, we will see her playing an urban chic and it should be very exciting watching her compete opposite Catherine in the glamour department. 

As expected, Catherine was also offered a huge amount to romance Bellamkonda Sreenivas which is lately becoming a running trend as all the previous heroines like Samantha Akkineni, Rakul Preet Singh, Pooja Hegde and Tamannaah were gifted a great deal of cash to star opposite the pristine actor.

A Movie News Report by Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal) | Website's Twitter Handle - @JustMovieFreaks

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Sarrainodu - Movie Review

Verdict - "A failed marriage between a flawed script and some deadly action."

Written and directed by Boyapati Sreenu, Sarrainodu features Allu Arjun, Rakul Preet Singh, Catherine Tresa, and Srikanth in the lead roles as it explores the story about a military gold medalist Gana (Allu Arjun) who works for an improved society by beating up barbarous hooligans and corrupted people every day. On the other hand, we are introduced to the antagonist of the film, Vairam Dhanush (Aadhi), who is an archetype of evil and is an imbecile who knows how to play with wicked power and a futile system. As the story unfolds and when consequences evolve, the story directs us for a mega showdown between the good and the evil which concludes with a predictable ending. 

On a narrative standpoint, this film had nothing interesting to present from its outset, the storyline was predictable, time-worn and was tested many times before. They're certainly few parts and characters that didn't connect with the storyline properly and felt like they're forcefully crammed into the film for entertainment purpose. Also, the movie had some serious pacing and editing issues where it abruptly cuts from one scene to another and it happened far too many times that truly made the film look a lot more defective. 

But, on a positive note, the cinematography by Rishi Punjabi was surprisingly incredible. Although the slow-motion gimmick was a bit repetitive, the magnificent scale accompanied with an ostentatious production design, amazingly choreographed action scenes and few fine-looking locations elevated the film on a technical level. 

About the performances, Allu Arjun portrayed a never-seen-before avatar in this film, his charisma, body language and the appeal that he brought to the screen was astounding. He carried the entire movie on his shoulders throughout the 160-minute runtime and was never disappointing. Aadhi's performance was another major boon for the film as he embraced his nasty character perfectly. Rakul Preet Singh and Catherine Tresa were decent as the female leads and didn't have a major impact on the film.

Nevertheless, Sarrainodu might impress only a particular set of audience who are looking forward to watch few awe-inspiring action sequences and a valiant heroic character whose only job is to beat people up. But, if you're expecting a film with a significant storyline and a constructive screenplay then this is surely not the movie for you.

My Rating - 2.75/5
Grade - C + (Decent Flick!)
-By Surya Komal aka KM (@SuryaKomal)

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Kathakali – Movie Review

Verdict: “Edge of the seat thriller, elegantly made.”

Amudhan (Vishal) returns to his hometown Cuddalore from America for his marriage with Meenukutty (Catherine Teresa). On the other end, there is this powerful thug Thamba (Madhusudhan Rao), who is the head of “Fishermen Welfare Association” and has a lot of enemies including Amudhan. At this stage, Thamba gets killed and people easily suspect Amudhan's hand in the murder. Now, he has to handle the police as well as the goons from the victim's side. What happens next makes the rest of the story with twists and thrills. 

Director Pandiraj had skillfully crafted the script with all the vital elements needed for a thriller with a commercial touch. The story and screenplay stay true to the title of the film which is a rare scenario these days. With a crisp narration of two hours, the movie is a nail-biting entertainer till the end. 

Hip Hop Tamizha’s score was the biggest plus for this thriller. His electrifying background score and Chenda Melam's music supplemented tons of entertainment to the movie. Editor Pradeep had worked in sync with the script and made the film racier with all the essential cuts. 

Performance wise, Vishal did his best as the film revolves completely around him. Catherine Teresa's character had no scope expect to shine in few scenes and a song in the first half. Others were pretty good and not very exceptional. 

To finish, Kathakali is a well-made action thriller from Pandiraj. It is entertaining and worth to watch in this Pongal weekend.

My Rating - 3/5
Grade - B (Worth a Watch!)
-By Nirmalraj aka AK  (@Nirmalraj2911)

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