Directed by: Sharan Koppisetty
Written by: Veda Vyas (Dialogues)
Screenplay by: Sharan Koppisetty
Story by: MG Srinivas
Based on: Birbal Trilogy Case 1: Finding Vajramuni by MG Srinivas
Produced by: Mahesh S. Koneru, Yarabolu Srujan
Starring: Satyadev Kancharana, Priyanka Jawalkar, Ajay
Cinematography: Appu Prabhakar
Edited by: Bikkina Thammiraju
Music by: Sricharan Pakala
Production Companies: East Coast Productions, S Originals
iQlikmovies Rating: 2.75/5
Versatile Actor Satyadev Kancharana who recently appeared in the Telugu Netflix anthology 'Pitta Kathalu' joined hands with director Sharan Koppisetti for a legal crime thriller titled 'Thimmarusu: Assignment Vali'. It is an official remake of the Kannada film Birbal. The movie marks the second outing of Sharan after Kirrak Party. Actress Priyanka Jawalkar who marked her debut with Taxiwaala played the female lead in this movie. The teaser and trailer of the film have already created an interesting buzz around the film finally 'Thimmarusu' along with Teja's 'Ishq' hit theatres on July 30th July 2021. Let's check out the review of the film.
Rama Chandra (Satya Dev) is an advocate who evinces his interest in bringing back an old case that has been closed 8 years ago. It is the case where police officer Bhupathi Raju (Ajay) frames an innocent bar employee for the murder of a cab driver. Why did Rama Chandra open the case? Who is the real culprit? What happens in the end? Forms the film's story.
Just like his previous films, Satyadev came up with an interesting character in this film and he portrayed it in a decent way. He breathes life into his character and did an amazing job. Priyanka Jawalkar looked beautiful and also delivered an impressive performance in her limited role. Ajay and Ankith Koyya evoked decent emotions in the film and did a wonderful job in essaying their roles. Aadarsh Balakrishna and Harsha Chemudu also impressed with their respective performances. The other supporting cast including Chaitanya Rao etc made their presence felt.
Director Sharan Koppishetty took an interesting script with a legal backdrop and succeeded in blending it well by adding the necessary emotions and some comedy scenes to make it an out-and-out family entertainer. He made certain changes from the original to suit our nativity. The fast-paced narration, taking and making the story as engaging as possible became the biggest plus points for the film. Production values are like a cherry on the top. Cinematographer Appu Prabhakar has provided some mind-blowing visuals for the film which are bright and beautiful. On the whole, 'Thimmarusu', is a legal thriller that will keep the audience engaged throughout the film with solid technical aspects.
The makers surely came up with a tight screenplay and interesting concept which will keep the audience engaged throughout the film. Emotional scenes are also interesting and will make the audience connect well with the characters. Despite having some logical errors, we can say that they are negligible, and to conclude, Thimmarusu is a well-made legal thriller with a unique backdrop, impressive performances, and captivating screenplay. It is one of the first films to hit the theatres after the second lockdown and is definitely a worth-watching movie.
Little dull moments
Could have been more thrilling
Final Verdict: Thimmarusu is worth a watch
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