NTR Maharshi

Saturday, 7 May 2016

Release date : May 6th, 2016
Director : Vikram Kumar
Producer : Suriya
Music Director : A. R. Rahman
Starring : Suriya, Samantha, Nithya Menen
Shiva Kumara(Suriya) is a scientist who invents a time traveling watch. Seeing the varied profits that this watch can generate, Shiva’s brother, Athreya(Suriya) goes all out and kills Shiva Kumar and his wife(Nitha Menen).

But luckily, Shiva Kumar somehow safe guards the watch and his little son and hands him over to Saranya. 25 years pass by, and Athreya once again comes looking for the watch which is now with Mani(Suriya), son of Shiva Kumar.

During this process, Mani comes to know about the power of the watch and the evil intentions of Athreya. Rest of the story is as to how Mani manages to save the watch and faces the dreaded Athreya.

Plus points:
  • Suriya's brilliant performance in three roles, especially in negative role
  • Cute love track and comedy
  • Story, screenplay and direction
  • Out-of-the box ideas
  • Cinematography
  • Songs, Music and BGM

Minus points:
  • A couple of dragged scenes in second half
  • Editing

Ratings By Various Top Websites:
Idlebrain - 3.25/5
Great Andhra - 3.25/5
123Telugu - 3.5/5
Indiaglitz - 3.3/5
FilmiBeat - 3.5/5
TeluguOne - N/A
Others - 4/5
Overall Rating - 3.5/5 (Super Hit)

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