Title – Divangatha Manjunatha Geleyaru, Producer – ND Arun Kumar, Direction – Arun ND, Music – Vinay Kumar, Cinematography – Mohammad Ameen, Cast – Rudra Prayag, Sheetal Pandey, Shanker Murthy, Ravi Poojar, Mohan Das, S Nagaraj, Sathyajith, Jyothi Maroor, Prabhakar Rao and others.
This is a worth watching family entertainer with human values. Director Arun has made a first gear going smooth for his story and screenplay. Secondly he picks the right characters for the film, gets good music and cinematography to reach the top gear through this film ‘Divangatha Manjunatha Geleyaru’.
The title ‘Manjunatha’ has always been a winner and lucky mascot for Kannada cinema. The film released on Friday with a magnificent handling of the subject also gets the same notable feat.
Director Arun has shown a great degree of dexterity for his timing of the shots that is well supported by actors. Fine understanding of the subject is what makes such scoring possible. All the five guys especially Ravi Poojar as innocent Srinivasulu rocks throughout the film.
On the contents in the family front the father guarding his son in all depression is sure to do good talk. The situation stitched for this father and son is going to knock at the doors of masses in the society. Especially when father joins the security job after retirement for the sake of his intelligent son in depression, you wipe your tears.
All the five characters – Naveen, Sanjay, Rajkiran, Srinivasulu, Veda engineering college friends have different track. At this point of time director Arun holds a mirror to the recent situation of influx of more engineers in the market. In the case of Naveen his family member ask him to sell pappad in the market. The diploma holders are in good positions compared to the engineers today is also fate of present scenario.
All the five guys are connected in the suicide of Manjunatha. Manjunatha is a cheat with habit of living with his friend’s money. He is connected CC TV business, betting, getting fake marks racket etc. All the five have connection to Manjunatha in one way or the other and that makes the police to round off all of them after the suspected suicide.
It is not a suicide but a murder according to police. There is a pressure on sub inspector Kempaiah who wants to produce the five guys to court and win accolades of solving the case.
Will that happen in the flash back mix story narration of director Arun is the best part of the film. The dialogues among the five youths are extremely good and funny situations gets applaud.
It is not boring at any point of time. It raises a few questions in the minds of people of the society. The love lost youth finally consolidating his position is what the youths should follow. It is a warning in fact from this film for youths – especially boys.
The five guys Naveen, Sanjay, Rajkiran, Srinivasulu and Veda are screen stealers of this film. There are two well set tunes for this film. The cinematography is adequate. The punishment for the youths in the police department could have been brought down.
Get up to watch another Manjunatha on silver screen-‘Divangatha Manjunatha Geleyaru’. A fine preparation and cinematic strength in getting audience is very high in this film.
A film worth your ticket price!