Keshava Movie Review & Rating (3/5) – Nikhil Siddharth Intense Revenge Drama


Keshava Movie Review: Tollywood young hero Nikhil Siddharth’s most awaited film ‘Keshava’ released worldwide on Friday, may 19th, 2017. The film got the pre-release hype with first look posters and recently released trailer. The trailer showcases the Nikhil in a new avatar which we never saw before and the story looks fresh & unique same like actor’s previous films.

For this film, Nikhil once again teamed up with Director Sudheer Varma, who gave the actor a break from his flops and shown him a hit path ahead with the movie ‘Swamy Ra Ra(2013)’. After Swamy Ra Ra, young hero tasted back to back success with Karthikeya, Surya vs Surya, and last year ‘Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada’ which was appreciated for its fresh theme and storyline. Now, Tollywood audience eager to watch Keshava movie.

Keshava is said to be a complete revenge drama story, stars Nikhil, Ritu Varma in lead roles, while Bollywood actress Isha Koppikar, “Pelli Choopulu” fame Priyadarshi and Vennela Kishore in important roles. Sunny MR is composing music for the movie. Distributor turned producer Abhishek, is bankrolling the film. Recently, The film has completed the censor formalities and the censor board has awarded Keshava a U/A certificate with few Cuts.

Keshava Movie Review & Story Plot

Movie: Keshava
Rating: 3.5/5
Banner: Abhishek Pictures
Cast: Nikhil, Ritu Varma, Isha Koppikar, Brahmaji, Vennela Kishore, Rao Ramesh and others
Dialogues: Krishna Chaitanya
Music: Sunny M R
Cinematography: Divakar Mani
Editor: S R Sekhar
Producers: Abhishek Nama
Story, Screenplay and directed by: Sudheer Varma
Release date: May 19, 2017

Story Plot: Twelve years after his parents’ death, a student(Nikhil Siddharth) with a rare heart disease has to seek revenge by controlling his anger and plots to bring their murderers to justice. Even though the perpetrators turn out to be police officers, the man, without any fear, murders two of the cops. In order to investigate the sudden deaths of the two officers, Special Investigation Officer Sharmila Mishra(Isha Koppikar) steps in. She soon catches hold of the man and learns about his parents’ untimely death. She, unexpectedly, has to release him but, knowing that he will strike again, she still keeps an eye on him.

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During her investigation, she finds out that there is more to the man’s fury against the cops than just his parents’ death. Battling against one another, the man attempts to avenge the people who have wronged him while Sharmila tries to catch him red-handed.

Coming to the director Sudheer Varma, his strength has always been a stylish narration and with this film too, he has made a simple subject look quite intense. The way he goes about extracting performance from Nikhil and presents the film is a serious note is very good. Credit should go to him for not shying away from the theme by adding unnecessary commercial elements. However, he hurries up the film during the second half and takes some cinematic liberties.

Keshava Movie Live Updates:

Final report: With intense story and good direction, the movie is impressive. As you would watch, you get involved in the story and keeps thinking what will be next.

7:30 AM : Everything about the story has been revealed as the movie is now racing towards climax. Nikhil saves Isha and the movie is completed.

7:15 AM : A bit of comedy which adds to the humor. While Vennela Kishore is around how can they keep the comedy away from the screen.

7:00 AM : The scenes between Isha and Nikhil increases the intense in the film while his friends rescue him from Isha. Ajay introduced as Cop in the flashback along with Brahmaji. There is a tough situation and discussion between Isha, Brahmaji and Ajay.

First Half: The movie is too good to handle. All the main characters are involved in the story and the interval bang is perfect at correct time.

6:40 AM: Its interval.

6:25 AM : Raja Ravinder introduced as a cop and Nikhil murdered another cop. Crucial scenes between Nikhil, Ritu Varma and Isha are being shown.

6:00 AM : With some interesting scenes in the flashback and murder case investigation in the present, the movie is balanced. The screenplay is good. Isha Koppikar introduced as a cop.

5:45 AM : Story moves onto the flash back with Vennela Kishore and Priyadarshi being introduced and are Nikhil’s friends along with Heroine Ritu Varma who is also a classmate of Nikhil.

5:40 AM : Show started and Hero has been introduced after his parents were dead in a tragic road accident which opens the scene. The narration is so serious and we get intense as the story moves on.

Keshava Movie Rating & Public Talk:

The viewers say Keshava has a routine story, but the director has tried to make it different by giving it a modern touch. Some intense and emotional scenes, twists and surprises keep the film goers engaged throughout the movie. But the slow pace in the second half and lack of enough comedy elements may disappoint a particular section of movie goers.

Keshava Movie Rating : 3.5/5

Keshava Movie Plus & Minus Points :

Positive Points:

  • Nikhil Acting
  • Cinematography
  • BGM elevates the scenes

Negative Points:

  • Very Little role for Ritu Verma
  • Failed to execute the story

Keshava Movie Verdict :Keshava is a thriller drama in which senior actress Isha Koppikar has got a powerful role to perform and young heroine Ritu Varma of ‘Pelli Chupulu’ fame looks to be crucial for the plot of the movie. A fresh theme and storyline are going to be a big positive For Film.The film is good with very interesting and gripping narration. Series of murders takes place without any twists and turns in first half. Key scenes in the film are well handled by the director. Must Watch Film This Friday Don’t Miss it.

Here is the live update of Keshava movie review by audience:

Censor Reports‏ @CensorReports
#Keshava -U/A-116m + Screenplay + Twists + Hunting BGM + “Hot” lead female roles – lag in 2nd half – thoroughly seriousness 3/5 -Abv avg

Lab Reports‏ @Inside_Infos
3.25/5 #Keshava Positives : screenplay, bgm, intervalbang Career best performance from ‘nikhil’

Laxman Anishetty‏ @laxman_219
#Keshava slow paced and predictable movie…last twist better undadam valla avg movie anipinchindi

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