Cast: Venkatesh, Ritika Singh, Zakir Hussain and Others
Director: Sudha Kongara
Story: Sudha Kongara
Screenplay: Sudha Kongara
Producer: S Shashikanth
Music: Santosh Narayanan
Cinematographer: KA Sakthivel
Editor: Sathish Surya
Banner: Y NOT Studios
Release date: March 31st, 2017
Aditya (Venkatesh) is a talented Boxer who dreams of winning the World Championship but then, dirty politics in the association curtails his career and later he surfaces a coach in Sports Authority of India. He finds a raw talent in Ramudu (Ritika Singh) and aspires to make her a champion. She is initially vexed up with the aggression of Aditya and the tough coaching regime but later realizes the Genuity in his efforts. What happens next in their story forms the rest.
Victory Venkatesh is a perfect fit as a Temperamental Boxing Coach. Fans will find him very fresh in this role as he excelled in emotions as well as for his well-chieseled look. Ritika Singh is one more highlight of the film. She excelled in the role with two different shades – a non-serious girl and later a committed athelete. Nassar, Raghubabu and Bharani are fine.
Director Sudha Kongara did a no non-sense work with the script on Boxing. She did not go into the details of the game but then, focused on the emotions around the game. There is absolutely no other track in the film except for the game and the tryst the lead pair undergo to achieve the target. The audience will immensely connect to Venkatesh character’s anger, aggression etc. The performance of Venkatesh and Ritika helped big time to engross the audience. Some of the shots in the movie are used as it is from the Original film.
Venkatesh and Ritika Singh Performances
No Changes to the Original
Being a Sports Drama, Guru is restricted to a set of audience but then, the emotions running in the film will connect to everyone and makes the film a one time watch. Victory Venkatesh should be appreciated for choosing the film and for his spirited performance.
TollywoodAndhra Rating: 3.25/5