Crazy Fellow starring Aadi Saikumar, Digangana Suryavanshi and Mirnaa Menon as the lead pair is out for public viewing today. Let’s see how it fares.
Story: Abhiram( Aadi Saikumar) who always has a different perspective towards life approaches Madhumathi( Digangana Suryavanshi) through a dating app. After developing rapport via online chat, one fine day they both beside to meet. This is the time yet another girl named Chinni( Mirnaa Menon) comes into Abhiram’s life. Who is Chinni? How will things take a turn in the trio’s lives later? Among both girls, whom will Abhiram pick as his life partner, form key crux.
Performances: Looks-wise Aadi is good with a fresh look. His makeover with a short and spike hairstyle is nice and apt to the character. Aadi is okay with his usual acting but gave a settled performance in a few emotional scenes in the second half.
Digangana Suryavanshi is charming on-screen and gave a good performance in her meaty role. The second heroine Mirnaa Menon is good in the given homely role. Her acting in the crucial second half adds realistic texture to the film.
Tamil artist Vinodhini Vaidyanathan gave a convincing performance in the hero’s sister-in-law role. The conversations and the scenes between Aadi and Vinodhini add a fresh vibe to the film.
Gabbar Singh fame Narra Srinivas is hilarious in his throughout role as hero’s office colleague. Saptagiri, Anish Kuruvilla is apt in their roles. Other artists who played key roles are fine with their acting.
Technicalities: The cinematography work by Sathish Muthyala is nice as he showcased the entire film on a colourful note. The editing work is fine. Satya Giduturi did a good job by making the runtime crispier.
The music by RR Dhuvan is okay. While his songs are passable on screen, the background score elevates the mood of the film. Especially, his sound works well in the second half. Dialogues are good and relatable to the current times.
Production values for this limited-budget movie are alright. The production design is also fine.
Analysis: Written and directed by Phani Krishna Siriki, Crazy Fellow has a few similarities with Nithiin’s Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde in terms of story. Despite having an already-known storyline, Phani Krishna made sure to execute the film with a different approach and succeed to an extent.
The relationship between the hero and his sister-in-law and the situational comedy track between the hero and his office colleague will provide entertainment to the audience. To summerize, Crazy Fellow is a youthful triangle love drama which has full-coated narration and feel-good emotions. To the box office prospects, the film has high chances to generate decent revenues during the weekend if promoted nicely.
Verdict: Watchable fare!