Oke Oka Jeevitham starring Sharwanand in the lead role under the direction of Shree Karthick has hit the screens. Let’s see how it fares.
Story: Aadi( Sharwanand) is a guy who is very much attached to his mother( role played by Amala Akkineni) from childhood. On the other hand, he shares a lovely bond with childhood friends Chaitanya( Priyadarshi) and Seenu( Vennela Kishore). Simultaneously, a scientist named Paul ( Nasser) will be showcased as a person working continuously on time travel theory. At one point, Paul crosses paths with the three friends. After a brief discussion with Paul, the three friends decide to go back to the past life which happened twenty years back. What kind of incidents will the three friends experience in the past? How is it interconnected with the present scenario, forms the main USB.
Performances: Sharwanand is okay with his usual acting. Though Sharwa did justice to the role most of the film he maintained a dull look
Amala Akkineni as a mother is convincing and the equation between the mother and son has been presented nicely. Priyadarshi and Vennela Kishore are hilarious in their comedy-coated purposeful roles. Ritu Varma, Naseer among others are fine in their respective key roles.
The child artists who played childhood roles of good in their respective roles.
Technicalities: Dialogues by Tharun Bhascker register well. The VFX work is done perfectly.
The cinematography work by Sujith Sarangis is good as he showcased the difference between the two time zones nicely. Editing by Sreejith Sarang is largely okay.
The music by Jakes Bejoy is superb and elevates the concept of the film throughout. Production values by Dream Warrior Pictures banner are good.
Analysis: Director Shree Karthick’s core concept connected with sci-fi and mother emotion is good and throws a positive vibe on the film. The way he executed this complicated story is appreciable. Shree Karthick’s screenplay and the way he inserted twits and turns in the narrative elevate the mood of the film.
The time travel concept is simplified to reach all sections of the audience. After a passable first half, the scene order in the latter half explores the film with engaging moments.
To summerize, Oke Oka Jeevitham is a concept-oriented emotional sci-fi drama that has good writing and an engaging narrative largely. If you ignore a few slow-paced portions, the film will end up as a satisfactory watch this weekend.
Verdict: Emotional rollercoaster ride!