Actor-director duo Nagarjuna Akkineni and Praveen Sattaru’s actioner, The Ghost has hit the screens today. Let’s see how it fares.
After witnessing an unfortunate incident during a rescue operation in Dubai, Interpol officer Vikram( Nagarjuna) decides to stay away from RAW operations. During this phase, Vikram receives a call from his sister Anu Nair( Gul Panag) , who request him to protect her daughter Aditi( Anikha Surendran). Who are after Anu and her daughter? How will Vikram goes all out to save his family? What is the role of Priya( Sonal Chauhan)? To know that, you have to watch the film in the cinemas.
Nagarjuna perfectly fitted in the given intense role. His physical appearance and stylish makeover creates an impact. The way he performed action stunts bring depth to the proceedings.
Gul Panag gets a purposeful role and the talented actress did a fine job in the prominent role. Young girl Anikha Surendran is right pick for the teenage character.
Apart from providing eye candy treat in a song, Sonal Chauhan impresses with her action avatar in a few action sequences. Her chemistry with Nag is showcased nicely.
Other artists who played key roles in the villain gang are fine in their respective roles.
The film has a duet between the lead pair and a situational family song composed by Bharatt-Saurabh. Both the songs are passable on screen. The background score composed by Mark K Robin for all action sequences creates an impact.
The cinematography work by Mukesh G registers well. He captured the foreign locations and outdoor areas in Goa and Ooty on a solid note. The editing work by Dharmendra Kakarala is fine as he made sure that the film has straight to the point narrative without any unwanted episodes.
Production values for this high voltage actioner are visible on screen.
Director Praveen Sattaru should be lauded for sticking to the point and trying to make an authentic action thriller. The way he designed action part brings depth to the proceedings.
On the flip side, Praveen would have worked on incorporating more family drama to the plotline as the family scenes are not showcased in a proper way.
To summerize, The Ghost is an out and out actioner that has some quality action sequences shot in places like Dubai, Goa and Ooty. Those who like action flicks can be the give a try during this festival season.
Verdict: Nag’s violent avata!