118 Movie Review

118 Movie Review
  • Movie Name: 118
  • Star Cast: Nandamuri Kalyan Ram, Nivetha Thomas, Shalini Pandey
  • Director: K. V. Guhan
  • Music Director: Sekhar Chandra
  • Cinematographer: K. V. Guhan
  • Producers: Mahesh Koneru
  • Release Date: 01-03-2019
  • Movie Rating: 3.0/5.0

118 Movie Review: HeroNandamuri Kalyan Ram teamed up with cinematographer turned director KV Guhan for a thriller movie 118, the movie marked his directorial debut in Telugu, after the debacle Naa Nuvve hero Kalyan pinned hopes on this movie. The movie teaser and trailer Garnered good buzz among the social media, the movie released today in Grand Manner, Let’s see the movie review how it worked out for him.

Story: Gautham (Kalyan Ram) is an investigative journalist, He leads happy life and he is haunted by a violent dream of Aadhya (Nivetha Thomas) on the verge of death appears in his dream. He decides to chase the mystery behind the mystery dream and starts investigating the same along with his fiancé Megha (Shalini Pandey) and friend (Prabhas srinu). Then one day Aadhya calls him and while talking to her, Gautham meets her with an accident. Who is Aadhya? What is her story? How is it related to Gautham? Forms the Rest of the story of the film.

Performances: Once again hero Kalyan Ram comes up with fantastic performance with this film, He delivered extraordinary performance in goutham role. Talented actress Nivetha Thomas gets meaty role in the film , she justifies her role . Arjun reddy girl Shalini Pandey looked beautiful as the girlfriend of Gautham. Senior actor Nasser is good in limited role. The movie other actors Prabhas Sreenu, Hari Teja, Rajeev Kanakala and Surekha Vani performed accordingly in their given roles.

Technical Aspects: The movie songs composed by Sekhar Chandra is decent and he given impressive background score, it keeps the interest alive. The movie Production values by Mahesh S Koneru under East Coast productions banner are grand. The movie dialogues written by Mirchi Kiran are clap worthy. Cinematographer KV Guhan turned director with this movie, He comes up with an interesting storyline, He also did fantastic work in cinematography and The way he carried the movie story is really intriguing and Gripping. Despite a few hiccups and some lag in the second half, the movie is a good attempt.

118 Movie Review
118 Movie Review

Plus Points:

  • Kalyan Ram Performance
  • Engaging first half
  • Back Ground score

Minus Points:

  • Some lags in Second half
  • Predictability

Verdict: All in all 118 movie is a good thriller drama based on a different concept The movie first half sets an interesting premise with a clear introduction of all the characters and The movie second half story unfolds then it revealed one by one is impressive, on Flipside a slow second half lessens the impact a bit, but overall, this is a nice film from Kalyan Ram.

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