A comforting, often-told story that manages to entertain

Story: Arjun detests Anu as a result of she has all the time stolen his thunder ever since she step foot of their colony years in the past. Will he ever discover it in his coronary heart to like her like she loves him? Overview: With Rang De, Venky Atluri brings forth a ‘cute’ love story (as he put it) that has equal doses of romance, love, jealousy, envy, greed, comedy and naturally, household feelings. Principally every little thing anybody who’s a fan of Indian rom-coms would need out of a movie. With movies like Tholi Prema and Mr Majnu setting the bar as to what one ought to anticipate from the movie, Venky manages to interrupt his personal mould with regards to sure tropes.

Little Arjun (performed as an grownup by Nithiin) is the apple of his mother and father’ eye and of everybody in his colony. Being the one toddler there, he’s used to getting all the eye since start. That’s, until four-year-old Anu (performed as an grownup by Keerthy Suresh) makes an entrance in a pink frock and lovable pigtails to steal all his thunder. As a result of she’s higher at every little thing than he’s, he’s continually requested to do higher, be extra like her. All Arjun desires is to make sure Anu lives far-off from him so folks round him can cease evaluating him to her, all she desires is to make him completely happy in hope he loves her the best way she loves him. What occurs when she’s uninterested in his derisiveness and decides to provide him a style of his personal medication?

Tollywood has a means with love tales, particularly ones that contain close-knitted neighbouring households and leads who’re both head-over-heels for one another or continually at warfare. The place Venky manages to set his movie aside is the best way he writes the character of Anu. Even when she pulls one thing stunning to make sure she’s not married in opposition to her selection, there’s solely fear from her mom as an alternative of judgement. And he or she could be head-over-heels for Arjun, however she will not put up along with his nonsense. Scenes of sexual harassment and being pregnant are handled sensitivity and maturity.

With Rang De Venky Atluri does observe the straightforward business formulation of songs, struggle scenes and humour weaved right into a light-hearted romance that quickly turns emotional. However he manages to make the characters relatable and makes the movie participating for probably the most half. Nithiin and Keerthy Suresh appear comfy within the pores and skin of their characters, with their relationship seeming believable. Nithiin aces the boy-next-door function and Keerthy steals the present. The lead actors get ample alternative to indicate off their performing chops they usually ship. Vennela Kishore, Suhas, Abhinav Gomatam, Brahmaji, Naresh and Rohini too handle to inject some humour.

PC Sreeram’s cinematography provides the entire movie a feel-good vibe with softly lit rooms and a golden glow typically surrounding our lead pair. His pleasant frames simply ooze romance. Devi Sri Prasad’s music has nothing a lot to jot down house about, however the BGM does handle to enrich the movie. Certain there are scenes that may look like a nod to quite a few Indian rom-coms, particularly Salaam Namaste and even Completely happy, however Venky manages to make the story his personal.

Rang De would possibly see Venky Atluri discover his consolation zone in the best way his characters all the time appear to be on totally different wavelengths however handle to search out their very own mid-path by the tip of all of it. But it surely additionally sees him ship a crisp movie that retains you entertained. In case you’re a sucker for feel-good romances, this one’s for you.

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