Karthikeya 2 Movie Review & Ratings | Hit or Flop?

Karthikeya 2 Movie Review: A bankable celebrity in Telugu cinema, actor Nikhil proved his talent by choosing innovative stories and recouping the money invested on his films. Arjun Suravaram, a 2019 Tamil remake, was his most recent feature film outing. They worked together again to produce Karthikeya 2 after its huge popularity. On August 13th, 2022, after numerous delays, Karthikeya 2 finally hit theatres. Let’s take a closer look at the film’s review to see if it’s worth seeing.

Karthikeya 2 Movie Review

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Story

Karthikeya, a doctor by trade, has always been drawn to solving riddles that have eluded him for a long time. Dwaraka’s mysterious happenings are investigated by Karthikeya in the same way Subramaniapuram was in the first instalment. Some of these ancient ideas and the impact of Lord Krishna can be found in Dwaraka.

Cast & Crew

Nikhil Siddarth, Anupama Parameswaran, Anupam Kher Aditya Menon Praveen Satya and Harsha Chemudu are in the cast. Chandoo Mondeti produced and directed the film, which was made by Abhishek Agarwal and TG Vishwa Prasad. To develop the score, Karthik Gattamneni, the film’s cinematographer and editor, collaborated with film composer Kaala Bhairava.

Movie Name Karthikeya 2
Director Chandoo Mondeti
Music Director Kaala Bhairava
Producer TG Vishwa Prasad & Abhishek Agarwal
Genre Thriller, Mystery, Fantasy
Cast Nikhil Siddharth, Anupama Parameswaran, Anupam Kher, Aditya Menon, K.S Sridhar, Srinivasa reddy, Praveen, Satya & Harsha Chemudu
Editor Karthik Gattamneni

Verdict

The film’s narration and overall flow may cause you to detect some resemblances to previous instalments of the franchise. The premise of the film, on the other hand, is intriguing, and the inclusion of mystery and fantasy elements in the plot keeps us engaged all the way through the credits. There are multiple twists throughout the movie’s interval portion, and the second half maintains the suspense until the finale. The conclusion of the film was satisfactory and obvious.

Nikhil’s portrayal of Karthikeya, a character who is always looking for answers to unresolved questions, once again captivates the audience, according to the performances. A standout performance was given by Anupama Parameswaran. Although Anupam Kher is a talented actor, the dubbing voice doesn’t seem to match the actor’s voice Both Srinivasa Reddy’s hilarious timing and Aditya Menon’s outstanding performance in a terrible role will make you laugh. Every other actor did what they were supposed to do under the circumstances.

Technically, Karthikeya 2 looks great, save for a few VFX shots. Although Kaala Bhairava’s music is merely decent, the film’s ambient score is magnificent. If you’re looking for a film that will take your breath away, look no further than Karthik Gattamneni’s latest. The scenes set in Kashmir are particularly stunning. The editing was easy to follow.

Despite the failure of his previous film Savyasachi, Chandoo Mondeti seems to have rediscovered his filmmaking mojo.
In order to fully appreciate Karthikeya 2’s stunning visuals and production values, the film should only be seen in the theatre.

Rating: 3.75/5

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