Ashoka Vanamlo Arjuna Kalyanam movie review: Vishwak Sen delivers career-best performance

MD Merajul IslamMay 6, 2022

Amid controversies surrounding a viral prank video that includes actor Vishwak Sen, his new movie Ashoka Vanamlo Arjuna Kalyanam (AVAK) hit the theatres on Friday. Bankrolled by B Bapineedu and Sudheer Edara, the movie is directed by Vidya Sagar Chinta and written by Ravi Kiran Kola. Rukshar Dhillon and Ritika Nayak co-star as the feminine leads.

Ashoka Vanamlo Arjuna Kalyanam might be relatable to most middle-class single youths. Arjun Kumar Allam (Vishwak Sen) is a 33-year-old boy-next-door from Suryapet in Telangana. He and his household depart for the Ashokapuram village in Andhra Pradesh for his engagement ceremony with Madhavi (Rukshar Dhillon). However after his engagement, they get caught at Madhavi’s home because of the Covid-19 lockdown. The scenario prompts each Arjun and Madhavi’s households to repair a muhurtham for a low profile wedding ceremony throughout the lockdown. Nevertheless, Madhavi is in love with another person. And left with no selection, she elopes. The movie traces the twists and turns that Arjun should face subsequent.

It is a slice-of-life drama impressed by the standard thought processes of middle-class Telugu households. The construction and screenplay aren’t complicated in any respect. It’s nothing that we haven’t seen earlier than, however viewers will be capable to empathise with Arjun, who questions his household’s long-held perception programs and confronts caste-based prejudice.

The author and director discuss caste-based discrimination, feminine empowerment, and interfaith marriages within the easiest method. The movie’s observations aren’t Earth-shattering, however they’re emotionally stirring. The movie emphasises on the necessity for a change in patriarchal perception programs and stresses that each human being is equal no matter caste and creed.

Vishwak Sen has delivered a career-best efficiency as Arjun Kumar Allam. This film will certainly create a brand new fanbase in household audiences. Rukshar Dhillon, nevertheless, isn’t given a lot to do. Ritika Nayak as Vasudha (Madhavi’s sister), impresses often. Goparaju Ramana, of Center-Class Melodies fame, and Kadambari Kiran have finished their finest in comedian roles. On the flip facet, regardless of the movie’s entertaining story, it does get sluggish at instances.


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