28 July, 2021

And Also

In Babu Bangaram, the tale unfurls with some twi­sts. But an interesting story is stretched too far.

And Also

Film Telugu
Babu Bangaram
Starring: Venkatesh, Nayantara, Posani Krishna Murali, Prudhvi, Showkar Janaki.
Dir by Maruthi


As actors get older, they often fall back on a comfortable nostalgia. Maruthi does just that in Babu Banga­ram, with frequent references to Venkatesh’s past hits. The upside is that Venkatesh never appears to be self-ind­ulgent but is a ‘hero’ who ext­racts howls of laughter from the audience. He plays an emotional cop, ACP Krishna, whose eyes begin to water at any sob story. He hears Sailaja’s tale of a family in ruin because her father Sastry (Jayaprakash) is on the run, wanted for a murder. Sailaja is struggling to make...

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