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The film is based on the real life story of a freedom fighter from Rayalaseema in India, who fought against the British imperialism in 1846. It shows the heroic way in which Narasimha Reddy rises to take the Britishers head-on and inflict heavy losses on them, rattling even their bosses in London!
The film has a captivating screenplay interspersed with a lot of action packed sequences which keeps you wanting for more. The swordsmanship, archery, cavalry and other war tactics are brilliantly captured throughout the length of the film. The spectacular cinematography, brilliant VFX and the stimulating sound effects play an indispensable role in the success of this film.
The film also has en emotional feel attached to it, which brings out the surrealism factor into play. The characters build up onto you slowly as the film progresses. You can feel the fear, anger, sadness, joy and trust in each of the film's characters.
There are almost negligible flaws in the screenplay, however during some instances one might feel that there could have been more dialogue usage during the war scenes. The duration of the film also could have been a tad shorter in the second half.
All the actors have given their best. Chiranjeevi shines brightly throughout the film as a warrior with his outstanding performance. Kiccha Sudeepa's acting as a shrewd, but sincere battle companion catches your eye! Tamannaah Bhatia also stands out with her astonishing performance.
All in all, this is a family movie and is an immersive, historical treat of epic proportions that gives you a great bang for the buck!