evaluation: 2.75 / 5
Signboard: Mega Supergood Films, Konidla Productions
spit: Chiranjevi, Salman Khan, Nayantara, Puri Jagannad, Satya Dev, Murali Sharma, Samothirakani, Sunil et al.
Music: eight s
Director of Photography: Nerva Shah
editor: Marthand K Venkatesh
a job: Ram Laxman, Anl Arso
Producer: RB Choudary and NV Prasad
Directed by: Mohan Raja
Release date: October 5 2022
Which Chiranjeevi star arouses curiosity. The movie ‘Godfather’ sparked even more interest with Bollywood star Salman Khan playing the guest role. The film marks Salman Khan’s Telugu debut.
Let’s find out if the movie lives up to expectations.
When the PKR Chief Minister passed away, his daughter Satya Priya (Nayanthara) and son-in-law Jadev (Satya Dev) decided to take over the reins of the party and government. Unaware of her husband’s true nature, Satya Priya proposes Jaydev’s name as the new chief, which is rejected by the MLAs and party men as they follow Brahma (Chiranjeevi), CM’s deceased stepson.
Sathya Priya hates Brahma and wants to keep him away from the party. Jaidev wants to buy all MLAs with money from Mumbai Don. In return, the Mumbai mafia is seeking permission to set up a pharmaceutical production company in the state when Jadev becomes a chief state manager.
How Brahma plays his game and saves his sister Sathya Priya and the state from Jaidev’s schemes makes up the rest of the story.
Megastar Chiranjeevi played a role that fit his age and image. The appearance is also closer to his real life. Chiranjeevi is most effective when he talks less and acts with his body language. This is the first time the star has played a role without a female interest in the movie.
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan in his Tollywood debut gets a crude deal. His entry into the film and its subsequent scenes seem superficial.
Satyav steps into the role played by Vivek Oberoi. Satyadev has done his best, but his role lacks evil as Vivek originally showed. He is not a strong villain of the great Chiranjeevi.
Nyantara is respectable in her role. Sunil is fine. Murali Sharma shines. Puri Jagannadh as an impressive journalist.
The cinematography of Nirav Shah is amazing. Several shots in the movie show his main touch. The sequences depicted on the tricolor flag area of Necklace Road are beautiful. Music eight disappointment. Lakshmi Bhopal’s dialogues are pale and natural.
Chiranjeevi verb and style
Changes to the original story
‘The Godfather’ is the new official release of the blockbuster Malayalam movie ‘Lucifer’ featuring Mohanlal. The Malayalam version is a commercial and blockbuster movie. The film was narrated lightly. It was one of the best political thrillers.
The basic story of “Godfather” is the same as that of “Lucifer”, but director Mohan Raja made several changes that softened the impact.
Until the interval bang, the movie dominates the original movie. While some changes worked on Chiranjeevi’s image, other crucial changes, especially the removal of the brother’s character, changed the course of the drama.
The protagonist is the son of the deceased prime minister and this is not explicitly mentioned in the original film. This means only the “silence” of the main character. This angle gave space to the suspense of the story. Initially, it was revealed in “The Godfather” that Chiranjevi is the son of the deceased prime minister. So, the drama about the identity of “Lucifer” or “Brahma” disappears. Then the arrival of the youngest son of the Prime Minister is very exciting in Lucifer. In “The Godfather”, the role was completely cut out.
What “The Godfather” gets is that it doesn’t spoil the spirit of the original work. He tells the first half incorrectly. In addition, additional sequences such as adding a heroine to Chiranjeevi or songs were not incorporated. This is a huge relief.
The political dialogues used by Chiranjeevi are consistent with the story, and there is no coercive additional political path. The role of journalist Puri Jagannadh and his sequences also came out well.
Even after the time lapse, the movie goes by the story for a few sequences. But then, it turned into a full-fledged “Telugu commercial movie”.
Satya Dev’s character lacks the evil of Vivek Oberoi. In contrast, Satya Dev appears as a meek person in front of Chiranjeevi, who is called Chief of Chiefs. And we don’t get any lofty moments when Chiranjeevi and Salman Khan appear together. Originally, the same sequences depicted on Mohanlal and Prithviraj Sukumar raise goosebumps.
Having said that, ‘The Godfather’ is a better action drama as compared to the last masala movies. When it sticks to the original, it works a long time, and when it deflects, it goes down. If we stop to compare it with the original, it looks interesting. However, Chiranjeevi’s charisma, booty and certain parts bring joy to his fans. For others, it’s a perfectly fine watch. It is difficult for the audience who watched the movie “Lucifer” to enjoy this movie. But those who haven’t seen the original may like it. This is the new version specially designed for Chiranjeevi.
minimum: for the fans