Srinu Vaitla’s latest directorial venture Baadshah starring Junior NTR and Kajal Aggarwal in leads, has created lot of curiosity among the film goers. Although it has a routine story, the film makes sure that it reaches the expectations that it has created among the viewers prior its release. It is very good masala entertainer with superb performance and rich production values. Junior NTR has proved that he is the real Baadshah. Baadshah is an action movie with all commercial ingredients that impress the mass. Junior NTR’s stylish and electrifying performance is the main attraction in the film. Srinu Vaitla’s interesting narration, S Thaman’s rocking music, excellent picturisation, Gopimohan and Kona Venkat’s punch dialogues and funny one-lines, Brahmanandam and MS Narayana’s rib-tickling comedy, exotic locales, beautiful costumes and a few other things are its other highlights. The biggest drawback of the film is that a few dragging moments in the first half. A couple of romantic songs, Junior NTR’s electrifying fight sequences, MS Narayana’s comedy, Mahesh Babu’s voice-over keep you engaged in the first half. But it is the second half which is a joy ride for you. It is full of entertainment values like superb comedy and peppy, stunning fights, rich visuals and fast-paced narration, which makes you glued to screens. Thanks to Srinu Vaitla for his excellent direction. Sadhu Bhai (Kelly Dorji) is a don of international crime syndicate and Baadshah (NTR) is an intelligent and aggressive player in his team. Baadshah’s father Ranjan (Mukesh Rushi), who is a trusted aide of Sadhu, operates a very profitable casino in Macau. But over a period of time, Sadhu decides to finish off Baadshah. Why he takes this decision? What is Baadshah’s secret motive? Answers to these questions form the crux of the story.
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