Title – Athiratha, Producer – Prem Mysuru, Direction – Mahesh Babu, Music – Suraag, Cinematography – Jai Anand, Cast – Chetan, Latha Hegde, Kabir Singh, Sadhu Kokila, Sudha Belawadi, Achyuth Kumar, Avinash, Aruna Balaraj and others.
It is a well crafted action film with good contents that concerns everyone in the society. The fake certificates are worse than the fake currency is depicted in the film. The last scene of the film really brings a worry – although you feel it is right at the same time.
Mahesh Babu has given a brilliant action image for handsome looking Chetan Kumar. The protagonist gutsy nature is what the high point of this film.
Akash (Chetan Kumar) is working in SPY TV as chief reporter. His father is newsreader in Chandana of Doordarshan. Akash want to join BBC as newsreader. When the inquiry after he passes interview leads to some shocking activities – Akash certificates are fake! The unbelievable has happened without his knowledge. Akash has to become investigative journalist to unravel the chain of operations in this country. It is not that easy for Akash. His proof for fake certificates also dislodges the people working at different levels in private and government departments.
There is Sircar (Kabir Singh) the powerful man. To enter to his den and get details, Akash makes a strong approach. How difficult to escape from it is end part of the film.
Mahesh Babu has shown a strong social concern through this film that is well supported by Chetan Kumar. The dialogue delivery and stunning action from Chetan Kumar for the first time is top class.
Latha Hegde as female lead is not having good opportunity. Avinash, Achyuth Kumar and Kabir Singh have given superb performance.
Vetern in music, popular as an actor, powerful in direction department Sadhu Kokila look after comedy kicks, his son Surag Kokila makes debut as music director with a few haunting tunes. Jai Anand has done a competent job in cinematography.
‘Athiratha’ is produced by Prem, Dr Venugopal and Gandasi Manjunath. TN Santosh has written story that has good concern and deserves compliment.
This is worth watching cinema from Mahesh Babu and team.