Title – Huliraya, Producers – KN Nagesh Kogilu, Direction – Aravind Kaushik, Music – Arjun Ramu, Cinematography – Ravee, Cast – Balu Nagendra, Divya Uruduga, Chirashri Anchan, Navarasa Ramakrishna, Renu, Nagendra Kumar, Kuladip, Srinath Kaundinya
Yet another attempt by Aravind Kaushik is ‘Huliraya’ that showcase the innocence of the youth from forest. The protagonist ‘Huliraya’ does not adjust to the changing trend in the big bad city. The suffering he makes is the hallmark of this film.
There are good realities stored in this film. The village youngster in city feels lost. He attributes finally that the place he has opted to become big man is not good. I should not stay in this big city of Bengaluru he decides. This eventually shows where the city life heading.
Huliraya alias Suresha (Balu Nagendra) is born and brought up in forest surroundings. For the sake of becoming big man he promises his fiancé in village to return after some time. In this period Suresha faces all ordeals in the city life.
At one point of time he is given the task of threatening to earn money. He even kidnaps a software guy for earning Rs.1 crore ransom. In another attempt Suresha is in custody of Rs.3 crores that belongs to another gang.
What happens when such huge money lands in his life. There are so many issues crop up for Huliraya. What happened to his love, the people behind him causing worries, final tally you have to watch on silver screen of ‘Huliraya’.
Balu Nagendra has remained perfect to the role. He has variety to perform. His dialogue delivery is very good. The first and second lover for protagonist looks sweet and able to take on roles in future.
Arjun Ramu music suits the situations very well, the background score is also additional boost for the film. Cinematography by Ravi catches the locales of Hebri, Shivamogga and city locales. He has used top angles at a few places.