Duration – 106 minutes, Category – love story, Rating – 4/5
Title – Mundina Nildaana, Producers – Coastal Breeze, Direction – Vinay Bharadwaj, Music – Vasuki Vybhav, Smarathma, Masala Coffee, Adil Nadaf, Kaushik Shukla, Gym Sathya, Srinidi Venkatesh, cinematographer – Abhimanyu Sadanand, Cast – Pravin Tej, Radhika Narayan, Ananya Kashyap, Ajay Raj, Daththanna, Deeksha Sharma, Shanker Ashwath and others.
The serene way of narration, a few jerks, very nice performance, wonderful cinematography and lovely scorings is what makes you to choose your next stop – buying tickets at the counter of ‘Mundina Nildhaana’.
A knowledgeable team has come to Kannada filmdom and they have left strong promises of glorious films in the future. Firstly Vinay Bharadwaj studious approach and his deep concern of putting across the things in sober, sensitive and convincing way earn laurels for him.
The near perfect performances of three major artists Pravin Tej, Radhika Narayan and Ananya Kashyap are the winning point of this film. The director giving up rudimentary style and focusing on novelty in screenplay is what further enhances the strength of this film.
Partha (Pravin Tej) a software engineer quits his job for photography with his friend Yakka (Ajay Raj) has many ups and down in his life. Every time he stops to settle down in his life, there is deviation and what will be his final destination in life is packed with two heroines in his life.
Art Curator Mayoori (Radhika Narayan) after friendship proposes for marriage to Partha. He says it is just friendship, when Partha reaches the stage of proposing Mayoori for marriage – the scene is different. In between is a lively ‘Pataki’ kind of character Ahana (Ananya Kashyap). Ahana a doctor by profession impresses Partha and suddenly moves away from his life.
You want to know why Mayoori decide against marriage, Ahana rejects marriage proposal, the life of ace photographer of Partha pages you have to study watching this film.
The film is in top gear as for as production values are concerned. Every frame of the film is delectable. The cozy atmosphere for audience is from this cinematography.
The talented of a few music directors gives a melodious backdrop for the film. Vasuki Vaibhav husky voice in singing matches the mood of the film.
Pravin Tej looks like a Bollywood actor and he has given a neat performance. His costume, dialogue delivery and understanding of the role are impeccable.
It is all time best performance from Radhika Narayan. Radhika when tonsured melts any stony heart. She recoup from it, the liveliness for the film further adds.
Ananya Kashyap is the wonderful find of director Vinay Bharadwaj. Ananya has many long years in cinema industry. Her dancing skill and casual approach of handling her role earns her laurels.
Ajay Raj as Yakka and Datthanna presenting some lively moments in the journey to Sakaleshapura gets good relief.
Your next stop (Mundina Nildaana) could be easily to the theatres where this film is running. A family watch indeed.