Sreesailam (Nagendra Prasad) is a dumb guy. Badrachalam (Raju
Sundaram) is a deaf guy. Tirupati (Prabhu Deva) is a blind
man. These three people are buddies. They behave in such a
way that the normal people fail to recognize the disability
possessed by them.
(Jyotika) is a mysterious lady whose background is not known
to anybody. She joins in the house that is shared by these
three guys. She befriends them and three of them start loving
her. Narmada invites Tirupati to a temple and pushes him on
to the stairs from the top. At that time she was not aware
that Tirupati was a blind man, as he acts very natural.
befriends Tirupati just to take revenge on him as he had let
her brother murdered in front of his eyes. Narmada believes
that Tirupati saw the murder, but gave a wrong alibi in court.
When Narmada realizes that's Tirupati is a blind guy, she
decides to help him out.
finds that these three guys have special talent in each field
like music, photography and painting. Hence she starts an
ad agency titled '1-2-3' and succeeds in making it big. In
the process, Narmada falls in love with Tirupati. But Tirupati
doesn't want to express his love to Narmada as it makes his
buddies feel down. Did Narmada and Tirupati unite at the end
or not has to be seen on the silver screen.
Prabhudeva did well as a blind man. He served lots of situational
comedy with his fine performance. Raju Sundaram and Nagendra
Prasad too gave credible performance. Since, these two guys
are not so famous, the director added a goatee to Raju Sundaram
to distinguish him from Nagendra Prasad. Jyothika has put
on lots of weight in this film, which made her look fat. Acting
wise she did a neat job.
performance: Screenplay of the film is very haphazard.
The sequence of scenes in the first half is very confusing.
Direction of the film is average and predictable. Music by
Deva is a big let down. So are the dances by the leading choreographers
of the industry Prabhu Deva, Raju Sundaram and Nagendra Prasad.
Thotapalli Madhu's dialogues lack punch. Photography is just
The only strength of the film is situation comedy based on
the disabilities of three protagonists. Otherwise it's an
avoidable film. You may watch it on your video at leisure
for the situational comedy it offers. The producers of this
film tried to dupe Telugu audience by projecting '1-2-3' as
the first Jyothika's Telugu straight film. But its yet another
routine dubbing film rubbed on Telugu audience.