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Kshemamga velli Labhamgaa Randi
Jeevi Rating: 3/5
(Three on a scale of five)
Rajendra Prasad, Brahmanandam, Roja, Ramya Krishna, Kovai Sarala,
Preethi and Prakash Raj.
Dialogues: Rajendra Kumar
Screenplay, Editing and Supervision: Editor Mohan
Director: Raja Vannem Reddy
Rajendra Prasad and Brahmanandam are mechanics in a car company.
Roja, Preethi and Kovai Sarala are their wives respectively.
These three families live in the same neighborhood. All the
three mechanics are wayward husbands. Their weakness lies
in boozing and spending half of their salary on the unnecessary
items. Their wives have a tough time running their houses
with the meager money provided by their men. They could not
pay rent, ration money and school fees of their kids.
At this juncture of time another pair ,Ramya Krishna and Prakash
Raj, lands up in their neighbor house. Ramya Krishna, a pure
Brahmin lady is supposed to have inter-caste married Prakash
Raj. Both of them do their jobs and share their housework.
Inspired by Ramyakrishna's double income strategy, these wives
ask their husband for a permission to work outside. Being
male chauvinists, they firmly oppose wives plea as they feel
that the right place for any married women is kitchen and
wives life should be dedicated to taking care of husband and
raising kids. They think that man should be the sole bread
winner for any family. Money earned by a woman is untouchable.
As a compromise the women ask their men to give the entire
salary to them on the 1st of the month so that they can manage
the house and save money for the future. But these men have
lot of debts and installments to pay. They thought that they
can pay all their debts when they receive Diwali bonus. To
their chagrin, there is a rift between the workers union and
the management that result in nonpayment of bonus. Enraged
men fight with the owners that resulted these guys losing
After coming to know about this, the wives decides to take
up a job that creates rifts between the spouses which results
in wives living separately in another apartments. If you want
to know how the husbands realize the importance of their wives,
you got to watch this humor filled message oriented film.
Brahmanandam: Brahmanandam has the reputation of pulling
crowds to the theaters by the sheer fact that he is starring
in that film. But this film is something else. He is given
more footage in the film and he gracefully carried the responsibility
of providing the wholesome entertainment with his histrionics.
Kovai Sarala: A perfect match to Brahmanandam in all
aspects. Her tamilian accent and sarcastic expressions make
a hilarious comedy.
Rajendra Prasad: Rajendra Prasad is given less
footage in the first half and relatively reasonable footage
in the second half. He did his part with élan. There
is one particular bit in which the whole theater go into ruptures.
Roja: She is given a role sensible wife for which she
Srikanth: He does a role that does not have a proper
sensibility or conviction. He is totally overshadowed by Brahmanandam's
comic antics and Rajendra Prasad sensible stuff.
Preethi: She did the role of wife to Rajendra Prasad.
Her role mostly a submissive one. He looks pretty glamorous
Ramya Krishna: She did a very good role of 'Baby' that
enlightens the thinking of wives. Its sad that this glamour
doll does not have much to exhibit it in this role. She is
seen clad in Pattu sarees all the time. Her Brahmin
accent is cute.
Prakash Raj: Prakash Raj has come full circle with
this film. He donned the role of preacher in 'Manasichi Choodu'.
And then onwards, all his films have a few preaching by him.
Eventually, by the time the same banner produced another film,
his preaching looks jaded.
Story: This film has a good message oriented story.
Direction: As this débutante, Raja Vannem Reddy,
deals with a serious subject he had to resort to convey the
message through humor. He did exceptionally well in depicting
humorous scenes. He has the knack of EVV and SV Krishna Reddy
in dealing with comedy scenes. But it looks like he got carried
away with the comedy and diluted the story part of it. For
a new comer this film is good enough to show his/her class.
Music: Vandematharam gave hummable songs in this films.
'Aadavallamandi Medu' is good. 'Lovvu Age Barunda Ranganayaki'
is the icing on cake with Lawrance and Alphonsa doing very
Dialogues: Rajendra Kumar came up with good dialogues
in this film. His comedy punch is amazing.
Production: Editor Mohan is best known for his quality
and commitment for his story. He came up with another sugar
coated capsule (Comedy Oriented Message Film).
is a message oriented film. In order to convey the message
in a mild manner, the producer opted for an out and out comedy
flick. In the beginning we start thinking that this film has
two objectives. One is to preach to save money. Another is
to state that women doing job is proper. But as the film progressed
to the interval, the bone of contention becomes the woman's
right to do employment. As the second half started, viewers
eagerly waited for comedy than the regular sentimental and
In a way, this film is very good one if you prefer watching
a pure comedy. But if you prefer a story oriented film, this
film might fail deliver the goods! But for Brahmanandam and
Kovai Sarala this film stands as another feather in their
This Film may fall into the category of 'Premaku Velayara',
whose success lies in heavy promotion of cinema. And Editor
Mohan is just doing it!.
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