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Jeevi Rating: 1.5/5
Jeevi Rating
1.5/5 (One and Half)
Dr. Raja Sekhar, Soundarya, Sanghavi and Krishna
Story - Dialogues: Posani Krishna Murali
Music: SA Raj Kumar
Screenplay and Direction: B Gopal
Producer: Maganti Gopinath
Theatrical Release Date
3rd March 2000

'Ginjuwari Palem' is a remote village in AP, which does not have basic amenities like drinking water and power supplies. There is an MLA called 'Buchayya' who made sure that all the grants are directed to him home than development of this village in his constituency.

Ravanna is a wayward youth, who is misguided and misutilized by Buchaiah. Ravanna's is ultra-loyal to his master Buchayya. Buchayya used Ravanna as a weapon to threaten those who oppose his ridiculous activities.

Major Chowdary arrives along with his sister Sirisha to live his retired life. Major Chowdary has an amputated hand because he participated in Kargil war. The government has granted him 5 acres of land in 'Ginjuvari Palam'. Sirisha starts working as a teacher in an elementary school.

In the meantime Major Chowdary tries to change the system and Ravanna, in vein. Buchaiah realizes that Major Chowdary and his sister are brain washing the villagemen by telling them about human rights. Buchayya asks to Ravanna to make Major Chowdary and Sirisha vacate the village. In order to humiliate Sirisha, Ravanna slips in her bathroom and there by creates an impression that he is having an illegal affair with Sirisha.

An embarrassed and humiliated Bharat Nari she is, Sirisha consumes poison. She is duly rescued by Ravanna and recovers from the ailment. Meantime, Buchayya plots a ploy to eliminate adverse CM and replace him. He sends Ravanna on the Mission: Kidnap CM. Meantime Sirisha takes the help of Police and Court to arrest Ravanna and there by passing an order by court that Ravanna has to marry Sirisha for slipping into her bathroom.

After the marriage is over, he again gets ready to accomplishing the task of Kidnapping CM. When Ravanna kidnaps CM, Buchaiah jumps into action by claiming that Ravanna is a naxalite and major Chowdary and Sirisha are members of Ravanna Dalam.

We reach to climax as Ravanna struggling to come out of the trap laid by Buchaiah and Major Chowdary and Sirisha hooked up in the police station. You have to watch this film to know the gruesome climax in store for you.



Krishna: Krishna did his powerful role of Major Chowdary with zest. His dialogues are a treat to ears. A must watch film for all the Krishna fans.
Soundarya: She did this role of a meek women with poise. Stature of Soundarya is not needed for this mundane role.
Raja Sekhar: Its pity to see Raja Sekhar in these sort of stupid roles. He is gone to his 'Magaadu' days by choosing senseless story like this. The most amusing thing about this film is that this story was recommended by Jeevita. Though he did well when it comes to histrionic part of it. The dubbing for him was done badly. We cannot receive some other guy doing dubbing after the inscrutable Sai Kumar has done for him.
Sanghavi: She has a small role and a song. She was totally 'exploited' in that song by various means.
Narra: He did his role as a father of 'Sanghavi' well. Nice to see veterans like him giving the dialogue delivery in pure(unadulterated) Telugu.

Other Departments

Direction: B Gopal has the knack of showing simple thing in a more effective and technical manner. But his touch of genius is blatantly missing in this film. Probably it has something to do with somebody's interference.

Dialogues: Dialogues by Posani Krishna Murali are powerful and sometimes raw. But he could have avoided unnecessary double entendre dialogues in some scenes.

Music: SA Raj Kumar, known for his penchant for Melody, must have been asked to give fast beat music for this film, which proved to the undoing of the film's scores. All the song are routine except for the 'Vandematharam' patriotic score.


Finally, this film has seen the light of day. The role of Major Chowdary was initially made for Prakash Raj. But due to insistence of raja Sekhar they tried for a real Kargil Jawan to play the role. And finally they landed up with having the evergreen Krishna doing the role. After watching the film one might get a feeling that the story was changed on-the-fly to accommodated the vested interest of some of the artists in the film. And the loser turns out to the poor viewer, who lands up in the cinema hall expecting B Gopal to deliver another mass film. A must watch for Krishna fans for their matinee idol's brilliant performance and strictly recommended for others not to watch.

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