Vijay Deverakonda, the latest sensation of Tollywood, who is popular for his rowdy style, has delivered 3 hits and 3 flops movies in 3 years. The young actor played supporting roles in Life Is Beautiful and Yevade Subramanyam, but as a lead actor he made his debut with Pelli Choopulu, which was released in 2016 and it was turned out hit at the box office. In 2017, he came up with Dwaraka and Arjun Reddy. Dwaraka received negative response on its opening day and was bombed at the box office but his Arjun Reddy made him overnight star. In 2018, Vijay Deverakonda came up with Ye Mantram Vesave, Geetha Govindam and NOTA. Out of these three movies, only one movie Geetha Govindam, is hit and is currently running successfully at the box office. Ya Mantram Vesave was bombed at the box office and yesterday i.e 5th October 2018, Vijay Deverakonda starrer political drama NOTA arrived at the theaters which became fail to impress the Telugu audiences.
NOTA is a bilingual Tamil Telugu movie, directed by Anand Shankar and produced by K. E. Gnanavel Raja, under the banner of Studio Green. Though Vijay Deverakonda promoted the movie aggressively but it received negative response by the movie lovers. NOTA lacks powerful dialogues and entertainment. It is a serious political drama, in which Vijay Deverakonda essayed the role of rowdy Chief Minister. With this movie, he made his Tamil debut.
Vijay Deverakonda has tremendous screen presence and whether the actor is dancing energetically to foot-tapping numbers or delivering the blistering speeches, he grabs several eyeballs. But finally he disappointed the audiences this time because of predictable story line and weak screenplay. The makers of NOTA had a good scope to showcase Vijay Deverakonda in an even aggressive manner but lost out on that. Now all eyes are on Vijay Deverakonda starrer upcoming movie Taxiwala, which is in post production stage.