Director : Venky Atluri
Producer: B. V. S. N. Prasad
Production Company: Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra
Music Director: S. Thaman
Starring: Varun Tej, Raashi Khanna
Release Date : 10th February 2018
Varun Tej and Raashi Khanna starrer romantic drama Tholi Prema, directed by debutant Venky Atluri and produced by B V S N Prasad, has hit the screens. Last year, Varun Tej scored the biggest blockbuster of his career with Sekhar Kammula’s Fidaa in which Sai Pallavi played the female lead. Let’s see how Tholi Prema works on us.
Story: Aadhi/Aditya (Varun Tej) is a fun loving guy, extremely focused in his life with his studies and the future. Things get interesting when Aditya falls in love with Varsha (Rashi Khanna) on a train to Hyderabad from Vishakapatnam. The couple get separated and again meet in a collage after a span of six months. Love blooms, however, they are forced to part ways due to an unfortunate incident. Six years later, they cross paths again, and this is when the story takes off. What happens next? How will they both meet? To get these answers, one should watch the movie on silver screen.
- Varun Tej and Rashi Khanna
- Production Values
- First Half
- Slow pace in second half
Performance: Varun Tej delivers his fantastic performance. He looks handsome. He has intense eyes and good voice. He brings purity and lovability to his character with his work. He steals your hearts again with Tholi Prema after Fidaa . Raashi Khanna does a superb job as Varsha. She looks cute at various point of times. Her character in the film can be considered as one of the best in her career. Vidyullekha Raman as Akka is good. Priyadarshi is hilarious throughout the movie. Suhashini as hero’s mother delivers her best. Hyper Aadhi, Naresh and others perform accordingly.
Technical: The storyline of Tholi Prema is simple but impressive. The screenplay is well written and dialogues are superb. The director has made sure that he has established all characters in a lovely way in the first half. All the songs by SS Thaman are very good. The background score takes the film to another level. The Cinematography by George C Williams is pleasing to eyes. Especially the second half which is set in London looks super class. Editing is very good. Art department did a fine job and production values are rich.
Analysis: Overall Tholi Prema is a good romantic entertainer movie. The performances of Varun Tej and Raashi Khanna are the major assets of Tholi Prema. If ignore the predictable story line, Varun Tej and Raashi will entertain the audiences to the fullest. The visuals, melodies background score and the perfect casting make the movie watchable.