Touch Chesi Chudu movie review
Posted February 2, 2018 at 13:19
Movie Name: Touch Chesi Chudu
Movie Cast: Ravi Teja, Rashi Khanna, Seerat Kapoor, Freddy Daruwala
Director: Vikram Sirikonda
Music Director: Pritam Chakraborty
Production: Nallamalapu Bujji
Mass Maharaja Ravi Teja had an excellent outing with his last movie ‘Raja the Great’. His latest film ‘Touch Chesi Chudu’ hit the theatres today. Right from the film promos, Touch Chesi Chudu was promoted as an out-and-out action entertainer with family melodrama. Even the trailer promised the same. The movie is directed by debutante Vikram Sirikonda, dialogue writer of hit films like Racegurram and Mirapakay. Let us take a look whether the audiences are touched by Touch Chesi Chudu!
Karthikeya (Ravi Teja) is a businessman living with his family in Pondicherry. With his marriage on cards, he gets to meet Pushpa (Raashi Khanna). They both fall in love with each other. Karthikeya’s sister watches a murder. This episode leads us into a flashback. Karthikeya is a sincere, honest and duty-minded police officer.
Divya (Seerat Kapoor), Suhasini’s daughter and Karthikeya get engaged. Unfortunately, Divya is killed by Irfan. Karthikeya faces suspension in the hands of DGP (Murali Sharma) and ends up as a businessman in Pondicherry. Why was Karthikeya suspended? Who is Irfan? Did Karthikeya nab the villain finally? What happened to Raashi Khanna?
The debutante director Vikram Sirikonda ends up weaving a routine commercial flick. One can find over a dozen films in the past decade that sport a similar storyline to that of Touch Chesi Chudu. The story is wafer thin, and shallow. Despite turning 50 (recently), Ravi Teja still carries phenomenal energy and screen presence. He has excelled in his roles as a police officer and as well as a family man. But the director clearly fails to utilize the power of Mass Maharaja.
Meanwhile, Raashi Khanna is good for her role, and the lady did not hesitate to flaunt her assets. Similarly, Seerat did flaunt her assets whenever required in the second half. The item number on Ravi Teja and Seerat fail to impress the audience.
Ravi Teja comedy brings some laughs here and there. Murali Sharma as DGP is a watch out in the film. Freddy Daruwala looks handsome and stylish as the villain.
The production values aren’t that great, except for a couple of songs. The screenplay can be boring for the most of the time. The dialogues are good and commendable. Ravi Teja’s Touch Chesi Chudu has all the elements, only that none of them are new and exciting.
The BGM from Mani Sharma stands tall in elevating the hero’s image, especially during his outing as a police officer, and during action sequences. Songs by JAM8 are good. Two songs are chartbusters, while others remain as regular fillers. The cinematography from Chota K Naidu is good. Coupled with action scenes, routine comedy, and age-old emotions, Touch Chesi Chudu is a clear letdown.
- Ravi Teja’s Performance
- Direction and Screenplay
- Routine Story
Telugu Bullet Punch line: Touch Chesi Chudu fails to touch audience pulse!