|Savaari 2 Kannada Movie Review|
Cast: Srinagara Kitty, Girish Karnad, Shruthi Hariharan, Karan Rao, Abbas, Madhurima Banerjee, Mukhya Manthri Chandru, Jeeva, Sadhu Kokila
Direction: Jacob Varghese
Duration: 2 hours 16 minutes
After Savaari, director Jacob Varghese has excellently woven a story combining comedy, sentiment and romance with a curious turn before the climax. It's a jolly 'car journey' from a city to the jungle for a huge some of money. The movie reminds us of forest brigand Veerappan.
Armed with a good script, director Jacob Varghese has focused on entertainment with a lively a narration that does not lag at any point of time. It's a journey in a car by the hero, a journalist and a senior cop disguised as a driver. In the last 30 minutes, the story takes interesting turns and keeps you engaged and entertained.
The entire story is focused on Seenu (Srinagara Kitty), son-in-law of minister Jayaprakash (Mukhya Manthri Chandru). He is a boy with a carefree attitude who misuses the minister's name and strikes illegal deals. Vishwanath (Girish Karnad), a journalist, asks him to accompany to a forest to look for a huge sum of money. The journalist needed money for the treatment of his physically challenged son. He promises Seenu some percentage. Coming to know of the duo's journey, Arjun (Karan Rao), a police officer, drives them to the forest in the guise of a car driver. The story takes a curious turn when forest brigand Selvam (Jeeva) holds Seenu, a hostage, and demands Rs 100 crore ransom from the minister and release of two of his aides - Rudrappa and Shivali. The rest is full of drama with comical sequences.
Full marks to Srinagara Kitty for a remarkable performance who keeps his character lively with catchy dialogues by Manju Mandavya. Girish Karnad impresses as the journalist. Karan Rao shows promise with a good performance. Shruthi Hariharan and Madhurima have done justice to their roles. Jeeva is best of the lot as a bandit. Manikant Kadri's music is sure to catch younger generation. D Shashikumar's camera is pleasing to the eyes.