Movie Review: Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (2019)

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The story is set around 10 years before India’s First War of Independence. Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy (Chiranjeevi) is an emperor from the Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh living happily with his wife Siddhamma (Nayanthara), his mother (Lakshmi Gopalaswamy) and is beloved by his subjects. During that time, the British East India Company comes to India for business but soon starts to loot and torture the natives as well as ship the natural wealth of India back to Britain. When Narasimha Reddy witnesses their atrocities, he gets furious and leaves his throne, wife and mother and teams up with Emperors of other regions, Veera Reddy (Jagapathi Babu), Avuku Raju (Sudheep), Raja Pandi (Vijay Sethupathi) and along with his Guru, Gosayi Venkanna (Amitabh Bachchan) starts a rebellion against the British East India Company.


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Positive Reviews
3.5 “Chiranjeevi and Amitabh Bachchan starrer is full of life even in death”
DNA India
3.5 “Sye Raa is the synonymous victory cry for Jai Ho”
3.0 “SYE RAA NARASIMHA REDDY is a great patriotic saga and a visual spectacle that leaves a tremendous mark thanks to its plot, Chiranjeevi’s performance and massy execution.”
3.0 ” While the storytelling has its flaws, what needs to be lauded is that the makers pulled out this tale from the pages of history and mounted it on such a massive canvas for us to see.”
3.0 “Get in for a ride full of action, patriotism and memories of Bahubali”
3.0 “Chiranjeevi, Sudeep deliver powerful performances in this magnum opus”
3.0 “Chiranjeevi is the heart and soul of the film and makes you believe both in Narasimha Reddy the person and his cause.”
3.0 “Excellent Chiranjeevi lays bare patriotism and secularism”
3.0 “Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy has some jagged edges and in the hands of, say, a Rajamouli, it would’ve been a far better film. “
Average Reviews
2.5 “Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is a decent watch”
2.5 “SYE RAA NARASIMHA REDDY could have been a significant chapter in Indian patriotic sagas.”
2.5 “A typical Chiranjeevi film with a bit of Zack Snyder-esque flavor”
2.5 “A Period Drama With No Intention Of Putting A Period To The Drama”
Negative Reviews

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