Poola Rangadu is a 2012 Telugu film starring Sunil and Isha Chawla in the lead roles. The film is written and directed by Veerabhadram and produced by R. R. Venkat and Atchi Reddy under Max India banner. The film is a remake of the 1984 Malayalam film Adiyozhukkukal.
The film revolves around Ranga (Sunil), a young man who sells his house to buy a piece of land in a village. He hopes to sell the land for a higher price and earn money for his sister's marriage. However, he soon realizes that he has been cheated by two men who sold him a disputed land that belongs to two rival landlords, Konda Reddy (Dev Gill) and Lala Goud (Pradeep Rawat). Ranga gets caught in the crossfire between the two factions and also falls in love with Anitha (Isha Chawla), Lala Goud's daughter.
The film is a blend of action, comedy and romance, with Sunil showcasing his skills as a hero and a comedian. He underwent a physical transformation for the film, losing 30 kg of weight and developing six-pack abs. Isha Chawla plays the role of a bubbly and spirited girl who supports Ranga in his troubles. Dev Gill and Pradeep Rawat play the roles of menacing villains who try to kill Ranga and each other. The film also features Ali, Satyam Rajesh, Raghu Babu, Kota Srinivasa Rao and Pragathi in supporting roles.
The music of the film is composed by Anoop Rubens, who delivers some catchy tunes and background score. The cinematography is done by Prasad Murella, who captures the rural scenery and the action sequences well. The editing is done by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao, who keeps the pace of the film tight and engaging.
The film was released on 18 February 2012 and received positive reviews from critics and audiences alike. The film was praised for its entertainment value, Sunil's performance, Veerabhadram's direction and the comedy scenes. The film was also a commercial success, collecting â 500 million at the box office and completing 100 days of theatrical run.
Poola Rangadu is a film that will make you laugh, thrill and enjoy with its fun-filled story and characters. It is a must-watch for fans of Sunil and Telugu cinema.
The film received mixed to positive reviews from critics, who praised Sunil's performance, comedy and action scenes, but criticized the lack of originality and logic in the story. The film has a rating of 5.6/10 on IMDb and 0% on Rotten Tomatoes, based on few reviews. Some of the critics' comments are:
\"Poola Rangadu has good comedy scenes and provides enough laughter for the most part. Though the film has nothing new to offer in terms of story and screenplay, the movie engages the audiences with its comedy, which is its sole strength. Watch the movie for good entertainment.\" - BizHat.com
\"Poola Rangadu is a regular mass masala flick with not much depth to it. It's a film which makes no sense in reality, but who cares about the story and practicality as long as it caters to the mass audience, right The plot is very similar to Maryada Ramanna, and there isn't much scope for Sunil to change his style.\" - IMDb user
\"Poola Rangadu is a film that will make you laugh, thrill and enjoy with its fun-filled story and characters. It is a must-watch for fans of Sunil and Telugu cinema.\" - This article
The film was also dubbed in Hindi as Thadaka Returns and released on YouTube by Goldmines Telefilms. The film has over 20 million views and received positive feedback from the Hindi audience, who enjoyed the comedy and action scenes.
Poola Rangadu is a film that proves that Sunil can carry a film on his shoulders as a hero and a comedian. The film is a remake of a Malayalam film, but it has its own charm and appeal. The film is a perfect example of how to make a successful commercial entertainer with comedy as its main ingredient. aa16f39245