NOTA Movie Review: A political thriller film starring Vijay Devarakonda, as a chief Minister!
Film- NOTA (U/A)
Director – Anand Shankar
Cast – Vijay Devarakonda, Mehreen Pirzada, Sathyaraj, Nassar, MS Bhaskar, Sanchana Natarajan, Priyadarshi,Yashika Aanand, Anastasia Maslova Rating – ***(3/5)
After blockbuster Geetha Govidam, south sensational star Vijay Deverakonda has joined hands with Anand Shankar. The director, who is known for making experimental movies, has chosen a political thriller story.
“NOTA” is a bilingual movie made both in Telugu and Tamil. It is political thriller directed by Anand Shankar and Produced by Studio Green banner while Sam CS scored music for this movie.
Vijay Devarakonda and Mehreen Prizada are playing the main lead roles in this movie. The first half of the movie runs on out and out serious mode. Couple of songs in the first half act as speed breakers. Missing novelty factor in the political setup is the big drawback so far. Overall, it’s an average first half at the best. Varun (Deverakonda) decided to play the political game, announces that Rowdy CM is coming. After an attack on his father Nassar, intelligence warns about a potential threat to Varun (Deverakonda) and his sister. The threat is also linked to a big money deal Varun has no clue about. – How a Swamiji is linked to the Nassar’s resignation from Chief Minister Post and reason why Varun (Deverakonda) is picked for CM is revealed.
Varun (Deverakonda) is moved by a death in the riots and takes charge of the situation. He passes strict orders to control the law and order irrespective of the party. – CBI arrests Varun’s (Deverakonda) father Nassar. Riots started in the state. Varun (Deverakonda) going to the Secretariat for the first time.
‘NOTA’ is a different film for Vijay Deverakonda who is riding on three back-to-back blockbusters ‘Pelli Choopulu’, ‘Arjun Reddy’ and ‘Geetha Govindam’ besides the blockbuster ‘Mahanati’ in which he played an extended cameo.