Rajamouli who has come up with a stunning piece of cinema that lives upto the hype in all means and even outshines the original as far as the depth of the story-line and a smooth narrative is concerned. The climax portions were good,but not as riveting as the rest of the narrative. Anushka was a delight to watch and stamped her authority as a lady action superstar in Indian cinema. . Senthil Kumar was top notch and managed to capture the visual grandeur of the movie. The first half of the movie was first-rate in this matter and more entertaining on comparison with nevertheless a very good second half. A more befitting finale to this epic is doubtful and the first half by itself makes it a paisa- vasool affair for the normal movie going audience.
All the songs qualify for repeated hearing with the picks being 'Dandaalayya','Oka Praanam' and 'Hamsa Naava'. Kalakeya King flashback 'Baahubali - The Beginning' released back in 2015 was a 'Pan-Indian Blockbuster' that raised the standards of technical brilliance of Indian films with stellar war sequences and awe-inspiring art- direction ,making its Bollywood counter- parts a run for their money. Overall,Baahubali -The Conclusion' is a stunning visual extravaganza,a must watch cinematic experience from preferably the best theater in your locality. Rana Daggubati was good and gave a better performance on comparison with his act in the first. Nasser played his part well.
The love-track between Tammana and Prabhas was a let-back in the first part and the best a thing about the conclusion is that it takes care of leaving aside such avoidable sub plots and tries to concentrate in the inner conflicts and emotions of the lead characters making it a hearty affair for the viewers. To make a sequel techncially speaking a prequel that matches the grandeur and brilliance of the magnum opus 'Baahubali' might look irrealizable,but not for a master craftsman like S. The absence of a breath-taking war sequence like the 'Kalaleya fight' in the first part didn't make any impact,thanks to the brilliant penning of story-line by K. A notable lame-point of the movie was the patchy graphics in few sequences which is too sub-standard considering the mammoth budget of the presentation. Kumara Varma as Subba Raju.
Songs and background score by M. Keeravani were effective and elevated the atmosphere of the narration. Remya Krishnan's act was powerful. Editing by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao was good. Prabhas gave a convincing performance as both Amarendra Bahubali and Mahendra Baahubali with required zeal and intensity that the characters demanded. Art direction part was handled well by Sabu Cyril. The courtroom sequences and the particular arrow fight sequence were exceptional and the highlight of the narrative.
King of Kunthala as Meka Ramakhrisna Rest of cast listed alphabetically:. Sathyaraj was lovable and excelled in both comic and emotional sequences. The well-made sequel is without doubt a better movie altogether with a thoroughly convincing and hearty story- line that engages the viewers by inviting them to be a part of the Mahishmati kingdom for its run time of 168 minutes. . .
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