Radhe Shyam Assessment: Radha Krishna Kumar’s Radhe Shyam has all the pieces going for it – beautiful visuals and music, a star solid headlining it, heady romance and extra. However the movie falters and even struggles to dwell as much as the hype it created.
Guru Paramahamsa (Krishnam Raju) runs a Vedic college of kinds and is reached out by a set of scientists. There’s visible battle between him and one of many scientists from the get-go as a result of his deep perception in astrology and palmistry is questioned. This sequence introduces the viewers to Vikramaditya (Prabhas), aka ‘India’s Nostradamus’ as a result of his predictions by no means go mistaken.
By means of-out the movie Vikramaditya claims he has no love-line and desires a ‘flirtationship’. But, he falls exhausting for Dr. Prerna (Pooja Hegde), a girl combating some inevitable circumstances. The dichotomy right here is that his studying of her palm signifies a superb future whereas all the pieces else signifies in any other case.
Radhe Shyam makes an attempt to drive dwelling the purpose that no science is absolute and that there’s at all times an opportunity to alter your future with karma. This seemingly applies even to the world’s finest palm reader. Nonetheless, this one-liner doesn’t justify the 140 minutes lengthy movie that appears tediously lengthy, particularly when the core level doesn’t attain the specified mark. The movie fails to go away a mark regardless of all of the equipment it had at its disposal, together with well-known names within the technical group.
The tasteless chemistry between Pooja and Prabhas can also be a deterrent to this love story, their characters too aren’t etched with sufficient depth, readability or reasoning. This impacts their particular person performances even when they make an effort to play their components convincingly. The screenplay is cluttered with pointless moments and characters who don’t serve the story. Radhe Shyam has been shot on a grand scale in several components of Europe, lending it a fairytale-like vibe. The music by Justin Prabhakaran additionally blends properly with the story. The VFX group deserves applause for his or her work.
However all of this barely salvages a love story whose future might’ve been really one thing else.