Movie Review: Happy Birthday
Director: Ritesh Rana
Producer: Chiranjeevi and Hemalatha
Music Director: Kaala Bhairava
Starring : Lavanya Tripathi, Naresh Agastya, Satya, Vennela Kishore and Others
Release date: 8th July 2022
Rating : 2.5/5
Happy Birthday Movie Review: Lavanya Tripathi, Naresh Agastya, Satya, Vennela Kishore starrer Happy Birthday has hit the theaters today on 8th July. Let’s see the story of the film.
Story: Defense minister Rithvik Sodhi (Vennela Kishore) passes a new law in the country that says every individual needs to carry a gun along with him. As a result, gun culture flourishes across the nation. The hotel house keeper (Naresh Agastya) of a popular hotel in Hyderabad, the Ritz, is hired to replace a lighter in the film. Pasupuleti Happy Tripathi (Lavanya Tripathi) attends a party in the pub, but gets kidnapped by the guys searching for the lighter. How the lighter is connected to Happy Tripathi, Housekeeper, and other characters, and why some guys are searching for the lighter form rest of the story.
- Comedy scenes
- Second half
- Few boring scenes
Performance: Lavanya Tripathi has given her noteworthy performance in this film. She perfectly fits the role as Happy Tripathi. She got the opportunity to explore herself as an actress rather than that of her regular glamorous side, limited to screen presence. Satya steals the show with his performance. His expressions, way of dialogue delivery, facial expressions, grabs the attentions of everyone. Vennela Kishore is good in comedy. The transgender characteristics are presented perfectly by him. Gundu Sudarshan, Rahul Ramakrishna, Viva Hasha and others are ok.
Technical: Some of the dialogues of the movie Happy Birthday are very interesting. The production Values are good. The music by Kaala Bhaivara is good. Coming to the director Ritesh Rana’ work, he has done a very good job with the film. His screenplay format and satirical dialogues are the core strengths of the film Suresh Sarangam’s cinematography gives a unique look to the movie.
Analysis: Happy Birthday is the next outing of director Ritesh Rana after his 2019 film ‘Mathu Vadalara’. Overall, Happy Birthday is a different attempt in the comedy genre.
Rating : 2.5/5