NTR: Kathanayakudu

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  • NR
  • 2019
  • 2 hr 49 min
  • 5.8  (2,129)

NTR: Kathanayakudu is a biographical drama film released in 2019 that highlights the life and journey of legendary actor, Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (NTR). The film is directed by Krish and stars Nandamuri Balakrishna as the lead protagonist who is also the real-life son of NTR. Vidya Balan also features in the movie and plays the role of NTR's wife Basavatarakam.

The story of the film revolves around the rise of NTR from a humble village boy to one of the most iconic actors and political leaders in the history of Telugu cinema. The movie meticulously portrays the various phases of NTR's life, right from his childhood to his early days in the film industry, and finally to his political foray as the founder of Telugu Desam Party (TDP).

The movie begins with NTR's humble beginnings in a small village of Andhra Pradesh, where he was born to a farmer's family. It takes us through his formative years as a stage artist, his entry into the film industry, and the immense success he achieved as an actor in the Telugu film industry. From playing mythological characters to portraying social reformers, NTR became an icon in Telugu cinema and a revered personality across the country.

The film also highlights the role played by his wife Basavatarakam in his life, who stood by him through thick and thin, and was his guiding force in his journey to success. Vidya Balan delivers a powerful performance in her role, portraying the character with grace and dignity.

The movie also depicts NTR's deep love and concern for his people, which ultimately led him to enter the political arena. It showcases the formation of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and his subsequent rise as a political leader. The film also features Kaikala Satyanarayana as Nadella Bhaskara Rao, who plays a crucial role in NTR's political journey.

The film is brilliantly shot, capturing the essence of the different eras it portrays. It seamlessly blends archival footage with dramatized scenes, making it an engaging watch. The music of the film is also noteworthy, with MM Keeravani delivering a scintillating soundtrack that captures the different moods of the movie.

Overall, NTR: Kathanayakudu is an inspiring film that highlights the life of one of the most revered personalities in Telugu cinema and politics. The movie is a treat for NTR fans and for those who appreciate good biographical dramas. With outstanding performances from the lead cast, exceptional direction, and excellent cinematography, this movie is one that shouldn't be missed.

NTR: Kathanayakudu is a 2019 drama with a runtime of 2 hours and 49 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.8.

NTR: Kathanayakudu
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    5.8  (2,129)