Movie: Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (SVSC- సీతమ్మ వాకిట్లో సిరిమల్లె చెట్టు)
Cast: Venkatesh, Mahesh Babu, Anjali, Samantha, Prakash Raj, Jayasudha
Directer: Srikanth Addala
Producer: Dil Raju
Writer: Srikanth Addala
Screenplay : Srikanth Addala
Music : Mickey J Meyer
Cinematography: K. V. Guhan
Editing : Marthand K. Venkatesh
Banner: Sri Venkateswara Creations
Distributor: Sri Venkateswara Creations, 14 Reels Entertainment (Overseas)
Release Date: January 11, 2013
The multi-starrer ‘Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu’ is all set for its grand release tomorrow. The first and exclusive review of ‘Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu’ is brought after screening the film at Prasad Labs. The film has Victory Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu in the lead roles and Srikanth Addala is the director. Dil Raju is the producer of the film.
The story of ‘Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu’ revolves around a lovable family headed by Prakash Raj in a small village called Relangi. Fondly called as Relangi Mavayya by his nephews and nieces, Prakash Raj , a kind hearted gentleman who gives great importance to human values and relationships. He has two sons – Peddodu (Venkatesh as Mallikarjuna Rao) and Chinnodu (Mahesh Babu as Seetha Rama Raju).
Victory Venkatesh is unemployed,very honest but loves his younger brother Mahesh a lot. He is seen as a strong willed and highly emotional guy who does not like to bow down to others. He believes in doing what is right and waits for the ‘big golden chance’ in life. Seetha (Anjali) is his nephew(maradalu). She grows up believing him to be her husband.
Prince Mahesh Babu on the other hand, is a witty and charming young lad, irresistible to women but tries to talk his way out of situations using his wit. He falls in love with daughter of Rao Ramesh, Geetha (Samantha). She is an arrogant guy who ridicules Prakash Raj and his family for their low wealth.
The unemployment of Venkatesh and the ridicule heaped on the family by relatives puts some strain on the relationships. Both Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu find that their love lives also get affected by all this.
What does Prakash Raj do in these circumstances? Can Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu win the women they love? That forms the story of ‘Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu’.
Technical Aspects :
Mickey J Meyer’s music is an asset for the movie. Guhan’s photography is outstanding in the movie. The visuals are rich and colourful and the frame appears very rich. Editing is decent. Dialogues have been written very well.
Srikanth Addala’s success lies in patiently weaving a family drama that balances Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu well but not in brilliant storytelling.
Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu is a beautifully tale of human emotions and human relations. Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu bond is so well on the big screen. Clean family drama and some nice emotional moments are big bonuses. Good performances from the lead cast adds to it. Don’t go in expecting traditional heroism from Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu. Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu displayed great chemistry as siblings. Mickey J Meyer’s music is an asset for the movie. SVSC is a Sankranthi entertainer that you need to watch with your family. Feel Good movie with good human values and relationships in the present trend.
Plus Points :
Venkatesh looks macho, performs with ease in the emotional scenes and brings a lot of dignity to the movie. He is at his best as the straightforward and emotional elder brother. His scenes with Anjali have been conceived very nicely.
Venkatesh’s younger Brother Mahesh Babu is very cool as the handsome and witty. His godavari district slang and clever one liners will stand out in the film and he succeeds in making people laugh. His romantic scenes with Samantha are brilliant. During the closing stages of the movie, Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu displayed great chemistry as siblings and their performance in the Bhadrachalam episode is a treat to watch.
Director Srikanth Addala and producer Dil Raju deserve applause for making such a huge Budget Movie with high expectations. Their efforts are evident and it is a treat to see Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu together on the big screen.
Samantha is beautiful and adorable in this movie. Her cute expressions and romantic scenes with Mahesh Babu make you want to root for her.
Anjali is good as the innocent Seetha. Her expressions are pleasant and she has very good screen presence.
Prakash Raj has done a great job as the father. He is dignified and classy. Jayasudha is decent. Rao Ramesh is highly effective as the jealous and arrogant guy. Murali Mohan, Rohini Hattangadi, Ravi Babu and Tanikella Bharani are good.
The film consists of the bond between brothers, the care shown by an uncle for his niece, the concern shown by a mother for her good but emotional son. The movie has these beautiful emotions – and the pleasant nature of the film that pull you in so convincingly.
The first half of the film goes by at a nice and breezy pace. All the songs in the movie have been shot well.Middle class family ambiance has been shown realistically and convincingly. There are some heart touching scenes in the movie, like the one where Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu want to express their affection for each other but hold back due to personal reservations.
Minus Points :
The film needs to be watched without expecting any of the traditional heroism associated with Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu. If you go looking for that ,you may be disappointed. Great emphasis is placed on family bonding and human emotions and traditional commercial elements take a back seat here.
Feel Good movie: Family Entertainer