Here is the Lanka Movie Review
Rebecca (Raasi,) is a telepathy expert and lives in the imagination of her two children who are already dead. Swathi (Ena Saaha,) who is a big actress in Kerala, comes to Hyderabad on personal work and finally agrees to do a short film under the direction of Sai (Ronak.) Things go out of hand when Swathi, Sai and another friend start shooting for the short film in a house owned by Rebecca in the outskirts of the city.
Swathi suffers throughout the shoot by Rebecca, and in a shocker she goes missing after the completing the shoot of her short film. Cops suspect Rebecca. What forms rest is the story.
Raasi has never done a suspense thriller. This is what brings freshness to the film. Being a good performer, Raasi pulls off the film on her shoulders. The intensity in her eyes and her emotions make the narrative interesting. Especially her acting in the climax steals the show.
Newcomers are just okay in their performances. Satya’s comic scenes tickle the funny bones. Supreet is good as a strict police officer.
Lanka is a well written script that works most of the time. The first half of the film is pretty good with the suspense factor maintained thoroughly, second half suffers slightly as it has too many twists. Raasi’s performance saves the film. The basic plot of the film earns brownie points and interval bang is very good.
However, things go haywire post interval. It gets complex and too many twists irk the audience. But as the film progresses towards the end, climax is etched out well. On the whole, Lanka makes for a decent watch. The movie offers tense moments, a few laughs and some food for thought as the concept of telepathy is new to the audience. Had director Srimuni worked hard on the second half, the film could had been better.
Too Many Twists in Second Half
Lanka does justice to its genre – Suspense Thriller. Watch it if you’re big fan of suspense films.