After scoring a blockbusters like Nenu Local early this year (Feb 2017) and Ninnu Kori (July 2017), Nani has once again collaborated with Dil Raju for Middle Class Abbayi (MCA). Joining them is Fidaa beauty Sai Pallavi and Oh My Friend director Venu Sreeram. Since the film marks Venu’s comeback with the successful combo, Dil Raju-Nani-Sai Pallavi, the film grabbed the attention of the public. The teaser and trailer have escalated the expectations on the film.
Middle Class Abbayi, which finally hit the screens today (December 21st, 2017,) did justice to its title and hype. The film consists of Nani’s trademark style, Sai Pallavi’s amazing performance and Bhumika’s matured acting. Interesting screenplay and good dose of action, drama makes MCA a decent watch.
Nani essays the role of a happy-go-lucky guy who is very much attached to his brother (Rajeev Kanakala.) Things change at home after his brother is married to Bhumika, an honest RTO officer. Nani feels he lost his importance after vadina (Bhumika) came to their house. He starts developing a dislike against her, resulting in small tiffs. His brother is posted to Delhi for training and Bhumika is transferred to Warangal. Upon his brother’s request, Nani accompanies Bhumika.
This is when Nani meets an undergraduate (Sai Pallavi) who falls for him in the first sight. She pursues Nani for marriage and eventually, Nani also falls for her. Meanwhile, trouble knocks on Bhumika’s door in the form of a dreaded villain Shiva (Vijay) who runs a transport mafia. How Nani saves Bhumika forms the crux of the story.
MCA offers finest performances. The film has a powerful cast such as Nani, Sai Pallavi and Bhumika who are noted for the natural portrayal of the roles they choose. Natural Star Nani has done it again. He impresses with his brilliant acting. Sai Pallavi, as usual, did the best job. Bhumika’s matured performance hits the bull’s eye. Rajeev Kanakala, Priyadarshi are people to watch out for. Subhalekha Sudhakar, Naresh and Pavitra have been wasted in not so etched roles. Bhumika steals the show in MCA and of course, Nani stands out.
With MCA, director Venu Sreeram has delivered a safe family drama laced with youthful entertainment. The film takes off very well and offers fun moments involving Nani and his friends. Sai Pallavi’s intro and her on-screen chemistry with Nani work well making MCA a youthful entertainer.
The scenes between Nani and Bhumika have turned out well. Nani helping her in the house chores such as cutting vegetables, bringing milk, ration and other daily needs from the market connected well with the middle class people.
Post interval, the film turns predictable. How Nani takes on goons and rescues his vadina is what Middle Class Abbayi is about. The film is routine but it is entertaining. It is watchable for Bhumika, Nani and Sai Pallavi. Music could have been better.
MCA is one must watch film!