Nawab, a Mani Ratnam movie, has hit theaters today. The director, who faced criticism for his movie Kaatru Veliyidai in Tamil and Cheliya in Telugu, is back with a bang. Nawab revolves around a powerful figure who is on the verge of retiring. The next big question which arises is who among his three sons is going to take his position. The movie is a crime thriller with an element of family drama to it.
Nawab Telugu Movie Details:
Cast: Arvind Swamy, Jyothika, Vijay Sethupati, Arun Vijay, Aishwarya Rajesh and Aditi Rao
Director: Mani Ratnam
Producers: Mani Ratnam, Allirajah Subaskaran
Songs: A.R. Rahman
The story of Nawab revolves around an underworld kingpin Senapathi (Prakash Raj) and his wife (Jayasudha). They have three sons – Vardha (Aravind Swamy,) Thyagu (Arun Vijay) and Ethi (Simbu,) who are power hungry and love to rule. They are waiting for their father to step down the throne. The untimely death of Senapathi brings in an unexpected opportunity for the brothers and a feud starts brewing among them. Rasool (Vijay Sethupathi,) a cop who steps over to the dark side, seizes the opportunity and adds fuel to the fire that burns down the relationship between the brothers. This also creates further suspicion about their father’s untimely death. The rest of the story revolves around what happens when the actual culprit is found and who ultimately gets the power to rule.
⦁ Simbu was his best self in this movie. With a stylish appearance and an attitude complementing this look, he managed to capture the attention of the audience.
⦁ Arun Vijay, who played the role of Senapathi’s second son, played his part to perfection. As a person with two faces _ one with a calm and cool demeanor and the other with eyes that burn with intensity to possess power and fame, his performance screams he has mastered the art of acting to perfection.
⦁ Brilliant storyline.
⦁ Aptly chosen cast.
⦁ Amazing cinematography.
⦁ Kudos to A.R. Rahman for his amazing music and background score which causes the listener’s heartbeat to race.
⦁ The movie ends on a slightly flat note with all the series of incidents and the suspense being carried on till the very end.
The movie is a must watch for all those who love the combination of drama and suspense. Nawab is an enthralling experience with twists at unexpected moments and nail biting suspense that gives goosebumps to the audience. The climax makes one wish for a rewind button in the theater just to experience the final showdown again and again.