Anasuya Bharadwaj is a powerhouse of talent, who started as a TV host and then seamlessly moved to the Tollywood industry, experimenting her way through various genres of movies. Her antagonist role in Kshanam was a memorable one and she now is coming up with a crime thriller, Kathanam.
Cast: Anasuya Bharadwaj, Srinivas Avasarala, Vennela Kishore, Dhanraj
Director: Rajesh Nadendla
Music: Roshan Salur
Anu (Anasuya Bharadwaj) is an aspiring filmmaker, is ready to direct her debut movie. She completes the script for her movie and shows to her producers. Shockingly, the characters in her script start dying under mysterious circumstances. Anu sees something fishy and starts investigating the deaths, on her own. The Assistant Commissioner Of Police, Randhir (Randhir) assists her in this endeavor.
Randhir himself finds some fantastic facts about the case, what are they? Did Anu solve the mystery? What is her relationship with the murders? This forms the rest of the story.
Anasuya shines like a star in the movie, appearing in two different getups in the movie. In the first half, she is a modern lady aspiring to direct her first movie. In the second half, she is a traditional woman fighting her odds. The next best role is played by Randhir, as ACP and he does a decent job of it, in scenes, he discovers the secrets behind the many mysterious deaths.
Vennela Kishore and Dhanraj evoke peals of laughter as expected and lighten up the serious mode of the movie. The film stands on its good screenplay and narration of the movie is impressive.
Watch Kathanam for the hard work Anasuya Bharadwaj puts, literally carrying the movie on her shoulders. It is a neat crime thriller and will not disappoint you!