ACTION THRILLER SCI-FI
30 Aug 2019 02:51:52
Saaho is a multi-lingual movie starring Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor in prominent roles. The cast also includes Neil Nitin Mukesh and Jackie Shroff. It is a drama directed by Sujeeth with Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa as the music composers, forming part of the crew.
Zooms in style but lacks in substance
Roy (played by Jackie Shroff) is an undisputed king in Waaji city and will be controlling all the mafia activities. When he comes to India he is killed and the chair becomes open, with Vishwak (Roy son, played by Arun Vijay) expected to take it over. At the same time several others such as Mahesh Manjrekar, Chunkey Pandey, etc.., are interested to take that position.
*Prabhas is at his ease as usual, even though a better makeup would have made things better. He perfectly fits in this larger than life role. He is effortless in action sequences and it was treated to watch him performing some breathtaking stunts. But somehow, his 'Baahubali' charm is missing in this movie. It may be due to his dialogue delivery which is deliberately slow, but it works for the most part.
*Background score by Ghibhran is top-notch and it carries the mood of the movie very well. BGM is major highlight of the movie without any second thought.
*Songs are a major disappointment as none of the songs are interesting on screen. Though few songs are chartbuster the untimely placement of songs only adds to an already long runtime.
*Sahoo turned out to be a major disappointment. With all the expectations it has been carrying, it couldn’t go anywhere closer. Sujeeth followed a similar screenplay pattern that with did in his debut movie “Run Raja Run”, but with so many huge actors and stars playing those roles, the story couldn’t do any justice to their presence.