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Vishnu Circle Movie Review: A chaotic circle- Cinema express

Vishnu Circle Movie Review: A chaotic circle 

Revisiting the works of legendary actors like Vishnuvardhan will be more entertaining than viewing these wannabe tributes

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Published: 06th September 2019
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Delivering a perfect film is indeed a challenge for any filmmaker. Director Lakshmi Dinesh tries to deliver one with Vishnu Circle, but fails miserably. Vishnu Circle is yet another example of how a film can collapse when a filmmaker takes on the responsibility for almost every aspect of filmmaking (story, screenplay, dialogues, lyrics, and direction, in this case). It is evident that Lakshmi Dinesh wanted to talk a lot about relationships but lost focus somewhere along the way.

Director: Laxmi Dinesh
Cast : Gururaj, Dattanna, Samhita Vinya, Janvi Jyothi, Divya Gowda

The story is about Vishnu (Gururaj, son of comedian Jaggesh), who is a fan of actor Vishnuvardhan since childhood. He meets his friends and love interests at Vishnu Circle, in front of a statue supposedly of Vishnuvardhan (the structure, incidentally, has hardly any resemblance to the legend).

Prakruthi (Samhita Vinya), Samskruthi (Janvi Jyothi), and Akruthi (Divya Gowda) come into his life under various situations, and how they impact his life sums up the story. The film also throws light on how one should treat people who go through acute stress.

Gururaj’s character is designed in a way where he has to imitate the mannerisms of Vishnuvardhan. Though he gives a try, the actor hardly comes close to the legendary actor. Dattanna and Divya Gowda deliver decent performances in their respective roles. 

Even though Vishnu Circle has two music directors — Shree Vathsa and S Pradeep Varma — the scores don't gel with the mood of the film. Cinematographer PL Ravee also delivers an underwhelming result. 

It is high time filmmakers understand the responsibility of representing legends like Rajkumar or Vishnuvardhan in their films. While a handful of them have done justice to them, the rest use these veterans only to get some visibility for their films. I believe revisiting the works of these legendary actors will be more entertaining than viewing these wannabe tributes.

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