Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu, written and directed by Hemanth Rao, has reached its 100 days run at big screens. One of the best films of the year, was released worldwide on 3rd June 2016, and received universal critical acclaim for its story and cast performances. The movie stars Anant Nag, Rakshit Shetty, Sruthi Hariharan, Achyuth Kumar, Vasishta N. Simha and Ravikiran.
Venkob Rao suffers from Alzheimer’s and has been admitted to an old age home by his son Shiva. Venkob Rao goes missing when Shiva takes him out shopping. ‘Godhi Banna Sadharna Mykattu’ means ‘Wheatish Complexion Average Build’. Shiva was settled in Mumbai and he came to Bengaluru for a business meeting, and is awaiting an offer to move to USA. His life changes with the search for his missing father. He goes through a lot of questions of relationships, life and career, the courage to risk and overcoming, are all a part of real life. Fabulous screenplay and intense acting with great sound track makes the film a must watch. A lot of things have been said about this fantastic movie, and I only hope to add a few more praises. The most amazing thing about this movie is the writing. Even if the acting were not terrific, this movie still would have made your year’s top ten. More films like this one are needed.
The language shouldn’t even be an issue to enjoy this film.
Archana Nathan of The Hindu wrote in her review “Hemanth not only kicks the cynic out of you, but his film, especially with its competent cast and invigorating music, gives strength to your heart, which his team has already appealed to”. That is the beauty of this film. Venkob Rao’s relationships with the people around him are wonderful to watch. I think it had a real slice of life, and brilliance in it. Watching Anant Nag as Venkob Rao itself is a beautiful, soul-touching experience.
The language shouldn’t even be an issue to enjoy this film. If that’s confusing you, then you weren’t listening me! The brilliance in it is everywhere. Anyway, there was a report that Prakash Raj has purchased the rights to remake the movie in Tamil, and Telugu. Prakash Raj showed interest in purchasing the Hindi remake rights also of the film, has said that he will make the film in Hindi if Amithab Bachchan agrees to play the role.
This one is a keeper in my movie library.
“No good movie is too long and no bad movie is short enough” – Roger Ebert