manmadhudu2 review


Movie: Manmadhudu 2
Rating: 2.25/5
Banner: Annapurna Studios , Manam Enterprises,Viacom 18 Studios and Anandi Art creations
Cast: Akkineni Nagarjuna , Rakul Preet, Vennela Kishore , Lakshmi , Rao Ramesh, Jhansi
Music: Chaitan Bharadwaj
Cinematography: M. Sukumar
Producer(s): Nagarjuna Akkineni
Director: Rahul Ravindran
Release Date: August 09,2019

Punchline: Eliminate From Theaters Immediately


Manmadhudu 2 is a story about Sam (Samba Siva Rao),a perfumer in Portugal and a casanova who is not keen on long term relationships with women but prefer one night stands. His mom(Lakshmi) emotionally blackmails him to get married before she dies. Nagarjuna then rents a girl friend (Rakul Preet) on a contract to please his family and requests her to cancel the marriage on their marriage day so that he can pretend to go into depression and never marry again. However, his plan fails when his mother falls ill after knowing that marriage has been called off and the only way to make her feel better is to get back Rakul Preet. Rest of the story is about will Rakul agree to come back? Will they both really fall in love in this act? Will Nagarjuna marry Rakul?

Artistes’ Performances:

  • Nagarjuna’s performance is just okay. He looked pretty handsome though
  • Rakul Preet fits the bill
  • Vennela Kishore steals the show and his comedy timing is pretty good


  • Some comedy scenes of Vennela Kishore
  • Production Values


  • Pointless Scenes
  • Flat Narration
  • No Emotional Connect
  • Double Meaning Jokes


Manmadhudu 2, which is supposed to be a sequel to the evergreen blockbuster Manmadhudu released today amidst hype and hoopla and the only reason for that is the King Nagarjuna. Rahul Ravindran, who had a decent outing with Chi La Sow directed this sequel and is also a remake of french film “I Do”. Not sure what was going through the director’s mind or was it too much involvement of Nagarjuna in the creative work, the movie doesn’t connect with you from the first 15 minutes itself. Everything looks artificial and the only solace is Vennela Kishore’s comedy. Movie is no where close to the original Manmadhudu and doesn’t do even remote justice to it. Audience may feel even hard to connect to Nagarjuna romancing Rakul at this age. There are some double meaning dialogues too, which may not appeal to family audience. There is nothing much to rave about the film and you can easily skip it

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