Aa Ammayi Gurinchi Meeku Cheppali review: A love saga that looks colourful yet dull

The cinematography, screenplay and BGM are impressive. Lead actors perform well. But the narration doesn’t let the audiences sit through till the end.

ByBhawana Tanmayi

Published:Sep 16, 2022

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Not an entertaining watch!

Aa Ammayi Gurinchi Meeku Cheppali (Telugu)

  • Cast: Sudheer Babu, Krithi Shetty, Srinivas Avasarala, Vennela Kishore and Rahul Ramakrishna
  • Director: Mohana Krishna Indraganti
  • Producers: B Mahendra Babu and Kiran Ballapalli
  • Music: Vivek Sagar
  • Runtime: 2 hours 22 minutes

After two long years, director Mohana Krishna Indraganti is back with a film starring Sudheer Babu and Krithi Shetty in the lead roles. While there are a lot of expectations for the film, here is what it has to offer:

Naveen Kumar (Sudheer Babu) is a popular film director with double hat-trick blockbusters in his kitty. He is currently working on a script that features the life of a beautiful girl.

While he is trying to find the best heroine to fit into the shoes of the leading lady, he crosses paths with Dr Alekhya, an Ophthalmologist. But here comes the problem.

Alekhya hates movies and so do her parents. So, convincing her to be part of his film and that too for the role of a heroine is not an easy task for Naveen.

How does Naveen manage to convince Alekhya? What hurdles would he face in the process? Is it so easy to make a movie? You need to watch the film on the big screen to find answers to these questions.

Sudheer Babu & Krithi Shetty are impressive

Aa Ammayi Gurinchi Meeku Cheppali is the third collaboration of Sudheer Babu with director Mohana Krishna Indraganti. The duo teamed up for Sammohanam (2018) and V (2020) earlier.

Sudheer Babu is a good performer. The films he has been part of till now have done a decent job at the box office. I must say, he was a good choice to play the protagonist in this flick. He was quite convincing like a young passionate director with attitude.

Krithi Shetty, compared to the characters, played her part really well. She shines in the role of Dr Alekhya. In fact, we can see her improving with every project.

Vennela Kishore adds a few laughs, but he is underused. He could have made the first half lot better. Rahul Ramakrishna and Srikanth Iyengar justified their roles. Avasarala Srinivas is one of the highlights apart from the lead actors. He never disappoints you.

Narration fails to keep you hooked to seats

Like his previous films, Mohana Krishna Indraganti’s latest release Aa Ammayi Gurinchi Meeku Cheppali is also slow-paced.

Moreover, the concept is not new to the audiences. We have watched many flicks where the lead actors were shown aspiring to become directors and facing struggles in the process.

But Indraganti brought a twist to this tale by giving an emotional touch in the climax. However, the narration is so plain, slow and boring that it doesn’t let the audiences sit through till the end.

The movie looks colourful, all thanks to the brilliant cinematography. The screenplay could have been better. Vivek Sagar’s background score is impressive, but the songs aren’t up to the mark. A few dialogues are good.

Mohana Krishna Indraganti disappoints

This is not how Mohana Krishna’s films are. Grahanam (2004), Ashta Chamma (2008), Gentleman (2016), Golconda High School (2011) and Sammohanam are considered some of the best works of the director in Telugu cinema.

But his previous movie V, which was released during the lockdown on Amazon Prime, received flak from the audiences. While the viewers have been waiting for him to bounce back with a strong script after two years, it’s disappointing that Indraganti came up with something that really doesn’t entertain.

Telugu audiences have been craving to watch different films which narrate stories that they never heard of or portray realistic issues or have content that tugs at their hearts. But Aa Ammayi Gurinchi Meeku Cheppali too has nothing to offer!