Follow us on
 
 
  1. Hindi
  2. Tamil
  3. Telugu
  4. Malayalam
  5. Kannada

Malligadu Marriage Bureau Review

E-mail this
Malligadu Marriage Bureau
Banner:Haritha Entertainments
Cast:Srikanth, Mano Chitra, Bhamanandam, anjana, Vennela Kishor, Posani Krishna Murali, Jaya Prakash Reddy, Telangana Shakuntala, Raghu Karu Manchi, Kasi Viswanadham, Sasi, Nandhuri Ramu, Sai, Chitty, Prabhas Srinu, Vijayaraga Raj, Ramchandra, Sudha, Sandhya Janak, Bhavana, Abhi, Bank Vijay, Kannada Sekhar
Direction:Uday Raj . A
Production:Mallela Sitaramaraju, Swathi, Pelladi
Music:Raghu Ram

Listen to Songs from
Malligadu Marriage Bureau
Showtimes Wallpapers Gallery Trailers Music Review Review Preview
Preview Review Music Review Trailers/Videos Movie Stills Wallpapers

Telugu Movie Reviews



Malligadu Marriage Bureau Events

Reviews from Other Channels

Appothikkiri [Malayalam]
Suresh Gopi, Jayasurya, Asif Ali, Abhirami, Indran
Adyaksha [Kannada]
Sharan, Heba Patil, Asmita Soodh, Ravishanker, Chi
Anjaan [Tamil]
Suriya, Samantha, Vidyut Jamwal, Manoj Bajpai, Soo
Akhila Kishore, Sahithya Jagannathan, Azmathulla s
Ajay Devgn, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Amol Gupte, Anupa
Njan Steve Lopez [Malayalam]
Farhaan Faasil, Ahaana Krishna
Vikramadithyan [Malayalam]
Dulqar Salman, Unni Mukundan and Namitha Pramod.
Shaan, Shobina, Kavya, Mithra, Chikkanna in the ca
Panganama [Kannada]
Guru, Sanjana Prakash, Sadhu Kokila, Doddanna, Sun
143 [Kannada]
Chandrakanth, Kavitha Bisht.
Entertainment [Hindi]
Akshay Kumar, Tamannaah Bhatia, Krishna Abhishek,

Malligadu Marriage Bureau Review - Marriage on the rocks

IndiaGlitz  [Saturday, February 08, 2014]
Comments

There was a time when the creative dreamers like EVV Sathyanarayana could, with their powerful imagination, locate some weird ides in the space of family dramas. That was how much they were eclectic with respect to even a single film.  Today's directors, probably inspired by such irreplaceable directors, try their best to replicate the midas touch of such directors and thanklessly end up displaying their lack of basic directorial vision.

'Malligadi Marriage Bureau' is one such film where even the basics have gone terribly wrong.  Srikanth (Malligadu) plays a hoodwinking marriage broker with notoriety for brokering the knot between the unlikeliest pairs.  Even though he expropriates money to the maximum extent possible, he is the most sought after agent in the town.  Why so?  Because he provides 1 year guarantee for the marriage!  Hies clients range from software engineers to good-for-nothing dons.

He is omnipresent and wherever a potential client is in real trouble, he appears miraculously without wasting a moment.  For some reason, he is unable to find a match to the well-heeled but over-aged Chotu Bhai (Brahmanandam), despite knowing well that Chotu can salvage him out of the distress he is in very easily.  This is quite a serious anomaly in the script, especially because Malligadu is shown to be ready to clutch at any straw and also seen to be achieving the near impossible tasks.

The story has got an element of sentimentality, too.  Malligadu is a parasite with a cause; he urgently needs money for a reason and that explains why he had reluctantly turned into a sought-after notorious schemer.

The characters around him include, mainly, Manochitra, Vennela Kishore and, importantly, Brahmi.  Manochitra is an insurance agent who has an allergy for marriage.  Her parents approach him to convince their daughter to marry in life.  The insurance agent wants to be a Mother Teresa but, illogically, wins policies by flashing doomsday scenarios and insensitive talking.  Even a nomadic tribal person can guess that in the process of Malligadu meeting the insurance agent, love will blossom between them.  And since love is blind, the wannabe Mother Teresa loves the deceiver despite knowing full well that he cheats people for the sake of money.

The comedy tracks were the only hope but they too fall flat.  Brahmi is a buffoonic don whose only strength is his trigger-happy brother.  The single threat faced by him is in the form of the trigger-happy encounter specialist, ACP Naayak, played by, smile a bit, Posani Krishna Murali.  The idea had the potential to give us great moments, but it was wasted by parody-kind sequences.  There is absolutely no fun in Chotu Bhai giving someone's wedding card out of fear to the ACP.

Vennela Kishore is in love with her colleague and he pays big-time money to Malligadu to help him in winning her.  Kishore succeeds but on the day of marriage, the skeleton in the cupboard spoils the show.

No much conflict and only a few frivolous sub-plots, the film is a dud.

Srikanth has been doing such roles for long now and it was time he reinvented himself.  Manochitra looks pretty but she is a bit elderly.  Brahmi evokes laughter with his expressions here and there and that's it.  Others are seen in forgettable roles.

The music and other important technical departments could as well have been outsourced to others.

Verdict: A film without much conflict and a story with trivial sub-plots.

Rating: 1.75/5

Watched Malligadu Marriage Bureau? Post your rating and comments below.

More about 'Malligadu Marriage Bureau'
- Movie Stills - Wallpapers - Trailers/Videos




Copyright 2014 IndiaGlitz. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Hindi | Tamil | Telugu | Malayalam | Kannada
Home | Tell a friend | Contact Us | Advertise | Terms | Privacy Policy | RSS/Content Syndication | Submit Showtimes

Copyright 2014 IndiaGlitz.com. All rights reserved.