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The Trail Review

Review by IndiaGlitz [ Friday, November 24, 2023 • Tamil ]
The Trail Review
SS Films, Commonman Productions
Spandana Palli, Yug Raam, Vamsi Kotu
Raam Ganni
Smriti Sagi, Srinivas K Naidu
Saravana Vasudevan

The Trail Movie Review

Spandana Palli, Yug Raam, and Vamsi Kotu take center stage in the riveting thriller "The Trial," where the narrative unfolds through an intriguing investigation, unraveling a web of twists that add layers of suspense and anticipation. The film promises a gripping storyline that keeps the audience engaged, with each revelation adding a new dimension to the mystery. Brace yourselves for a thrilling cinematic experience as "The Trial" unveils the complexities of its investigative plot.


CI Rajeev (Vamsi Kotu) embarks on a crucial mission as he secures court orders to reopen the case surrounding the suicide of Ajay (Yug Raam), the husband of SI Rupa (Spandana Palli). Amidst suspicions from Ajay's family and friends, alleging the involvement of foul play on Rupa's part, the investigation takes an unpredictable turn. Unveiling the layers of deception, "The Trial" navigates the intricate web of clues, unraveling the truth about Ajay's demise. As the narrative unfolds, the real intentions of Rupa emerge as the central focus, adding depth and suspense to the storyline.

The Trail Movie Review


Spandana Palli effortlessly embraced her role, seamlessly transitioning between the assertive demeanor of an SI and the nuanced grace required as the wife of a frustrated husband. Her performance was a standout, carrying the film with her adept expressions, emotional depth, and impactful dialogue delivery.

Yug Raam delivered a convincing portrayal of a frustrated husband, delivering dialogues with ease. Vamsi Kotu aptly embodied the role of CI, showcasing the authoritative body language and mannerisms befitting a top cop. Other cast members performed effectively within their respective roles.

Director Raam Ganni crafted a compelling investigation story that introduces thrills from the start, swiftly immersing viewers into the narrative without unnecessary delays. The film maintains a consistent tempo throughout, with the first half focused on gathering evidence against the SI and the second half delving into proving her culpability, if any. While the interval block is engaging, the climax falls short of being convincing. Given the film's concentration on three characters, the narration occasionally feels prolonged, bordering on predictability. Noteworthy dialogues shed light on societal issues concerning women.

Srikanth Patnaiak's editing is proficient, maintaining a smooth flow without allowing drags to disrupt the narrative. Shrie Saikumaar Daara's cinematography skillfully captures the investigation scenes, adding a layer of intrigue. Saravana Vasudevan's BGM enhances the overall impact of the scenes, and the production values contribute to the film's quality.

The Trail Movie Review


'The Trial' showcases commendable performances from Spandana Palli, who effortlessly embodies her role as an SI, drawing from her real-life experience in law enforcement. Her portrayal is enhanced by her striking appearance, having previously held the title of Miss Icon Chattisgarh.

While director Raam Ganni introduces an intriguing plot, the film falls short of reaching its full potential due to challenges in screenplay execution. The narrative becomes repetitive, convoluted, and occasionally confusing, preventing the storyline from achieving the seamless flow and clarity needed to elevate it to the next level. Despite this, Spandana Palli's standout performance remains a notable highlight in 'The Trial'.

Rating: 2.5 / 5.0

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