‘Bhaje Vaayu Vegam’ review: Rollercoaster ride of twists and turns

Actor Karthikeya, amidst a string of box office setbacks, places his expectations on "Bhaje Vaayu Vegam" to turn the tide. Directed by Prashanth Reddy, the suspense thriller is releasing today, faces scrutiny as audiences anticipate its performance. Let’s see how it fares at box-office.


Venkat (Karthikeya) and his brother (Rahul Tyson) venture into the city with lofty aspirations but fall prey to deception. When their father (Tanikella Bharani) falls seriously ill, requiring twenty lakhs for treatment, they find themselves in dire straits. Left with no recourse, they opt for car theft, targeting a mafia kingpin (Ravi Shankar). However, their actions entangle them in a labyrinth of difficulties with a formidable gang. The narrative unfolds as they grapple with these adversities, striving to extricate themselves and ensure their father's well-being.


Karthikeya shines in a role perfectly suited to his strengths. The young hero delivers an impressive performance, particularly excelling in the action sequences, skillfully showcased by director Prashanth. Iswarya Menon, despite her limited screen time, delivers a commendable performance.

Rahul Tyson, known for his role in “Happy Days,” marks a strong comeback, portraying his character effectively within the narrative. Ravi Shankar's portrayal of the antagonist adds significant depth to the film, emerging as one of its major strengths.


While the film's storyline may not offer anything groundbreaking, its decent thrills and unexpected twists significantly elevate the viewing experience. Kapil Kumar's gripping background score adds intensity and depth to key moments, enhancing the overall impact. The camerawork and dialogues are satisfactory, contributing to the film's atmosphere. Additionally, the editing is well-executed, ensuring a smooth flow of events, while the screenplay stands out as the film's strongest aspect, effectively engaging the audience from start to finish.


"Bhaje Vaayu Vegam" presents a seemingly simple story, but director Prashanth Reddy's adept storytelling transforms it into a riveting action thriller. Although the film commences at a leisurely pace, it swiftly gains momentum, captivating the audience from the outset. The interval sequence, coupled with successive twists, injects a surge of excitement, heightening the cinematic experience.

The latter half of the movie proves even more enthralling, devoid of any dull moments. The screenplay is masterfully crafted, ensuring seamless engagement throughout. Noteworthy are the unexpected plot twists, the evolution of character arcs, and the constant progression of the narrative.

Particularly commendable is Karthikeya's performance, perfectly tailored for his character. His portrayal, especially in action sequences, underscores his prowess as an actor. Additionally, Rahul Tyson's return to the screen is impactful, with director Prashanth utilizing his talent effectively. Iswarya Menon delivers a noteworthy performance within the constraints of her role.

Ravi Shankar's portrayal of the antagonist adds depth to the narrative, emerging as one of the film's highlights. Despite a slow start and a conventional storyline, "Bhaje Vaayu Vegam" remains a gripping thriller, offering a rollercoaster ride of twists and turns that keep audiences hooked until the very end.

Movie Review by: SUHAS SISTU