Gully Rowdy becomes silly rowdy

Gully Rowdy Movie Review: Sundeep Kishan has teamed up with director G Nageswara Reddy for the second time after “Tenali Ramakrishna BA BL”. The trailer promised some good laughs. Let’s see whether the film kept the promise or not


Vasu (Sundeep Kishan) comes from a family of violent men. His father was rowdy. His grandfather’s (Nagineedu) wish is to see Vasu also as a rowdy as well. Meanwhile, Head Constable Pattapagalu Venkat Rao’s land is grabbed by Vizag’s dreaded don Bhairagi, and his daughter (Neha Shetty) seeks the help of Vasu. As he is loving her, he reluctantly agrees to their plan of kidnapping Bhairagi. Vasu comes with a perfect plan for this. But their plan goes wrong when an unknown person kills Bhairagi. Police officer Naik (Bobby Simha) begins the investigation. How do Vasu and his girlfriend and her family escape from this mess?


Director G Nageshwara Reddy's brand of comedies has stopped striking a chord with the new generation of audiences long back. “Gully Rowdy'' is another proof that he is not even attempting to reinvent his style. People couldn’t understand why a head police constable refuses to report to his bosses as his land is grabbed by a rowdy. This kind of illogical ideas worked well a decade ago, but not in recent times. One may not expect logic in comedies, but the comedy should be roaring enough to ignore such issues.

The film begins on a dull note and goes on in an outdated narrative. A whole stretch of comedy is made out of Rajendra Prasad and his family discussing the possibility of kidnapping the city’s don. Viva Harsha is a software professional, but he is always seen by the side of his friend who roams on the roads. The investigation process and Sundeep Kishan revealing a new twist in the second half have also failed to save the film. Although Sundeep Kishan and Rajendra Prasad have put in their best efforts, the movie tests our patience.


Sundeep Kishan has donned a street boy role. He gets to play some mass moments. Nothing much beyond that! But it is Rajendra Prasad who steals the moments. Neha Shetty as the heroine gets a typical role. Harsha Chemudu action gets monatiny nad his scenes looks boring. Bobby Simha adds nothing much to the board.

Technical Excellence

Director G Nageswar Reddy, in his second collaboration with Sundeep came with an mass masala subject. The planning was perfect but the execution misfired. Ram Miriyala’s song is an attraction, but the remaining songs made the audience feel bore. The cinematography is decent. The writing and the dialogues are typical of Kona’s style.