This Vishwak Sen and Nivetha Pethuraj film packs in troublesome concepts in the title of like

The hero is on a mission to come across adore. He seeks a woman who will really like him as much as his mother did. When he is scarcely an adolescent, he walks into the nearest girls’ faculty with balloons and declares his enjoy to each individual lady who crosses his route. By the time he’s an adult, he has professed his like to close to 1600 females. And the makers of this film thought this is lovable, or amusing, or each. It’s 1 thing to narrate a tale of a boy who loses his mom and yearns for like and an additional to switch it into a weird romcom drama.

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Immediately after a restrained portrayal of an investigation officer in Strike (2020), Vishwak Sen receives to play a flamboyant passionate hero named Prem who can crack jokes, dance and lose tears. But it is tricky to take his character or intentions seriously in a story that will get stranger as it progresses.


  • Solid: Vishwak Sen, Nivetha Pethuraj, Simran Choudhary, Megha Lekha
  • Route: Naresh Kuppili
  • Tunes: Radhan

When his quest for like reaches naught in Hyderabad, another person tells Prem that girls in Vizag are a lot more amenable — enjoy in as generous as the ocean, or a little something together people lines. In the really future scene, Prem is in Vizag.

A lady who suits into the traditional mould, yet another who suits the stereotype of working with a male like an ATM — all turn into element of the quest. The hero’s close friends led by Mahes Achanta and eve teasers led by Rahul Ramakrishna become resources to unleash gags alongside the way.

Out of the blue, a buddy places forth the notion that a simple Jane would quickly tumble for a handsome male (I did not make that up) and quickly, Prem is wooing a moreover-dimension girl. A stream of entire body shaming remarks preserve coming from the close friends and eve teasers.

To make this courtship glance cool, Prem and the woman speak in superior-pitched, loud voices since — maintain your breath — which is how romance happens in a Mani Ratnam movie. My memory of Geetanjali will now remain scarred.

As nevertheless this wasn’t enough, the intimate quest moves on to a possible MLA performed by Murali Sharma. A bizarre stalking comes about in the garb of comedy and no, they are not homosexual.

A very last ditch try to salvage the story as a result of an unforeseen change of situations delivers a probability at redemption.

The film finds its rhythm when it focuses on the romance involving Dheera (Nivetha Pethuraj) and Prem. She’s engaged to somebody else but is ready to romance him for six months just to make wonderful recollections for a lifetime. We know how such stories go.

Paagal attempts in vain to tie up all these segments jointly with philosophical-sounding traces about mother’s like. The story plan of a gentleman looking for mother’s like from his life husband or wife is contrived it is time the on-display lover boys get authentic and develop up. The women are of the similar impressionable age as the males, and make blunders and mature, just like the adult males.

Tunes composed by Radhan and Manikandan’s cinematography offer some solace in this barely palatable story.