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Siddharth shines in 'Bommarillu'
By B. Anuradha, Indo-Asian News Service
Film: "Bommarillu"; Cast: Siddharth, Genelia, Prakash Raj,
Jayasudha, Satya Krishna and Sunil; Direction: Bhaskar; Music:
After the disastrous "Chukallo Chandrudu" young Telugu star
Siddharth bounces back with a feel-good entertainer "Bommarillu".
The actor regains his lover-boy image with his performance as a
youth rebelling against a possessive father. Siddharth's final
confrontation with his lovable but smothering father is his best
scene so far.
Pretty Genelia delivers another knockout performance as an
innocent girl. She excels in scenes where her character tries to
work out friendly equations with the members of her would-be
Prakash Raj, as Siddharth's father, gives a predictably good
account of himself.
Once again Sunil proves a competent comedian while Kota,
Jayasudha and Satya Krishna live up to their roles.
Debutant director Bhaskar, weaving the film around an
interesting plot, shows a conspicuous flair for comedy.
Cinematographer Vijay provides a visually pleasing film, while
composer Devisri Prasad moves back into the reckoning with
Distributor-turned-producer Raju, known for hits like "Dil" and
"Arya", again introduces a promising director with a solid