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The Family Star Review: Vijay Deverakonda-Mrunal Thakur’s film fails to shine



A still from 'The Family Star'.

Vijay Deverakonda’s type has been of query contemplating the result of his previous few movies. Alternatively, Mrunal Thakur has struck gold twice and is on the lookout for a hattrick with director Parasuram Petla’s ‘The Household Star’. Did the movie, which follows the template of the superhit ‘Geetha Govindam’, work? Let’s discover out!

Govardhan (Vijay Deverakonda) is an architect, a accountable household man and the breadwinner of the household. He manages the monetary points of his household, which makes him a miser. He instructs his sisters-in-law to not use an excessive amount of batter within the dosa for teenagers. And makes a ‘CG’ paper-thin dosa to save lots of up the batter. He meets Indu (Mrunal Thakur), who lives in his penthouse on lease and falls in love together with her.

Whereas Indu is launched as a university pupil, there’s far more to her. When Vijay Deverakonda’s Govardhan finds out the reality about Indu, he feels betrayed. Who’s Indu and why does Govardhan really feel betrayed? Do they get again collectively? These questions are answered in ‘The Household Star’.

Director Parasuram Petla’s ‘The Household Star’ is a template romantic drama concerning the struggles of a middle-class man. We’re proven how Govardhan, regardless of having two brothers, wrestle to steer an enormous household. Whereas this makes up for an attention-grabbing plot stuffed with drama, Parasuram walks on the trail he is all the time travelled, as was the case with ‘Geetha Govindam’. ‘The Household Star’ has one illogical sequence after one other. At one level, as a viewer, you may determine to throw logic out of the query.

This is the trailer:

Family Star Trailer - Vijay Deverakonda | Mrunal | Parasuram | Dil Raju | Gopi Sundar

If you begin concentrating on the messaging of ‘The Household Star’, you may discover another reason to not have an interest. The movie is peppered with regressive ideas all through. From the male lead cursing the lady to marry a crippled husband to a scene involving hookers within the US, you possibly can pinpoint many sequences that come from a slim college of thought.

What makes ‘The Household Star’ uninteresting is the battle, which borderlines ridiculousness and silliness. Whereas the interval twist made issues attention-grabbing for a while, it quickly faltered due to inconsistent pacing. The motion sequences and the track placements decelerate the tempo significantly.

Vijay Deverakonda as Govardhan in ‘The Household Star’ has delivered a neat efficiency. Nevertheless, it’s excessive time that he makes higher choices relating to script alternatives. Mrunal Thakur has a meaty function and tries to make us really feel for her. Nevertheless, the story with virtually zero emotional connection would not allow us to do this.

‘The Household Star’ is pleasurable in components, because of Vijay Deverakonda’s camaraderie along with his grandmother and some humorous sequences. Nevertheless, its pacing and battle may have lifted the movie to a different degree.

2 out of 5 stars for ‘The Household Star’.

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Apr 5, 2024

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