Director: Karthick Naren
Producer: Chadalavada Padmavathi
Music: Jakes Bejoy
Telugu audiences welcome dubbed films if they have enough stuff to watch on the big screen. Without considering cast, Telugu movie lovers give priority to content and presentation. Tamil super hit suspense thriller Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru has been dubbed in Telugu and released it as 16. Let’s check how it is.
The movie opens with a gruesome murder scene by a serial killer at the apartment. This case is handed over to brilliant police officer Deepak (Rahman). He starts probing the case with all possibilities to catch the notorious criminal.
While investing the case, there are lots of twists and turns in the story. The murder is interlaced with many plots which can captivate the attention of audiences. How finally, Deepak is able to trace the root cause of murder and criminal is rest of the story.
Since the script is commendable, actor Rahman is matchless and his top class performance is notable in this film as a sincere and brilliant cop. Especially, his spontaneous towards case and decisions are marvelous and elevated the film.
Crime thrillers always grab the attention and taut screenplay and riveted narration by the director should be appreciated. The way cop chased the murder mystery is brilliant on the silver screen. The major drawback of 16 is that common man cannot thoroughly follow what director is narrating as it is complex and perplexing. Audiences who look for entertaining might not prefer but it is a good suspense thriller to have a different experience.
16 was made by strong technical values and young director Karthik Naren has showcased his directorial skills once again. He has taken a racy script and executed in a right manner to impress audiences. Jakes Bejoy’s background score carries the mood till the end card. Production values are adequate.
If you are a lover of suspense thrillers, you would enjoy 16