Duvvada Jagannadham Movie Review – 3.25/5

Cast: Allu Arjun, Pooja Hegde, Rao Ramesh, Tanikella Bharani and others

Director: Harish Shankar

Music by: Devi Sri Prasad

Producer: Dil Raju, Shirish


Allu Arjun’s Duvvada Jagannadham which was directed by Harish Shankar has got enough attention from the audience as makers could reach out with the right form of publicity. Finally, it has hit the theaters today and let’s see whether it can impress audiences.


Jagannadham (Allu Arjun) is Brahmin, who runs his own business Annapurna Catering Services. He happens to meet Pooja and falls in love with her. Meanwhile, Royyala Naidu (Rao Ramesh) does a scam by the name of Agro Diamonds. He fixes his son’s wedding with Posani’s daughter Pooja. On the other hand, Jagannadham who fights against crime is seen by honest cop Murali Sharma. So, he asks Jagannadham to fight against crimes done by Royyala Naidu in the disguise of DJ. How he reacts and fights is the rest of the film.


Allu Arjun once again wins the hearts of audiences with his top-notch performance as Duvvada and DJ. His perfection as Bhramin is outstanding with the right touch of diction, mannerisms and hilarious body language.

Pooja Hegde looks gorgeous and eye candy on the big screen in this film. She did awesomely and tried her best to match up dance and action with Bunny.

Rao Ramesh reminds his father Rao Gopala Rao in this movie. He is a major asset for the film with his class performance and dialogue delivery. Subba Raju is decent in his role.


Duvvada Jagannadham may be simple plotline but the central theme is outstanding and impressive. The entire story revolves around Brahmin’s life’s who reaches up to the mark. Harish Shankar has shaped out the character in a fantastic manner. As a Brahmin, Allu Arjun showcased absolutely finest and respect towards the community.

Since the script goes with action and comedy, audiences will get connected surely. ‘Agro Diamond’ Defaulters is understandable for people as many people got affected by the scam that was happened in Vijayawada. Director has worked out the movie with a right mix of comedy and action which has spiced up the film to elevate and entertain audiences. Of course, the romance between Allu Arjun and Pooja is a good part in DJ.


Devi Sri Prasad’s music is an ultimate adding in this film as he is able to carry the mood till the end card. Besides songs, the background score is very impressive. Dialogues should be appreciated as Harish Shankar penned well. A few scenes are tedious but okay. Harish Shankar’s directorial skills are admirable and his narration and execution are splendid. Dil Raju’s production values are adequate.

Final Say:

On the whole, Duvvada Jagannadham is a good entertainer with a right mix of comedy and romance in the beginning of rainy season. DJ will reach all sections of audiences as it has all elements to amuse.