@Narthanasala Telugu Movie
Radha Krishna (Naga Shaurya) is in love with a girl named Manasa (Kashmira) but his father fixes an alliance with another girl, Satya Bhama (Yamini). Sathya Bhama's father (Jayaprakash Reddy) threatens to kill him if he doesn't marry her and to evade him, Radha Krishna pretends to be a gay. When Satya Bhama's father excuses him, Raja (Ajay) proposes to Radha Krishna. What happens next in this triangular love forms the rest.
Coming to the Performances, Ajay gets a meaty role after a long time and he is good. Naga Shourya is plain and the two heroines are only confined to skin show. Jayaprakash Reddy's acting is in his usual style. Mahati Swara Sagar's composition is neat with some songs really good on screen. Cinematography and production values are decent. The new director fails to impress with his work.
This @Narthanasala is very much about the original Narthanasala with the director imagining what happens if Brihannala (Naga Shourya here) is proposed by a guy. Even though, the idea seems to be decent on paper it does not translate into the screen. The first half is all about some silly comedy with no substance while the interval has a main twist where in the hero rejects a marriage fixed by his father and he getting proposal from a homosexual. Even though there are some funny scenes between the hero and the gay in the second half, they are very few. The movie is also very insensitive towards the Third Gender.
Finally, @Narthanasala is a kind of farce with insensitive poor comedy. One can pity Naga Shourya for getting this result even after daring to attempt such a character but then, he has to blame himself more for trusting the director.