Kalyan Ram’s 118 Movie Review:
Banner: East coast productions
Cast: Nandamuri Kalyan Ram, Shalini Panday, Nivetha Thomas, Prabhas Srinu, Naaser, Hariteja
Directed by: K. V. Guhan
Produced by: Mahesh S Koneru
Music by : Shekar Chandra
Cinematography : KV Guhan
Written by : KV Guhan
Release date : March 1st, 2019
Gowtham(Kalyan Ram) is a journalist who keeps getting weird dreams about a girl(Nivetha Thomas) getting killed. Gowtham tries to add up the clues, reconstructs the scene to resolve what appears to be a murder mystery. He decides to investigate the case himself along with his friend (Prabhas Sreenu) and Lover Meghana (Shalini Pandey). And the whole story revolves around how Gowtham solves the murder mystery.
118 is a combination of love and suspense film in recent months. After Gudachari this is the most suspense movie, 118 directed by prolific photographer K.V Guhan. Guhan and Kalyan Ram have done their best in making the audience stick to the movie every moment.
Guhan brings out the best in Kalyan Ram. Kalyan Ram set the screens on fire with his performance. Kalyan Ram’s attitude,acting is perfectly excelled by the director. Shalini Panday is cute and done justice to her character though she has very limited scope in this film.
Nivetha thomas plays a key role which is a highlight of the film. Prabhas Srinu, Naaser, Hariteja also performed well in their roles. The production values are top-notch and excellent DOP by Guhan ; Shekar Chandra’s Background score is impressive.
+ Kalyan Ram and Nivetha Performance
+ DOP and BGM
– Expected Ending
– Routine Flashback
On a whole, 118 is a well-made Suspense thriller and great come back movie to Kalyan Ram. All actors performance is Mind blowing.
Verdict: Kalyan’s Thriller