Film: Rangan Style (Kannada)
Cast: Pradeep, Kanika Tiwari, Sudeep (guest appearance), Deepika Das, Rekha Das, Sadhu Kokila, Sharath Lohitasva, Tabala Nani
What's it about
Ranga (Pradeep) is the owner of a film CD shop who doesn't belive in the concept of love owing to some bitter experiences in the past. However, as life would have it, Ranga happens to come across Divya (Kanika Tiwari), a college student, and is smitten by her beauty. As expected, the couple fall in love and just when it appears like all's well, Divya's uncle (Sharath Lohitasva), an influential politician, who doesn't approve of her relation with Ranga, sends his henchmen to beat him up. Disappointed, the lovers decide to end their life together, and enters the saviour Sudeep in the role of a police officer. Sudeep becomes the mediator between the lovers and their parents and things begin to look up all over again when the antagonist Nisha (Deepika Das) enters the scene and plays the spoilsport. Nisha, who was chastised by Ranga for cheating his friend, wants to exact vengeance. She misguides Divya and her parents, and quite successfully wreaks havoc over Ranga's life. However, Divya is too deeply in love with Ranga, and Nisha's deceit doesn't hold good for long. However, is Nisha a tad late?
Pradeep is at his best, and his dialogue delivery and dancing skills deserve appreciation. Kanika Tiwari looks good and has acted well. Casting Sudeep in a cameo has adds value to film and his dialogues are meaningful. Bharti Singh's performance in the song sequence, Gangamman Style, is an added attraction and Sadhu Kokila and Rekha Das provide the much needed comic relief. Sharat Lohitasva is convincing as the villain and Deepika Das as the vamp.
The stunt and chase sequences in the film are a drag. Also, some of the dialogues in the film come across as offensive.
What to do
The film is worth a watch for the message it holds.