Telugu Movie Reviews and Ratings

Karthikeya 2 is the sequel to the hit movie of the same name. Director Chandoo Mondeti sat audiences on the edge of their seats with his thriller elements in the prequel. He asked lead actor Nikhil to continue the mystery connecting it with mythological plot and devotional elements. Now in the sequel too he chose the same point but the story shifts to Dwaraka and Nikhil starts his pursuit to solve the mystery of Lord Krishna…


This time director Chandoo Mondeti chose the plot of Lord Krishna and so the story takes us to Dwaraka… Nikhil aka Karthikeya is introduced as a doctor but his characterization is quite interesting. He always shows interest in solving puzzles and runs after questions. In the first half, the introduction of the character took up most of it, but after a poojari advises Karthikeya’s mother to seek Lord Krishna’s blessings in Dwaraka, the story takes a turn. But at the very beginning, the director makes us witness that a few people are back from Lord Krishna’s anklet and leaves it there for the second half. In this way, the presence of many threads and characters ends the first half.

But just before intermission, a big twist has the audience sitting on the edge of their seats. At the start of the second half itself, the speed of the plot arouses curiosity. Karthikeya is determined to find out the mystery behind the murder of an archaeologist. He begins to unravel the mystery through the clues and research carried out by the archaeologist. The clue found in Govardhana Giri cave, Madhura takes it to Abhira tribe. From there, his adventurous journey begins. Whether it’s snowy hills or trekking, it showcases Karthikeya’s strong will. Even the pre-climax twist and climax element finally gives audiences a full meal of thriller.


First of all, we have to talk about Nikhil Siddhartha… His perfectly percussive dialogues and his curiosity to chase away the mystery made the film more edifying. Anupam Kher shows him the right direction when he is stuck with no option and Anupama Parameswaran with Srinivas Reddy supports him in his adventurous journey. Tulasi, Viva Harsha, Praveen and Satya add humor to the plot while BGM and music by Kala Bhairava took the plot to the next level.


Karthikeya 2 is a must-watch movie as it brings audiences a full meal of suspense!

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