Shankara review round-up: Mouna Guru remake starring Nara Rohith is engaging enough

FP Staff

Oct,21 2016 18:22 45 IST

Nara Rohith's Telugu film Shankara has finally hit the screens. The story revolves around a college student whose life spirals out of control after he unknowingly gets involved in a crime. Regina Cassandra also plays an important role in the film.

Shankara film poster.

Shankara film poster.

Directed by Thathineni Satya Prakash, it is the remake of the 2011 Tamil film Mouna Guru, the same film from which AR Murugadoss remade as Akira in Hindi.

DekhNews in its review says that the positive points of the film are its action, screenplay, drama and story plot. Among the negatives it has listed average direction, editing and locations with a weak production and promotion. They have rated the film as 3.5 out of 5.

AllIndiaRoundup.com says "Nara Rohith's performance and chemistry with Regina is a noteworthy highlight in the film." They have listed the positives as Nara Rohith's performance, story, screenplay, chemistry between the lead pair and action scenes. They have rated the film as 2.75 out of 5.

PressKS.com has given the film a 3 out of 5 and said, "Though it is a remade movie, it has enough elements to grasp the attention of the audience."