Radha [2017 â FLAC]: A Romantic Comedy with a Twist
Radha [2017 â FLAC] is a Telugu-language film that blends romance, comedy and action in a modern-day adaptation of Lord Krishna's story. The film stars Sharwanand as Radha Krishna, a police officer who idolizes Krishna and tries to protect the people from evil forces. Lavanya Tripathi plays Radha, the love interest of Radha Krishna, who also shares his name. Aksha Pardasany has an extended cameo role as Rukmini, another admirer of Radha Krishna.
The film is written and directed by debutant Chandra Mohan, who infuses humor and drama in the screenplay. The film is produced by Bhogavalli Bapineedu under Sri Venkateswara Cine Chitra banner. The music is composed by Radhan, who delivers a catchy and melodious soundtrack. The cinematography is by Karthik Ghattamneni, who captures the scenic locales of Warangal and Hyderabad.
The film revolves around Radha Krishna's journey from a small village to the old city of Hyderabad, where he faces various challenges and enemies. He also encounters Radha, a beautiful girl who works as a sound engineer. He falls in love with her and tries to woo her with his charm and wit. However, he soon realizes that he has a bigger mission to accomplish: to expose and stop a corrupt politician named Sujatha (Ravi Kishan), who is behind a series of bomb blasts and murders. Sujatha is also the rival of the honest chief minister (Kota Srinivasa Rao), who wants to make Radha Krishna his successor. How Radha Krishna manages to balance his love life and his duty forms the crux of the story.
Radha [2017 â FLAC] is a fun-filled entertainer that appeals to all age groups and tastes. The film has a good mix of comedy, romance, action and sentiment. The film also has a message about the importance of respecting the police and their role in maintaining law and order in the society. The film is a tribute to Lord Krishna and his teachings of Dharma.
The film received mixed reviews from critics and audiences. Some praised the film for its entertainment value, Sharwanand's performance, Radhan's music and Chandra Mohan's direction. Others criticized the film for its clichÃd plot, weak villain, lack of novelty and logic. The film was rated 3/5 by The Times of India, which stated that \"The movie, which is made as a tribute to police, stands on point with its motto\".  The film was also rated 3/5 by 123telugu.com, which called it \"A routine cop drama which has some entertaining moments\".  The film was rated 2.5/5 by IndiaGlitz.com, which opined that \"Radha is a regular fare that doesn't have anything new to offer\". 
The film was a moderate success at the box office. It collected around Rs. 10 crore in its opening weekend worldwide.  The film's final worldwide gross was estimated to be around Rs. 20 crore.  The film was declared as an average grosser by trade analysts. The film performed well in the Nizam and Andhra regions, but failed to impress in the overseas markets. 
Radha [2017 â FLAC] is a film that can be watched for its comedy and romance elements, but not for its story and action. The film is a decent one-time watch for Sharwanand's fans and those who like light-hearted entertainers. The film is not a must-watch for those who expect something new and different from a cop drama. ec8f644aee