An innocent young lecturer is misunderstood as a pervert and despised by a woman who co-incidentally turns out to be the younger sister of his brother-in-law. Eventually differences subside and love blooms between them.
This is an urban rom-com in a modern setting where tradition still has a strong hold. The story starts with the "pellichoopulu" or arranged meeting of Prashanth (Vijay Deverakonda) and ... See full summary »
Arjun Reddy, a medico with anger management issues, gets into a brawl with another student and is asked to either apologize or leave college. Arjun prepares to leave but stays back after seeing a first year student, Preethi Shetty. Arjun, along with his friend Shiva, goes to first year class room and announces that he is in love with Preethi and she is exclusive to him. Preethi, although initially afraid of his nature, eventually reciprocates his feelings and their relationship grows stronger over the course of next 3 years. Preethi's father rejects him on the grounds of caste and arranges her marriage with someone else. Arjun protests in front of her house and gets arrested. His father ostracizes him from home for damaging family reputation. He gets an apartment flat with the help of his friend Shiva and joins as a house surgeon in a leading hospital. Unable to forget her, he becomes alcoholic and drug addict. He befriends one of his patients and a leading film star, Jia Sharma, and ...Written by
The final cut of the film is 220 minutes, but latter some scenes where trimmed and edited out due to pressure from the distributors saying that the running time was too much, the director clarified that he will upload the edited scene as a director's cut on YouTube. See more »
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Arjun Reddy' is not a film; it's an experience that'll stay with you.
The love in Arjun Reddy is pure, unabashedly bold and hard-hitting. It touches the soul in ways it can't be explained. It gives the story a modern-day Devdas twist, while making the overall cinematic experience a journey to remember for a long time.
This is the story of the lead character Arjun Reddy(Vijay DeveraKonda), and yet there isn't a story, a structure to be precise, to follow and anticipate what might happen next. It's the rise, fall and rise of Arjun, and his journey of love and suffering, is nothing short of poetic and heart wrenching.
Sandeep and Vijay, as director and hero, make the film for what it is, and both have paved the way for a new chapter in Telugu film History. If it was Pellichoopulu and Kshanam last year, it's Arjun Reddy in 2017, and these films assure there is light at the end of the tunnel.
As much as the film belongs to Sandeep, who is also its writer, it equally belongs to Vijay Devarakonda, who is the life of Arjun Reddy. Vijay breathes life into the character and it's impossible to imagine anyone else in his shoes. Be it his passion, love, and rage; he portrays these several layers of his character with unparalleled realism.
Vijay's performance as a college-goer with serious anger issues or as the alcoholic surgeon will leave you in awe of his versatility in pulling off such diverse avatars with ease, as if it was child's play.
Arjun Reddy most original, experimental and daring work to come out Telugu cinema in a long time.
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