A cruel businessman attacks a tribal village for a stone which the people treat as something special. A guy who thinks he is somehow related to the stone comes to their aid.
6 idlebrain | 27 Aug 2018
Saving the world is a concept that’s very ambitious in Telugu cinema. Going to Africa and saving the world is something that needs to be executed with a lot of deftness and should be made sure that audiences don’t lose connect with the goal of hero. VV Vinayak who is regarded as star director has taken an international backdrop to direct this movie. Though he has succeeded in launching Akhil as a star with huge potential, he should have taken care in treatment and logic. We need to wait and see how audiences embrace the film as VV ...Read more
5 greatandhra | 27 Aug 2018
Since it is Akhil Akkineni’s first movie and raised humongous expectations among audiences and the trade circles, everyone was hoping to see a cracker of entertainment. Or even a regular but decent entertainer like Vinayak’s earlier movie Alludu Seenu. Akhil seemed a Deepavali bomb to explode in the box-office. But, what we get to see is totally different.
Though the concept of Jua stone is something novel, rest of the drama, the romantic track, the comedy scenes have treaded the path of formula.
Like what Puri Jagannadh did while launching Ram Charan in Chirutha, Vinayak has done similar ...
6 123telugu.com | 27 Aug 2018
On the whole, Akhil is a decent launch pad for the Akkineni scion. He is exceptional with his dances and gives an all round performance in his debut film. Interesting premise and some good songs are basic assets. But a below par narration, outdated second half and over the top graphics spoil the mood and makes this film just an average affair. Watch it only for Akhil Akkineni’s impressive show.