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Pressure Cooker Movie Review

February 21, 2020
Mic Movies & Karampuri Creations
Sai Ronak, Preethi Asrani, Rahul Ramakrishna, Rajai Rowan, Tanikella Bharani, CVL Narasimha Rao, Sangeetha, Prabhavathi, Jhansi, Ravi Varma, Kiriti, Lavanya Reddy
Abhishek Pictures
Sujio & Sushil
Nagesh Banell & Anith Madadi
Naresh Reddy Jonna
G K Murthy
Rajakrishnan
B Baabu
Sujoya, Sushil & Sham Jadala
Harshavardhan Rameshwar
Ananth Kancherla
Vamsi Shekar
Sunil Kashyap, Rahul Sipligunj, Smaran, Harshavardhan Rameshwar & Smaran
Sujoi, Sushil & Appi Reddy
Sujoi & Sushil

'Pressure Cooker', starring Sai Ronak of Preethi Asrani ('Malli Raava' fame) in the leads and directed by Sujoi & Sushil, has been released. Read our review

Story

Kishore(Sai Ronak) is a tech-savvy graduate, who believes in the concept of 'Make In India'. But he wants to go to the US because it is his father's dream. He gets rejected multiple times during Visa interviews and during a desperate attempt to land in the US by hook or by crook, he lands in a trouble. Meanwhile, he falls in love with a girl named Anitha (Preethi), who doesn't like marrying an NRI. Will Kishore ever fulfill his father's dream? What about his love story?

Performances

Sai Ronak gives a decent performance and does justice to his role. Preethi Asrani of 'Malli Raava' fame, looks beautiful and she performs fairly well in a role that has not much scope for performance. Both of them can have a good career in Tollywood, given they select the right scripts. Tanikella Bharani gets an important role and he does a good job. But his character arc is inconsistent. Rahul Ramakrishna is funny in few scenes. Rajai Rowan and others are okay.

Technical aspects

Music and background score are okay. So is the cinematography. The screenplay is not so engaging.

Plus Points

Few funny scenes
A couple of emotional scenes

Minus Points

Routine story
Predictable

Analysis

'Pressure Cooker' has some funny moments and a couple of emotional scenes. But it has an age-old story and even the way it is narrated is not engaging. We have seen many movies, which showcased NRIs as insensitive, indifferent people, who value dollars over relationships and emotions in the last few years. The story reminds us of many such films. Interestingly, 'Pressure Cooker' is made by NRIs.

All in all, 'Pressure Cooker' is a routine entertainer with few good moments.

Rating: 2.25/5