|Cast:||Sumanth Ashwin, Sri Divya, Tejaswi Madivada
|Directed by:||Saikiran Adivi
|Produced by:||Dil Raju
|Music by:||Mickey J Meyar
The story of the film is quite simple and based on the lives of three young college going couples. Each one of them have a love story of their own and spend some precious times together in the college.Things take a u-turn when they face the harsh realities of their respective lives and decide to part ways. Rest of the story is as to how these three couples reunite with each other and achieve their goals in life.
Sumanth Ashwin does the role of the protagonist in his usual style and there is not much to test his acting chops. Sri Divya, who stole many hearts with her promising performance in the Tamil hit Kaaki Settai, has surprisingly insignificant role where all she has to do is just to look pretty. Tejaswini Madivada gets some nice moments and she looks very cute in her role.
Music by Mickey J Meyer is pretty good but his background score is just about average. Lyrics are impressive and gel with the mood of the film. Production values are good and the camera work captures the college atmosphere pretty well. Editing is quite sleek and so is the art direction.Coming to the director Sai Kiran Adavi, he manages to infuse decent emotions in the film but suffers from tag of novelty. There is nothing new which you have not seen before. The way he has handled characters and extracted emotional performances from his lead cast is superb.
Sai Kiran Adivi picked up a College-based content aiming a success on par with 'Happy Days' & '3 Idiots'. What worked for those films in 'novelty' and what you find in 'Kerintha' is forced comedy, absence of feel-good factor and lacklustre narration.Mickey J Meyer's Music and Vijay K Chakravarthy's inematography are the only saving grace of 'Kerintha'. Dialogues by Abburi Ravi are decent enough. Editing is poorly done. Production Values are fine.Sai Kiran Adivi completely failed, be it the characterizations or treatment. It appeared like he himself lacked clarity on what he should focus and elevate in the subject chosen by him. Upon watching 'Kerintha', One gets the doubt if Dil Raju has completely lost his midas touch. Step into the theaters if you don't mind spending nearly 2-and-a-half-hours of your life watching routine content.