Critic’s Rating : / 5
Raymo Movie Review : A pleasant love story
The film has one-film-old Ishaan playing Raymo. He looks every bit a rockstar, but he still needs some more polishing when it comes to acting. Ashika has pulled off her dual-shade role easily. She looks very pretty and convinces you as a singer and as an arrogant superstar. Supporting actors – Sharath Kumar, Rajesh, Madhoo and Achyutha Kumar – have contributed to the story. Lakshmi Gopalaswamy’s pleasant cameo also adds value to the story.
The story has nothing new to offer as it has taken a leaf from a few old musical, tragic love stories. Writing could have been a little mature considering that people now flock for content-based films. Cinematography and editing are apt. Director Pavan Wadeyar has, in places, resurrected Googly. He also strikes the right chord in emotional scenes. Overall, Pavan has done a thorough job. Since this is a musical love story, Arjun Janya could have experimented a bit with the music which just sits right with the story and doesn’t stand out. It has commercial elements placed right and is not overdone. A few unrealistic scenes seem like a bit of a stretch, though. Raymo makes for a good one-time watch in theatres.