Review – Game On


Film;Game on
Story, Screenplay, Dialogues By: Dayanand
Produced by: Ravi Kasturi
Script doctoring: Vijay Kumar Ch
Music director: Abishek AR
Director of Photography: Aravind Vishwanathan
Film Editor: Vamsi Atluri
Action Choreography: Ramakrishnan, Naba Stunts
Director of Choreography: Moin;Rating: 3/5

“Game On,” directed by Dayanandh Gaddam and featuring Geetanand in the lead role, is a gripping thriller that revolves around a real-time game with profound implications for the protagonist’s life. The film promises an engaging narrative filled with twists and turns, and as it hits theaters on February 2, 2024, expectations are high among eager audiences.

The story follows Siddharth (Geetanand), a self-proclaimed loser working as a gaming analyst, whose life takes a dramatic turn when he becomes entangled in a real-time game. The narrative explores his resilience and determination to overcome obstacles as Siddharth navigates through challenges and uncovers hidden truths from his past. The story weaves a complex web of relationships, including those with Tara (Neha Solanki), his mother Archana (Madhoo Shah), Psychiatrist Madan Mohan (Aditya Menon), and his wise grandfather (Subhalekha Sudhakar). What happens to him in the end? Forms the story of the film.

Geetanand delivers a commendable performance as the protagonist, showcasing a range of emotions and executing action sequences with finesse. Neha Solanki adds a touch of youthfulness and glamour to the film, complementing Geetanand’s performance. Aditya Menon, Madhoo Shah, and Subhalekha Sudhakar contribute effectively to the ensemble cast, enhancing the emotional resonance of the narrative. The rest of the cast made their presence felt.

Technical Aspects:
Abhishek AR’s music features youthful and romantic songs, while the impactful background music enhances the overall experience. Aravind Vishwanathan’s cinematography elevates the film’s visual appeal, and Vamsi Atluri’s editing maintains a sleek presentation. While the film has commendable production values, the script and screenplay could have been more polished. The production values are grand.

Plus Points:
Geetanand’s Performance
Neha Solanki’s Glamour
Background Music (BGM)

Minus Points:
Predictable Twists

Director Dayanandh Gaddam introduces an intriguing plot but falls short in the execution, with a measured pace in the initial portions. The screenplay gains momentum in the second half, compensating for predictable twists with a racy tempo. “Game On” emerges as a conventional real-life game thriller with strengths and shortcomings. On the whole, Geetanand’s performance and Neha Solanki’s glamour contribute positively. On the whole, the film is impressive.

Punchline: A Conventional Real-Life Game Thriller