F2 – Fun and Frustration
F2 – Fun and Frustration is a 2019 Telugu language comedy film, produced by Dil Raju on Sri Venkateswara Creations banner and directed by Anil Ravipudi. Starring Venkatesh, Varun Tej, Tamannaah Bhatia, Mehreen Pirzada in the lead roles and music composed by Devi Sri Prasad. It was released on the occasion of Sankranthi and amid stiff competition with three other biggies N.T.R: Kathanayakudu, Vinaya Vidheya Rama, and Telugu version of Petta (film). However, F2 - Fun & Frustration became the highest grosser of not only among the four Sankranthi films, but also for the banner. It has been dubbed in Hindi under the same title and it premiered on Star Gold on 14th July 2019.
|F2 – Fun and Frustration|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Anil Ravipudi|
|Produced by||Dil Raju|
|Written by||Anil Ravipudi|
|Music by||Devi Sri Prasad|
|Edited by||Bikkina Thammiraju|
|Box office||₹140.7 crores|
The film begins with Venky (Venkatesh) & Varun (Varun Tej) getting caught to police and interrogated by an officer Viswanath (Nassar), then Venky narrates his past, as his marriage made by a bureau with Harika (Tamannaah Bhatia). In the beginning, his marital life enjoyable but later on, Harika takes advantages over Venky and starts torturing him. To his misfortune, his life takes another loop when Harika's sister Honey (Mehreen Pirzada) enters into their house and creates more trouble. Now, Varun starts narrating his own story, he is a happy-go youth who loves Honey a lot helps her win cultural fest in her college. Here, Venky observes an incident of Varun & Honey hugging and then challenges with Harika's family that if he could prove Honey has a boyfriend, all of their family must become his slaves and somehow does it. But Harika's family manipulates and covers up that they already knew about it. Despite Venky's warnings, Varun moves on with marriage arrangements. After six days, a humorous incident takes place where Venky & Varun escape with Venky's neighbor Prasad Rajendra Prasad when Venky proves that he has two families and is not able to bear the torture of his two wives. Venky, Varun & Prasad leave to Europe. There they find that Harika and Honey have moved on and are getting married to other people as those two decided to teach Venky and Varun a lesson. The rest of the story is how Venky & Varun realize their mistakes and try and get their love back.
- Venkatesh as Venky
- Varun Tej as Varun
- Tamannaah Bhatia as Harika
- Mehreen Pirzada as Honey
- Rajendra Prasad as Prasad
- Prakash Raj as Dora Swamy Naidu
- Nassar as Viswanath (Indian Embassy)
- Vennela Kishore as John Strow
- Priyadarshi Pullikonda as Darshi
- Prudhviraj as Dora Swamy Naidu's Elder Brother
- Raghu Babu as MLA Anji Reddy
- Subbaraju as Dora Swamy Naidu Elder's Son
- Satyam Rajesh as Dora Swamy Naidu's Younger Son
- Srinivasa Reddy as Dora Swamy Naidu Servant
- Brahmaji as Dr.Albert Narayan Das
- Nutan Naidu as Nutan
- Chammak Chandra
- Rocket Raghava as Salesman
- Sivannarayana Naripeddi as Principal
- Pradeep as Harika & Honey's father
- Mirchi Kiran as MLA's bodyguard
- Annapoorna as Harika & Honey's grandmother
- Y. Vijaya as Harika & Honey's grandmother
- Pragathi as Harika & Honey's mother
- Jhansi as Kanthamma
- Easwari Rao as Viswanath's wife
- Rajshri Nair as Dora Swamy Naidu's wife
- Hari Teja as Dora Swamy Naidu's sister
- Anasuya Bharadwaj as Anasuya
- Alka Rathore as Anasuya's sister
|F2 – Fun and Frustration|
|Film score by|
|Released||2018 December 30|
|Producer||Devi Sri Prasad|
|Devi Sri Prasad chronology|
Music is composed by Devi Sri Prasad. Music released on ADITYA Music Company.
|1.||"Rechipodham"||Kasarla Shyam||David Simon||3:44|
|2.||"Entho Fun"||Shreemani||Devi Sri Prasad||4:34|
|3.||"Honey Is The Best"||Shreemani||Hariharasudhan||3:10|
|4.||"Dhan Dhan"||Kasarla Shyam||Hemachandra, Sravana Bhargavi||3:48|
|5.||"Girra Girra"||Balaji||Sagar, M. M. Manasi||4:55|
|6.||"Ding Dong"||Kasarla Shyam||Rahul Sipligunj, Malathi||3:33|
F2 was released on 12th January worldwide.
Neeshita Nyayapati of Times of India gave 2.5/5 stating "Venkatesh is in full form here, saving the film from sinking into oblivion". FilmCompanion gave 2/5 stating "A Half-Hearted Comedy About Frustrated Husbands And Boyfriends".Ajay Mudunuri of BookMyShow stated "F2 is the perfect cocktail of family and fun emotions that works with all sections of the audience. Venky and Varun are at their best".
After the success of F2, Director Anil and Producer Dil Raju are planning for a sequel named F3. Apart from Venkatesh and Varun Tej, they are planning to rope in another hero to join F3.
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