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F2 – Fun and Frustration is a 2019 Telugu language comedy film, produced by Dil Raju on Sri Venkateswara Creations banner[3] and directed by Anil Ravipudi.[4] Starring Venkatesh, Varun Tej, Tamannaah Bhatia, Mehreen Pirzada in the lead roles[5][6] 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 Petta (film). However, F2 - Fun & Frustration became the highest grosser of not only among the four Sankranthi films, but also for the banner and is one of the highest grossers of all time in Telugu film industry.[7], [8], [9]

F2 – Fun and Frustration
F2 Fun and Frustration.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byAnil Ravipudi
Produced byDil Raju
Written byAnil Ravipudi
StarringVenkatesh
Varun Tej
Tamannaah Bhatia
Mehreen Pirzada
Music byDevi Sri Prasad
CinematographySameer Reddy
Edited byBikkina Thammiraju
Production
company
Release date
  • January 12, 2019 (2019-01-12)[1]
Running time
150 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu
Box office140.7 crores[2]

Contents

PlotEdit

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.

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

F2 – Fun and Frustration
Film score by
Released2018 December 30 (30-12-2018)
Recorded2018
GenreSoundtrack
Length23:51
LabelAditya Music
ProducerDevi Sri Prasad
Devi Sri Prasad chronology
'Vinaya Vidheya Rama'
(2018)
''F2 – Fun and Frustration''
(2018)
'Chitralahari'
(2019)

Music is composed by Devi Sri Prasad. Music released on ADITYA Music Company.

Track list
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Rechipodham"Kasarla ShyamDavid Simon3:44
2."Entho Fun"ShreemaniDevi Sri Prasad4:34
3."Honey Is The Best"ShreemaniHariharasudhan3:10
4."Dhan Dhan"Kasarla ShyamHemachandra, Sravana Bhargavi3:48
5."Girra Girra"BalajiSagar, M. M. Manasi4:55
6."Ding Dong"Kasarla ShyamRahul Sipligunj, Malathi3:33
Total length:23:51

ProductionEdit

Principal photography began on 11 July 2018.[10] The teaser was released on 12 December 2018.[11]

ReleaseEdit

F2 was released on 12th January worldwide.

ReceptionEdit

Critical ReceptionEdit

Neeshita Nyayapati of Times of India gave 2.5/5 stating "Venkatesh is in full form here, saving the film from sinking into oblivion".[12] FilmCompanion gave 2/5 stating "A Half-Hearted Comedy About Frustrated Husbands And Boyfriends".[13]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".[14]

SequelEdit

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.[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "F2 (Release Date)". greatandhra.com.
  2. ^ "F2 crosses 120 marks in 3 weeks". IB times.
  3. ^ "F2 (Producer)". The Times of India.
  4. ^ "F2 (Director)". PINKVILLA.
  5. ^ "F2 (Male leads)". hindustan times.
  6. ^ "F2 (Female leads)". News-X.
  7. ^ http://andhraboxoffice.com/info.aspx?id=5375&cid=6&fid=6042
  8. ^ https://www.telugu360.com/tollywood-worldwide-top-lifetime-shares/
  9. ^ http://www.boxofficeandhra.com/2016/04/all-time-highest-grossing-telugu-films.html
  10. ^ https://www.newsx.com/entertainment/tamannah-bhatia-mehreen-pirzada-venkatesh-varun-tej-f2-fun-and-frustration-anil-ravipudi
  11. ^ https://www.thehansindia.com/posts/index/Tollywood/2018-12-12/F2-teaser-review/457496
  12. ^ "F2: FUN AND FRUSTRATION MOVIE REVIEW". Times of India.
  13. ^ "F2: Fun and Frustration Movie Review". FilmCompanion.
  14. ^ "F2: Film Review – Venky and Varun Outshine". BookMyShow.
  15. ^ "Dil Raju announces sequel to Venkatesh-Varun Tej starrer 'F2'". thenewsminute.

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