Vennela 1 1/2
Vennela 1 1⁄2 (Telugu: వెన్నెల 1 1⁄2) is a 2012 Telugu film directed by Vennela Kishore and produced by Vasu & Varma on GR8 Films banner. It is a sequel to the critically acclaimed 2005 Telugu film Vennela by Deva Katta. It stars Chaitanya Krishna, Monal Gajjar, Bramhanandam & Vennela Kishore in the lead. Sunil Kashyap provided the music while Suresh Bhargav handled the cinematography. It was released on 21 September 2012.
|Vennela 1 1⁄2|
Theatrical Release Poster
|Directed by||Vennela Kishore|
|Produced by||Vasu, Varma|
|Written by||Vennela Kishore|
|Music by||Sunil Kashyap|
The movie opened to negative reviews. Haricharan Pudupeddi of DNA India gave a review stating "Vennela 1 1⁄2 is loathsome with the senseless 'bathroom humour' that runs throughout the film. Vennela 1 1⁄2 is one of the worst comedy films of recent times." IBN Live stated "After watching the trailers, most of us did not expect anything more from Vennela 1 1⁄2 than low brow comedy. What came as a surprise was that the film did not pack a sensible story that might have made us sit through the haranguing second half." The Times Of India gave a review stating "The performances vary from loony to queer. It would be unfair to call it acting. What the characters just indulge in is absolute tom-foolery of degenerated variety. Chaitanya has a presence, but really has nothing much to do as does Monal. Let's just say, the other departments are in tune with the rest of the film." The Hindu gave a review stating "From the Kya Kool Hai Hum clan of film-making, it tries to be like American Pie, but fails miserably. It's just a mindless excuse for a film, filling up the 70 mm. The film is not for those looking for cinema, but for those with raging hormones, looking for a cheap laugh." 123telugu.com gave a review stating "If you are a fan of the original Vennela and go in for this movie expecting something similar, you will be sorely disappointed. I was a fan of Vennela Kishore the actor. But I am not going to be a fan of Vennela Kishore the director." Way2movies gave a review stating "Except for few comedy parts, Vennela 1 1⁄2 has nothing to offer."
|Vennela 1 1⁄2|
|Soundtrack album to Vennela 1 1⁄2 by |
|Released||5 February 2012|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1.||"Rimpochi Rimpochi" (Hero Introduction)||Krishna Chaitanya||Hemachandra|
|2.||"Dhin Chik" (Hero Following Heroine)||Sri Mani||Hemachandra|
|3.||"Prema Gola Gola" (Love In A Mess)||Sri Mani||Sunil Kashyap|
|4.||"Anane Ananu" (Break Up)||Krishna Chaitanya||Sunil Kashyap|
|5.||"Vennela Vennela" (Love Journey)||Sira Sri||Ranjith|
|6.||"Rape Chay" (Villian’s First Love Song)||Vennela Team||Vennela Kishore, Sunil Kashyap|
|7.||"Hip Hop Song" (Dance Competition)||Krishna Chaitanya||Hemachandra|
|8.||"Monalisa Monalisa" (Hero’s Quest For Heroine)||Sri Mani||Sunil Kashyap|
- "Review: Vennela 1 1⁄2 (Telugu) is loathsome". DNA India. Retrieved 22 September 2012.
- "Telugu Review: Vennela 1 1⁄2 is disappointing". ibnlive.in. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
- "Vennela 1 1⁄2 movie review: Wallpaper, Story, Trailer at Times of India". The Times Of India. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
- "Vennela One and Half: For cheap thrills". The Hindu. Retrieved 22 September 2012.
- "Review : Vennela one and half – Not up to the mark". 123telugu.com.
- "Vennela 1 1⁄2 Movie Review". telugu.way2movies.com. Retrieved 21 September 2012.
- "Vennela 1 1⁄2 Audio Release Stills". moviegalleri.net. Retrieved 5 February 2012.