Sudheer Babu's latest outing "Bhale Manchi Roju" (BMR), which marks the debut of Sriram Aditya as director, has garnered positive reviews and decent ratings from film critics.

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Story: Ram (Sudheer Babu) is on a mission to teach a lesson to his girlfriend (Dhanya Balakrishna), who has cheated on him and left him. On his way, he helps free Sitha (Wamiqa Gabbi) from the clutches of her kidnapper Shakthi (Saikumar). Irked, Shakthi holds his friend hostage and demands that Ram get back Sitha. When Ram is about to bring her back, Sitha gets kidnapped by another gang. What happens next forms the crux of the movie

"Bhale Manchi Roju" is a crime comedy entertainer, and besides direction, Sriram Aditya has also penned the story for the film. The debutant director has chosen an intriguing story and penned an engaging screenplay. The first half has racy and entertaining narration. The interval bang is the highlight of the film. The narration is slow in the second half, but Pruthvi and Posani's comic timing compensate for it, say critics.

The characterisation is superb and each actor gets proper space to show their talent. The director has drawn out good performance from everyone, and Sudheer Babu, Prudhvi and Posani's performances are the highlights. "Bhale Manchi Roju" has good production values and music is a big attraction in the technical front, the critics add.

"Bhale Manchi Roju" has been rated 3.16 out 5 stars on an average. We bring you some critics' verdict and ratings. Continue to see them in the "Bhale Manchi Roju" review roundup:

123 Telugu Ratings: 3.25

Bhale Manchi Roju is an interesting crime comedy which is quite different from the current lot. Entertaining narration, superb twists and a hilarious climax are huge assets for this film. Even though this film gets a bit slow and is devoid of the regular commercial formula, it entertains you to the best of its capabilities and makes up for a good watch this weekend. Go for it.

Filmy Freak Ratings: 3

Bhale Manchi Roju is Bhale Manchi attempt by the debutante director Sriram Adittya and it is an engaging and entertaining dark comedy. Bhale Manchi Roju is different film that is certainly worth your time and money. One time watch and decent dark & suspense thriller.

I Dream Post Ratings: 3.25

At a run time of close to 134 minutes, Bhale Manchi Roju comes like a breath of fresh air, and it gets better and better as it progresses. The biggest take away after watching the film is – When the script is good enough to keep you hooked to the screen till the end, you don't need any punchlu & praasalu to entertain the audience. Go watch the film....even if you end up scratching your head after watching the first half, you'll walk out with a big grin on your face, thanks to Prudhviraj.