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Mandya: Darshan carries it on his shoulders
R G Vijayasarathy in Bangalore | January 10, 2006 20:22 IST
Darshan is the star of Kannada films. He is an actor whose films run consistently run, weak plots notwithstanding.
Mandya is a district in Karnataka, known as the sugar bowl of the state. But the film lacks sweetness and is full of blood, violence and cheap sex show by the two lead actresses.
Mandya is a product of the Om Prakash Rao factory that remixes story ideas and powerful sequences from many non-Kannada films. Mandya reminds you of many sequences of successful Telugu films like Indra, Sambha and Channakeshava Reddy.
Some sequences are directly lifted from Vijay starrer Tamil film Madura. Rao has always specialised in remixing sequences and presenting a collage as a new story compiled by the film's producer.
Darshan hails from a respected family of Mandya. Darshan's popularity irks another family and a friction ensues between the two.
The police chief of the district advises the warring leaders to go out of the district to the city for six months. Hence, Darshan
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