Srikanth Srinivasa says 'Kannada movie Sakkare is a sugar coated movie with a message that says life is not so complicated'
Young and upcoming director Abhaya Simha who has been mostly associated with art house films has made a sincere effort to weave a love story that is watchable and sweet as the name suggests (Sakkare means sugar). By adapting O. Henry’s short story ‘The Last Leaf’, Simha has tried to give the film a commercial touch.
The film is about Neha (Deepa Sannidhi), a lovelorn girl who is nursing two heartbreaks. Her elder sister Sneha (Anu Prabhakar) provides the necessary emotional succour where her own love life is blooming with her boss. Neha bumps into friendly neighbourhood Vinny (Ganesh) who is not only a go-getter but also someone who helps people in depression.
At first Neha gets irritated with Vinny’s talkative ways but impresses upon her to reveal about her heartbreaks. He then fills her mind with hope as she tries to commit suicide. While he has always been fond of her he impresses her to believe him that he was witness