Telugu film Okkadine has action, romance, twists and turns in the plot and even an item number. Yet, it fails to sustain interest due to its predictable story, says Radhika Rajamani.
Director Srinivas Raga seems to have a fascination for mysteries and thrillers. His film Katha was on those lines. In his latest release, Okkadine, he tries to bring in an element of mystery towards the interval, but it falls flat.
The film itself is a revenge tale with a few twists and doesn’t much appeal despite the love story woven into it.
Shailaja (Nithya) is the daughter of Sai Kumar who runs an orphanage and is respected in society. She comes to Vizag on a holiday at the behest of her friend whose uncle Seenu mama (Nagababu) suggested the resort.
There she encounters the family of Sivaiah (Kota Srinivasa Rao) and spends a happy five days with them. She falls in love with Surya (Nara Rohith), one of the sons of the family.
Surya, a forest officer under training, proposes to her. Some uncanny killings happen along the way. On the last day, when she’s waiting to meet them before returning to Hyderabad, Shailaja is told there is no such