Srikanth Addala’s ‘Narappa’, starring Venkatesh and Priyamani, is a too-faithful remake of ‘Asuran’, but it works

Posted on July 20, 2021


Spoilers ahead…


Narappa is adapted from Vetrimaaran’s Asuran which in turn was based on Poomani’s novel ‘Vekkai’At first, we see Narappa, played by Venkatesh, as a very weak man. He’s someone who would sacrifice his own self-respect to keep him and his family out of trouble. And one of his sources of trouble is the three acres of land that he owns. A local big shot wants to buy it but when Narappa refuses, there’s a killing, then a revenge killing, and then, all hell breaks loose. 

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