Jai Lava Kusa Movie Review: NTR’s one man show, A decent one time watch

September 21, 2017 10:43 am Published by :
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Jr NTR’s much-awaited movie ‘Jai Lava Kusa’ hit the screens on all over India Today. As we know Only a few movie titles evoke a certain kind of interest by the sole value of the sound of the words we pronounce.

Like ‘Arjun Reddy’ title had this powerful value when we utter it, ‘Jai Lava Kusa‘ evokes certain expectations by the virtue of the title.

The movie features Jr. NTR, Raashi Khanna and Nivetha Thomas in the lead roles.


The movie Jai Lava Kusa is the story of 3 brothers Jai, Lava and Kusa portrayed by Jr NTR.

The story starts with three brothers during their childhood days. Time flies and after twenty years, Lava works as a bank manager while Kusa is a part-time thief.

Lava and Kusa re-unites after an unexpected incident shatters Lava’s life. It is after that Lava and Kusa realizes about the involvement of Jai in the scene.

The rest of the film is all about how Lava and Kusa take on Jai who gets shattered in life. Jai Lava Kusa explains about the behaviors of the characters and the incidents that led them to behave so.


The first half of Jai Lava Kusa has been extremely entertaining and engaging.

NTR excels in the assigned roles with utmost perfection which is the lead factor of the film. The songs have been shot well and the dances of NTR impresses the audience big time.

The film turns interesting as it passes through and the introduction of Jai’s character shatters everything. 10 minutes of mind-blowing acts form a solid interval bang.

On the whole, the first half of Jai Lava Kusa lives up the expectations.

The second half of Jai Lava Kusa dips down initially but the film picks up soon. Jai manages to kidnap Lava and Kusa after which the film turns interesting and entertaining.

The songs once again have been shot and placed well. Though there have been flaws, Tarak takes the film to the next level with his outstanding performance throughout.

The climax has been hard-hitting and quite emotional. On the whole, the second half too manages to stand well despite some hurdles throughout.


Tollywood’s Young Tiger NTR tops the show with his outstanding performance throughout the film.

His performance as Jai is completely hard-hitting and makes a solid impact. He has been innocent as Lava and is entertaining as Kusa. Jr NTR  steals the show completely with his outstanding performance.

Rashi Khanna has been glamorous and has been impressive in the assigned role. Nivetha Thomas has an interesting role and she shined with perfection. Ronit Roy looks strong enough and all the other actors delivered out their best for the film.

The story of Jai Lava Kusa has been layered with the performance and variations of Tarak completely. An emotional touch makes a strong difference. The screenplay looks decent and the dialogues have been good. The music and the background score make a solid impact throughout. The cinematography has been outstanding and the production values look decent. Director Bobby should be appreciated for stepping out with a different plot that could completely elevate the real stamina of Tarak.

Jai Lava Kusa Final Word:

Jai Lava Kusa is purely Jr NTR’s one man show and can be sure given a shot. The first half has been completely passable and the second half manages to stand well despite of some flaws. A decent one time watch.