Kalki Movie Review – Intelligent Suspense Thriller

Kalki Movie Review - Intelligent Suspense Thriller

Release date : June 28, 2019

Starring :  Rajasekhar, Adah Sharma, Nandita Swetha, Poojitha Ponnada, Scarlett Wilson, Rahul Ramakrishna, Nasser, Ashutosh Rana, Siddhu Jonnalagadda

Director :  Prasanth Varma

Producers :  C.Kalyan

Music Director :  Shravan Bharadwaj

Cinematographer :  Dasaradhi Shivendra

Editor :  Goutham Nerusu

Kalki, starring Rajasekhar in the lead role built up good buzz after the teasers and trailer of the film struck a chord with a section of the audience.

The much-awaited suspense thriller hit the big screens today. Scroll down to check whether the film matches the expectations or not.


A remote village in Telangana is rattled with a mysterious death. Kalki(Rajasekhar) gets appointed as a cop in this region, and he starts investigating the case.

In the process, Kalki comes across various challenges, and his path is treaded with numerous hurdles. Will he be able to find out the real culprit behind the murder? The answer to this question forms the remaining plot.


Rajasekhar delivers an intense performance in a challenging role. His screen presence is really good, and he carries the role with his own charm and grace.

The likes of Adah Sharma, Pujita Ponnada, and Rahul Ramakrishna get author-backed roles, and they deliver to the best of their capabilities.

The rest of the star cast get limited screen presence, but they come up with some convincing performances.

Technical Finesse:

The director, Prasanth Varma, is a creative filmmaker, and his narrative speaks a lot about him. The second half has very good twists, and the way they unravel on the screen is one of the most significant assets of the film.

The music score is good as it carries the flow and vibe of the film perfectly.

One may feel that slow-motion shots have been overused to an extent. The cinematography department should have kept an eye on it.

Final verdict:

Kalki is an intelligent suspense thriller that has a unique narrative, and Prasanth Varma keeps it engaging with his screenplay. The film can make up for a decent watch this weekend, thanks to the thrills it offers here and there.