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Coronavirus Movie Review


In recent times, critics used to say that this is the golden period of Tamil cinema. Numerous blockbuster movies are created and released worldwide, leaving a long-lasting mark on the audience. Telugu cinema is considered one of the highest-grossing movies in India. Ranging from Bahubali, KGF, and PS1, numerous other movies received recognition worldwide. Tamil cinema is one of the oldest cinemas in the country. They have many actors and actresses known for their work worldwide. This industry produces many actors and actresses, which became synonyms for cinema. Also, Telugu movies try to develop movies on current issues. For the audience's sake, we will discuss the review of the movie Coronavirus. This movie is based on the outbreak of Coronavirus and how it impacts the world's families.

Coronavirus Movie Review

Coronavirus is one of the first developed movies on the outbreak of Coronavirus. It is an Indian Telugu-language thriller drama film that releases in 2020. The basic plot of this movie is developed around a family exposed to the virus during the COVID-19 lockdown in India. And how it impacts that family. The movie's writer is Ram Gopal Varma, directed by Agasthya Manju.

Basic Information about the Movie:

  • Director of the movie- Agasthya Manju
  • Producer of the Movie - Ram Gopal Varma
  • Starcast of the Movie- Srikanth Iyengar
  • Music Given by- DSR
  • Production company- A Company / CM Creations Production
  • Distribution done by- RGV World Theatre
  • Release date -11 December 2020
  • Length of the movie -84 minutes
  • Country of Development- India
  • Language of the movie- Telugu

Story of the Movie:

The basic plot of this movie is developed around the outbreak and spread of Coronavirus and how it impacts many people and their families. The movie's introduction starts with the fight between Rani (Dakshi Guttikonda) and her mother-in-law. After the fight, she was upset and told her husband she wanted to go to their parent's house. But she is not aware of what is going on outside the world. Her father-in-law (Srikanth Iyengar) gets a call and knows about the outbreak of Coronavirus. After that, the government decided to lock down the country to stop the spread of the virus. After knowing this news, everyone was shocked that the country was in lockdown and restricted travel restrictions. Only some people are allowed to go because they are saviours. The movie's main story starts when Rani's sister-in-law, Shanthi (Sonia), falls sick and becomes serious within two days. After knowing the health condition of family members, all other family members create panic in the house. And they started thinking about what will the family members do to survive the virus forms the rest of the story.

Good Points:

Let us try to understand some of the movie's plus points that attract the audience to watch.

  1. The best thing about this movie is the introduction part; the introduction of the virus is well documented in the movie.
  2. The other plus point of this movie is that the actors chosen for roles justify their casting. How the main characters react to this pandemic is wonderful. They nicely showcase their roles and their panic about viruses.
  3. The director beautifully captured all the scenes related to the pandemic and its spreading.
  4. Dakshi Guttikonda is the main lead in the movie, and she has done an amazing role; she justifies her casting and does a good job throughout the movie.
  5. The introduction scene of the movie starts with her, and as the young actress, she does their role quite well. She looks like a promising talent and can go a long way.
  6. Vamsi Chaganti also plays an important role, and he is very neat. But the main limelight of the movie is the work of Srikanth Iyengar, who steals the show with his acting. He has shown a frustrated person handling the Corona situation. The role portrayed by him is quite well in the film. His facial expressions are wonderful, and the director nicely captures these expressions.
  7. The movie's best part is how each family member gets scared of others is showcased well.

Minus Points:

  1. Ram Gopal Varma is known for choosing curious subjects to direct.
  2. Agastya Manju was the movie's assistant director; he did a good job. Also, he tries to do the same in this film.
  3. The minus point of this movie is that the same scenes are repeated from various angles. The fear angle among the character is overstretched, and after some point, this bores the audience.
  4. The movie's climax is weird as the situation of Coronavirus is changed in the country but is shown differently in the movie.

Technical Aspects

Coronavirus excels in its technical aspects, creating a visually immersive experience. The film's attention to detail is commendable, depicting the chaotic and uncertain atmosphere during the pandemic and effectively utilizing visuals to convey the gravity of the situation. The background score and sound design enhance the storytelling, evoking the narrative's tension, fear, and emotional depth. The editing is seamless, ensuring a smooth flow of the interconnected storylines. The screenplay is well-crafted, incorporating moments of drama, hope, and introspection while maintaining a realistic portrayal of the pandemic.


Coronavirus is an emotionally charged and thought-provoking Telugu film that effectively captures the essence of the COVID-19 pandemic. With its strong performances, compelling storytelling, and technical finesse, the movie offers a poignant exploration of the human spirit amidst crisis. It serves as a reminder of the resilience and compassion that emerge in the face of adversity while also shedding light on the challenges individuals and communities face during a health crisis. Coronavirus is a testament to the power of cinema in reflecting and dissecting real-life events, ultimately leaving a lasting impact on its audience.

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