Danger (2005 film)
|Directed by||Krishna Vamsi|
|Produced by||Sunkara Madhu Murali|
|Written by||Uttej (dialogues)|
|Screenplay by||Krishna Vamsi|
|Story by||Krishna Vamsi|
|Music by||Joshua Sridhar|
|Box office||2 Crores|
Danger (Telugu: డేంజర్) is a 2005 Telugu-language thriller film written and directed by Krishna Vamsi, produced by Sunkara Madhu Murali under Karthikeya Creations banner and starring Allari Naresh, Sairam Shankar, Abhishek, Swathi and Shireen in lead roles. The film soundtrack and background score were composed by Joshua Sridhar. Dialogues for the film were written by popular actor Uttej. The film was released on 29 October 2005.
Karthik (Sairam Shankar), Satya (Allari Naresh), Ali (Abhishek), Lakshmi (Swathi) and Radhika Reddy (Shireen) are childhood friends. They set out to a farmhouse for a party to celebrate the prospective marriage of Lakshmi. On the way they collide with a police vehicle and speed away to the party happening in the outskirts of the city. The policemen in the vehicle are badly hurt and one of them takes note of the car number which hit them. The police raid the party in search of the owners of the car. Panic raises among the crowd and the group consisting of the five friends escape from the party and in process of avoiding the chasing cops, they get lost in the Vikarabad forest. There they tumble upon a ghastly incident where a man is taking the live of a toddler as part a sacrificial ritual and black magic. Ali shoots the entire episode with his video camera. It is revealed that the man (Siva Prasad) who killed the toddler is Gattayya, a politician who believes that using black magic can make him successful. The group gets discovered by the politician while filming the ritual. With the goons of the politician chasing them, the group escapes from there. A corrupt cop Raju Nayak (Satya Prakash) is hired by the politician to search for the group. The group cannot return to their homes because the police are still looking for them at their respective houses. The group struggles with the situation and finally emerge victorious when they upload the video that was recorded to the internet. Raju Nayak is killed by the Commissioner of Police and Gattayya is arrested.
- Allari Naresh as Satya
- Sairam Shankar as Karthik
- Abhishek as Ali
- Shireen as Radhika Reddy
- Swathi as Lakshmi
- Siva Prasad as Gattayya
- Satya Prakash as Raju Nayak, Police Circle Inspector
- Brahmanandam as Brahmam, a driving school instructor
- Shafi as Gattayya's brother
- Harsha Vardhan as Rajesh, Inspector
- Hema as Lakshmi's Mother
- Krishna Bhagavaan as Doctor
- Vinay Varma as Black magic Tantrik
- Ahuti Prasad as Police Commissioner
- Ravi Prakash as Ravi (Lakshmi's fiance)
- Kota Shankar Rao as Karthik's father
- Kavitha as Karthik's mother
- Lakshmipati as Karthik's uncle
The entire film was shot using a single Arri 3 camera in 35 Days. Krishna Vamsi revealed that no cranes or steady camera's were used in the filming and only torch lights and natural lighting were used. Major filming was done in Hyderabad and some part of the film was shot in Vikarabad and Narsapur forests. This film also marks the debut of successful TV anchor Colours Swathi into films.
The film released on 29 October 2005 to mostly negative reviews. Jeevi from Idlebrain.com gave the film 2.75 of 5 rating and said that Krishna Vamsi must be appreciated for attempting a different film, but it is of no use if the film does not make a mark for itself. Jalapathy of TeluguCinema.com reviewed the film and aid that the film is a time pass one but on the whole a disappointing film.