Sathyabhama Review

  • Published Jun 08, 2024 | 7:46 AMUpdated Jun 08, 2024 | 7:46 AM
  • Published Jun 08, 2024 | 7:46 AMUpdated Jun 08, 2024 | 7:46 AM
Sathyabhama Review


Satyabhama, portrayed by Kajal Aggarwal, is a dedicated police officer who prioritizes her duty. Her commitment to her job is so strong that she even arrives late to her own wedding. When a woman named Haseena seeks assistance with her domestic violence situation, she turns to Satyabhama for help. Unfortunately, Satyabhama is unable to rescue Haseena from her abusive husband, Yedhu. Determined to bring Yedhu to justice, Satyabhama embarks on a mission to apprehend him. She is also responsible for taking care of Haseena’s brother, Iqbal, and the unfolding events become a crucial aspect of the story.


Kajal Aggarwal’s portrayal of Satyabhama is a testament to her versatility as an actor. She brings a unique strength to the character, engaging in intense battles with criminals and performing daring stunts typically associated with male lead actors. Her dedication to the role is palpable, and she delivers an outstanding performance that leaves no room for criticism. Though not in the spotlight, Naveen Chandra makes his presence felt in a couple of crucial scenes. Prakash Raj, Nagineedu, Harsha Vardhan, and Ravi Varma deliver solid performances. The young actor who plays Iqbal also deserves a mention for his excellent performance.


Director Suman Chikkala has endeavored to portray a strong and compassionate female police officer who fights for justice and righteousness no matter the obstacles in this film. Sathyabhama delves into various subplots and themes, including sibling relationships, domestic violence, religious tensions, terrorism, virtual reality gaming, political intrigue, and the protagonist’s personal struggles. While he successfully set up the central conflict, twists in the second half, and some investigative scenes, he failed to conceive the crucial backstory coherently.


The director of Satyabhama conveyed a commendable underlying message in this film. Despite some flaws in execution, Satyabhama is evidently a project driven by good intentions, ultimately salvaging the film into a fairly engaging outing. Though the film is made as a slick crime thriller, commercial elements enthrall the masses, as the elevation and slow-motion shots featuring Kajal Aggarwal work well. Kajal’s styling and appearance are well-crafted. The supporting cast delivers strong performances; interestingly, the story is narrated from their perspective.


In the latter half, certain pivotal elements appear disconnected, making comprehending the movie’s purpose and direction challenging. The narrative suffers from a lack of effective organization and coherence. Numerous new characters are introduced as the film unfolds, yet the subpar execution hinders one’s understanding of the unfolding events.

Rating: 2.75/5

Last Line: Sathyabhama – A Decent Crime Thriller