Manamantha / Vismayam Movie Review, Rating – Mohanlal, Gowthami

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Manamantha is an upcoming Telugu film starring by Mohanlal, Gautami, Viswant Duddumpudi. Manamantha film is directed by Chandra Sekhar Yeleti, Produced by Sai Korrapati under Varahi Chalana Chitram. It’s a complete Telugu family drama film. The movie released in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam.

It is the first time that Mohanlal is doing a full-fledged Telugu movie in his career. He is quite excited about this project and about the Telugu dubbing of his, for this movie. The movie revolves around the mindset of a middle-class mentality.

Manamantha review rating

Manamantha/Vismayam Cast & Crew:


  • Mohanlal
  • Viswant Duddumpudi
  • Anisha Ambrose
  • Gowthami
  • Urvashi
  • Gollapudi Maruthi Rao
  • S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
  • Naresh
  • Nedumudi Venu
  • Vennela Kishore
  • Nassar
  • Paruchuri Venkateshwara Rao

Director : Chandra Sekhar Yeleti

Music Director : Mahesh Shankar

Producer : Sai Korrapati

Writer : Chandra Sekhar Yeleti

Manamantha/ Namathu Movie Story:

Malayalam version is named as ‘Vismayam’. Tamil version is dubbed as ‘Namathu’. Mohanlal will be seen as Sairam and Gautami will be an essaying role of Gayathri. Viswant Duddumpudi, Manamatha / Vismayam, the bilingual project directed by critically acclaimed and national award winning Telugu director Chandrasekhar Yeleti

The story revolves around the daily experiences of four persons who belongs to the middle class. Out of those four, the first one is Sairam (played by Mohanlal), an Assistant Manager, the second person is Gayatri (played by Gouthami). She is a middle-class wife who struggles with the family finances. The next is young graduate Abhiram (Viswant). He struggles with his love life. Then, the last person is a kid Ramya Rao (Mahitha) who comes from a middle-class family

Manamantha/Vismayam Movie Review

Manamantha is a very feel good entertainer. The story is one of the best working pillars. Mohanlal and Gouthami have done an appreciated performance. Mohanlal lives in his character. Mohanlal did his own dubbing in his first Telugu movie.

The emotional dialogues written by Ravichandra Teja were good. Technical departments delivered a sound output to give the audience a good experience. Overall, Manamantha is a family drama film with a slow pace. It involves audience to get deep into the story. It also has some thrilling elements in it. The story becomes more interesting as the climax approaches.

Positive Points:

  • Mohanlal
  • Story Plot
  • Comedy Scenes
  • First Half
  • Suspense

Negative Points:

  • Slow Narration

All India Roundup Rating: 2.75/5

Final Verdict:

Manamantha says life is a roller coaster of emotions. Overall Manamantha is Middle-Class man story with love & emotions it is a 100% Family entertainer.