Saindhav Movie Review & Rating – Venky’s Glorious Comeback


Saindhav Movie Review & Rating: The film features notable actors like Venkatesh, Arya, Nawazuddin, Shraddha Srinath, Andrea, Ruhani, Jisshu Sengupta, Mukesh Rishi, Jayaprakash, and Ssara Palekar & others. Saindhav is directed by Sailesh Kolanu and written by him along with Krishna Chaitanya. It is slated for release on January 13, 2024, coinciding with Sankranti. Venkatesh plays a titular character, as a retired police officer forced back into action to rescue his kidnapped daughter where the ruthless criminal mastermind who orchestrates the kidnapping is played by Nawazuddin Siddiqui as Vikas Malik.

saindhav movie review

The Sailesh Kolanu’s directorial venture was awarded with a U/A certificate by the censor officials released on January 13th for Sankranthi, 2024. This movie is produced with big star cast from all languages by Venkat Boyanapalli under the banner of Niharika Entertainment, while the music is composed by Santosh Narayanan and the cinematography is by S.Manikandan. Avinash Kolla is the Production Designer, and Garry BH is the editor.

Saindhav Movie Review & Rating | First Review: A Glorious Action Comeback for Venkatesh

Movie NameSaindhav (2024)
Runtime2hr 17 minutes 31 seconds (137 mins 31 sec)
WritersSailesh Kolanu
DirectorSailesh Kolanu
DOPS. Manikandan
EditorGarry BH
MusicSanthosh Narayanan
ProducerVenkat Boyanapalli
CastVenkatesh Daggubati, Nawazuddin Siddiqui & others


The father of a sick child takes on a criminal gang running a pharmaceutical racket.

Saindhav is a skilled and experienced officer, but he has been out of the game for years. He must use all of his skills and experience to rescue his daughter and bring the criminals to justice. The film begins with Saindhav living a quiet life with his wife Manogya (Shraddha Srinath), and their daughter. One day, They discover that his daughter is afflicted with a terminal illness. The sole remedy for this uncommon and deadly ailment is a vial with an exorbitant price tag. The exorbitant cost is attributed to a pharmaceutical conspiracy orchestrated by the character portrayed by Nawazuddin Siddiqui. In response, Venkatesh embarks on a relentless mission to reclaim the vial from Nawazuddin and his formidable cohort. Saindhav is devastated by his daughter’s disease. He vows to do whatever it takes to get her back. He reunites with his old partner, Manas (Arya), and they begin their investigation.

The investigation leads Saindhav and Manas to a dark and dangerous world of international crime. They must face off against Malik and his gang, who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets. Saindhav is determined to rescue his daughter, no matter what the cost. He is a man of honor and integrity, and he will not rest until his daughter is safe.

Plus Points:

  • The film has been praised for its action sequences, performances, and story.
  • Venkatesh Daggubati has been praised for his intense performance as Saindhav, and Nawazuddin Siddiqui has been praised for his menacing performance as Vikas Malik.
  • The film is expected to be a major commercial success.
  • It is a well-made action thriller with a strong cast and a compelling story.

Minus Points:

  • First half Lags and runs at slow pace
  • No Impact of Main Characters
  • Movie flows with Predictable Scenes

Saindhav Movie Review:

High-octane action sequences: The trailer is packed with thrilling action sequences, showcasing Venkatesh Daggubati’s impressive stunts and fight choreography. From car chases and shootouts to hand-to-hand combat, the action looks slick and intense.

Venkatesh Daggubati’s intense performance: Daggubati portrays the retired police officer Saindhav with a steely determination and emotional depth. The trailer effectively conveys his character’s desperation to save his daughter and his unwavering resolve in the face of danger.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s menacing villain: Siddiqui plays Vikas Malik, the ruthless criminal mastermind, with chilling intensity. His presence in the trailer adds a layer of suspense and keeps the audience guessing about his motivations.

Emotional core: Despite the action-packed nature, the trailer doesn’t shy away from showcasing the emotional core of the story. The bond between Saindhav and his daughter is palpable, and the trailer effectively communicates the father’s anguish and determination to reunite with his child.

Technical aspects: The trailer boasts impressive visuals, with stylish cinematography and a pulsating soundtrack by Santhosh Narayanan. The editing is sharp and keeps the pace fast, effectively building anticipation for the film’s release.

Overall reception: The trailer for Saindhav has been met with overwhelmingly positive reviews. Critics praised the action sequences, Daggubati and Siddiqui’s performances, and the emotional core of the story. Many viewers expressed excitement for the film’s release and anticipation for a thrilling action experience.

Final Verdict:

The movie promises an action-packed thriller with Venkatesh Daggubati in top form. Nawazuddin Siddiqui looks menacing as the antagonist. The full experience might offer even more depth and surprises. However, based on the initial reception, Saindhav looks like a promising action thriller with the potential to be a major hit at the box office.


Telugu Viz rates 3 out of 5 stars based on the first review and talk from early shows in UK and Europe, Viz. Saindhav movie Reviews from special premiers in Hyderabad and as well as US premiers, UK and Europe.

3 Out of 5

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