Synopsis/Plot : Down on luck and depressed by constant failures in personal and professional life, Vijay is desperately in search of that single stroke of fortune that could turn his life around. But what if the power to rewrite his destiny lies within?
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Story of an underdog
Chitralahari is the emotional story of an underdog with some decent moments in both the halves. But the slow pace and serious tone of the film may not be liked by a section of the audience who come expecting entertainment. Because if this, the box office prospects of the film will also be tested. Ha...(more)
Source: 123telugu Team, 123telugu.com
Give it a chance this weekend without expectations, you might find the perfect summer watch.
Chitralahari if you don't mind rooting for the underdog umpteenth time on-screen, especially with a relatable story like this. Watch it especially for Sai Dharam Tej, Kalyani Priyadarshan, Nivetha Pethuraj and their honest performances. Give it a chance this weekend if you don't mind a sketchy narr...(more)
Source: Neeshita Nyayapati, Times Of India
It begins as a peppy youthful entertainer but ends as a preachy message-oriented movie. Nevertheless, it does have some moments here and there but they don't give an engaging feel.(more)
Source: GreatAndhra, greatandhra.com
A few bright moments
Chitralahari has its moments, but the different thoughts and characters don't blend into a cohesive narrative. The final episode, thankfully, at least goes through a court debate and a warning before pronouncing the reckless Vijay Krishna as a hero. Is that enough? This can't be discussed without sp...(more)
Source: SANGEETHA DEVI DUNDOO, The Hindu