‘Sagar’ (Prajwal Devaraj), who returns to India after completing his higher studies in Australia, lies to his parents saying that he is in love with a girl called ‘Kajal’ (Radhika Pandith), in an attempt to avoid his marriage with his cousin ‘Priyanka’ (Haripriya), who is also his friend. Sagar believes that he can get away with the lie as Kajal may never step foot in India.
But to everyone's surprise Kajal comes to India and stays at his place. What happens next forms the crux of the film.
Prajwal Devaraj, Radhika Pandith, Haripriya, Sanjana, Avinash, Sharath Lohitashwa, Dev Gill, and Adi Lokesh
M D Sridhar
A V Krishna Kumar
M D Sridhar's films are normally inspired from Malayalam films. Sagar though, appears to be heavily inspired from Tollywood. A lot of artistes, colourful songs and fight sequences remind one of Telugu films. But despite all that Sridhar still only manages to offer an average film.
Watch the movie for:
- Some fine performances by Prajwal, Radhika Pandith, Avinash, Sharath Lohitashwa and others. Prajwal is very good in action sequences, but has to work a lot more on his comedy timing.
- Technicality. Cameraman Krishna Kumar and editor Soundaraj are at their best. The fight sequences by Ravi Verma and a couple of songs by Gurukiran are also good.
Skip this movie for:
- The lagging screenplay by M D Sridhar. The film is too lengthy and the director could have easily deleted some unnecessary sequences which make the film boring. Had the film been edited properly, the film would have been enjoyable.
- Dev Gill, who makes his debut in Kannada with Sagar. Dev is too loud and irritates to the core. Gurukiran's dubbing for Dev is the only good thing to say about Dev.
Sagar is an entertaining plot ruined by bad screenplay and editing. Watch it if you have nothing better to do.