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Vakeel Saab Movie Release Live Updates: Pawan Kalyan’s fans dub his film a hit

Vakeel Saab Movie Review and Release Live Updates: Pawan Kalyan steps into Amitabh Bachchan's shoes in Pink's Telugu remake. Nivetha Thomas, Anjali, Ananya Nagalla, and Prakash Raj play pivotal roles in the film releasing theatrically.

By: Entertainment Desk | Bengaluru |
Updated: April 9, 2021 5:57:59 pm
vakeel saab 1200Vakeel Saab release: This remake of the 2016 Hindi film Pink, stars Pawan Kalyan, Nivetha Thomas, Anjali, Ananya Nagalla, and Prakash Raj. (Photo: Prakash Raj/Twitter)

Directed by Venu Sriram, the Telugu remake of Pink is all set to release in theatres on Friday and it is nothing less than a festival for Pawan Kalyan fans. The star will be seen playing the eponymous ‘vakeel saab’ in the film in the Pink remake. The film also stars Shruti Haasan, Nivetha Thomas, Anjali and Ananya Nagalla in pivotal roles.

Vakel Saab will see Pawan Kalyan step into the shoes of Amitabh Bachchan. However, the film has been adapted to accommodate Pawan Kalyan’s stardom and age. He will play a lawyer with a painful past, with Shruti in a cameo as his wife. Nivetha, Anjali and Ananya play the girls who are accused of attempted murder and have to prove their innocence in court.

Talking about playing the role essayed by Bachchan, Kalyan had said at an event, “The way you have respect and love for me, I have been a crazy fan of Amitabh Bachchan since my childhood. I used to fight for him like you fight for me. I used to fight my own brother growing up. So, to be able to fill his shoes in Telugu remake, I never even thought of that.”

The film is releasing theatrically even as theatres are facing the heat in most parts of India as Covid-19 numbers climb up. The film is expected to do good business as its morning shows are already a sellout.

 

Live Blog

Follow all the updates about Pawan Kalyan starrer Vakeel Saab release here:

17:57 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'Powerful message oriented film'

Twitter user @devarajhtweets watched Vakeel Saab and shared on Twitter, "#VakeelSaab Really powerful message oriented with adding mass elements @PawanKalyan sir one man show who lead the case towards justice in is style @MusicThaman bgm is highlight. @i_nivethathomas @AnanyaNagalla @yoursanjali justified their roles @prakashraaj sir did excellent." 

17:30 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'Big hit'

"Just finished watching #VakeelSaab @PawanKalyan, @MusicThaman have absolutely rocked. Movie is amazing except for a few scenes in the flashback.  Train fight lo bgm next level. Big hit..! #SarkaruVaariPaata," @TheSSMBfan said via Twitter. 

17:11 (IST)09 Apr 2021
Planning to watch Vakeel Saab? Watch its trailer first

16:40 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'Feast for eyes'

Harish Shankar .S tweeted, "Power packed performance by Power Star @PawanKalyan makes Vakeel Saab Fantastic !!!! Thank you Sriram Venu for an eye feast dialogues by Thirupathi are my special mention to appreciate My bawa @MusicThaman deserves a special tweet Congratulations to the whole team."

16:27 (IST)09 Apr 2021
Pawan Kalyan fans' celebrate the release

Pawan Kalyan's fans were seen celebrating the release of his film Vakeel Saab after a benefit show where the actor was also present.

15:53 (IST)09 Apr 2021
Nithiin shares his congratulations

Actor Nithiin tweeted, "BLOCKBUSTER VAKEEL SAAB POWERSTAR ON 🔥🔥🔥 CONGRATULATIONS TO THE ENTIRE TEAM 👏👏👏 #VakeelSaab."

15:37 (IST)09 Apr 2021
Vakeel Saab movie review: Our verdict

Indianexpress.com review Manoj Kumar R  gave this Pawan Kalyan starrer three stars and wrote in his Vakeel Saab movie review, "Pawan Kalyan's loss in the 2019's election is the main theme of the film. 'Even if you don't need people. People need you,' various versions of this dialogue is repeated throughout the run time."

READ THE FULL VAKEEL SAAB REVIEW 

15:16 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'A story everyone deserves to know'

@CheGuevera2806 shared on Twitter, "#VakeelSaab A story every 1 deserves 2 know.It ws PK's show all over while @prakashraaj,@yoursanjali & @i_nivethathomas perfectly executed der roles.Thnx to #SriramVenu for blending the story to include modern events.Spl thnx to @MusicThaman for a thumping BGM."

14:49 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'I’m so happy that the actor in Pawan Kalyan is back'

A fan, @sherry1111111, who got to see the film, tweeted, "Idi anna ne acting capability @PawanKalyan never underestimate yourself. You killed it every minute in the entire second half. I’m so happy that the actor in PK is back . Oka fan ga ide kavali #VakeelSaab."

14:24 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'Hearing Great things about Vakeel Saab'

Actor Eesha Rebba shared via Twitter, "Hearing Great things about  #VakeelSaab Can’t wait to watch Powerstar @PawanKalyan Garu on screen #PSPK."

13:48 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'Vakeel Saab is a must watch'

A used @sirasri shared via Twitter, "#VakeelSaab is a must watch. What a high voltage performance by @PawanKalyan. Court room scenes are entertaining and emotional. Kudos."

13:32 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'Thank you so much for giving much needed message to society'

@divya_sri89 tweeted, "Just finished watching #VakeelSaab. Thank you so much  @PawanKalyan sir for doing Vakeel Saab and for speaking on issues which women are facing on regular basis. Thank you so much for giving much needed message to society.  #VakeelSaabFestivalBegins."

13:10 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'Pawan Kalyan euphoria on big screens'

Actor Kaushal Manda posted on Twitter, "After 3 Years, We are going to witness Power Star @PawanKalyan garu's Euphoria on Big Screens. I wish #VakeelSaab movie is a strong comeback of #PawanKalyan sir and would entertain all kind of audiences with a good message."

12:36 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'Music took us into the movie right from the first shot'

BVS Ravi posted on Twitter, "Darling @MusicThaman you’ve poured your heart,soul and Breath into #vakeelsaab. Much love, music took us into the movie right from the first shot."

12:23 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'Pawan Kalyan nails the role with his star charisma'

@JalapathyG tweeted, "#VakeelSaab: Though this is an overtly commercialised version of #Pink, the second-half of the film makes  n engaging watch that drives the message of ‘No means No'. Pawan Kalyan nails the role with his star charisma. Background score needs a special mention."

11:19 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'Most awaited movie'

Director Surender Reddy tweeted, "All the very best to @PawanKalyan garu and the entire team for the release of the most awaited movie #Vakeelsaab."

11:05 (IST)09 Apr 2021
Boney Kapoor on Vakeel Saab release: 'Brace yourself'

Sharing a poster of Pawan Kalyan starrer, films' producers Boney Kapoor tweeted, "Brace yourself Saab Aagaya!! #VakeelSaab Releasing Today."

10:55 (IST)09 Apr 2021
'Let's all show our love to him'

Vakeel Saab music composer Thaman S shared via Twitter, "My Respect & Love to Our #Leader #PowerStar Shri @PawanKalyan Gaaru #VakeelSaabFestivalBegins #VakeelSaabBGM #VakeelSaab LETS ALL SHOW OUR LOVE TO HIM .LOVE U SIR."

10:42 (IST)09 Apr 2021
Varun Tej Konidela shares his best wishes

Varun Tej Konidela shared on Twitter, "Super duper excited to watch #VakeelSaab Tom! Can’t wait to witness the euphoria in theatres! My best wishes to the entire team!"

10:30 (IST)09 Apr 2021
Vakeel Saab's shows 'sold out'

Actor-director Rahul Ravindran shared via Twitter that Vakeel Saab's 'almost every show is sold out'.

Vakel Saab has music composed by Thaman S, who called the collaboration nothing less than a ‘dream come true’. He told indianexpress.com in an interview, “With Vakeel Saab, I feel like I am doing a commercial film with Pawan Kalyan. It is a remake of Pink but there are a lot of changes and commercial elements have been introduced. The songs in the film are a part of the storytelling process.”

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