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Maha Samudram (2021) Arjun (Sharwanand) and Vijay (Siddharth) appear to be all-weather friends. The latter is an orphan, while the former has a doting mother. Vijay is in love with a dance teacher named Maha (Aditi Rao Hydari) and is an aspiring Sub-Inspector of Police. He wants to make money through unscrupulous means after becoming an SI. Arjun is slowly falling in love with Smitha (Anu Emmanuel). This is when something unforeseen happens involving Dhanunjay (Ramachandra Raju), a notorious don in Vizag. What follows next is an unexpected drama involving Arjun, Vijay, Maha, Chunchu Mama (Jagapathi Babu as Arjun’s trusted buddy) and Gooni Babji (Rao Ramesh as Dhanunjay’s elder brother). .
Andhraboxoffice.com  (Oct 15, 2021)
Rating:  2.5/5

Maha Samudram` is a lavishly Made Romantic Actioner which aims to ride on the emotions of its lead characters but falters to evoke them in a convincing enough manner, leaving the audiences disconnected. The film’s core plot is time tested but needed an engrossing treatment, emotional highs with convincing subplots. But Instead it turned out to be a way below-par experience with amateurish narration which neither satisfies the masses nor critics..

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Indiaglitz.com  (Oct 14, 2021)
Rating:  2.5/5

Maha Samudram' turns out to be a dreary drama despite its excellent premise and whimsical characters..

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Ragalahari.com  (Oct 14, 2021)
Rating:  2.5/5

Maha Samudram' is somewhere between shallow and deep. The waves are just uninspiring..

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Telugucinema.com  (Oct 14, 2021)
Rating:  2.5/5

Maha Samudram’ revolving around two friends boasts strong characterizations and has excellent cinematography, but it doesn’t engage much. After a point, it becomes predictable..

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Cinejosh.com  (Oct 14, 2021)
Rating:  2.75/5

Ajay Bhupati with Maha Samudram increased expectations among movie lovers. Ajay Bhupati came with a powerful plot and roped in an exciting star cast. To some extent, he emerged successful in making an impression with action and mass elements. However, he loses steam in the second half, and with a lack of twists, intensity, real drama, and emotions, the graph which reached the crest took a downside and formed a trough..

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Telugu360.com  (Oct 14, 2021)
Rating:  2.75/5

Maha Samudram ‘ has multiple positive factors if we measure those independently but, the overall impact is not that great due to poorly executed final portions of the film. Sharwanand, Jagapathi Babu Deliver rock-solid performance. Overall, the festive season in Telugu states might help this film to stand as an average fare at the Box-office. Those who like commercial potboilers can give it a try watching ‘Maha Samudram’..

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Gulte.com  (Oct 14, 2021)
Rating:  2.5/5

At one point, Sharwanand says that ‘Samudram’ hides many secrets underneath. It looks like this ‘Maha Samudram’ has hidden many logics underneath, which we never get to see..

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Timesofindia.indiatimes.com  (Oct 14, 2021)
Rating:  2.5/5

But at the end of it all, the beats of Maha Samudram seem familiar. We’ve often seen a lead that will bear the weight of the world on his able shoulders because it’s the right thing to do. Is that worth the 2-hours-33-minutes runtime? You decide..

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123telugu.com  (Oct 14, 2021)
Rating:  2.75/5

On the whole, Maha Samudram does not live up to the hype created. The film has an impressive backdrop and scope for solid drama but they are not utilized well. Considering the good star cast and sincere performances, this film can be given a shot this festive season. But go in with your expectations in check..

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Telugubulletin.com  (Oct 14, 2021)
Rating:  2.75/5

Samudram really is a tale of two halves. While the opening half is comparatively more appealing with a few engaging sequences and a well-shot interval block, the latter half loses the steam and progresses along on a predictable note. The film can be termed an average watch..

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Rated 2.6 10