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Don Kumara is a Kannada action and crime film released in 2023. Nagesh Kumar is the director, and Narase Gowda D.M is the producer. The cinematography is by Ana

Don Kumara Movie Review

Don Kumara Movie Review Kannada Movie Review
Written by Ankita Pandey
Review for the film " Don Kumara"
Runtime: 2 hrs 9 mins
Certificate: A
Released: 21-07-2023
Genre: Action, Crime
2.5 / 5.0



  • Producer:
  • DM Narase Gowda
  • Music Director:
  • Director:
  • Nagesh Kumar .N
  • Director of Photography:
  • Anand Dhindavar
  • Supporting Actors:
  • Prakruthi Koushtubha
  • V Chandra Shekar
  • Namrata Malla
  • Sahana Malathker

Don Kumara is a Kannada action and crime film released in 2023. Nagesh Kumar is the director, and Narase Gowda D.M is the producer. The cinematography is by Anand Dhindavar. Srinivas P. Babu edited the film, and Arav Rishik Bio coming soon... >> Read More... Arav Rishik composed the music. The production company is Nak’s Movies.

V Chandra Shekar, Sahana Malathker, Prakruthi Koushtubha, and Namrita Malla are the film's cast.


The film revolves around a middle-class boy named Kumara who faces several difficulties in childhood and turns out to be a fierce man. Due to his wild attitude, he faces an incident that leads him to become a Don of Bangalore. The film begins with Seena, the follower of rowdy Bharath Shetty. He is shattered on receiving the news about Shetty’s murder by Don Kumara (V Chandrasekhar). He takes the help of another rowdy Jayanna, and they start finding Don Kumara.

They kidnap a journalist who knows about Kumara and beat him. The journalist tells them about Kumara. Then we are introduced to a flashback depicting Kumara’s Childhood. It shows how he was punished by his parents and imprisoned for beating his teachers and classmates. A girl named Sneha (Sahana Malathkar) loves him, but he rejects her love.

What happens to Kumara? Which incident makes him Don Kumara? What will happen to the love between Kumara and Sneha?

Star Performance

V. Chandra Shekar steals the whole film with his performance. He looks terrific on the screen. His dialogue delivery and expressions are outstanding. He shows all the characteristics of an underworld don. His action scenes are the most interesting part of this film.

Sahana Malathker’s acting is fantastic. She looks beautiful on the screen and spreads her charm throughout the film. Prakruthi Koushtubha, who has worked in films like Love Mocktail Click to look into! >> Read More... Love Mocktail 2, gave a realistic performance in this film. Like her earlier films love birds and Kantara, Namrita Malla shows her versatility in this film also.


The film’s suspenseful story catches the attention of the viewers from the very beginning. It also conveys many important messages, such as standing for our rights, fighting for justice, and forgiving our opponents. V. Chandra Shekar is the strength of this film. He makes the film interesting with his powerful performance. The underworld and the action scenes create a tense and gloomy atmosphere.

The film has some romantic and rocking songs which enrich the thrilling experience. The cameraman deserves a lot of praise for excellently capturing all the action and emotional elements. As a whole, Don Kumara is an impressive film.

What’s There?

• Action, romance, and emotional elements.

• A beautiful love story.

• Underworld scenes.

• Journey of Kumara from a child to a fierce underworld don.

• Romantic and rocking songs.

• Good direction.

• Neat cinematography. The action scenes are captured excellently.

• Mind-blowing VFX.

• Fantastic performance by V. Chandra Shekar.

What’s Not There?

• V. Chandra Shekar gave a weak performance in emotional and romantic scenes.

• Weak editing.

• Minor technical glitches.


The whole film revolves around the journey of Kumara from childhood to becoming an underworld don, justifying its title. The performances by the lead cast and the technical aspects hold the film firmly. It is a must-watch film. It will definitely give you goosebumps.