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Appu movie review

Highlighting the standout performances of the voice cast, adding depth and emotion to the film's characters.


Cast: Arjun Bajwa, Manish Bhawan, Rupa Bhimani, Abhijit Bhunia, Titas Chakraborty, Aarash Diwan, Prosenjit Ganguly, Vandana Kashyap, Sonal Kaushal, Rajesh Kava, Snigdha Sharma, Malavika Shivpuri, Jasleen Singh, Samay Thakkar.

Summary: "Appu" is a heartwarming animated adventure following a young elephant's journey to save his father from poachers. With stunning animation and strong voice performances, the film captures the essence of friendship and bravery. While it may suffer from pacing issues and a predictable plot, its positive messages make it a delightful watch for families and children alike.

Director: Prosenjit Ganguly, Ajay Velu, Archisman Kar.

Producer: Suresh Raheja, Suraj Raheja and Sanjay Raheja.


  1. Heartwarming Story: Appu delivers a touching tale of courage and friendship as the elephant calf, Appu, sets out on a brave journey to save his father from poachers. The bond between the characters, especially Appu, Tiger, and Neena, is endearing and keeps you invested throughout.

  2. Beautiful Animation: The animation in Appu is visually stunning, particularly the vibrant depictions of the ocean and forest landscapes. Each scene is meticulously crafted, immersing viewers in the world of Appu and his friends.

  3. Strong Voice Cast: The voice cast brings the characters to life with their heartfelt performances. Arjun Bajwa as Appu, Sonal Kaushal as Neena, and Prosenjit Ganguly as Tiger deliver standout performances, adding depth and emotion to their respective roles.


  1. Pacing Issues: While the overall story is engaging, there are moments where the pacing feels uneven. Some scenes drag on, while others feel rushed, which can disrupt the flow of the narrative and make it challenging to fully connect with the characters' journey.

  2. Predictable Plot: Appu follows a fairly predictable storyline, which may leave some viewers wanting more in terms of surprises or twists. While the themes of friendship and bravery are timeless, a more innovative plot could have elevated the film further.

Where to watch this movie?

I watched it on Cinema Hall.


Rating: 2.5 out of 5.


Despite its flaws, Appu is a heartwarming film suitable for family audiences. Children, in particular, will be enchanted by the charming characters and colorful animation. However, it's worth noting that adults may find the pacing issues and predictable plot somewhat detracting from the overall experience. Nevertheless, the film's positive messages about courage, friendship, and the importance of protecting wildlife make it a worthwhile watch for audiences of all ages.

In conclusion, "Appu" offers a heartwarming tale of courage and friendship, accompanied by beautiful animation and strong voice performances. Despite its pacing issues and predictable plot, the film's positive messages about protecting wildlife resonate well with audiences, making it a charming and enjoyable watch for families and children.