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Martin teaser: Amazing visuals and BGM, but does the story also measure up, wonder netizens

In less than 24 hours, the teaser has already notched up 21 million views and counting.

Martin teaser: Amazing visuals and BGM, but does the story also measure up, wonder netizens
Dhruva in a still from the film

Last Updated: 01.39 PM, Feb 24, 2023


Last evening, the first teaser of Dhruva Sarja’s Martin dropped. His fans lapped it up, thrilled with the high-octane spectacle that unfolded onscreen. Interestingly, the teaser was also to the satisfaction of regular moviegoers, who have been less than pleased with the actor’s last outing, Pogaru and were expecting something similar, especially after Dhruva said a cringe-worthy line from Martin at a public event.


What worked for the teaser that director AP Arjun presented is that he kept it simple, focusing on the film’s core strength – action. There were a lot of shots from various stunt sequences, which put Dhruva’s massive physical transformation for the role in the spotlight. In the time since the teaser came out, a lot of praise has come forth for the quality of making, cinematographer Satya Hegde’s amazing camerawork, background score by Ravi Basrur and the action pieces. The teaser, said netizens, has the look and feel of the next big thing from Kannada cinema. There was a rejoinder, though, as the hope now is that the story will also live up to the hype created by the teaser. The fact that Action King Arjun Sarja has written the story is what is giving netizens hope that Martin may not be bad after all.

Here's what is being discussed online:

Superb 👌#DhruvaSarja looks like a beast 👍Action Scenes looking 🔥BGM was good 👍Film looks grand and if they have a decent story & screenplay, it's a winner – Kumar Swayam

1st day to watch is decided. Hope for Story script & screenplay. #MartinTeaser blast – Prajwal Richi

Don't know, how-when but Kannada industry have upgraded in Making. Technicians are Mile forward comparing to any..With a minimal budget high standard Out-put. Now all we require is, how they narrate a story and make it appealing with scenes and characterisations – Kadakk Cinema

What a powerful teaser 🔥Visuals & Color grading are psych And that bgm too 😬🔥🙏🏻Hope the story also stays on par with these rich visuals & all.. – Nihaal

Much impressed. Hope the story stays on par with the visuals too. Excellent VFX and audio mix 🫡 Expecting a commercial action flick. - Rkaaayy

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