Varun Tej has worked on “Ghani” for nearly three years, and the film marked the first production of Allu Arjun’s elder brother Allu Bobby

Right from his childhood onwards, Ghani’s only dream is to become a professional boxer like his father(Upendra). But due to the politics in the sporting world

A boxing champion Vikramaditya (Upendra) was disgraced for his alleged misconduct in the game before his death in the ring.

Vikramaditya’s wife Madhuri (Nadiya) takes her son to Vizag to start life afresh. Her son Ghani promises that he would never follow in his father’s footsteps or take up boxing games

The rest of the story is about how Ghani becomes a boxing champion and takes revenge on those who wronged his father.

It is evident that Varun Tej has put in a lot of effort to portray the role of a boxer. By going for a complete makeover and achieving the physique required for a champion

Sports dramas require inspiring moments when the protagonist plays the match, but here all we see is only a repeat of punches that don’t give an emotional high

Ghani was released on 8 April 2022.[9] The film was originally scheduled to release on 30 July 2021,[10] but was later postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic in India.

Neeshita Nyayapati of The Times of India rated the film 2.5/5 stars and wrote "Ghani is a decent sports drama, but that’s all it ends up being – decent

Cast: Varun Tej, Saiee Manjrekar, Jagapathi Babu, Upendra, Sunil Shetty, Naveen Chandra and others