The story traces the lives of a brother-sister duo and their spouses, whose lives are weaved in sex, lies, deception and jealousy. Throw in some money and property and a curious stranger who enters their lives and there comes in the need for many games of one-upmanship. Who eventually wins?
Hemanth Hegde's films are usually filled with masala enough to appeal to the commercial audience. Sa, too, is nothing short, with an interesting storyline, where you have the entangled lives of four individuals in Sakleshpur, which adds more than just fuel for a rollercoaster narrative.
There is adultery, passion, crime, murder, deceit and a whodunnit mystery, which could have well been an edge-of-a-seat thriller for the viewers, given the plot twists are nothing short of an Abbas-Mastan thriller.
Sadly, the film falters on the technical front, with some jagged cinematography, amateur visual effects and some scenes and dialogues that evoke unnecessary comedy. Also, inappropriate clothing, which includes the two heroines in short numbers in the most intense scenes, takes away the seriousness and drama the narrative aimed to achieve. One only feels sorry, given that this film as a story had great potential, but the there was quite a bit lost in translation.
For those who like relationship capers that go beyond the candyfloss genre, this could still be worth a visit to the cinema halls, given that the makers have tried to show a peek into the debauchery and incestuous lives of the rich in the hilly estates in Karnataka.