Aaro Pranam (transl. Sixth Life) is a 1997 Indian Telugu-language film directed by Veeru K and stars Vineeth and Soundarya.

Aaro Pranam
Aaro Pranam.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byVeeru K
Written byVeeru K
Produced byV. Sreenivasa Reddy
CinematographyV Srinivas Reddy
Music byVeeru K
Release date
26 September 1997
Running time
140 minutes


The film is about a relationship between a man, Chandi, and a woman, Akankshaa, who is one year older than the man. How they convince their relatives to accept their relationship forms the rest of the story.[1][2]



The film was shot at Annapurna Studios in Hyderabad.[3] The film was initially planned as a bilingual, with a Tamil title of Kadallikkalam Vaa, but eventually was not made.[4]


All music is composed by Viru.K.

1."Preminchava"Sirivennela Seetharama SastryAnnupamaa, K. S. Chithra, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 
2."Pedaviki Pedavi"ChandraboseLavanya, Mano 
3."Chelli Chenta Levu"Saddeve DevendraK. S. Chithra, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 
4."Tell Me You Love Me"Saddeve DevendraK. S. Chithra, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam 
5."Venavantra Abbai"Sirivennela Seetharama SastryJikki, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Mano, Sujatha Mohan 
6."Makhana Makhana"Bhuvana ChandraMano, Rajgopal Reddy 


The concept of a man dating an older woman is prevalent in the film Ye Maaya Chesave (Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa in Tamil).[2]


Year Award Nominee Outcome Ref.
1997 Nandi Award for Best First Film of a Director Veeru K Won [6]
Nandi Special Jury Award Chanti (Art Director) Won [7]


  1. ^ Karthik Keramalu (27 January 2017). "Barely Dressed, Barely There Heroine: Tollywood's Misogyny Lingers".
  2. ^ a b Nadadhur, Srivathsan (13 February 2018). "Films and love, undone by barriers". The Hindu. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  3. ^ Shekhar H Hooli (19 February 2019). "Pulagam Chinnarayana's interview on national-level recognition for Maya Bazar Madhura Smruthulu". International Business Times.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". www.minnoviyam.com. Archived from the original on 20 April 1999. Retrieved 12 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Aaro Pranam (1997)". Music India Online. Retrieved 18 September 2019.
  6. ^ Gopal, L. Venu (7 January 2011). "Nandi Awards 1997–2000". Telugu Cinema Chartira. Retrieved 17 September 2019.
  7. ^ Jeevi (17 July 2002). "Interview with Chanti Addala". idlebrain.

External linksEdit