Akasa Veedhilo (transl. In the streets of the sky) is a 2001 Indian Telugu-language drama film written and directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao. Produced by Ramoji Rao, the film stars Nagarjuna, Rajendra Prasad, Raveena Tandon and Kasthuri, with music composed by M. M. Keeravani.
|Directed by||Singeetam Srinivasa Rao|
|Written by||Singeetam Srinivasa Rao|
Paruchuri Brothers (dialogue)
|Produced by||Ramoji Rao|
|Cinematography||S. Gopal Reddy|
|Edited by||A. Sreekar Prasad|
|Music by||M.M. Keeravani|
|Distributed by||Mayuri Films|
Chandu (Nagarjuna) and Suri (Rajendra Prasad) are domestic pilots and thick friends. Indu (Raveena Tandon) and Padma (Kasthuri) are very good friends. Chandu marries Indu and Suri marries Padma. Indu and Padma become pregnant. Indu meets with a car accident and she becomes infertile. Padma gives birth to twins, Ram and Lakshman (Master Teja). Indu and Chandu adopt Ram. After three years, Lakshman is diagnosed with Acute Leukemia He needs to undergo bone marrow transplantation. Indu refuses and flees with Ram to Delhi fearing that Chandu will force her to send Ram for operation. Later on, she realizes her mistake and boards a flight to return to her husband so that Ram can be operated upon. Pakistani militants hijack the flight and they divert the flight's route. Whilst Chandu rescues the hijacked flight and Lakshman recuperates from the Cancer.
- Nagarjuna Akkineni as Chandu / Chandra Shekar
- Raveena Tandon as Indu
- Rajendra Prasad as Suri Babu
- Kasthuri as Padma
- Rahul Dev as Terrorist
- Kota Srinivasa Rao as G.K.
- Sudhakar as Mohan
- Mallikarjuna Rao as Bhajanlal
- Giri Babu as Jagadiswara Rao
- Chalapathi Rao
- M. S. Narayana
- Lakshmi Ratan as Prasad Rao
- Kaushal Manda as Terrorist
- Raghunatha Reddy
- Shankar Melkote
- Ironleg Sastry as Himself
- Siva Parvathi as G.K's wife
- Sri Lakshmi
- Rajitha as Kamala
- Madhurisen as Air Hostess
- Master Naveen as Ram and Laksham (dual role)
|Film score by|
|Producer||M. M. Keeravani|
|M. M. Keeravani chronology|
|1.||"Vennello Aadapilla"||Chandrabose||Devi Sri Prasad, Ganga||4:49|
|2.||"Yem Strokichavu Guru"||Bhuvanachandra||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Chitra||4:48|
|3.||"Mallechinukula Vanalle"||Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry||Shashi Preetam, Ganga||4:16|
|4.||"Hottara Bera Bera"||Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry||Suresh Peters||5:00|
|5.||"Babre Babre"||Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry||Shashi Preetam, Ganga||4:33|
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