Devaraya (Telugu: దేవరాయ) is a 2012 Telugu fantasy-comedy film starring Srikanth, Meenakshi Dixit and Vidisha in the lead roles directed by Nani Krishna and Produced by Kiran Jakkam Shetty & Nani Krishna. Chakri provided the music. The film was released worldwide on 7 December 2012.
|Directed by||Rajulapati Venkata Krishna Rao (Nani Krishna)|
|Produced by||Kiran Jakkam Shetty|
Rajulapati Venkata Krishna Rao (Nani Krishna)
|Written by||Veerababu Basina|
|Screenplay by||Ravireddy Mallu|
|Edited by||Naveen Nooli|
|Distributed by||Nani Gadi Cinema|
Sunray International Cinema
The film was launched in Hyderabad on 31 August 2011. Srikanth will be seen in a Double role of Sri Krishna Devaraya, a Famous Indian Emperor known for his Contributions in terms of Arts and Literature and Dora Babu, a reckless, irresponsible, hedonistic person in a nondescript village. Meenakshi Dixit who was last seen in an item song in Mahesh Babu's Dookudu is playing the female lead in the film. She appears as a princess alongside Srikanth in it and She felt lucky to essay this role. Kanishka Soni sizzled in item song Bavlu in this movie.
|Soundtrack album to Devaraya by|
|Released||12 September 2012|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
The audio release event of Devaraya was a grand event, which witnessed the presence of Meenakshi Deekshith, Vidisha, Kottaplly Subbaraidu, Prasanna Kumar, Sagar, Tammareddy Bharadwaja, Girish Reddy, Poorna, Sammetta Gandhi, Madhav, Ravi Kumar Chavali, Chakri, Sanvi, Puppala Ramesh, Sivaji Raja, KVV Satyanarayana and many others.
Prominent actor Pawan Kalyan attended the audio launch of Devaraya, which was held at a private auditorium in Hyderabad on 12 September 2012. Pawan Kalyan unveiled the audio CD's amidst huge fanfare and handed it over to AP State minister Ghanta Srinivasa Rao. Later, Pawan Kalyan addressed the music launch function of Devaraya and said that Srikanth is very close to his brother Chiranjeevi and he has very high regard for him. He had seen the trailers of the movie and very impressed with it. He wished the entire team good luck and hoped that the music of the film will be a chartbuster.
|1.||"Sri Krishnaraya"||Venigalla Rambabu||Malavika||02:38|
|2.||"Halale Halale"||Kandikonda||Vinod Kaapu, Adarshini||04:28|
|3.||"Nickker Vesinappudu"||Paidisetti||Chakri, Anjana Sowmya||04:37|
|5.||"Guchi Guchi"||Praveen Lakma||Hari, Kousalya||05:37|
|6.||"Chakkerakeli"||Karunakar||Venu Srirangam, Malavika, Phani, Simha||04:20|
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