Doosukeltha (English: Surge Ahead) is a 2013 Telugu action comedy film directed by Veeru Potla. The film stars Manchu Vishnu[3] and Lavanya Tripathi, who made her debut in Andala Rakshasi. Mani Sharma composed the music for the film.[4] Dr. Mohan Babu produced the film under the banner of 24 Frames Factory and it received a U/A Certificate.[5] It was released on 17 October 2013.[2] The film received positive reviews from critics.

Doosukeltha poster.jpg
Theatrical Release poster
Directed byVeeru Potla
Produced byMohan Babu
Screenplay byVeeru Potla
Story byVeeru Potla
StarringVishnu Manchu
Lavanya Tripathi
Narrated byRavi Teja
Music byMani Sharma
CinematographySarvesh Murari
Edited byMarthand K. Venkatesh
Distributed by24 Frames Factory (worldwide) [1]
Release date
  • 17 October 2013 (2013-10-17)
Budget200 million (US$2.8 million)
Box office623 million (US$8.7 million)(84 days)


A small bet by Chinna (Vishnu) during his childhood results in his family escaping from a village. Eventually, he grows to become a street smart and intelligent man with a kind heart. Due to his act, the life of Alekhya (Lavanya) also gets disturbed, and her family immediately disowns her. She grows to become a doctor, and a chance incident gets her in touch with Chinna. He starts liking her and also protects her from some unidentified killers. However, after discovering his real identity, Alekhya puts him away. In order to repair the mistake that he did in his childhood, Chinna decides to get Alekhya back to her family, and whether that happens or not forms the rest of the story.



The music was composed by Mani Sharma and released by Junglee Music. All lyrics were written by Ramajogayya Sastry.

Soundtrack album by
LabelJunglee Music
ProducerMani Sharma
Mani Sharma chronology
Prema Geema Janta Nai
1."Appudappudu"Dinakar, Narendra4:51
2."Modatti Saari"Rahul Sipligunj, Sudhamayi4:55
3."Soodimande"Rahul Sipligunj, Sahiti4:53
4."2010 Summerlo"Sweekar4:55
5."Tandavamade Shivudae"Shaan, Geetha Madhuri5:08
6."Doosukeltha"Dinakar, Narendra3:28
7."Uggupaala Rojullone"Geetha Madhuri0:34
Total length:28:44


The film was released on 17 October 2013 to over 900 screens.[6]

Box officeEdit


The film opened with 85–90% occupancy on the first day and earned 16.63 crore. On the film's first weekend, profits were approximately 357.5 million at the box office. Doosukeltha earned 350 million (US$4.9 million) in its first week.[7] The film became Manchu Vishnu's biggest opener in his career. Final worldwide earnings were 952.5 million, also making it the biggest hit ever in Vishnu Manchu's overseas career.[8]


The film was released on 43 screens overseas. In the first weekend alone it earned 2.5 million at the box office and 22.5 million at the box office overseas. The film record of Denikaina Reddy also starred Manchu Vishnu. The film is also the highest earning film in a Vishu's career.[9] Doosukeltha earned 12.5 million net in the overseas market.

Critical receptionEdit

The film received positive reviews from critics. gave it a score of 7/10 stating that it was an "Out & out family entertainer with a decent mix of action elements." [10] Idlebrain wrote: "First half of the film deals with action and romance episodes. The second half has entertainment and family orientation. Doosukeltha is a film that follows commercial format of entertainment movies to a T. Plus points are Vishnu and entertainment in the second half."[11]


  1. ^ "24 frames factory bags 'Erra Bus' worldwide release rights". 11 November 2014. Retrieved 11 November 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Vishnu Manchu's Doosukeltha to release on October 17". Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  3. ^ "Manchu Vishnu's 'Doosukeltha' shooting in Hyderabad – Telugu Movie News". 8 June 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014.
  4. ^ "High hopes on Doosukeltha". Postnoon. Archived from the original on 27 September 2013. Retrieved 4 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Doosukeltha gets a U/A Certificate". Retrieved 7 October 2013.
  6. ^ Shekhar (16 October 2013). "Vishnu Manchu's Doosukeltha To Release in 900 Screens – Oneindia Entertainment". Retrieved 23 January 2014.
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  8. ^ "Doosukeltha 6th day collections". Sakshi Post. 22 October 2013. Archived from the original on 27 October 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014.
  9. ^ "'Doosukeltha' Box Office Collection (Overseas): Vishnu Manchu Starrer Earns Over ₹25 Lakh in Opening Weekend – International Business Times". 22 October 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014.
  10. ^ "Doosukeltha Movie Review by FilmFog". Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 17 October 2013.
  11. ^ "Doosukeltha review – Telugu cinema review – Vishnu Manchu, Lavanya Tripathi, Pankaj Tripathi, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Brahmanandam, Vennela Kishore, Sravan, Ali, Master Bharath, Annapurna, Rajitha, Hema etc". 17 October 2013. Retrieved 23 January 2014.

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