Geetha Arts is an Indian film production and distribution company known for its works in Telugu cinema. It is one of the largest and most successful production houses in South Indian cinema.[1][2] It was established in 1972 by Allu Aravind.[3] It has produced around 60 films majority of them in Telugu in addition to a few films in Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, and Kannada languages.

Geetha Arts
TypePrivate
IndustryEntertainment
Founded1972; 51 years ago (1972) in Hyderabad, India
Headquarters,
India
Key people
Allu Aravind
Allu Arjun
Allu Venkatesh
Allu Sirish
ProductsFilms
OwnerAllu Aravind
SubsidiariesGA2 Pictures
Websitewww.geethaarts.com Edit this at Wikidata YouTube Channel

Geetha Arts marked its beginning through the 1974 Teugu film Bantrothu Bharya. The company has produced films featuring actors such as Chiranjeevi, Rajinikanth, Aamir Khan, Ravichandran, Pawan Kalyan, Allu Arjun, Ganesh, Nani, Ram Charan, and Kartik Aaryan.[4][5][6][7][8] It has also expanded its presence into film distribution, exhibition and digital content.[9]

History edit

Geetha Arts is an Indian film production and distribution company established in 1972 by Allu Aravind, the son of veteran Telugu comedian Allu Ramalingaiah.[3] The company was named after the Hindu philosophical text Bhagavad Geeta which inspired Allu Aravind.[10] It is formerly known as Geetha Art Productions, Geetha Cine Enterprises, Geetha Creative Arts.

Online streaming service edit

Allu Aravind in association with MyHome Group owner Rameswar Rao Jupally started an OTT service named Aha which went live on February 8, 2020.[11][9]

Film production edit

Key
Denotes films that have not yet been released

Geetha Arts edit

Year Film Language Director Notes Ref(s).
1974 Bantrothu Bharya Telugu Dasari Narayana Rao Produced as Geetha Art Productions
1975 Devude Digivaste Telugu Dasari Narayana Rao Produced as Geetha Art Productions
1979 Maavullo Mahasivudu Telugu Raja Chandra Produced as Geetha Cine Enterprises
1982 Yamakinkarudu Telugu Raj Bharat Produced as Geetha Creative Arts
1984 Hero Telugu Vijaya Bapineedu
1985 Vijetha Telugu A. Kodandarami Reddy Remake of Hindi film Saaheb [4]
1987 Aradhana Telugu Bharathiraja Remake of Tamil film Kadalora Kavithaigal
Pasivadi Pranam Telugu A. Kodandarami Reddy Remake of Malayalam film

Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal

1989 Attaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu Telugu A. Kodandarami Reddy
Mappillai Tamil Rajasekhar Remake of Telugu film

Attaku Yamudu Ammayiki Mogudu

1990 Pratibandh Hindi Ravi Raja Pinisetty Remake of Telugu film Ankusam
1993 Mechanic Alludu Telugu B. Gopal
1994 The Gentleman Hindi Mahesh Bhatt Remake of Tamil film Gentleman (1993 film)
1996 Akkada Ammayi Ikkada Abbayi Telugu E. V. V. Satyanarayana Remake of Hindi film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
1997 Master Telugu Suresh Krissna [4]
1998 Mangalyam Tantunanena Kannada V. S Reddy Remake of Telugu film Pavitra Bandham [4]
2000 Kunwara Hindi David Dhawan Remake of Telugu film Bavagaru Bagunnara?
2001 Daddy Telugu Suresh Krissna
2002 Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai Hindi K. Muralimohana Rao Remake of Tamil film Love Today (1997 film)
2003 Johnny Telugu Pawan Kalyan [4]
2005 Andarivaadu Telugu Srinu Vaitla
2006 Happy Telugu A. Karunakaran
2008 Jalsa Telugu Trivikram Srinivas Santosham Best Film Award
Ghajini Hindi AR Murugadoss Remake of Tamil film Ghajini [5]
2009 Magadheera Telugu S.S. Rajamouli National Film Award for Best Special Effects
Nandi Award for Best Popular Feature Film
Filmfare Award for Best Film – Telugu
Co-produced with B. V. S. N. Prasad
[4]
2011 100% Love Telugu Sukumar
Badrinaath Telugu V. V. Vinayak
2014 Kotha Janta Telugu Maruthi
Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitham Telugu A.S. Ravi Kumar Chowdary co-produced with Sri Venkateswara Creations
2015 Darling Tamil Sam Anton Remake of Telugu film Prema Katha Chitram
2016 Sarrainodu Telugu Boyapati Srinu co-produced with Shanam Naga Ashok Kumar [4]
Srirastu Subhamastu Telugu Parasuram
Dhruva Telugu Surender Reddy co-produced Nv prasad

Remake of Tamil film Thani Oruvan

[4]
2020 Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo Telugu Trivikram Srinivas co-produced with Haarika & Hassine Creations
TBA AA22 Telugu Trivikram Srinivas co-produced with Haarika & Hassine Creations

Prashanthi Creations (Sastry, Aravind) edit

Year Film Language Director Ref(s).
1982 Subhalekha Telugu K. Viswanath

Sri Sai Ram Arts (Venkateswara Rao, Aravind) edit

Year Film Language Director Ref(s).
1991 Rowdy Alludu Telugu K. Raghavendra Rao
2000 Annayya Telugu Muthyala Subbaiah

Sri Raghavendra Movie Corporation, Siri Media Arts and United Producers (Dutt, Aravind) edit

Year Film Language Director Ref(s).
1996 Pelli Sandadi Telugu K. Raghavendra Rao
1997 Mere Sapno Ki Rani Hindi K. Raghavendra Rao
1998 Paradesi Telugu K. Raghavendra Rao
Ninaithen Vandhai Tamil K. Selva Bharathy [4]
2003 Pellam Oorelithe Telugu S. V. Krishna Reddy [4]
Gangotri Telugu K. Raghavendra Rao [4]
Calcutta Mail Hindi Sudhir Mishra
2004 Intlo Srimathi Veedhilo Kumari Telugu K. Vasu

Kshitij Production Combines (Mukesh, Aravind) edit

Year Film Language Director Ref(s).
1999 Kaun? Hindi Ram Gopal Varma

Siri Venkateswara Productions (Satya Narayana, Aravind) edit

Year Film Language Director Ref(s).
2005 Bunny Telugu V. V. Vinayak

GA2 Pictures edit

GA2 Pictures is the indie production arm of Geetha Arts, on which they produce small and medium-budgeted films, managed by Bunny Vas.

Year Film Language Director Cast Notes Ref(s).
2015 Bhale Bhale Magadivoy Telugu Maruthi Nani and Lavanya Tripathi Co-production with UV Creations[7]
2016 Sundaranga Jaana Kannada Ramesh Aravind Ganesh, Shanvi Srivastava Co-production with Rockline Entertainments
2018 Geetha Govindam Telugu Parasuram Vijay Devarakonda and Rashmika Mandanna
Taxiwaala Telugu Rahul Sankrityan Vijay Deverakonda, Priyanka Jawalkar and Malavika Nair Co-production with UV Creations
2019 Prati Roju Pandage Telugu Maruthi Sai Dharam Tej and Rashi Khanna Co-production with UV Creations
2021 Chaavu Kaburu Challaga Telugu Koushik Pegallapati Kartikeya Gummakonda and Lavanya Tripathi
Most Eligible Bachelor Telugu Bhaskar Akhil Akkineni and Pooja Hegde
2022 Pakka Commercial Telugu Maruthi Gopichand and Raashi Khanna Co-production with UV Creations
Urvasivo Rakshasivo Telugu Rakesh Shashii Allu Sirish and Anu Emmanuel Co-production with Shri Tirumala Production Pvt. Ltd
18 Pages Telugu Palnati Surya Pratap Nikhil Siddharth and Anupama Parameswaran Co-production with Sukumar Writings
2023 Vinaro Bhagyamu Vishnu Katha Telugu Murali Kishor Abburu Kiran Abbavaram and Kashmira
Kotabommali PS Telugu Teja Marni Srikanth, Rahul Vijay, and Shivani Rajasekhar
2024 Thandel Telugu Chandoo Mondeti Naga Chaitanya and Sai Pallavi

V4 Movies (GA2 and Studio Green) edit

Year Film Language Director Ref(s).
2017 Next Nuvve Telugu ETV Prabhakar

Allu Bobby Company (Bobby and Aravind) edit

Year Film Language Director Ref(s).
2022 Ghani Telugu Kiran Korrapati

Allu Entertainment edit

Year Film Language Director Notes Ref(s).
2022 Jersey Hindi Gowtham Tinnanuri Co-produced with Dil Raju Productions, Sithara Entertainments & Brat Films [8]
2023 Shehzada Hindi Rohit Dhawan Co-produced with Haarika & Haasini Creations, T-Series & Brat Films

Film distribution edit

Geetha Film Distributors edit

Geetha Film Distributors (GFD), a subsidiary of Geetha Arts has released over 300 Telugu, Hindi and English films in Andhra Pradesh.

References edit

  1. ^ "Clans in Indian Cinema: The Allu-Konidela Family of Telugu Superstars and Film Producers". News18. 19 April 2021. Retrieved 14 May 2023.
  2. ^ "Allu Aravind Turns 74: The Veteran Producer Who Gave us Chiranjeevi And Pawan Kalyan". News18. 10 January 2023. Retrieved 7 May 2023.
  3. ^ a b "Clans in Indian Cinema: The Allu-Konidela Family of Telugu Superstars and Film Producers". News18. 19 April 2021.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Allu Sirish announces new film". Mint. 30 May 2021. Retrieved 12 August 2022.
  5. ^ a b "Allu Aravind is proud of son Allu Arjun". The Indian Express. 9 July 2016. Retrieved 12 August 2022.
  6. ^ "AR Murugadoss to direct Allu Arjun soon?". The Times of India.
  7. ^ a b "Bhale Bhale Magadivoy , a Family entertainer". The Hans India. 3 March 2015.
  8. ^ a b Jha, Lata (5 May 2022). "Southern studios take a slice of business from their remakes for northern markets". Mint. Retrieved 12 August 2022.
  9. ^ a b V, Narayanan (15 April 2022). "OTT platform aha eyeing pan-India expansion". Business Line. Retrieved 12 August 2022.
  10. ^ "Allu Sirish Revealed the Secret Behind Geetha Arts Name". Tupaki. Retrieved 12 August 2022.
  11. ^ "Regional OTT platform aha forays into Tamil market". Business Line. 15 April 2022. Retrieved 12 August 2022.
  12. ^ "Timesofap Redirecting ..."

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