Harivillu or Hari Villu (Telugu: హరివిల్లు;English title: Rainbow) is a 2003 Telugu drama film written and directed by B. Narsing Rao. The film is produced by D. Rama Naidu of Suresh Productions.[1] This 2003 film is based on the story of a child suffering from cancer and his desires of love and friendship. The film was premiered International Critics' Week-Spotlight on India section at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.[2][3][4]

Hari Villu
Directed byB. Narsing Rao
Produced byD. Rama Naidu
Written byB. Narsing Rao (story)
T. Patanjali Sastri (screenplay)
StarringMaster Sai Subhakar
Baby Nitya
Bhoopal Reddy
Music byB. Narsing Rao
CinematographyApurba Kishore Bir
Edited byKrishna Reddy
Release date
  • 2 April 2003 (2003-04-02)

The plotEdit

Ravi Babu (Master Subhakar) is son of a rich businessman (Bhanuchandar). He is a brilliant student, good painter and talented musician. He is known to be suffering from Cancer and knows that death would embrace him any day. His parents caring and sympathetic for him. Ravi needs love, and the way the parents are providing it is not satisfactory enough to him. A few words of his parents and the lady psychiatrist make him get some solace. But the parents are still unable to find the way to pacify their restlessness son. Manga (Baby Nitya) enters their house as child servant. Ravi makes good friends with her and forgets all the pains. His parents does not like Ravi to move around with a poor girl. The girl gives happiness to Ravi. He sees a peaceful and new world with Manga. He brings out his fantasies and fulfills them in her companionship.


  • Master Sai Subhakar ... Ravi Babu
  • Bhanuchander
  • Baby Nitya ... Manga
  • Haritha
  • Bhoopal Reddy


  1. ^ "Telugu Cinema - Review - Harivillu - Subhakar, Nitya - B Narsing Rao - D Rama Naidu - AK Bir".
  2. ^ The Hindu : Touching tale
  3. ^ http://rrtd.nic.in/Film%20Bulletin-Apl03.htm
  4. ^ "Telugu Cinema - Review - Harivillu - Subhakar, Nitya - B Narsing Rao - D Rama Naidu - AK Bir".

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