Loafer (2015 film)
Loafer is a 2015 Indian Telugu-language action drama film directed by Puri Jagannadh. It features Varun Tej and newcomer Disha Patani in the lead roles while Revathi and Posani Krishna Murali appear in crucial supporting roles. The film was officially launched on 8 July 2015 in Hyderabad.
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Puri Jagannadh|
|Produced by||C. Kalyan|
|Written by||Puri Jagannadh|
|Music by||Sunil Kashyap|
|Edited by||S. R. Sekhar|
The film was released on 17 December 2015 in more than 750 screens across the globe and received mixed reviews from critics and eventually underperformed at the box office. It was later dubbed into Hindi under the title Loafer The Hero for direct telecast on Zee Cinema in 2016.It was later dubbed in Tamil.
Murali (Posani Krishna Murali) and his wife, Lakshmi Devi (Revathi) are a married couple who are deeply in love are the parents of Raja (Varun Tej). Murali demands money from his mother and father-in-law, Lakshmi Devi's parents, which prompts Lakshmi Devi to separate from him. Murali steals their son Raja from his wife and takes him to Jodhpur where they live as grifters. A girl, Parijatam (Disha Patani) arrives in Jodhpur while escaping from an unwanted marriage proposal. Raja and Parijatam fall in love with one another, which causes Murali to reveal Parijatam's location to her family.
- Varun Tej as Raja Murali
- Disha Patani as Mounika/Parijatham
- Revathi as Lakshmi Murali, Raja's mother
- Posani Krishna Murali as Murali, Raja's father
- Brahmanandam as Srimanthudu
- Mukesh Rishi as Mouni's father
- Ali as Spider Babu
- Charandeep Surineni as Rama
- Pavitra Lokesh as Mounika's mother
- Dhanraj as Raja's friend
- Sapthagiri as Raja's friend
- Uttej as Tourist @ Jodhpur fort
- Sandeep Madhav as thief
- Nora Fatehi as an item number "Nokkey Dochey"
Puri was approached by C. Kalyan to direct a film for Varun Tej. The filming began at July 2015 and completed in October 2015.
|Soundtrack album by|
|Released||7 December 2015|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1.||"Nokkey Dochey"||Kandikonda||Sunil Kashyap, Spurthi|
|2.||"Nuvvedusthunte"||Bhaskara Bhatla||Yazin Nizar|
|3.||"Jiya Jale"||Bhaskara Bhatla||Yazin Nizar, Pranavi|
|4.||"Suvvi Suvvalamma"||Suddala Ashok Teja||Karunya|
|5.||"Chutta Beedi"||Bhaskara Bhatla||Rahul, Sravana Bhargavi|
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