Miss India is a 2020 Indian Telugu-language business drama film written and directed by Narendra Nath.[1][2] It stars Keerthy Suresh, Jagapathi Babu, Rajendra Prasad, Naresh, Nadhiya, and Naveen Chandra. The plot follows Manasa Samayuktha (Keerthy), a girl from a middle-class South Indian family, who dreams of having her tea business in the US. The film received average reviews.

Miss India
Official release poster
Directed byNarendra Nath
Written byNarendra Nath
Produced byMahesh S. Koneru
Edited byTammiraju
Music byS. Thaman
East Coast Productions
Distributed byNetflix
Release date
  • 4 November 2020 (2020-11-04)
Running time
138 minutes

The film has been produced by Mahesh S. Koneru under East Coast Productions. Dani Sanchez-Lopez and Sujith Vaassudev handled the cinematography, while S. Thaman composed the music.[3] The film was planned to be released on 17 April 2020 but has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film is released on Netflix on 4 November 2020 in Telugu along with dubbed versions in Tamil and Malayalam.[4]



Manasa Samyuktha (Keerthy Suresh), a woman with big goals from a middle-class family, moves to the US after her brother Arjun (Kamal Kamaraju) got a job. She dreams of starting up her own tea business as promised to her grandfather (Rajendra Prasad) to continue his legacy but her family does not agree due to financial problems. On the way to becoming a successful businesswoman, she is forced to deal with sexism, criticism, and rivalry with Kailash Sivakumar (KSK) (Jagapathi Babu). KSK is a dangerous rival coffee manufacturer who tries to put her down, saying that a woman can never be successful, especially in business. Manasa decides to beat him and show him that a woman can be anything she aspires to be. The story revolves around her journey and the problems she faces while she attempts to start up her business.




Miss India
Soundtrack album by
Released2 November 2020
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelAditya Music
ProducerS. Thaman
S. Thaman chronology
Disco Raja
Miss India
Solo Brathuke So Better
Singles from Miss India
  1. "Kotthaga Kotthaga"
    Released: 7 February 2020
  2. "Lacha Gummadi"
    Released: 28 October 2020
  3. "Theme of Miss India"
    Released: 29 October 2020

The music is composed by S. Thaman and released by Aditya Music. The first single, "Kotthaga Kotthaga" written by Kalyan Chakravarthi and sung by Shreya Ghoshal and S. Thaman, was released on 7 February 2020.[citation needed] The next single "Lacha Gummadi" was sung by Srivardhini and released on 28 October 2020.[5] The third single "Theme of Miss India" was sung by Harika Narayan and Sruthi Ranjani and was released on 29 October 2020.[6] The album was released on 2 November 2020.[7]

Track list
1."Kotthaga Kotthaga"Kalyan ChakravarthiShreya Ghoshal, S. Thaman3:23
2."Lacha Gummadi"Kalyan ChakravarthiSrivardhini3:53
3."Theme of Miss India"Kalyan ChakravarthiHarika Narayan, Sruthi Ranjani3:49
4."Naa Chinni Lokkammea"Neeraja KonaAditi Bhavaraju, Ramya Behara, Sri Krishna3:53
Total length:14:58



The film was released on Netflix on 4 November 2020 in Telugu along with dubbed versions in Tamil and Malayalam Languages.



The film was given average to mixed reviews by reviewers, with praise for the concept but criticism for various contrivances and inconsistencies in the plot, poor dialogues and characterization, and a lack of understanding of misogyny.[8][9][10]


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  2. ^ "Watch: Keerthy Suresh is all style in 'Miss India' teaser". The News Minute. 26 August 2019. Archived from the original on 26 August 2019. Retrieved 31 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Mahanati Actress Keerthy Suresh's Next Film Titled Miss India". CNN-News18. 26 August 2019. Retrieved 10 March 2020.
  4. ^ Kumar, Karthik (14 October 2020). "Keerthy Suresh's Miss India set for November 4 release on Netflix, watch trailer". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 24 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Lacha Gummadi Lyrical Video Song | Miss India Songs | Keerthy Suresh | Narendra Nath | Thaman S". youtube.com. 28 October 2020.
  6. ^ "#MissIndia Theme Lyrical Video Song | Miss India Songs | Keerthy Suresh | Narendra Nath | Thaman S". youtube.com. 29 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Miss India Full Songs Jukebox || Keerthy Suresh | Narendra Nath || Thaman S". YouTube. 2 November 2020.
  8. ^ Dundoo, Sangeetha Devi (4 November 2020). "'Miss India' movie review: Despite Keerthy Suresh and Jagapathi, this under-brewed tale doesn't impress". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 22 April 2023 – via www.thehindu.com.
  9. ^ "'Miss India' review: Keerthy Suresh's paean to tea is a colossal disappointment". The News Minute. 4 November 2020. Retrieved 22 April 2023.
  10. ^ "Miss India Movie Review: A woman sells tea in the US at the expense of us". Cinema Express. 4 November 2020. Retrieved 22 April 2023.