Nuvvu Nenu

Nuvvu Nenu is a 2001 Indian Telugu-language romantic drama film directed by Teja who co-wrote it with Dasaradh. The film stars Uday Kiran and Anita while Sunil, Banerjee, Tanikella Bharani, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam, and Telangana Shakuntala play the supporting roles.

Nuvvu Nenu
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Directed byTeja
Written byTeja
Produced byP. Kiran
StarringUday Kiran
CinematographyRasool Ellore
Music byR. P. Patnaik
Release date
  • 10 August 2001 (2001-08-10)

Released on 10 August 2001, the film was a commercial success.[1][2] It won four Filmfare Awards South, including Best Film – Telugu and five Nandi Awards in various categories.[3]


Ravi is the son of a multimillionaire in Hyderabad. Vasundhara is the daughter of a milk supplier. Ravi and Vasundhara study in the same college. The film starts with Vasundhara showing hatred towards Ravi, as he is a sportsman who is not good at studies. Over a period of time, her hatred turns into love. Finally, he falls in love with her too, but their parents do not agree to their marriage. Their parents plan to avoid their marriage by giving the couple a clause that they should not meet each other for one year. If their love remains even after one year then their parents will agree to their marriage.

Ravi's father puts him under house arrest in Mumbai. while Vasundhara's father takes her to his hometown and arranges her marriage with another man. However both Ravi and Vasundara manage to escape. The rest of the story is about how the pair unites against all odds.



Teja contacted Madhavan's spokesperson to sign the actor for the lead role in his film. However, his spokesperson denied the offer citing Madhavan's disinterest in acting in Telugu films. Thus, the role went to Uday Kiran.[4]


The music was composed by R. P. Patnaik.

1."Gaajuvaka Pilla"KulasekharR.P. Patnaik, Chorus 
2."Priyatama"KulasekharCharan, Usha, Chorus 
3."Ayyayyo"KulashekharRavi Varma, Usha, Chorus 
4."Nuvvu Nenu"KulasekharKK, Usha 
5."Nee Kosame"KulasekharUsha 
7."Naa Gundelo"KulasekharSandeep, Usha, Chorus 
8."Nuvve Naku Pranam"KulasekharK.K., Usha, Chorus 
9."Gunnamavi"KulasekharMallikarjun, Usha 


Griddaluru Gopalrao of Zamin Ryot praised the film's writing. "For an ordinary story, Teja has written an extra-ordinary screenplay [sic]," Gopalrao added.[5]


Award[a] Date of ceremony[b] Category Recipient(s) Result Ref.
Filmfare Awards South 20 April 2002 Best Film – Telugu Nuvvu Nenu Won [6]
Best Director – Telugu Teja Won
Best Actor – Telugu Uday Kiran Won
Best Music Director – Telugu R. P. Patnaik Won
Nandi Awards 19 October 2002 Best Director Teja Won [8]
Best Character Actor Tanikella Bharani Won
Best Male Comedian Sunil Won
Best Cinematographer Rasool Ellore Won
Best Music Director R. P. Patnaik Won


This movie was remade into Hindi as Yeh Dil (2003),[9] in Tamil as Madurai Veeran (2007)[10] and in Bengali as Dujone (2009).[11] Hassanandani reprised her role in the Hindi version.


  1. ^ Awards are in Alphabetical order.
  2. ^ Date is linked to the article about the awards held that year, wherever possible.


  1. ^ "Actor Uday Kiran was called 'the hat-trick hero'". Retrieved 25 September 2019.
  2. ^ "Uday Kiran Birth Anniversary: 8 foot-tapping numbers of Tollywood's "heartthrob" - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 September 2019.
  3. ^ Apr 6, TNN | Updated; 2002; Ist, 2:39. "Nuvvu Nenu wins 4 Filmfare awards | Hyderabad News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 25 September 2019.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "Did you know that Uday Kiran wasn't the first choice for Nuvvu Nenu? - Times of India". The Times of India.
  5. ^ "ప్రేక్షకుల హృదయాల్లో నువ్వునేను" (PDF). Zamin Ryot (in Telugu). 31 August 2001. Retrieved 29 December 2020.
  6. ^ "The 49th Annual Filmfare Awards South – Nominees". Archived from the original on 10 July 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
  7. ^ "The 49th Annual Filmfare Awards South – Winners". Archived from the original on 10 July 2013. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
  8. ^ "Nandi Film Awards G.O and Results 2001". APFTVTDC. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
  9. ^ "Yeh Dil is a remake of the Telugu blockbuster Nuvvu Nenu". BBC. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
  10. ^ "Maduraiveeran". Sify. 18 April 2007. Retrieved 14 September 2020.
  11. ^ "BOY MEETS GIRL". The Telegraph India. 22 September 2009. Retrieved 14 September 2020.

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