Preminchukundam Raa (transl. Come, Let's Love) is a 1997 Telugu action romance film, produced by D. Suresh Babu under Suresh Productions and directed by Jayanth C. Paranjee. The film stars Venkatesh, Anjala Zaveri with music composed by Mani Sharma & Mahesh Mahadevan. The film was a Blockbuster at the box office.
|Directed by||Jayanth C. Paranjee|
|Produced by||D.Suresh Babu|
D. Rama Naidu (presents)
|Written by||Paruchuri Brothers (dialogues)|
|Music by||Mani Sharma (3 songs and Background music)(uncredited)|
Mahesh Mahadevan (3 songs)
|Cinematography||K. Ravindra Babu|
|Edited by||Marthand K. Venkatesh|
Veerabhadraiah (Jaya Prakash Reddy) is a powerful factionist in Rayalaseema who is against love marriages. Sivudu (Srihari) his henchman; Veerabhadraiah's word is an ordinance to him, Sivudu says yes to Veerabhadraiah's each and every deed, even when he killed his own father. Reddappa (Ashok Kumar) is Veerabhadraiah's opponent, both of them are having a family rivalry and they want to eliminate each other.
Giri (Venkatesh) a postgraduate student at Hyderabad is an easy going guy, his parents (Raghunatha Reddy and Annapurna) fix his marriage with his master SRK's (Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao), daughter Indira (Rajitha). One day he quarrels with a bad gang in college, due to their threat his parents send him to Kurnool to his sister Vaani's (Sudha) house. Giri goes to Kurnool, where he meets a young and beautiful girl Kaveri (Anjala Zaveri) staying with her uncle Keshava Rao (Ahuti Prasad) and family. They are neighbors of Giri's brother-in-law Chakrapani (Chandra Mohan) who is Vaani's husband. Giri falls in love with Kaveri. At the same time, Giri's parents fix his engagement. After knowing this, Kaveri starts hating him. Giri comes back to Hyderabad cancels the engagement and goes back to Kurnool, but Kaveri shows an aversion towards him, after some time she realizes his true love towards her and returns to loving him.
Now there is a twist; Kaveri's father is none other than Veerabhadraiah. He comes to know about their love affair and he resents and threatens Giri's family. Immediately, Giri also reacts on Veerabhadraiah and takes Kaveri with him. Veerabhadraiah sends his goons along with Sivudu in their chase. Giri and Kaveri reach Hyderabad, his parents reject their love because they are afraid of Veerabhadraiah, even SRK Master also curses them. Giri takes Kaveri, leaves the house and with his friends' help, makes their marriage arrangements. At the same time, Sivudu and his gang attack them. Giri is injured and Kaveri is separated from him and accidentally reaches SRK's house, he also secures their love, but forcefully Sivudu takes her back to Rayalaseema.
Simultaneously, Chakrapani and Vaani arrive in Hyderabad, they see the injured Giri in the railway station and joins him in the hospital. Looking at his condition, Giri's parents decide to talk to Veerabhadraiah and go to Rayalaseema, he locks down and keeps them in house arrest. Giri comes to consciousness and reaches Rayalaseema. At the same time, Reddappa and his gang attack Sivudu and his family, Giri saves them and his words completely change Sivudu. Finally, Giri protects his parents and takes Kaveri along with them, while they are escaping, Veerabhadraiah tries to kill them, Sivudu obstructs his way and says that he is not correct, which makes him realize and Giri & Kaveri tied in.
- Venkatesh as Giri
- Anjala Zaveri as Kaveri
- Jaya Prakash Reddy as Veerabhadraiah
- Srihari as Sivudu
- Chandra Mohan as Chakrapani
- Ahuti Prasad as Keshava Rao
- Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao as SRK Master
- Gokina Rama Rao as Sivudu's father
- Raghunatha Reddy as Giri's father
- Kolla Ashok Kumar as Reddappa
- Banerjee as Reddappa's henchmen
- Jeeva as Samba
- Babu Mohan as Kavi
- Venu Madhav as Venu
- Brahmanandam as Ramavadhani
- Gundu Hanumantha Rao as Paperboy
- Uttej as Imran
- Annapurna as Giri's mother
- Sudha as Vaani
- Rama Prabha as Bamma
- Rajitha as Indira
- Bangalore Padma as Satyavathi
- Indu Anand as SRK's wife
- Banda Jyothi
- Kalpana Rai as Damayanthi
- Master Ananda Vardhan as Chinnu
- Baby Niharika as Pinky
- Alphonsa (special appearance)
|Soundtrack album by|
|1.||"Alachudu Premalokam"||Sirivennela Seetarama Sastry||Mahesh Mahadevan||SP Balu, Chitra||4:06|
|2.||"Surya Keeritam"||Bhuvanachandra||Mahesh Mahadevan||SP Balu, Anuradha Sriram||5:34|
|3.||"Meghale Thakindi"||Sirivennela Seetarama Sastry||Mani Sharma||SP Balu, Chitra||4:21|
|4.||"Sambarala"||Bhuvanachandra||Mahesh Mahadevan||SP Balu, Chitra, Sangeeth Sajith||5:31|
|5.||"Pellikala Vachesindhe"||Sirivennela Seetarama Sastry||Mani Sharma||Mano, Chitra, Swarnalatha||4:12|
|6.||"O Panaipothundi Babu"||Chandrabose||Mani Sharma||Mano||4:43|
It was the one of the Telugu movie to run 100 days in more than 50 centres and it ran for 50 days in 57 centres.
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