Saleem is a 2009 Telugu film directed by YVS Chowdary (of Devadasu fame). The film was released on 11 December 2009. Starring Ileana D'Cruz and Vishnu Manchu in the lead roles. The film met with negative reviews from critics and was declared a flop at the box office. Movie was later dubbed in Hindi under the title The Fighterman Saleem.
|Directed by||YVS Chowdary|
|Produced by||Mohan Babu|
|Written by||YVS Chowdary
|Music by||Sandeep Chowta|
|Edited by||Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao|
|Distributed by||Big Pictures|
|Budget||₹230 million (US$3.4 million)|
The movie starts with Saleem (Vishnu Manchu) beating up baddies in a village to save his love interest Priya (Ileana). A big flashback is there for him, He is the world's most wanted gangster. He is wanted in Mexico, Switzerland and Miami. In all these places he is big gangster. Why he went after Ileana makes up the rest of the story. Mohan Babu played an important role in this film.
- Manchu Vishnu as Saleem / Munna
- Ileana D'Cruz as Satyavati "Satya"
- Mohan Babu as Ogirala Jogaiah "Ozo"
- Venkat as Krish
- Mukesh Rishi as Appala Naidu
- Ali as Gafar Khan
- Jeeva as Appala Naidu's henchman
- Raghu Babu as Janaki, Ojo's henchman
- Napoleon as Singamanaidu, Satyavati's father
- Kaveri Jha as English teacher
- Banerjee as Appala Naidu's henchman
- Tanikella Bharani as Satyavati's relative
- Prudhviraj as Satyavati's relative
- Jaya Prakash Reddy as Satyavati's relative
- Hema as Satyavati's relative
- Pragathi as Satyavati's mother
- Sivannarayana Naripeddi as Satyavati's relative
- Bharath Reddy as Satyavati's fake groom
- Giri Babu as Singamanaidu's friend
- Master Bharath
- M S Narayana as Satyavati's relative
- Telangana Shakuntala as Nookamma
- Ramya Sri as Appala Naidu's wife
- Giridhar as Satyavati's relative
- Amit Jha
|Soundtrack album by Sandeep Chowtha|
|Released||11 November 2009|
|Sandeep Chowtha chronology|
|1.||"Mama Mia"||Shefali Alvares||05:31|
|2.||"Baby Baby"||Megha Girish||05:19|
|3.||"I Wanna Talk to You"||Nikita Nigam||06:10|
|4.||"Kalti Kalti"||Sandeep Chowtha, Chandrabose||05:38|
|5.||"Lite Le Lo"||Sanjeev Wadhwani, Nikita Nigam||05:11|
|6.||"Freak Out"||Amey Date, Geetha Madhuri||05:18|
|7.||"Swargam Narakam"||Nikita Nigam, Sowmya Raoh||02:19|
|8.||"Poolu Gusa Gusa"||Pradip Somasundaran, Sonu Kakkar||05:29|
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