Tulasi Dalam (film)

Tulasi Dalam is a 2016 Indian Telugu horror thriller film directed and produced by R. P. Patnaik. The film features Nishchal and Vandana Gupta in the lead roles and R. P. Patnaik in an important role with Brahmanandam and Duvvasi Mohan in the supporting roles. The film was released worldwide on 11 March 2016.[1]

Tulasi Dalam
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Directed byR. P. Patnaik
Produced byR. P. Patnaik
Vandana Gupta
R. P. Patnaik
Music byR. P. Patnaik
CinematographySarath Mandava
Edited bySB Uddhav
Release date
  • 11 March 2016 (2016-03-11)
Running time
118 min


Satvik (Nishchal Deva) who is an orphan moving to Las Vegas to be with his girlfriend, Nisha (Vandana Guptra). He stays in an apartment with a roommate, Subbu (Suneel Boddepalli). Satvik is a staunch non-believer in ghosts, and keeps rubbishing other’s beliefs too. During a heated argument, Subbu challenges Satvik to spend a night in the nearby cemetery, all by himself. Satvik accepts this challenge, and succeeds too. But that’s when the actual trouble starts. Satvik starts experiencing paranormal activities ever since he returns from the graveyard. He starts to notice the spirit of a young girl, Shanti, following him around. Giving up, he finally approaches Dr. Tilak (R. P. Patnaik) who is researching on paranormal activities. Dr. Tilak helps them solve their problems. Who exactly is Shanti? Why is she following Satvik? How does Dr. Tilak help in bringing about peace forms the rest.



Tulasi Dalam was released on 11 March 2016 across Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.


Tulasi Dalam received negative response from critics. Y. Sunitha Chowdary of The Hindu found out was the movie was absurd and had an underdeveloped plot.[4]123telugu.com gave the film 2 out of 5 stars and stated that the film was a Lousy Horror Thriller.[5]