Chintakayala Ravi

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Chintakayala Ravi
Chintakayala Ravi.jpg
Software Engineer
Directed by Yogi
Produced by Nallamalupu Bujji
Written by Kona Venkat
Screenplay by Yogi
Kona Venkat
Starring Venkatesh
Anushka Shetty
Mamta Mohandas
Music by Songs:
Background Score:
Mani Sharma
Cinematography K. Ravindra Babu
Edited by Sreekar Prasad
Lakshmi Narasimha Productions
Release dates
2 October 2008
Running time
152 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Chintakayala Ravi (Software Engineer) is a 2008 Telugu, romantic comedy produced by Nallamalupu Bujji on Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Productions on banner, directed by Yogi. Starring Venkatesh, Anushka Shetty, Mamta Mohandas and Jr. NTR in an extended cameo. In lead roles and the music composed by Vishal-Shekhar.


Chintakayala Ravi (Venkatesh) works in a bar named Cyber Wave in New York. He is a head waiter; he works with his three friends who also are waiters at the same bar. He has a soft spot for software engineers because he came to the US with the dream of becoming a software pro. Unavoidable circumstances prevented him from reaching that goal.

His mother Seshamamba (Lakskmi) tells everybody in her village in Andhra Pradesh that her son is big software engineer in America. Ravi is hit hard with a sentiment; for the sole reason of not wanting to hurt his mother's feelings, he continues to tell her the sweet lie that he truly is a software engineer in America.

However, problems arise when Seshamamba gets ready to marry her son to Lavanya (Mamta Mohandas), a local village girl, because Lavanya believes Seshamamba when she says that Ravi is a software engineer. So, when Lavanya asks her childhood buddy, Sunitha (Anushka), to enquire about Ravi, the truth comes out that he's a bar waiter. Her family gets angry that Ravi's family lied to them, and when Ravi arrives in the village for betrothal, he is subjected to humiliation. What happens later forms the remaining story. He troubles Sunitha beacuase she had got her information wrong about Ravi when she understands how a good person Ravi is when he saves her father. Throughout the movie Ravi and Sunitha becomes good friends and Ravi plans to find a guy for Sunitha to marry. . She aims to rejoining Ravi & Lavanya, but however it didn't work out. Ravi had saved Srikanth's life while he was in America. Srikanth comes to Lavanya home tries to convince her parents, explaining Ravi is a good person. As Srikanth joins hands with Lavanya parents about Ravi marriage with Lavanya. Ravi and Sunitha fall in love with each other. Both love each other, and isn't known till the time of Ravi and Lavanya marriage while an hour waits before Ravi marries Lavanya. Ravi's hidden secret is known and ends off with Ravi marrying Sunitha.


Anushka Shetty was selected as lead heroine marking her first collaboration with Venaktesh.


Chintakayala Ravi
Film score by Vishal-Shekhar
Released 2008
Genre Soundtrack
Length 28:24
Label Aditya Music
Producer Vishal-Shekhar
Vishal-Shekhar chronology
Tashan Chintakayala Ravi Bachna Ae Haseeno

Music composed by Vishal-Shekhar. Lyrics written by Chandrabose. Music released on ADITYA Music Company.

No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Bagundey Bagundey"   Vijay Prakash, Hamsika Iyer 5:21
2. "Oh Sunitha"   Shankar Mahadevan 3:46
3. "Shava Shava Bhalle Bhalle"   Shankar Mahadevan, Mahalakshmi Iyer 4:15
4. "Merupula"   Rajesh, Shreya Ghoshal 4:50
5. "Enduko"   Sonu Nigam, Mahalakshmi Iyer 4:44
6. "Valla Valla"   KK, Sunidhi Chauhan 5:17
Total length:

The soundtrack features 6 songs composed by Vishal-Shekhar with lyrics written by Chandrabose.[1]

No. Song Singers Notes
1 "Enduko" Sonu Nigam, Mahalakshmi Iyer picturised on Venkatesh and Mamta Mohandas
2 "Merupula" Shreya Ghoshal picturised on Venkatesh and Mamta Mohandas
3 "Valla Valla Baby" Krishna Kumar Kunnath, Sunidhi Chauhan Picturised in a bar with Venkatesh and Aarti Chhabria in an item song
4 "Oh Sunitha" Shankar Mahadevan picturised as Venkatesh troubles Anushka Shetty
5 "Shava Shava Bhalle Bhalle" Mahalakshmi Iyer, Shankar Mahadevan picturised as a party song with Venkatesh and Anushka along with a special appearance from NTR Jr.
6 "Bagundey Bagundey" Vijay Prakash, Hamsika Iyer picturised on Venkatesh and Anushka Shetty


Filmfare Awards South


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