Hello Brother (1994 film)

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Hello Brother
Directed by E V V Satyanarayana
Produced by S. Gopal Reddy
Dr.K.L. Narayana
Written by E.V.V. Satyanarayana
Starring Akkineni Nagarjuna
Ramya Krishna
Soundarya
Music by Raj-Koti
Production
company
Sri Durga Arts
Release dates April 20, 1994
Country India
Language Telugu

Hello Brother is a 1994 Telugu blockbuster comedy film produced by Dr.K.L. Narayana on Sri Durga Arts banner, directed by E V V Satyanarayana. Starring Akkineni Nagarjuna, Ramya Krishna, Soundarya in lead roles and music was given by Raj-Koti. The film recorded Industry Hit at box-office. It was also dubbed into Tamil with the same title and it was also hit there too.

Nagarjuna plays a dual role. Dialogues of the film are written by witty L.B. Sriram. This film has shades of Hong Kong action comedy Twin Dragons (starring Jackie Chan), and was later remade in Kannada as Cheluva with V. Ravichandran and Hindi as Judwaa with Salman Khan.


Plot[edit]

Misro (Charan Raj) is a dacoit SP Chakravarthy (Sarath Babu) arrests him. Misro wounds himself and is taken to hospital for cure, where Chakravarthy is waiting for his wife Geeta (Sangeetha) who is on labor and she gives birth to twins and the doctor says that both children have reflection mentality, that means "if it pains to one other also hearts" depending on distance. Misro escapes and takes one of the twins with him, hurting Geeta. Chakravathy goes behind him but he could not find the child but shoots Misro. The child was taken by a lady who works as a daily labour with her husband. They have a daughter and one day in an accident at construction place were killed. The two children become orphans and they grew up but the brother Deva (Nagarjuna) with his friend Kaasi another orphan (Brahmanandam) become thieves for earning. On the other hand, Geetha goes into coma and Chakravarthy takes her to America for cure, where other twin Ravi Varma (also Nagarjuna) is brought up. He returns India as a rock start to give performances here. He is received by Giribabu (Chakravarthy's friend) who wishes to give his daughter Manga (Ramya Krishna) to him. But Ramya is in love with Deva. In the airport he sees Ooha (Soundarya) daughter of Akkamanba (Annapurna) who is organizing his public performances and falls in love with her. Simhachalam (Srihari) who is Akkamanba's brother also wishes to marry Ooha. Meanwhile at home Manga advances with him thinking he is Deva only. One day in a restaurant they see each other and find that they are identical which leads to hilarious misunderstandings.

Meanwhile Deva's sister Kasthuri (Aruna Sri) sees local goon Mitra (Napoleon) son of Misro killing an Inspector on the road and provides evidence in the court. Enraged Mitra teases her and Deva fights with him. So Mitra wants to take revenge against Deva, he sends his henchmen (Sivaji Raja) as bride to Kasthuri, but Deva breaks up the plan and makes his sister marriage with another guy. Court decides death sentence to Mitra. Days pass Kasthuri becomes pregnant and she is admitted into hospital for delivery. Deva asks Ravi to stay at hospital as he is going in search of money, Ravi visits with his father Chakravarthy. At the same time Mitra escapes from jail comes to hospital to kidnap Kasthuri and recognizes Chakravarthy that he who killed is father Misro and also knows that Deva is his son. He blackmails Deva to get Chakravarthy to release Kasthuri. Deva who doesn't know that Chakravarthy is his father goes to his house where Geetha also comes out from coma by Deva's touch and he comes to know the truth that they are his parents. Finally, Deva & Ravi joins together, protects their father and sister from Mitra and the story ends with the duo marrying their respective ladies.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Hello Brother
Film score
Released 1994
Genre Soundtrack
Length 30:34
Label Supreme Music

Music composed by Raj-Koti. All songs are blockbusters. Music released on SUPREME Music company.

No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Ekkandayya Baabu"   Vennelakanti SP Balu,Chitra 5:06
2. "Manasichhi Icchi"   Veturi Sundararama Murthy SP Balu,Chitra 5:10
3. "Abba Em Dhebba"   Veturi Sundararama Murthy SP Balu,Chitra 4:50
4. "Shukkesi Pakkesi"   Veturi Sundararama Murthy SP Balu,Chitra 4:27
5. "Kanne Pettaro"   Bhuvanachandra SP Balu,Chitra 4:40
6. "Priya Ragaaley"   Bhuvanachandra SP Balu,Chitra 6:06
Total length:
30:34

Reception[edit]

The movie was largely appreciated and was highly successful at Box-office. The comedy from the film by Kota Srinivasarao and Brahmanandam was popular. Nagarjuna proved, with this film, that he can do comedy roles. It was a industry hit and made new records in Tollywood and was the best movie of 1994.

Remakes[edit]

Year Film Cast Director Notes
1997 Judwaa Salman Khan David Dhawan
1997 Cheluva V. Ravichandran V. Ravichandran

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