Tulasi (film)

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Tulasi
Tulasi Poster.jpg
Directed by Boyapati Srinu
Produced by Daggubati Suresh Babu
Written by Akula Shiva
Boyapati Srinu
Starring Venkatesh
Sivaji
Ramya Krishnan
Nayantara
Ashish Vidyarthi
Music by Devi Sri Prasad
Distributed by Suresh Productions
Release date(s)
  • October 12, 2007 (2007-10-12)
Running time 154 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Tulasi is a 2007 Telugu film directed by Boyapati Srinu. It was later dubbed into Malayalam with the same title. It stars Venkatesh in the lead role as Tulasi Ram and Nayantara as the female lead. Music is scored by Devi Sri Prasad and the film is produced under Suresh Productions. This film story lines are nearly equals to before film Daddy. The film was also dubbed into Hindi as The Real Man Hero.

Plot[edit]

Parvataneni Tulasi Ram aka Tulasi (Venkatesh) is a native of Palnadu region. As his region is well known for factional feuds, his father Dasaradha Ramayya (Vijaykumar) keeps him away in Hyderabad and get him educated and makes him an architect. Once he goes to an abroad trip, where he comes across Vasundhara aka Vasu (Nayantara) and loses his heart. He marries her and they continue to lead a happy life. When Vasu turns pregnant, Tulasi takes her to their native place to share the happy moments with the entire family.

He turns violent when a rival faction pushes his father and teaches all of them a big lesson with a lot of bloodshed. Even as he was silent, the factional feuds continue to haunt him and Vasu couldn't digest the violence and deserts him with their son Harsha (Atulith), when her brother (Sivaji) dies in the attack by factionists. Later, Tulasi comes to know that Harsha has a blood clot in his brain and it may cause hemorrhage. With the help of Dr Surekha (Ramya Krishnan), he summons specialists from abroad to get him operated. When everything is ready for the surgery, a gangster (Ashish Vidyarthi) takes away the boy, as both of his sons were killed by Tulasi. In the climax, again Tulasi turns violent and kills everyone to save his son's life. Learning that violence would not only take the lives but also saves lives, Vasu reunites with Tulasi and the film ends on a happy note.

Cast[edit]

Crew[edit]

  • Director: Boyapati Srinu
  • Story: Akula Shiva
  • Producer: D. Suresh Babu
  • Music: Devi Sri Prasad
  • Fights: Kanal Kannan and Ram Lakshman

Soundtrack[edit]

Tulasi
Soundtrack album to Tulasi by Devi Sri Prasad
Released 22 September 2007
Recorded 2007
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Language Telugu
Label Aditya Music
Producer Devi Sri Prasad
Devi Sri Prasad chronology
Shankar Dada Zindabad
(2007)
Tulasi
(2007)
Jalsa
(2008)

Audio of Tulasi was launched at a function arranged in the song set at Rama Naidu studios in the evening of 22 September 2007. K. Raghavendra Rao, D. Ramanaidu and KL Narayana attended this function as guests. K. Raghavendra Rao released the audio cassette and gave the first unit to D. Ramanaidu. D. Ramanaidu released the audio CD and gave the first unit to Shriya Saran.[1]

Tracklist
No. Title Lyrics Artist(s) Length
1. "Mia Mia"   Chandrabose Naveen, Mamta Mohandas  
2. "Vennelintha"   Chandrabose Venu, Sunitha  
3. "Tula Tula Thulasi"   Chandrabose Tippu, Priya Hemesh  
4. "Hello Boys"   Chandrabose Devi Sri Prasad  
5. "Nee Kallathoti"   Bhaskarabhatla Sagar, Chitra  
6. "Ne Chuk Chuk Bandini"   Sahithi Devi Sri Prasad, Malgudi Subha  

Release[edit]

  • The film released with 290 prints worldwide,[2] in 312 screens in India which includes 20 screens in Andhra Pradesh, 21 screens in Karnataka and 7 screens in Tamil Nadu.[1]
  • The film had a 50 day run in 225 centres and was declared a super hit.[3]

Boxoffice[edit]

  • It has grossed Rs.12 crores in 12 days.[4]
  • TV rights sold for Rs.2 crores.[5]
  • It is the first telugu film to complete 50 days in 225 theatres across Andhra.[6]

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