|Directed by||Ramesh Varma|
|Written by||Vamsi Komanduru, Ravi Prakash, Patrikeya|
|Produced by||Vandana Alekya Jakkam,|
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Abbayitho Ammayi is a 2016 Indian Telugu-language film directed by Ramesh Varma. The film stars Naga Shourya and Palak Lalwani, with Brahmanandam, Rao Ramesh and Tamil actor Mohan playing supporting roles. The film was released on 1 January 2016 to mixed reviews. This film is the 999th movie of Ilaiyaraaja as a music director.
Abhi (Naga Shourya) is a youth who wants to have fun in life. He is addicted to various social networking sites and always looks for reasons to flirt with girls. During his search, he comes across a simple girl and becomes friends with her. This is also the time when he falls for Prardhana (Palak Lalwani) and starts getting close to her. Twist in the tale arises when Abhi gets caught in a compromising situation in Prardhana's house. Hell breaks loose as the families of the couple disown them for good. Left clueless, Abhi leaves Pradhana alone in this tricky situation. He gets yet another shock when he comes to know that his online friend is none other than Prardhana. Rest of the story is about how Abhi gets his act right and wins her love back.
- Naga Shourya as Abhi
- Palak Lalwani as Prardhana
- Mohan as Abhi's father
- Rao Ramesh as Prardhana's father
- Tejaswi Madiwada
Maestro Ilaiyaraaja scored the music, while lyrics were penned by Rehman, Chaitanya Varma and Sirasri.
|Soundtrack album to Abbayitho Ammayi by|
|Released||18 November 2015|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|1||"Reena Mecareena"||Piyush Kapur||Rehman||4:47|
|3||"Tholi Paruvam"||Satya Prakash, Vibhavari||Rehman||5:47|
|5||"Kanulu Kalanu Piliche"||Haricharan, Chinmayi||Rehman||4:57|
|6||"Okasaari O Vayyari"||Yazin Nizar, Rita, Blaaze||Rehman||3:47|
|7||"Saradale"||M. M. Manasi, Ramya, Rita, Reena Reddy||Chaitanya Varma||4:46|
|8||"Abbayitho Ammayi" (Male)||Piyush Kapur||Sirasri||1:31|
|9||"Abbayitho Ammayi" (Female)||Aparna||Sirasri||1:28|
The Hindu panned Abbayitho Ammayi, describing the leads' virtual relationship as "overdrawn, outdated and melodramatic." They also wrote that "Songs are good but the re-recording and background score leave a lot to be desired." Indiaglitz gave the film a rating of 3/5 stars, calling it as a coming-of-age love story with interesting plot and fair narration, appreciating Ilaiyaraaja' s music and good chemistry of lead pair Naga Shourya and Palak Lalwani. Venkat of Greatandhra gave 2.25/5 stars mentioning that the film is a big bore, except for visual quality and climax portions. He also blamed the silly story, outdated comedy and illogical sequences as the drawback of the film.
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