Abbayitho Ammayi

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Abbayitho Ammayi
Abbaitho Ammayi.jpg
Release poster
Directed byRamesh Varma
Written byVamsi Komanduru
Ravi Prakash
Patrikeya
Produced byVandana Alekya Jakkam
Kireeti Potini
Srinivas Sammeta
StarringNaga Shourya
Palak Lalwani
Brahmanandam
Mohan
CinematographyShyam K. Naidu
Edited byM. S. Rajashekhar Reddy (S. R. Shekhar)
Music byIlaiyaraaja
Production
companies
JG Cinemas,
Kiran Studios,
Bloomingstars Motion Pictures,
Mohanaroopa Films
Release date
  • 1 January 2016 (2016-01-01)[1]
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu

Abbayitho Ammayi (transl. The girl with the boy) 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.[2] The film was released on 1 January 2016 to mixed reviews.[3] This film is the 999th movie of Ilaiyaraaja as a music director.[4][5]

Plot[edit]

Abhi is a youth who wants to have fun in life. He is addicted to social networking sites and likes to flirt with girls. During his search, he befriends a simple girl. This is also the time when he falls for Prardhana and becomes close to her. But Abhi is caught in a compromising situation in Prardhana's house. Their families then disown them. Left clueless, Abhi abandons Pradhana. He is then surprised to discover that his online friend is none other than Prardhana. Abhi then toils to regain her love.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Maestro Ilaiyaraaja[7] scored the music, while lyrics were penned by Rehman, Chaitanya Varma and Sirasri.

Abbayitho Ammayi
Soundtrack album to Abbayitho Ammayi by
Released18 November 2015
Recorded2015
GenreFeature film soundtrack
Length36:46
LanguageTelugu
LabelAditya Music
ProducerIlaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja chronology
Rudhramadevi
(2015)
Abbayitho Ammayi
(2015)
Tharai Thappattai
(2016)
No. Song Singers Lyrics Length (m:ss)
1 "Reena Mecareena" Piyush Kapur Rehman 4:47
2 "Edhuru Choosthunna" Vibhavari Rehman 5:22
3 "Tholi Paruvam" Satya Prakash, Vibhavari Rehman 5:47
4 "Maatallo Cheppaleni" Karthik Rehman 4:18
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

Reception[edit]

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."[8] 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,[9] 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.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Abbayitho Ammayi movie overview". filmibeat. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  2. ^ "Abbayitho Ammayi is Digitally Inspired". New Indian Express. 21 November 2015. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Abbayitho Ammayi movie review round-up: Critics call it a coming-of-age love story". International Business Times. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Abbayitho Ammayi to Release in Tamil RITZ". 10 December 2015. Archived from the original on 12 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Abbayitho Ammayi was to be Naga Shaurya's debut film?". 29 December 2015.
  6. ^ "Anchor Lasya excited about release of Abbayitho Ammayi". The Times of India. 2 January 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  7. ^ "Ilayaraja to be chief guest at Abbayi Tho Ammayi audio launch". The Times of India. 18 November 2015. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  8. ^ CHOWDHARY, Y. SUNITA. "Abbayitho Ammayi: Can audience buy this?". The Hindu. Retrieved 10 February 2016.
  9. ^ "Abbayitho Ammayi Movie Review - Love, Message and Maestro". Indiaglitz. 1 January 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.
  10. ^ "'Abbayitho Ammayi' Review: A Boring Love Story". Great Andhra. 2 January 2016. Retrieved 11 February 2016.

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