Aditya 369

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Aditya 369
Aditya 369 (1991 film).jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
Produced by Smt. Anita Krishna
S. P. Balasubramanyam (Presents)
Written by Jandhyala (dialogues)
Screenplay by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
Story by Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
Starring Nandamuri Balakrishna
Music by Illayaraja
Cinematography V. S. R. Swamy
Edited by Gautham Raju
Sridevi Movies
Release date
  • 18 July 1991 (1991-07-18)
Running time
141 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu
Budget 1.52 Cr[1]
Box office 9 Cr

Aditya 369 is a 1991 Telugu sci-fi film directed by Veteran Singeetam Srinivasa Rao and produced by Smt. Anita Krishna on Sridevi Movies Banner, presented by S. P. Balasubramanyam. Starring Nandamuri Balakrishna, Mohini in the lead roles and film's soundtrack was composed by Illayaraja. The film recorded as an Industry Hit at the box office. This movie was later dubbed in Tamil as Apoorva Sakthi 369 and in Hindi as Mission 369. It is the only sci-fi film ever released in Telugu cinema up till date. A sequel titled Aditya 999 is scheduled to release on 2016.


This movie begins with a scientist Prof. Ramdas (Tinnu Anand) doing vigorous experiments to invent a time machine at his home laboratory. After tremendous effort eventually he becomes successful. His daughter Hema (Mohini) and her fiancé Krishna Kumar (Nandamuri Balakrishna) accidentally get into the time machine and visit the past (time of Krishnadeva Raya's Empire). At another instance, the couple gets ended up in fictional future set up by the time machine wherein, the world is about to get destroyed through radiation effect after the end of Third World War. The story revolves around one more important aspect, the Krishnadeva Raya's Empire - the diamond in a highly secured museum. A high-profile thief Raja Verma (Amrish Puri) has a queer hobby of burglary of expensive diamonds from all over the world museums. He makes an attempt to rob the diamond in the present time, which was witnessed by a school kid (Tarun Kumar) on his school excursion to the museum. He is trapped inside the museum and happens to see the robbery happening in front of his eyes and the kid manages to escape from the robbers and gets rescued from the museum by Krishna Kumar.




Aditya 369
Aditya 369 Audio.jpg
Film score by Ilaiyaraaja
Released 1991
Genre Soundtrack
Length 25:52
Label LEO Audio
Producer Ilaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja chronology
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Aditya 369

Music composed by Ilaiyaraaja. All songs are blockbusters. Music released on LEO Music Company.

No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Jaanavule" Veturi Sundararama Murthy SP Balu, Jikki, S. P. Sailaja 5:00
2. "Raasaleela Vela" Vennelakanti SP Balu, S. Janaki 5:07
3. "Centurilu Kottey Vayassu" Veturi Sundararama Murthy SP Balu, S. Janaki 4:53
4. "Chilipi Yaatralo" Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry SP Balu, Chitra 4:45
5. "Suramodamu" Veturi Sundararama Murthy SP Balu, S. Janaki, Sunanda 6:07
Total length: 25:52


As of October 2016, Singeetam Srinivasa Rao is developing a sequel to the film which will feature Balakrishna's son.[2]

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