Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi

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Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi
Amma Nanna O Tamil Ammayi.jpg
Directed by Puri Jagannadh
Produced by Puri Jagannadh
Written by
Puri Jagannadh
Music by Chakri
Cinematography Shyam K Naidu
Distributed by Vaishno Academy
Release date
19 April 2003
Running time
154 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi (Mom, Dad and a Tamil Girl) is a Telugu martial arts action romantic comedy film directed by Puri Jagannadh that was released on 19 April 2003. Ravi Teja plays the lead role. Asin Thottumkal, Prakash Raj and Jayasudha play supporting roles. This film won 3 Filmfare Awards South Best Supporting Actress, Best Actress and Best Comedian categories.Jyothika was supposed to do the role essayed by Asin.

This movie was remade in Tamil as M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi with Jayam Ravi, Asin and Nadhiya playing the lead roles. It was also remade in Kannada as Maurya with Puneet Rajkumar, in Odia as Katha Deithili Maa Ku starring Siddhanta Mahapatra, Rituparna Sengupta and dubbed as Yoddha No.1 in Hindi. The plot is loosely based on Hollywood movie Dance with Me


Chandu (Ravi Teja)'s entire life is about his mother, Lakshmi (Jayasudha), a college lecturer. They together live in Hyderabad. When Chandu was a little boy, Lakshmi separated from her husband, Raghuveer (Prakash Raj), who is his father. Chandu is a great kick-boxer, and is very passionate. Chandu later meets Mugaambigaambaal (Asin) aka Chennai, a Tamil girl from Chennai, and starts to fall in love with her. Chandu's happy life is suddenly jolted when his mother dies of a heart attack. On her deathbed, she tells him to go to Visakhapatnam to meet Raghuveer, who is a kick-boxing champion that won the championship six times in a row. Chandu goes to Visakhapatnam to meet him.

When Chandu reaches Visakhapatnam, he meets his father but sees that he has another wife, named Shalini (Aishwarya Sivachandran) and a daughter named Swapna. He sees that he's happily settled with them and gets angry. He also gets a job as a janitor and juice provider at his father's kick-boxing academy. Anand (Subbaraju) is Raghuveer's best student and he is sure that Anand will win the championship. Unexpectedly, he sees that Mugaambigaambaal's family lives here and talks to her. Later, Chandu finds out that Anand makes Swapna pregnant and then abandons her. Anand also abandons Raghuveer by getting another master and other sponsors. Raghuveer is attacked by several of Anand's sponsors and Chandu later beats them up, making Raghuveer find out that Chandu is a great kick-boxer. Raghuveer also finds out that Chandu was also participating in the kick-boxing championship. The rest of the story is how Raghuveer trains Chandu and wins the championship, how Chandu wins the heart of Mugaambigaambaal, and how he unites Swapna and Anand.


Asin was selected as lead heroine marking her first collaboration with Ravi Teja after Jyothika turned down the Offer.


Filmfare Awards

Nandi Awards

  • Nandi Awards for Best Character Actor – Prakash Raj
  • Nandi Awards for Best Comedian – Ali


Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi
Soundtrack album to Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi by Chakri
Released 7 April 2003
Recorded 2003
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 29:50
Language Telugu
Label Aditya Music
Producer Chakri
Chakri chronology
Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi

The audio launch was held at Viceroy Convention Hall, Viceroy Hotel on 7 April 2003. To suit the title, Poori Jagannath has invited 'Amma Nanna' (Mr. Venkat Rao & Mrs. Anjana) of Chiranjeevi to release the audio cassette.[1] The songs and background score was done by Chakri.

Track listing[2]
No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Chennai Chandrama" Kandikonda Chakri, Kousalya 04:15
2. "Lunchkostava" Sahithi Chakri, Kousalya 04:55
3. "Neeve Neeve" Peddada Murthy Chakri 05:28
4. "Zum Zummare" Chandrabose Kousalya 05:58
5. "Chumma Chumma" Bhaskarabhatla Ravi Verma, Kousalya 04:33
6. "Taluku Taluku" Bhaskarabhatla Raghu Kunche, Smita 04:41
Total length: 29:50


  1. ^ "Audio Function of 'Amma Nanna Oka Tamil Ammai'". Retrieved 7 April 2003. 
  2. ^ "Amma Naana O Tamila Ammai (2003)". Retrieved 28 May 2012. 

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