Dhee (film)

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Dhee
Dhee.jpg
Directed bySrinu Vytla
Written byKona Venkat (Dialogue)
Screenplay bySrinu Vytla
Story byKona Venkat
Additional Story:
Gopimohan
Produced byMallidi Satyanarayana Reddy[1]
StarringVishnu Manchu
Genelia D'Souza
Srihari
Brahmanandam
CinematographyPrasad Murella
Edited byMarthand K. Venkatesh
Music byChakri
Production
company
Siri Venkateswara Films
Release date
  • 13 April 2007 (2007-04-13)
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu

Dhee (lit.'Clash') is a 2007 Indian Telugu-language action comedy film directed by Srinu Vytla and produced by Siri Venkateswara Films.[2] The film stars Vishnu Manchu and Genelia D'Souza while Srihari and Brahmanandam play supporting roles. It was released on 13 April 2007.[3][4][5] The film was remade into Oriya as Tu Mo Girlfriend (2011), in Tamil under the title Mirattal and in Bengali as Khokababu (2012). A sequel titled D and D: Double Dose has been announced in 2020.[6] The film won two Nandi Awards. Nani worked as an assistant director in this film before making his acting debut 2 years later in Ashta Chamma.

Plot[edit]

Srinivas "Babloo" Rao (Vishnu Manchu) is a happy-go-lucky guy who likes to have fun with his friends and always gets into trouble. Because of this, his father Narayana Rao (Chandra Mohan) gets him a job with Shankar Goud (Srihari), a local mafia head don leader. Shankar and Ballu (Supreeth), a dreaded local goon, are rivals, and Ballu is determined to kill Shankar's sister Pooja (Genelia D'Souza) to avenge his brother's (Ajay) death because he murdered the couple, and now he is killed by Shankar. Babloo falls in love with Pooja, but Shankar is planning an arranged marriage for her with Ajay (Jai Akash), an NRI doctor. Babloo and Pooja elope to get married, and Babloo later saves Pooja from Ballu. The rest of the story tells how Babloo marries Pooja and how Shankar finishes Ballu to protect his sister.

In the end, Shankar lets Ajay marry another girl, and Ajay agrees and goes back to the USA. When Shankar finds out that Babloo and Pooja are falling in love with each other, Shankar and his henchmen badly beat Babloo. Srirangam Sheshadri Chary (Brahmanandam), one of Shankar's employees, calls Narayana and tells him that Shankar is trying to kill Babloo. Narayana comes and tells the goons to let Babloo go. One of Shankar's henchmen, who is also his right hand (Brahmaji), cheats him. Shankar fires Babloo and tells him to never come back because he thinks that Babloo and Pooja fell in love with each other. On the way to the wedding, one of Ballu's henchmen blocks five cars of Shankar's henchmen, and now Shankar, Pooja, and Brahmaji are trapped. When Ballu and his henchmen are there, Brahmaji gives Shankar a gun to shoot him, and he does. However, the gun does not have bullets, and Shankar is shocked to see that Brahmaji has been working for Ballu all along. Ballu tricks Shankar, and according to his plan, he planned to handover Shankar & pooja. Shankar, in a fit of rage, kills almost all of Ballu's henchmen, including Brahmaji, but he is brutally injured, and Ballu finally kidnaps Pooja.

Chary knows about this and tells Babloo that Shankar is injured and Pooja is abducted by Ballu. Ballu calls Shankar on the phone and tells them that he will kill Pooja if he couldn’t find a way to rescue pooja in three hours. Shankar tells Babloo that Babloo could marry Pooja if he kills all of Ballu's henchmen, to which he agrees. Shankar and Babloo find out that Pooja is held captive in an almost abandoned building. Babloo fights Ballu's henchmen, while Shankar fights Ballu. Shankar finally defeats Ballu. The film ends with Shankar letting Pooja marry Babloo and them doing so. Pooja also gives birth to a first child.

Cast[edit]

Sequel[edit]

Director Vaitla announced the sequel of the film with Vishnu reprising his character in November 2020.[citation needed] The film is titled as D and D: Double Dose.[7][8]

Awards[edit]

Nandi Awards - 2007[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IMDB - Satyanarayana Reddy Mallidi". IMDB. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Dhee Cast & Crew". ragalahari. Retrieved 1 August 2022.
  3. ^ "Dhee - Telugu cinema Review - Vishnu & Genelia".
  4. ^ "Review: Dhee is a good entertainer".
  5. ^ "Meet the star of Dhee".
  6. ^ "'Daring and Dashing' title confirmed for Dhee Sequel!". thehansindia.
  7. ^ "Dhee sequel is titled D and D". Telugu Cinema. 23 November 2020. Retrieved 24 November 2020.
  8. ^ Vyas (23 November 2020). "Dhee sequel titled as 'Double Dose'". www.thehansindia.com. Retrieved 24 November 2020.
  9. ^ "నంది అవార్డు విజేతల పరంపర (1964–2008)" [A series of Nandi Award Winners (1964–2008)] (PDF). Information & Public Relations of Andhra Pradesh. Retrieved 21 August 2020.(in Telugu)

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