|Directed by||Gopichand Malineni|
|Produced by||R. R. Venkat
V Suresh Reddy
|Written by||Gopichand Malineni|
|Music by||Mani Sharma|
|Edited by||Gowtam Raju Rao|
|Budget||₹30 crore |
|Box office||₹59 crore|
Don Seenu is a 2010 Telugu action comedy film starring Ravi Teja and Shriya Saran in the lead roles while actor Srihari plays a key role in the film. Hindi actress Anjana Sukhani is also a part of the film, which is her debut in Telugu . Music has been scored by Mani Sharma and the film has been directed by a debutant Gopichand Malineni. Shriya has made her comeback in Telugu cinema after a long gap of 5 years. The film was released on 6 August 2010 to positive reviews from critics as well as audience. The film's title is noted to be similar to Dubai Seenu, another Ravi Teja starrer. The film was dubbed into Hindi as Sabse Bada Don and was released in 2011.The film was recorded as a big hit at box office. The film was remade in Bengali as Badsha The Don.
This story is all about an ambitious boy named Seenu alias Srinivasa Rao (Ravi Teja) who dreams of becoming a don. He always likes to be called as ‘Don’ Seenu since childhood due to the strong influence of the Amitabh Bachchan starrer ‘Don’. He grows up with just one passion - that of becoming the World's No: 1 Don. Thanks to his enterprising nature, he gains access to the cream of the city's dons, and uses his cleverness to play off the top two - Madhapur Machiraju (Sayaji Shinde) and Narsingh (Srihari), fierce rivals - against each other. Seenu wants to join one of these dons and grow up in the ranks. He joins hands with Machiraju. In the process he is given a task to go to Germany and win the heart of Narsing’s sister whose marriage is fixed with the son of the super don Naveen Duggal (Mahesh Manjrekar). Seenu goes to Germany and wins the heart of Deepthi (Shriya Saran) and later, he discovers that he was shown the wrong girl. The wrong girl is none another than the sister of Machiraju. Then when Machiraju discovers that his henchman is the one who showed the wrong girl, Machiraju attempts to kill his henchman. This leads to various turns in the plot. What happens next is all about how Seenu achieves his dream of becoming a don and live happily with Deepthi or does he?
- Ravi Teja as Srinivasa Rao a.k.a. Don Seenu. Seenu, is a die-hard fan of Amitabh Bachchan and adores his film Don a lot and right from his childhood he calls himself Don Seenu. His life ambition is to become a Don in Hyderabad one day. As he make Machiraju's and Narsing's sister falls in love with him in Germany, in order to achieve his life ambition.
- Shriya Saran as Deepti. Deepti, is the sister of Machiraju. As she going to Germany, Seenu followed her and love her and misunderstanding her as the sister of Narsing.
- Srihari as Narsing. Narsing is a famous don in Hyderabad and Machiraju is his enemy in the race to dominate Hyderabad.
- Anjana Sukhani as Priya. Priya is the sister of Narsing. As Seenu misunderstood that Deepti is the sister of Narsing and made her fall in love with him, he also makes Priya fall love with him.
- Sayaji Shinde as Madhapur Machiraju. Machiraju is another famous don in Hyderabad. As he wants to demolish Narsing from dominating Hyderabad, he sends Seenu, his worker to woo Narsing's sister. Seenu soon makes Machiraju's own sister, Deepti fall in love with him. Machiraju start to think of killing Seenu with the help of Narsing.
- Kasthuri as Lakshmi. Lakshmi is Don Seenu's sister and Narsing's lover. She is also the mother of Narsing's son.
Other cast members include:
- Brahmanandam as Vishwas
- Ali as Rama Rao / Rams
- Mahesh Manjrekar as Naveen Duggal / Duggalsaab
- Raghubabu as Narsing's henchman
- Krishna Bhagawan
- Duvvasi Mohan as Narsing's gang member
- Brahmaji as Machi Raju's henchman
- Delhi Rajeswari
- Satyam Rajesh as Don Seenu's friend
- Vijay Sai as Don Seenu's friend
- Surekha Vani as Machi Raju's wife
- Sudha as Don Seenu's mother
- Banerjee as Duggal's henchman
- Raja Ravindra as Narsing's secret informer
- Raghu Karumanchi as Machi Raju's henchman
- Fish Venkat as Machi Raju's henchman
- Venu Madhav
- Nalla Venu as bar waiter
|Soundtrack album by Mani Sharma|
|Released||22 July 2010|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Mani Sharma chronology|
Don Seenu's soundtrack is composed by Mani Sharma. The soundtrack album, which was released on 22 July at Taj Deccan Hotel in Hyderabad, Noted director Dasari Narayana Rao released the first audio CD, whereas movie mughal D. Ramanaidu released the audio cassette. It features 6 songs, which one being a remix. Ramajogayya Sastry has written the lyrics for three songs, whilst Bhaskarabhatla have write lyrics for two songs, besides that, Vennelakanti also have penned for one song.
|1.||"Aidhella Vayasu"||Ramajogayya Sastry||Baba Sehgal||4:53|
|2.||"Raja Raja Ravi Teja"||Ramajogayya Sastry||Sri Krishna, Geetha Madhuri||4:15|
|3.||"Nayanakana"||Bhaskarabhatla||Venu, Rita, Bhargavi Pillai||4:11|
|5.||"Andhamemo Istaraku"||Bhaskarabhatla||Hemachandra, Malavika||4:17|
|6.||"Aidhella Vayasu (Remix)"||Ramajogayya Sastry||Baba Sehgal||3:14|
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