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|Directed by||Sampath Nandi|
J. Pulla Rao
Sampath Nandi |
(story /screenplay /dialogues)
|Music by||S. Thaman|
|Edited by||Gautham Raju|
Sri Balaji Cine Media
|Box office||₹300 million ((in 10 days))|
Goutham Nanda is a 2017 Indian action drama film produced by J Bhagavan, J Pulla Rao under Sri Balaji Cine Media Banner and directed by Sampath Nandi. It stars Gopichand, Hansika Motwani, and Catherine Tresa and the music is composed by S. Thaman. The film was later dubbed into Hindi as Rowdy Rajkumar 2 in 2018. This Film received positive to mixed reviews and was recorded as hit at the box office. It ends with a message "Greed for money is the root of all evil" .
Gautham Ghattamaneni (Gopichand) is the only son of Ghattamaneni Vishnu Prasad (Sachin Khedekar), the 50th richest billionaire in the world. He does not have any emotions and leads a luxurious life in Bangalore, Karnataka. Mugdha (Catherine Tresa) daughter of Vishnu Prasad's business partner Mudra (Mukesh Rishi), she is deeply in love with Gautham.
In a party, a waiter (Tanikella Bharani) spills food on his jeans, which makes Gautham angry and he slaps the waiter and insults him calling him a low life to which the waiter replies that he is a spoiled brat and asks if he really knows himself. That question intrigues Gautham leading him to realize that he does not have any individual identity without his father. In an attempt to end his life he crashes his car into another person, who turns out to be Nanda Kishore (portrayed by Gopichand again).
Both of them reveal their stories to each other. Nanda is from lower-middle-class family living in a slum in Hyderabad with his parents (Chandra Mohan & Seetha) and sister along with Spoorthi (Hansika Motwani) who is in love with him. Nanda's aspirations to develop an app fails, due to which his father sends him off to Bangalore to get a job. But he chooses to end his life (where he meets Gautham Ghattamaneni) which would enable his family to claim insurance. Now Gautham is also fed-up with opulent lifestyle and wants to feel the emotions of living in poverty. So, both of them decide to exchange their lives for a month which would expose them to experience the lifestyle they have been craving for, after which Gautham Ghattamaneni would be introduced to the world as the sole heir of his father's wealth. They spend a night in a hotel learning about each other and fitting into each other’s shoes to begin their new lives.
Gautham starts off rough, with some words from Nanda's father for not taking up a job and returning home but living with Nanda's family, he experiences all the emotions he has been longing for and helps them by being a better son than Nanda could ever be. Whereas, Nanda has the perfect beginning, with the exception of few questions from his staff.
Gautham starts to fall for Spoorthi and Nanda for Mugdha. Meanwhile, Mudra and Gautham's Chief of Security Gowda (Nikitin Dheer) plan to kill Gautham. After a failed attempt to kill Nanda (who they think is Gautham), they realize that Gautham had switched places with Nanda and plan to finish him off him in Hyderabad. After several failed attempts at killing Gautham. Gautham realizes that Nanda is trying to kill him even though his family (Nanda’s family) is collateral damage. When confronted about the same Nanda confesses that he had joined hands with Mudra and Gowda when he found out that the duo was trying to kill him.
Confused, Gautham tries to understand how money could make a person turn against his family. Nanda frames Gautham by publicly murdering their slum’s corporater's son but Gautham escapes the cops and confronts Nanda in the presence of his family (Gautham’s family) who manipulated by Nanda (whom they think is Gautham) fail to recognize that Nanda is in Gautham’s place and hand Gautham over to the cops. Gautham escapes the cops with the help of Mugdha who knows that he is Gautham help when they try to encounter him. A fight breaks out between Gautham, Nanda, Gowda, and Mudra which leads to the death of Mudra and Gowda followed by another fight in which Nanda ends up dead.
At the end of the movie, Gautham is introduced as the legal heir to his father’s wealth and surprisingly he donates the entire wealth to a charity and when asked for an autograph he signs Gautham Nanda. and he also sharing his life with nanda's parents and spoorthy
- Gopichand in a dual role as Ghattamaneni Gautham (Main Protagonist ) & Nanda Kishore (Main Antagonist)
- Hansika Motwani as Spoorthi
- Catherine Tresa as Mugdha
- Mukesh Rishi as Mudra (Antagonist)
- Nikitin Dheer as Gourav (Antagonist)
- Sachin Khedekar as Ghattamaneni Vishnu Prasad
- Ajay as Borabanda Bujji Yadav
- Joy Badlani as Ghorarai Chal
- Vennela Kishore as Kishore
- Chandra Mohan as Nanda Kishore's father
- Anupama Kumar
- Tanikella Bharani as Waiter
- Mousumi Saha as Aparna Reddy
- Jaya Prakash Reddy
- Thotapalli Madhu
- Annapurna as Lakshmamma
- Seetha as Satya
- Vidyullekha Raman
- Shreeradhe Khanduja as Nanda's sister
- Karate Kalyani
- Bithiri Sathi as himself
- Ranam Venu
- Duvvasi Mohan
- Art: Brahma Kadali
- Stunts: Ram Lakshman
- Music: S. Thaman
- Editing: Gautham Raju
- Producer: J.Bhagavan & J.Pulla Rao
- Executive Producer: Bezawada Koteswar Rao
- Co-Director: Bellamkonda Satyam Babu
- Direction Department: Mallikarjun, Giriraj, Vineel Krishna, Kailash Choudhary
- Vfx Supervisor: Viswaprakash Dhanalakota
|Film score by S. Thaman|
|Label||Zee Music Company|
|S. Thaman chronology|
|1.||"Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara"||Ramajogayya Sastry, Neeraja Kona||S. Thaman||6:03|
|2.||"Black & White"||Ramajogayya Sastry||Divya Kumar||3:31|
|3.||"Basthi Dorasani"||Ramajogayya Sastry||Nakash Aziz, Ramya Behara, Sony||4:35|
|4.||"Bole Ram Bole Ram"||Ramajogayya Sastry||Sri Krishna, M. L. Sruthi||4:58|
|5.||"Goutham Nanda"||SS Thaman||Theme Music||1:55|