Hello Brother (1994 film)

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Hello Brother
Hello Brother poster.jpg
DVD Cover
Directed by E. V. V. Satyanarayana
Produced by K. L. Narayana
S. Gopal Reddy (presents)
Written by L.B. Sriram (dialogues)
Screenplay by E. V. V. Satyanarayana
Story by E. V. V. Satyanarayana
Ramani
Starring Akkineni Nagarjuna
Ramya Krishna
Soundarya
Music by Raj-Koti
Cinematography S. Gopal Reddy
Edited by K. Ravindra Babu
Production
company
Sri Durga Arts
Release date
  • 20 April 1994 (1994-04-20)
Running time
152.1 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Hello Brother is a 1994 Telugu action-comedy film, produced by K. L. Narayana under the Sri Durga Arts banner, presented by S. Gopal Reddy and directed by E V V Satyanarayana. It stars Akkineni Nagarjuna, Ramya Krishna and Soundarya in lead roles, with music composed by Raj-Koti. The film was a blockbuster at the box office. It was later remade in Kannada as Cheluva, with V. Ravichandran and Hindi as Judwaa, with Salman Khan. The film is loosely based on Twin Dragons and borrows plot elements from the Hindi film Kishen Kanhaiya.

Plot[edit]

Misro (Charan Raj) is a dacoit. SP Chakravarthy (Sarath Babu) arrests him. Misro wounds himself and is taken to hospital for the cure, where Chakravarthy is waiting for his wife Geeta (Sangeetha), who is in labor and she gives birth to twins and the doctor says that both children have reflection mentality, that means "if it pains to one other also hurts" depending on distance. Misro escapes and takes one of the twins with him, hurting Geeta. Chakravarthy goes after him, he could not find the child, but shoots Misro. The child was taken by a lady who works as a daily labourer with her husband and they adopted him. They have a daughter and one day in an accident at construction place both were killed. The two children become orphans and they grew up, but the brother Deva (Akkineni Nagarjuna) with his friend Kasi (Brahmanandam), another orphan become thieves for earning. On the other hand, Geetha goes into coma and Chakravarthy takes her to America for the cure, here the other twin Ravi Varma (also Nagarjuna) is brought up. He returns to India as a rock star to give performances here. He is received by Giribabu (Chakravarthy's friend), who wishes to marry his daughter Manga (Ramya Krishna) to him. But Manga is in love with Deva. In the airport, Ravi Varma sees Ooha (Soundarya), daughter of Akkamamba (Annapoorna), who is organizing his public performances and falls in love with her. Simhachalam Srihari, who is Akkamamba's brother also wishes to marry Ooha. Meanwhile, at home Manga advances with him thinking he is Deva only. One day in a restaurant they see each other and find that they are identical, which leads to hilarious misunderstandings.

Meanwhile, Deva's sister Kasthuri (Aruna Sri) sees local goon Mitra (Napoleon) son of Misro killing an Inspector on the road and provides evidence in court. Enraged, Mitra teases her and Deva fights with him. So Mitra wants to take revenge against Deva, he sends his henchmen (Sivaji Raja) as the bride to Kasthuri, but Deva breaks up the plan and makes his sister's marriage with another guy. The court decides on the death sentence for Mitra. Days pass, Kasthuri becomes pregnant and she is admitted into the hospital for delivery. Deva asks Ravi to stay at the hospital as he is going in search of money, Ravi visits his father Chakravarthy. At the same time, Mitra escapes from jail come to the hospital to kidnap Kasthuri and recognizes Chakravarthy, that he who killed is father Misro and also knows that Deva is his son. He blackmails Deva to get Chakravarthy to release Kasthuri. Deva, who doesn't know that Chakravarthy is his father, goes to his house where Geetha also comes out from the coma by Deva's touch and he comes to know the truth that they are his parents. Finally, Deva and Ravi join together, protect their father and sister from Mitra and the story ends with the duo marrying their respective ladies.

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Hello Brother
Film score by Raj-Koti
Released 1994
Genre Soundtrack
Length 30:34
Label Supreme Music
Producer Raj-Koti
Raj-Koti chronology
Govinda Govinda
(1994)
Hello Brother
(1994)
Bhale Mamayya
(1994)

Music composed by Raj-Koti. All songs are blockbusters. Music released on SUPREME Music company.

No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Ekkandayya Baabu"VennelakantiSP Balu, Chitra5:06
2."Manasichhi Icchi"Veturi Sundararama MurthySP Balu, Chitra5:10
3."Abba Em Dhebba"Veturi Sundararama MurthySP Balu, Chitra4:50
4."Shukkesi Pakkesi"Veturi Sundararama MurthySP Balu, Chitra4:27
5."Kanne Pettaro"BhuvanachandraSP Balu4:40
6."Priya Ragaaley"BhuvanachandraSP Balu, Chitra6:06
Total length:30:34

Reception[edit]

The movie was largely appreciated and was highly successful at box-office. It proved that Nagarjuna could do comedy roles.

Remakes[edit]

Year Film Cast Director Notes
1997 Judwaa Salman Khan David Dhawan
1997 Cheluva V. Ravichandran V. Ravichandran
2017 Judwaa 2 Varun Dhawan David Dhawan

Awards[edit]

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