Hrudaya Kaleyam

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Hrudaya Kaleyam
Hrudaya Kaleyam poster.jpg
Movie poster
Directed bySai Rajesh Neelam (Steven Shankar)
Written bySai Rajesh Neelam (Steven Shankar) (story / screenplay / dialogues)
Sandeep Gundla
Produced bySai Rajesh Neelam (Steven Shankar)
StarringSampoornesh Babu, Ishika Singh, Kavya Kumar
CinematographyRavi Kumar Sana
Edited byKarthika Srinivas
Music byRK
Amrutha productions and VSS Creations
Release date
  • 4 April 2014 (2014-04-04)
Running time
128 minutes
Budget1.5 crore (US$190,000)
Box officeest. 4 crore (US$500,000)

Hrudaya Kaleyam is a 2014 Telugu-language parody film directed by Steven Shankar. It stars debutant Sampoornesh Babu in the lead role.

The film revolves around Sampoornesh Babu, a petty thief who robs parts in electronic shops and why he robs electronic shops and departmental stores. The movie was considered a hit at the box office. Since the budget was very low of 1.5 crores, this movie is considered to be one of the highest-grossing low budget movies by getting 4 Crores.[1] The film released with low expectations on 4 April 2014 in theaters.[2] Upon release, the film received largely positive reviews from critics and audience.[3]




Music: RK, Spot Babu Lyrics: Spot Babu, Junaid Babu, Akhila, Jain Babu

  • Nene Baby Shampoo sung by Spot Babu
  • Enduku naku ee jeevitham (Male) sung by Junaid Kanti's son (Singer)
  • Pitthey vesina bedaradu sung by Junaid Babu
  • Hrudaya Vinuve (Classical) sung by Soumya
  • Hrudaya Vinuve (Fast Beat) sung by Ravindra Tejaswi
  • Ekkadiki ravalo cheppu (Female) sung by Mundamopi
  • Naku Shivarathri sung by Geetha Madhuri, Rahul Sipligunj


The film received positive reviews from critics. The Hindu gave a review stating "While the audience laughs and claps at the spoof, the movie disappoints in the acting skills. The audience seemed oblivious to it though. All actors appear very raw. Some scenes looked straight out of a low budget slow Telugu TV serial. The director seems to have handled the situation well, with one after another clichéd scenes coming with a pun. The director has smartly avoided making the movie a spoof to belittle the Telugu movie industry and larger-than-life heroes. It’s just a fun take on typical masala movies."[4]


  1. ^ "Interview with (Steven Shankar)". 3 April 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Hrudaya Kaleyam to release on April 4". The Times of India. 29 March 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Hrudaya Kaleyam opens to great response". The Times of India. 5 April 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Hrudaya Kaleyam: Tale of a heart". The Hindu. 4 April 2014. Retrieved 5 April 2014.

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