Jai Bolo Telangana

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Jai Bolo Telangana
Jai Bolo Telangana movie poster.jpg
Directed by N. Shankar
Produced by N. Shankar
Written by Udugula Venu (dialogues)
N. Shankar (story / screenplay)
Starring Jagapathi Babu
Smriti Irani
Meera Nandan
Sandeep Singh
Music by Chakri
Cinematography T. Surender Reddy
Edited by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Production
company
Mahalakshmi Arts
Release date
  • 4 February 2011 (2011-02-04)
Running time
141 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Jai Bolo Telangana (English: Hail Telangana!) is a 2011 Telugu historical drama film based on the Telangana Movement. It was directed by N.Shankar and the lead character was played by Sandeep Singh.[1] The film has won five Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Awards, including the Sarojini Devi Award for a Film on National Integration,[2] and was screened at the 6th South Asian Film Festival, held in Goa during September 2011.[3][4]

Plot[edit]

Beginning with the 1948 movement against the merging of Seemandhra region with Hyderabad into the state of Andhra Pradesh, and the circumstances that arose since then, the movie covers the significant events until the tumultuous days at Osmania University in 2009. With the police beating up many peaceful Telangana agitators and Telangana people committing suicide for the formation of a separate Telangana state - all real life incidents.


Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Music was composed by music director Chakri. The song, "Garadi Chestundru" was written by K. Chandrashekar Rao.

No. Title Lyrics Performer(s) Length
1. "Jai Bolo Telangana" Ande Sri Vandemataram Srinivas 5:15
2. "Oka Puvvu Oka Navvu" Nandini Sidda Reddy Sri Krishna, Adarshini 5:54
3. "Podustunna Poddumeeda" Gaddar Gaddar 5:51
4. "Nijamena" Suddala Ashok Teja Chakri, Tina Kamal 5:47
5. "Gaaradi Chestundru" K. Chandrashekar Rao Vasu 3:12
6. "Ee Gaayam Ee Gaayam" Goreti Venkanna Chakri, Pavni Pandey 5:42

Awards[edit]

Nandi Awards

References[edit]