Jai Bolo Telangana
|Jai Bolo Telangana|
|Directed by||N. Shankar|
|Produced by||N. Shankar|
|Written by||Udugula Venu (dialogues)|
|Screenplay by||N. Shankar|
|Story by||N. Shankar|
|Cinematography||T. Surender Reddy|
|Edited by||Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao|
Jai Bolo Telangana (English: Hail Telangana!) is a 2011 Telugu historical drama film based on the Telangana Movement, produced & directed by N.Shankar on Mahalakshmi Arts banner. Starring Jagapathi Babu, Smriti Irani, Meera Nandan, Sandeep Singh in the lead roles and music composed by Chakri. The film has won five Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Awards, including the Sarojini Devi Award for a Film on National Integration, and was screened at the 6th South Asian Film Festival, held in Goa during September 2011.
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.
- Jagapathi babu as Rambabu / Krishna Murthy
- Smriti Irani
- Meera Nandan
- Sandeep Singh
- S. V Ranga Rao jr
- Deshapati Srinivas
- Allam Narayana
- Mallepally Laxmaiah
- Nandini Sidda Reddy
- K. Chandrashekar Rao
- R. Vidyasagar Rao
|1.||"Jai Bolo Telangana"||Ande Sri||Vandemataram Srinivas||5:15|
|2.||"Oka Puvvu Oka Navvu"||Nandini Sidda Reddy||Sri Krishna, Adarshini||5:54|
|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|
- Sarojini Devi Award for a Film on National Integration
- Best Director - N. Shankar
- Best Lyricist - Gaddar - "Podustunna Poddumeeda"
- Best Male Playback Singer - Gaddar - "Podustunna Poddumeeda"
- Best Male Dubbing Artist - R. C. M. Raju
- Nanisetti, Serish (2011-02-05). "Everything for a cause - Jai Bolo Telangana". The Hindu. Chennai, India.
- "2011 Nandi Awards winners list - The Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2012-10-13.
- Jai Bolo Telangana selected for South Asian Film Festival - Telugu cinema
- South Asian Film Festival begins in Goa | NDTV Movies.com