Nenu Local

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Nenu Local
Nenulocal1.jpg
First look poster
Directed by Trinadha Rao Nakkina
Produced by Dil Raju
Shirish
Written by Prasanna Kumar Bezawada
Screenplay by Prasanna Kumar Bezawada
Trinadha Rao Nakkina
Story by Prasanna Kumar Bezawada
Starring Nani
Keerthi Suresh
Naveen Chandra
Music by Devi Sri Prasad
Cinematography Nizar Shafi
Distributed by Sri Venkateswara Creations
Release date
  • 3 February 2017 (2017-02-03)
17 November 2017 (Hindi release date)
Running time
137 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Nenu Local (English: I'm Local) is a 2017 Indian Telugu romantic comedy film directed by Trinadha Rao Nakkina and produced by Dil Raju under his banner, Sri Venkateswara Creations. This film's story, screenplay and dialogues were written by Prasanna Kumar Bezawada. It features Nani and Keerthy Suresh in the lead roles. Music was composed by Devi Sri Prasad.[1] The trailer of the film was launched on 14 January 2017. The film was released on 3 February 2017 with mixed to positive reviews and went on to become a blockbuster at the box office. It also collected over 1 million dollars at the U.S. box office.

The film was dubbed into Hindi as Super Khiladi 4 by Goldmines Telefilms Pvt. Ltd. and had a limited theatrical release on 17 November 2017. Dubbing artist Sanket Mhatre dubbed for Nani's voice and dubbing artist Chetanya Adib dubbed for Naveen Chandra's voice in the Hindi dubbed version.

The film was remade in Bengali as Total Dadagiri with Yash Dasgupta.

Plot[edit]

College student, Babu, struggles to clear his final exam for completing his Engineering Degree. However, the exam supervisor helps him to copy and clear his course. After that exam, Babu meets Keerthy and falls in love with her at the first sight. After few encounters with Keerthy, Babu finally impresses her (after he helps her best friend to marry her boyfriend). Just when Babu and Keerthy are about to meet each other, Keerthy's ex-fiance, Siddharth Verma enters and claims that he should marry Keerthy.

Babu gets to know that, four years ago, Siddharth vowed to get a job so that Keerthy's father marries him to her. Coming back to the present, Keerthy lands in a dilemma when her father asks her to marry Siddharth (as she had promised her father that she would marry the man of his choice). But, Keerthy tells Babu to convince her father about his love for her so that they can marry each other. Days pass. But Babu gets no 'special moment' to convince Keerthy's father, who despises Babu for his carefree attitude (he was also the same person who allowed Babu to copy during the exams and never show his face to him again).

However, on the day of Keerthy's wedding, the man whose daughter's marriage got abandoned due to Babu, comes to the ceremony and asks for Keerthy's would-be. Keerthy's father calls Siddharth whereas Keerthy's mother calls Babu. Even in front of impending death, Babu tells the irritated man about his story and also convinces him that the his daughter could never be happy after marriage because his daughter's fiance had loved Keerthy's best friend. Keerthy's father however thinks Babu's speech to be just a drama and taunts him. An embittered Babu shoots himself with the irritated man's gun to prove that he truly loves Keerthy, and gets severely injured. Babu is rushed to the hospital and Keerthy's father gets convinced about Babu's love for his daughter. This proves to be the "special moment" which Babu had been waiting for. The film ends with Babu and Keerthy getting married happily and Siddharth Verma asking his father to find out if his would-be doesn't have a boyfriend like Babu.

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Music[edit]

Nenu Local
Soundtrack album by Devi Sri Prasad
Released 14 January 2017
Recorded 2016
Genre Film soundtrack
Length 17:21
Language Telugu
Label Aditya Music
Producer Devi Sri Prasad
Devi Sri Prasad chronology
Khaidi No. 150
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Nenu Local
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Duvvada Jagannadham
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Devi Sri Prasad scored the soundtrack, which was released on 14 January 2017. www.123telugu.com quoted saying that "The music of Nenu Local is one of the best works of DSP in the recent times. The youthful exuberance that he brings on to his album is infectious as all the songs are full of energy and fun".

Track list
No.TitleLyricsSinger(s)Length
1."Next Enti"ChandraboseSagar3:46
2."Arere Yekadda"Sri ManiNaresh Iyer & Manisha Eerabathini3:57
3."Disturb Chestha Ninnu"Sri ManiPrudhvi Chandra3:04
4."Champesaave Nannu"Sri ManiKapil & Sameera Bharadwaj3:20
5."Side Please"Sri ManiJaved Ali3:14
Total length:17:21

Box office[edit]

The film grossed ₹26 crore at the worldwide box office in its opening weekend. By the end of its run, it was declared a blockbuster, becoming Nani's biggest solo commercial success to date, beating his previous record set by Bhale Bhale Magadivoy. The movie subsequently became Nani's 3rd movie to gross $1 million in the USA after Eega and Bhale Bhale Magadivoy.[2][3]

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