Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana

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Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana
Nuvvosthanante nenoddantana.jpg
Directed by Prabhu Deva
Produced by M.S. Raju
Written by Paruchuri Brothers
(dialogues)
Screenplay by M. S. Raju
Story by Veeru Potla
Starring Siddharth Narayan
Trisha Krishnan
Prakash Raj
Music by Devi Sri Prasad
Cinematography Venu ISC
Edited by K.V. Krishna Reddy
Production
company
Distributed by Sumanth Arts
Release dates
14 January 2005
Running time
161 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu
Budget 6cr

Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (English: If you said you wanted to come, Will I say no?) is a 2005 Telugu, romantic comedy film, starring Siddharth and Trisha Krishnan. It marks the directorial debut of Prabhu Deva.[1] The soundtrack was composed by Devi Sri Prasad. The film garnered 9 Filmfare Awards and has turned out to be a blockbuster. Additionally, the film won 5 Nandi Awards from the Government of Andhra Pradesh. [2] The film was remade in Tamil as Something Something... Unakkum Enakkum (2006), in Kannada as Neenello Naanalle (2006), in Indian Bengali as I Love You (2007), in Odia as Suna Chadhei Mo Rupa Chadhei (2009), in Bangladeshi Bengali as Nissash Amar Tumi (2010), and in Hindi as Ramaiya Vastavaiya (2013).[3] The film is similar to the Hindi film Maine Pyar Kiya.

Plot[edit]

Santosh (Siddharth) is a rich, city boy, born to billionaire parents and brought up in London. On the other hand, Siri (Trisha)is a traditional, simple desi girl from Andhra Pradesh who is brought up by her only brother, Sivaramakrishna (Srihari). He is heartbroken when their father marries another woman and throws them out of the house, humiliating them on the way. Their mother dies and her tomb is built on the small land which they own until the zamindar tells them that it is his land, since their mother had taken a loan from the man. Sivaramakrishna volunteers to work day and night, to pay off the loan as long as they don't tear down his mother's tomb. The Zamindar agrees and the local station master helps them. Slowly Sivaramakrishna and Siri grow up. One day, Lalitha, Siri's best friend, comes to their house to invite Siri to their house as she is getting married. Lalitha's cousin, Santosh also arrives on the same day with his mother, Janaki (Geetha).

Slowly Santosh and Siri fall in love but Santosh's mother does not bear it as Siri is not as rich as them, and is thus not to their standards; Santosh is also to be married to Janaki's brother's business partner's daughter, Dolly. Janaki humiliates Siri as well as Sivaramakrishna, who arrives a minute before, and both are thrown of the house after Janaki accuses them of trying to entice and trap Santosh. When Santosh learns of this, he goes to Siri's house and pleads to her brother to accept him. Sivaramakrishna gives him a chance, just like he was given a chance by the Zamindar when he was little. Santosh is tasked to take care of the cows, clean up after them and grow more crops than Sivaramakrishna by the end of the season; if he does not, Santosh will be thrown out of the village and can never see Siri again. The Zamindar and his son is not happy as the Zamindar's son wanted to marry Siri. With them and Dolly and her father trying to get Santosh to lose the competition, Santosh has to work hard for his love, eating red chillies and rice everyday, even though he can't bear it. Through many antics from the Zamindar's side and Dolly's side, Santosh eventually proves his love for Siri to Sivaramakrishna, and succeeds in growing more grains. However, Zamindar & his son kidnap Siri and then later tries to rape her. A fight takes place in which Santosh kills the Zamindar's son. Sivaramakrishna, after realizing that Santosh and Siri should be together, takes the blame for this and spends 5 years in prison. The movie ends with Sivaramakrishna's release from prison which is also when Siri and Santosh get married, in everyone's presence. Janaki then accepts Siri to be her daughter-in-law.

Cast[edit]

Crew[edit]

Music[edit]

The film has seven songs composed by Devi Sri Prasad.

Character map and remakes[edit]

Characters in Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana and its adaptations
Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (2005) Something Something... Unakkum Enakkum (2006) Neenello Naanalle (2006) I Love You (2007) Suna Chadhei Mo Rupa Chadhei (2009) Nissash Amar Tumi (2010) Ramaiya Vastavaiya (2013)
Telugu Tamil Kannada Bengali (Indian) Odia Bengali (Bangladeshi) Hindi
Sivarama Krishna
(Srihari)
Muthupandi
(Prabhu)
Veera
(Vishnuvardhan)
Indra
(Tapas Paul)
Bijay
(Siddhanta Mahapatra)
Mohammod Ali
(Misha Sawdagor)
Raghuveer
(Sonu Sood)
Santosh
(Siddharth)
Santhosh
(Jayam Ravi)
Santhosh
(Anirudh)
Rahul
(Dev)
Raj
(Anubhav Mohanty)
Hridoy
(Shakib Khan)
Ram
(Girish Kumar)
Siri
(Trisha)
Kavitha
(Trisha)
Siri
(Rakshita)
Pooja
(Payel Sarkar)
Rani
(Barsha Priyadarshini)
Aasha
(Apu Biswas)
Sona
(Shruti Haasan)

Release[edit]

Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana was released with 90 prints on 14 January 2005; more prints were added later to meet the public demand.[4]

Box office performance[edit]

It was second biggest blockbuster of year 2005 in tollywood. Ran for house full shows for many days at major centres. It collected a gross amount close to 1 Crore Rupees at many centres such as shanthi,bramarambha, prasad, and shalini. The film ran for 50 days in 79 centres[5] and 100 days in 35 centres, becoming a huge blockbuster.[6] It collected a gross amount of 15 crore Rupees at the box office.

Awards[edit]

Filmfare Awards South
Nandi Awards
Santosham Film Awards

Remakes[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards
Preceded by
Varsham
Filmfare Best Film Award (Telugu)
2005
Succeeded by
Bommarillu