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
Srihari
Geetha
Prakash Raj
Veda Sastry
Music by Devi Sri Prasad
Cinematography Venu
Edited by K.V. Krishna Reddy
Production
company
Distributed by Sumanth Arts
Release date
14 January 2005
Running time
161 minutes
Country  India
Language Telugu
Budget 6 crore (equivalent to 15 crore or US$2.0 million in 2017)
Box office 15 crore (equivalent to 36 crore or US$5.1 million in 2017)

Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (English: If you wish 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 in Telugu film Industry.[1] The soundtrack was composed by Devi Sri Prasad. The film won nine Filmfare Awards South[2] and five Nandi Awards.[3]. The film script has a good resemblance with Maine Pyaar Kiya

Plot[edit]

Santosh (Siddharth) is a rich city boy born to millionaire parents Janaki (Geetha) and Prakash (Prakash Raj) and brought up in London. On the other hand, Siri (Trisha) is a traditional, simple, rural 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 Narasimha (Narsing Yadav) 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. Narasimha agrees, and the local station master (Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao) helps them. Slowly, Sivaramakrishna and Siri grow up. One day, Lalitha (Veda Sastry), Siri's best friend and Santosh's cousin, comes to their house to invite Siri to their house as she is getting married. Santosh also arrives on the same day with his parents.

Slowly, Santosh and Siri fall in love, but Janaki 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 younger brother Srinivasa Rao's (Tanikella Bharani) business partner's (Jaya Prakash Reddy) daughter Dolly (Nanditha). 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 Narasimha 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. Narasimha and his son (Ajay) are not happy as Narasimha's son wanted to marry Siri. With them, 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 Narasimha's and Dolly's side, Santosh eventually proves his love for Siri to Sivaramakrishna, and succeeds in growing more grains. However, Narasimha and his son kidnap Siri and then try to rape her. A fight takes place in which Santosh kills Narasimha's son while Sivaramakrishna violently defeats Santosh's uncle's business partner and Narasimha. After realizing that Santosh and Siri should be together, Sivaramakrishna takes the blame for this murder 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]

Music[edit]

Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana
Soundtrack album by Devi Sri Prasad
Released 2004
Recorded 2004
Genre Film soundtrack
Length 32:31
Language Telugu
Label Aditya Music
Producer Devi Sri Prasad
Devi Sri Prasad chronology
Naa Alludu
(2004)Naa Alludu2004
Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana
(2004)
Thirupaachi
(2005)Thirupaachi2005

The soundtrack features eight songs composed by Devi Sri Prasad. The soundtrack featured a remixed version of the song "Prema Kosamai Volalo" sung by Ghantasala for the 1951 film Pathala Bhairavi. This version was sung by Jr. Ghantasala. All lyrics were penned by Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry.

No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Chandrulo Unde"Shankar Mahadevan, Devi Sri Prasad4:17
2."Something Something"Tippu5:35
3."Niluvaddam"Karthik, Sumangali5:59
4."Paripoke Pitta"Mallikarjun, Sagar3:40
5."Prema Kosamai Valalo (Remix)"Ghantasala2:11
6."Ghal Ghal (Akasam Thakela)"S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Devi Sri Prasad5:20
7."Padam Kadalanantundha"Sagar1:12
8."Adhire Adhire"Jassie Gift, Devi Sri Prasad, Kalpana4:17

Legacy of Remakes / Character map[edit]

This film was successful, and it got remade in 7 languages; which is the highest number for an Indian movie to be remade in other languages.

  1. Tamil as Something Something... Unakkum Enakkum (2006),
  2. Kannada as Neenello Naanalle (2006),
  3. Odia as Suna Chadhei Mo Rupa Chadhei (2009),
  4. Indian Bengali as I Love You (2007),
  5. Bangladeshi Bengali as Nissash Amar Tumi (2010),
  6. Hindi as Ramaiya Vastavaiya (2013), and
  7. Nepali as Flash Back: Farkera Herda (2010) starring Nepali popular actor Aryan Sigdel reprising role of Siddharth.[4][5]
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 (2014)
Telugu Tamil Kannada Bengali (Indian) Odia Bengali (Bangladeshi) Hindi
Sivarama Krishna
(Srihari)
Muthupandi
(Prabhu)
Veera
(Vishnuvardhan)
Indra
(Tapas Paul)

(Siddhanta Mahapatra)
Mohammod Ali
(Misha Sawdagor)
Raghuveer
(Sonu Sood)
Santosh
(Siddharth)
Santhosh
(Jayam Ravi)
Santhosh
(Anirudh)
Rahul
(Dev)

(Anubhav Mohanty)
Hridoy
(Shakib Khan)
Ram
(Girish Kumar)
Siri
(Trisha)
Kavitha
(Trisha)
Siri
(Rakshita)
Pooja
(Payel Sarkar)

(Barsha Priyadarshini)
Aasha
(Apu Biswas)
Sona
(Shruti Haasan)

Pyar Kya Kya (Urdu)

Release[edit]

Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana was released with 90 prints on 14 January 2005; more prints were added later to meet the public demand.[6]

Box office performance[edit]

It was second biggest hit 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[7] and 100 days in 35 centres, becoming a huge boxoffice hit.[8]

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