Okariki Okaru

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Okariki Okaru
Directed by Rasool Ellore
Starring Sri Ram,
Aarthi Chhabria
Music by M. M. Keeravani
Release date
  • 9 October 2003 (2003-10-09)
Country India
Language Telugu

Okariki Okaru (Telugu: ఒకరికి ఒకరు, English: Each for the other) is a classical Indian movie directed by Director-turned-Cinematographer Rasool Ellore. It starred Telugu actor, Sriram and Aarthi Chhabria. The film was dubbed in Tamil as Unnai Paartha Naal Mudhal with comedy track of Ramesh Khanna added for Tamil version.


Swapna (Aarthi Chabria) is a NRI who has come to India for a visit along with her grandfather. Kameshwar rao (Sri Ram) is on a pilgrimage to Kaasi on the request of his grandmother as he had completed graduation successfully. Kamesh sees Swapna at a railway station and falls in love with her at the first sight.

Swapna along with her grandfather, leaves for their relatives place in a hurry without giving a chance for Swapna to inform Rahul, but somehow Swapna places a note in Rahul's wallet before leaving. When Swapna goes to her relatives house she learns that it was her engagement which is being arranged and is upset. Her father comes in between for the engagement and stops it as the relatives had actually cheated them on business due to which Swapna's uncle (father's brother) succumbs to a cardiac arrest.

After one year Kamesh is in hunt for his love, so he decides to go to the USA. For this purpose he gets into a software company as an engineer so that he can somehow get to the US on a work permit. The story unfolds in such a way that he goes to the US and is working under Deepak, who is Swapna's cousin. Deepak wants to marry Swapna and she almost compromises in marrying Deepak. The climax anyway sees Kamesh meeting his love and winning it. And so the film ends with a happy note.


The film was praised for the non-vulgarity and classiness carried throughout. It turned out to be a hit even though it was released without any hype or expectation. The audio, which proved a huge hit, helped the film gross well.The film gained cult status in music and cinematogrophy which were soothing and blended with the story.



The music and backgroundscore was composed by M. M. Keeravani.[1]The whole album was the acclaimed and were chartbusters.

1."Vellipothe Ela"M. M. Keeravani, Shreya Ghoshal05:12
2."Nadira Dhinna"Karthik, Ganga05:17
3."Ekkadunnavamma"S. P. Balasubrahmanyam05:26
4."Nuvve Naa Swasa"Shreya Ghoshal05:08
5."Ghatu Prema"Tippu, Nitya Santoshini04:22
6."Allo Nerello"M. M. Keeravani, Ganga05:21
Total length:30:06


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