Prema (1989 film)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Prema (1989 film).jpg
VCD Cover
Directed by Suresh Krissna
Produced by D. Ramanaidu
Screenplay by Suresh Krishna
Story by Suresh Krishna
Starring Venkatesh
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography P. S. Prakash
Edited by K. A. Marthand
Distributed by Rajeswari Films
Release date
  • 12 January 1989 (1989-01-12)
Running time
156 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu
Box office ₹ 8.8 crores

Prema (English: Love) is a 1989 Telugu musical romance film produced by D. Ramanaidu on Rajeswari Films banner, directed by Suresh Krissna. Starring Venkatesh, Revathi played the lead roles, with original soundtrack by Ilaiyaraaja. The film was a musical blockbuster of the time. It was dubbed in Tamil as Anbu Chinnam.[1] Suresh remade the film in Hindi as Love with Salman Khan and Revathi.


Pruthvi (Venkatesh) was an orphan and tries hard to become a great singer. One day he comes across with a beautiful, naughty young girl Maggi (Revathi Menon) and they both fall in love. But when he approached Maggi's parents to ask her hand in marriage, his criminal background comes into the picture and they disagree. In past Prithvi has killed his father as his father was the reason for his mother's suicide.

He tries hard to get Maggi's parents consent and at last, they agree. But on altar Maggi loses her consciousness while kissing Pruthvi. In the hospital, doctors tell him that she has taken too many medicines for small problems and now they have poisoned her vital organs. Meanwhile, he gets a chance to participate in a singing competition. Maggi, after regaining her consciousness, knows about that and sends him to sing. Pruthvi sings and wins the competition and comes back to Maggi with the trophy. By that time Maggi's condition becomes critical and she dies in the hands of Prithvi saying that she will always be alive in his heart.



Film score by Ilaiyaraaja
Released 1989
Genre Soundtrack
Length 32:04
Label Echo Music
Producer Ilaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja chronology

Music composed by Ilaiyaraaja. Lyrics written by Acharya Athreya. All songs are blockbusters. Music released on ECHO Music Company.

No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Priyatama" SP Balu 5:49
2. "Eenade Yedho" SP Balu, Chitra 4:28
3. "You Are My Hero" SP Balu, Chitra 4:29
4. "Ivvu Ivvu" SP Balu, Chitra 5:18
5. "Ekkada Ekkada" S. P. Sailaja 4:35
6. "I Am sorry" SP Balu 4:43
7. "Ontari Vadini Nenu" SP Balu 2:09
Total length: 32:04




External links[edit]