Radhe Shyam

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Radhe Shyam
Radhe Shyam.jpg
Teaser poster
Directed byRadha Krishna Kumar
Written byRadha Krishna Kumar
Produced byBhushan Kumar
CinematographyManoj Paramahamsa
Edited byKotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Music byScore:
Justin Prabhakaran
Telugu version:
Justin Prabhakaran
UV Creations
Distributed byAA Films (Hindi version)
Release date
  • 14 January 2022 (2022-01-14)[1]
  • Telugu
  • Hindi
Budget250 crore (US$33 million)

Radhe Shyam is an upcoming Indian period romantic drama film written and directed by Radha Krishna Kumar, starring Prabhas and Pooja Hegde. The film is shot simultaneously in Telugu and Hindi languages.[2][3] The film is produced by UV Creations and T-Series.[4] Set in Europe of the 1970s, the film's music is scored by Justin Prabhakaran with cinematography by Manoj Paramahamsa and editing by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao.

Principal photography of the film commenced on 6 October 2018 with filming taking place in Hyderabad, Italy and Georgia. Originally planned for a release on 30 July 2021, it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film is now scheduled to release on 14 January 2022, coinciding with the festival of Sankranthi.[1]



The film was launched on 5 September 2018 tentatively titled as #Prabhas20.[9] Veteran actress Bhagyashree is cast in a crucial role in the film.[10] The film is a romantic drama set in 1970's Europe.[11]

Principal photography commenced on 6 October 2018.[12] Filming took place in Hyderabad, Turin (Italy) and Georgia, after which it was suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020.[13] Filming resumed in Italy in October 2020.[14] In December 2020, few crucial scenes were shot at the Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad.[15] Final schedule of the film began on 25 June 2021 in Hyderabad.[16][17][18] Filming was completed wrapped up on 28 July 2021.


A. R. Rahman was reportedly approached to compose music for the film.[19][20] However, Rahman did not sign the film. The film has two different soundtracks for Hindi and Telugu versions.[21] The Hindi soundtrack is composed by Mithoon, Amaal Mallik and Manan Bhardwaj, while Justin Prabhakaran is composing the songs in the Telugu version in addition to the film score for both versions. Manoj Muntashir, Rashmi Virag, Kumaar, Mithoon are providing lyrics for Hindi, while Krishna Kanth is providing lyrics for Telugu. The Soundtrack features a total of 6 songs in all languages.[22][23]


The film was originally scheduled to release on 30 July 2021, however, it was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in India.[24] Later in July 2021, it was announced that the film will be released on 14 January 2022, co-inciding with the festival of Sankranti, in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, chinese, Japanese and Malayalam languages.[25][26]


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  3. ^ Hungama, Bollywood (26 November 2019). "EXCLUSIVE: Bhagyashree calls Jaan co-star Prabhas an international star, reveals details about her period drama : Bollywood News - Bollywood Hungama". Retrieved 27 July 2020.
  4. ^ a b c d "Prabhas 20: Title and first look of Prabhas starrer to be unveiled in the second week of June? - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  5. ^ Balach (21 January 2021). "Prabhas's uncle Krishnam Raju to play crucial role in Radhe Shyam". India Today. Retrieved 27 January 2021.
  6. ^ a b "'Prabhas 20' titled Radhe Shyam; first look out". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 17 July 2020.
  7. ^ "RD Illuminations acquires distribution rights of Radhe Shyam". Tollywood. 27 October 2021. Retrieved 27 October 2021.
  8. ^ Sandeep Rao (21 May 2021). "Blab with Sandy: Flora Jacob". HYDERABAD LOCAL. Retrieved 7 August 2021.
  9. ^ "Prabhas20 Launch". Twitter. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  10. ^ "Veteran actress Bhagyashree lands a crucial role in Prabhas' 20 - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  11. ^ "Prabhas starts weight loss regime for his romantic drama with Radha Krishna". India Today. 11 September 2019. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  12. ^ "Prabhas all set to start shooting for his 20th film - Check out his latest pic". Zee News. 3 October 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  13. ^ "Covid-19: Prabhas follows self-quarantine after wrapping up Georgia schedule of his next film". India Today. 22 March 2020. Retrieved 16 June 2020.
  14. ^ "Prabhas leaves for Italy to recommence shooting for Radhe Shyam". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 2 October 2020.
  15. ^ Balach, Logesh. "Prabhas shoots for Radhe Shyam at Falaknuma Palace in Hyderabad". India Today. Retrieved 9 January 2021.
  16. ^ "Prabhas's 'Radhe Shyam' resumes shooting, Pooja Hegde joins sets". The News Minute. 25 June 2021. Retrieved 26 June 2021.
  17. ^ "Prabhas resumes shoot for Radhe Shyam". The Indian Express. 26 June 2021. Retrieved 26 June 2021.
  18. ^ ChennaiJune 25, Janani K.; June 25, 2021UPDATED; Ist, 2021 10:45. "Prabhas and Pooja Hegde's Radhe Shyam final leg of shoot resumes today in Hyderabad". India Today. Retrieved 28 June 2021.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  19. ^ https://www.telugu360.com/ar-rahman-may-team-up-for-prabhas-radhe-shyam/
  20. ^ https://www.pinkvilla.com/entertainment/south/ar-rahman-compose-music-prabhas-upcoming-film-radha-krishna-kumar-536217
  21. ^ "Prabhas starrer Radhe Shyam to have different music teams from different markets across the country". Bollywood Hungama. 11 February 2021. Retrieved 11 February 2021.
  22. ^ Prabhas as Vikramaditya | Character Teaser | Radhe Shyam | Pooja Hegde | Radha K Kumar | Bhushan K, retrieved 23 October 2021
  23. ^ Radheshyam Teaser | Introducing Prabhas as Vikramaditya | Pooja Hegde | Radha Krishna Kumar, retrieved 23 October 2021
  24. ^ Vyas (28 July 2021). "Release date turned announcement date for 'Radhe Shyam'". www.thehansindia.com. Retrieved 30 July 2021.
  25. ^ "Prabhas Unveils New Release Date of Radhe Shyam, Film to Hit Theatres on Pongal 2022". News18. 30 July 2021. Retrieved 30 July 2021.
  26. ^ Taneja, Parina (30 July 2021). "Prabhas, Pooja Hegde's romantic saga Radhe Shyam to release in January 2022". www.indiatvnews.com. Retrieved 30 July 2021.

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