|Directed by||YVS Chowdary|
|Produced by||Mohan Babu|
|Written by||YVS Chowdary
|Music by||Sandeep Chowta|
|Cinematography||C. Ram Prasad|
|Edited by||Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao|
|Distributed by||Big Pictures|
|Budget||₹230 million (US$3.7 million)|
Saleem is a 2009 Telugu film directed by YVS Chowdary (of Devdas fame). Graphics are the main attraction of the movie. The film was released on 11 December 2009 with more than 21 mins of cut scenes in which the heroine was showcases extremely vulgar. The film stars Manchu Vishnu Vardhan Babu and Ileana D'Cruz. The film met with negative reviews from critics and was declared a flop at the box office. Movie was later dubbed in Hindi under the title The Fighterman Saleem.
The movie starts with Saleem (Vishnu Manchu) beating up baddies in a village to save his love interest Priya (Ileana). A big flashback is there for him, He is the world's most wanted gangster. He is wanted in Mexico, Switzerland and Miami. In all these places he is big gangster. Why he went after Ileana makes up the rest of the story. Mohan Babu played an important role in this film.
- Manchu Vishnu Vardhan Babu .... Saleem
- Ileana D'Cruz
- Mohan Babu
- Raghu Babu
- Kaveri Jha
- Jaya Prakash Reddy
- Master Bharath
- M S Narayana
|Soundtrack album by Sandeep Chowtha|
|Released||11 November 2009|
|Sandeep Chowtha chronology|
|1.||"Mama Mia"||Shefali Alvares||05:31|
|2.||"Baby Baby"||Megha Girish||05:19|
|3.||"I Wanna Talk to You"||Nikita Nigam||06:10|
|4.||"Kalti Kalti"||Sandeep Chowtha, Chandrabose||05:38|
|5.||"Lite Le Lo"||Sanjeev Wadhwani, Nikita Nigam||05:11|
|6.||"Freak Out"||Amey Date, Geetha Madhuri||05:18|
|7.||"Swargam Narakam"||Nikita Nigam, Sowmya Raoh||02:19|
|8.||"Poolu Gusa Gusa"||Pradip Somasundaran, Sonu Kakkar||05:29|
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