|Directed by||Jeevitha Rajasekhar|
|Produced by||Baby Sivani|
|Music by||Yuvan Shankar Raja
|Edited by||Gowtam Raju|
Siva Sivani Movies
The film, starring Kaveri, Jyoti Lakshmi, Ganesh and Nassar in supporting roles, was released on 28 February 2002. It marks the Telugu film debut of popular Tamil film music composer Yuvan Shankar Raja, son of the music composer Ilaiyaraaja.
Seshu aka Cheeya (Rajasekhar) is a rough and macho college rowdy and also The Students Union Chairman of the college, who uses violence as the only way to deal with people. He lives with his brother, a Magistrate (Nassar), and his sister-in-law, who is the only person who seems to understand him properly.
The movie opens with Seshu winning the elections to the office bearers of the college's Students Union followed by celebrations and in-campus fight between the rival candidates.
Seshu has a staple diet of yes-sir friends surrounding him. He comes across a timid girl, Abitha (Kaveri), who is the daughter of a poor temple priest, and starts to woo her. When she initially rejects him, he kidnaps her and forces her to fall in love with him.
When the girl falls in love with him, Seshu is attacked by brothel goons and ends up in a swamiji ashram with brain damage. With no memory of his past and having developed an unusual behaviour, he starts to recollect memories. At one point, he is completely back to his normal self and tries to escape by climbing over the gates. Unfortunately, he fails and ends up with serious injuries.
Whilst sleeping with his injury, Abitha makes a surprise visit. However Seshu is asleep and she leaves with this woeful memory of him. As she is about to leave the institution, he wakes up and realises that she had come to see him. As he calls out, she leaves unable to hear him.
Persistent to meet her he makes another attempt to leave the institution and this time he is successful. When he arrives at her house he is presented with his love unfortunately dead. He realises that she had committed suicide.
Distraught after what he saw, he just walks out and at that point he is met with the mental institution wardens who came chasing after him. The film ends with Seshu leaving with them as he has nothing to live for after his true love's death.
Cast and crew
- Rajasekhar as Seshu
- Kaveri as Abitha
- Jyoti Lakshmi
- Nassar as Seshu's brother
- Mohini Patel
- Nakuul Mehta
- Mohan Vaidya
- Dialogues, Direction: Jeevitha Rajasekhar
- Story, Screenplay: Bala
- Production: Baby Shivani
- Music: Yuvan Shankar Raja
- Cinematography: Hari Anumolu
- Editing: Gowtam Raju
- Banner: Siva Sivani Movies
- Lyrics: Chandrabose & Sri Harsha
|Soundtrack album by Yuvan Shankar Raja & Ilaiyaraaja|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|Producer||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|Yuvan Shankar Raja chronology|
The music, including film score and soundtrack, was composed by noted Tamil film composer Yuvan Shankar Raja, who debuted in Telugu with this film. Incidentally, his father Ilaiyaraaja had composed music for the original version. The soundtrack features 8 tracks, out of which 4 songs were retained from the original soundtrack. Interestingly, the soundtrack doesn't feature any female vocals. The lyrics were penned by Chandrabose and Sri Harsha.
|1.||"Edidari Batasari"||Ilaiyaraaja||S. P. Balasubramanyam||05:07|
|2.||"Aakasam Kindundi"||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Tippu, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Srinivas||05:13|
|3.||"Sayantram Cheruvyindo"||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Shankar Mahadevan||04:06|
|4.||"Mana Seshu Anna"||Ilaiyaraaja||S. P. Balasubramanyam||02:27|
|5.||"Cheeya Cheeya"||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Devan Ekambaram||05:12|
|6.||"Goodu Vidichina"||Ilaiyaraaja||S. P. Balasubramanyam||03:01|
|7.||"Merisi Merisi"||Ilaiyaraaja||Unni Krishnan||00:47|