Sultan (1999 film)

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Directed by Sarath
Produced by M. R. V. Prasad
Nandamuri Balakrishna (Presents)
Written by Paruchuri Brothers
Screenplay by Paruchuri Brothers
Story by M. R. V. Prasad
Starring Nandamuri Balakrishna
Krishnam Raju
Deepti Bhatnagar
Music by Koti
Cinematography K. Ravindra Babu
Edited by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
P. B. R. Art Productions
Release date
  • 27 May 1999 (1999-05-27)
Running time
143 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Sultan (English: Empire) is a 1999 Telugu Action film, produced by M. R. V. Prasad on P. B. R. Art Productions banner and directed by Sarath. The film stars Nandamuri Balakrishna, Krishna, Krishnam Raju, Roja, Rachana, Deepti Bhatnagar in the lead roles and music composed by Koti.[1][2] The film was released on 27 May 1999, met with negative reviews from critics as well as audience and termed as a box-office bomb. The film was later remade into Hindi as Sultaan with Mithun Chakraborty.


The films begin with CBCID department of India appointing powerful officer Ashok (Krishna) for nabbing a hardcore notorious terrorist Sultan (Nandamuri Balakrishna) who always changes his getups by hiding his real identity. There is secret intelligence report that Sultan is going to attack a Minister, so Ashok is patrolling at the place where Sultan arrives as an old man and kills the Minister. Ashok chases him, in the fight Sultan escapes leaving his mask. However, Ashok finds out the real identity of Sultan by computer graphics.

Next day the same person joins as a forest officer in the name of Prithvi Raj (again Nandamuri Balakrishna) he loves and marriages a beautiful girl Renuka (Rachana). Meantime, Ashok is busy tracing Sultan, he once finds Pruthvi with Renuka, arrests him on the spot and keeps him at an unidentified place and harasses him to reveal the secrets. Renuka raises the issue to the higher authorities and Government transfers the case from CBCID to CBI department and a special officer Mustafa (Krishnam Raju) is appointed. The day he was put on the mission, Mustafa gets a rude shock in the form of a bomb from Sultan that he manages to escape, where Mustafa spots Sultan. Thereby Mustafa gets confident that Pruthvi and Sultan are two different persons. Immediately, Mustafa fly down to Hyderabad try to convince Ashok that Sultan & Pruthvi are lookalikes but Ashok is not ready to accept it there arises a conflict between them.

Later on, Ashok & Mustafa finds out that Pruthvi & Sultan are twins and Pruthvi is adopted by an army officer. Now they find a strategy to nab Sultan by using Pruthvi as a weapon. In the beginning, Pruthvi doesn’t agree but the knowing greatness of his country he gets ready for the mission with the help of Ashok & Mustafa. Once they start their mission Pruthvi explores Sultan has a girlfriend Vandana (Deepti Bhatnagar) tracing her he successful reaches Sultan’s house where he has mother & wife Revati (Roja). In no time Sultan realizes that some this is amiss and he plans the counter attack and Mustafa die while protecting Pruthvi. Meanwhile, Sultan kidnaps Renuka takes to his island, however, Ashok & Pruthvi reaches to the island. Through Ashok Sultan realizes that foreign militants used him as the pawn in the destruction process of India. Now Sultan as a changed man destroys the entire militant activities and saves the country by sacrificing his life.




Film score by Koti
Released 1999
Genre Soundtrack
Length 27:27
Label Supreme Music
Producer Koti
Koti chronology
Pilla Nachindi
(1999)Pilla Nachindi1999

Music composed by Koti. Music released on Supreme Music Company.[3]

No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "O Kaliki Rama Chilaka" Veturi Sundararama Murthy Udit Narayan, Chitra 4:29
2. "Nandi Konda Meeda" Veturi Sundararama Murthy Sukhwinder Singh, Sujatha 5:02
3. "Aakasam Gundello" Jaladi SP Balu, Mano 4:16
4. "Panchadara Chettumeda" Veturi Sundararama Murthy Udit Narayan, Chitra 4:52
5. "Chima Chima" Bhuvanachandra Mano, Chitra 4:04
6. "Shabba Shabba" Chandrabose Sukhwinder Singh, Malgudi Subha 4:44
Total length: 27:27


  1. ^ "Sultan movie Reviews, Trailers, Wallpapers, Songs, Telugu". 27 May 1999. Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Social Post (27 May 1999). "Sultan - Telugu Movie Reviews, Trailers, Wallpapers, Photos, Cast & Crew, Story & Synopsis". Retrieved 15 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Sultan Songs - Sultan Telugu Movie Songs - Telugu Songs Lyrics Trailer Videos, Preview Stills Reviews". Retrieved 15 August 2012. 

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