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Directed by Bhimaneni Srinivasa Rao
Produced by R. B. Choudary
Written by Chintapalli Ramana (dialogues)
Screenplay by Bhimaneni Srinivasa Rao
Story by Bala Sekharan
Starring Pawan Kalyan
Music by S. A. Rajkumar
Cinematography Mahindar
Edited by Gautham Raju
Super Good Films
Release date
  • 1 January 1998 (1998-01-01)
Running time
Country India
Language Telugu

Suswagatham (English: Welcome) is a 1998 Telugu romantic film produced by R. B. Choudary on Super Good Films banner, directed by Bhimaneni Srinivasa Rao. Starring Pawan Kalyan, Devayani in the lead roles and music composed by S. A. Rajkumar. The film is remake of Tamil Movie Love Today (1997). The film recorded as Super Hit at box office.


Ganesh (Pawan Kalyan), a college graduate, who had been following a college girl, Sandhya (Devayani), for the past four years; trying to express his love. Though Sandhya often had warned Ganesh not to follow her but he still does. Ganesh's frined Peter (Karan) introduces him to Sandhya's friend (Sadhika), who tries to help him with his love but fails. Ganesh, on his birthday, tries to express his love to Sandhya but was caught by her father, (Prakash Raj), who was a police officer who puts him away for harassing his daughter. Later Ganesh's father (Raghuvaran) bails him out. Ganesh's father goes to Sandhya's father with a marriage proposal for their children. But Sandhya's father rejects the proposal and tries take his daughter to Hyderabad, to his sister's house but changes his mind. But Ganesh thinks Sandhya was in Hyderabad and goes to search for her. Meanwhile Ganesh's father dies in road mishap disturbed after he witnesses a boy committing suicide cause his girlfriend left him. His friends desperately try to find his whereabouts, but they cannot trace him. Peter ends up performing the last rites for Ganesh's father. Ganesh arrives and gets heart broken that he could not even perform the cremation for his father.

At last, Sandhya realizes her love for Ganesh. She reveals her feeling for him and tells him that she loves him and wants to spend the rest of her life with him. But Ganesh rejects her love and tells her that he lost four years of his life and his father for her love and realizes it is not worth it. The next day, Sandhya is found to be standing at the bus stop, waiting for him to come. Meanwhile, Ganesh goes to attend his first interview suggested by his father.



  • Banner: Super Good Combines
  • Producer: R.B. Choudary
  • Director: Bheemaneni Sreenivasa Rao
  • Music: S.A. Raj Kumar
  • Story: Balasekhar
  • Screenplay: Bheemaneni Sreenivasa Rao
  • Editing: Gautham Raju
  • Cinematography: Mahindra
  • Dialogues: Chintapalli Ramana
  • Music : S.A. Rajkumar
  • Release date: 1 Jan 1998


Film score by S. A. Rajkumar
Released 1998
Genre Soundtrack
Length 28:29
Label Aditya Music
Producer S. A. Rajkumar
S. A. Rajkumar chronology

Music composed by S. A. Rajkumar helped the success of this film. Music was released by ADITYA Music Company.

No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Ye Swapnalokala" Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry SP Balu 4:46
2. "Happy Happy" Shanmukha Sharma Manikiran 4:50
3. "Suswagatham Navaragama" Shanmukha Sharma Hariharan, Chitra, Jaspinder Narula 4:16
4. "Figure Maata" Bhuvanachandra Mano,SA Rajkumar 5:06
5. "Come Come" Shanmukha Sharma SA Rajkumar, Anuradha Sriram 4:54
6. "Aalayana Harathilo" Sirivennela Sitarama Sastry SP Balu 4:26
Total length: 28:29

Box office performance[edit]

This film is the first blockbuster of Pawan Kalyan and the movie ran for 175 Days in 16 centres. And this movie eventually made Pawan Kalyan as one of the big commercial hero in Tollywood after the existing top heroes.


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