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Cast: Aryan Rajesh, Sridevi, Nagendrababu, Ramaprabha, Brahmanandam, Babumohan, LB Sriram, Chandra Mohan, MS Narayana, Tanikella Bharani, Dharmavarapu, Surya, Gundu, Gowtham Raju and Others.
Art: B Venkateswara Rao.
Music: MM Srilekha.
Editing: KV Krishna Reddy.
Story, Screenplay, Dialogue & Direction: N Sitaram.
Producer: D Ramanaidu.
Banner: Suresh Productions.
You cannot estimate a film by its openings. This film is an example. This film deserves better audience, as its content is two-pronged - giving moral message to the student community and dishing out entertainment. Director N Sitaram, who looks after the main responsibilities of providing the content of the film, appears to have been equipped with the sense of humor and responsibility. Manjula's daughter Sridevi plays the central character in the film. Her performance is quite satisfactory. And producer Ramanaidu gives yet another opportunity to Aryan Rajesh of his 'Hai' fame, to show his worth. Of course he does prove a talented upcoming artiste. Only good luck should chase him. The third important artiste is Nagubabu. Though we don't see him during the entire run of the film, we feel his presence in every scene, as he sows the seeds for the sprouting of this entire drama.
Sarat is the role Nagubabu plays. He is a widower and his daughter Anitha (Sridevi), affectionately called Anu, is everything for him. Anu too is a loveable and well-behaving girl. But her classmates in the college are not. In order to pull her into their own routine of mischief, they take her to a discotheque on a false premise. The shocked girl sits outside but commits mistake in bluffing to her father that she is with a friend for studies. But the father is a doubting Thomas as he is already brainwashed by his friend Chalapati (Chandra Mohan), keeping his story as an example before his friend Sarat that Anu being left alone in the house may elope with somebody one day. Now that Sarat mistakes his daughter already, he locks her up in a bizarre room in his farmland away from his house, as he is leaving for Delhi to attend an urgent meeting. From this point starts the main drama of all assorted emotions.
Ravindra (Rajesh) an erratic and restless young man hits on the head of another young man with a soda bottle. He and his friend Bhanu, an accomplice in this adventure, are on the run. They enter the same farmyard complex. Later a couple of thieves (Babumohan and LB Sriram) too get into the place avoiding their arrest. How Anu, already in house arrest, imposed on her by her father, reacts to these situations and how she finally falls in love with Ravindra and meets her father forms the rest of the story.
Nagubabu and Sridevi provide a lot of sentimental scenes of father-daughter relationship and the way Anu becomes a model to other students in undertaking social causes like collecting money for operations for heart ailments in children and so on are worthy to watch. Yet how can such a girl become the target of all the problems is the issue. Nagubabu gives a fine performance worth remembering. Surya plays the role of his younger brother and leaves a mark just with a couple of effective appearances on the screen. Sridevi may not look that graceful and glamorous that the audience are seeing these days, but her performance does make the difference in the histrionic line. Aryan Rajesh came a long way from that 'Hai' product. He is quite an engaging artiste and proves so in this film too. He can be good at humor if necessary and very strong in action scenes. Dharmavarapu, Tanikella, LB Sriram, Babumohan and Ali are enough to keep the humor tempo going well. Srilekha's tunes are quite melodious. And all the songs are well placed in situations. The theatres may record greater audience as the days roll by, of course with proper publicity.