Pawan Kalyan, Preeti Jhangiani
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Marthand K Venkatesh
Burugupally Sivarama Krishna
P.A. Arun Prasad
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Thammudu story at a glance
Janaki (Preeti Zinghania) and Subash (Pawan Kalyan) are neighbours and good friends. Subash is a careless fun loving youth and Janaki cares him a lot. Chakri is Subhash’s elder brother, who is very responsible and on the way to fulfill his father’s dream of becoming a kickboxing champion. Subash later falls in love with lovely (Aditi) and for this he lies to her that he is very rich. Times gradual change and Subash begins to feel the love of Janu. Rest of the story is where this leads too.
Stepping in to Telugu film industry as the heir of Chiranjeevi, Pawan Kalyan made a mark himself in audience with his previous films. This movie can be regarded one of the reasons for Pawan Kalyan’s huge following in youth today. Commercially, it was a good hit.
This is the first combination of Pawan Kalyan and director P.A. Arun Prasad. He later directed movies like Bhalevadivi Basu, Gautham SSC and Yagam.
Preeti Jhangiani paired up with Pawan Kalyan for the first time in this movie. Earlier she acted in Balakrishna’s Narasimha Naidu.
Aditi Gowitrikar made her filmy debut with this movie. Later she also appeared in Badri beside Pawan Kalyan.
The movie was inspired from Amir Khan's 1992 Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar.
Pawan Kalyan choreographed all the songs in the movie except "Made in Andhra…" and "Kala Kalalu…"
This movie was remade in Tamil as Badri and in Kannada as Yuvaraja by noted director Puri Jagannath.