Manchu Vishnu, Ileana, Mohan Babu
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Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
C Ram Prasad
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Saleem story at a glance
Satyavathi (Ileana) is daughter of a rich landlord cum factionist (Napolean) in Rayalaseema. She was brought up in Europe for 15 years and is a be-practical girl. She will be rescued by Munna (Vishnu) from an attack of her father’s rivals. Munna settles down at Satya’s place as her bodyguard and falls in love with her. In the meantime Satya’s father decides to get Satya married, but she runs away from home as she is already in a relation in Europe. Munna too follows her to Europe where she comes to know that Munna is an international gangster. The rest of the story is how Munna wins Ileana's heart.
The film was made with a budget of 23 crores and was a biggest disaster of the year 2009.
This is 50th film of Mohan Babu’s Sri Lakshmi Prasanna Pictures banner.
YVS Chowdary’s first directorial venture featuring Mohan Babu.
Vishnu and Ileana paired up for the first time and it is the second combination of YVS and Ileana after Devadasu.
The film was started at the same venue (Taj Deccan) where Mohan Babu’s ‘Peddarayudu’ started.
Hero Vishnu trimmed lot of weight for this film.
Vishnu was not happy with the outcome of the film and later made controversial statements that he would never be acting in his father’s banner.
This film was completely banned in Telangana region in the year 2009 as Mohan Babu extended support to united Andhra Pradesh and made controversial statements on a political party.
Nagarjuna, Prabhas and Nandamuri Kalyan Ram were present for the movie launch.