Prabhas, Kajal Aggarwal
- BannerSri Venkateshwara Cine Chitra
Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
G. V. Prakash Kumar
- Audio release date
Darling story at a glance
Prabhas (Prabhas) is the only son of Hanumantha Rao (Prabhu). Hanumantha Rao’s friends come together for a get-together of all their families. Nandini (Kajal) is the daughter of Vishwanath (Ahuti Prasad) who lives in Switzerland. Prabhas has a crush on Nandini since his childhood and that develops with his age. Rest of the story is all about the obstacles they come across and how Prabhas wins Nandini’s heart.
Darling got released in the summer of 2011. It faced stiff competition from Balakrishna’s Simha which was a blockbuster. But the movie managed to win the hearts of family audience with good entertainment. It was then the biggest hit in Prabhas’ career.
This is the first combination of Prabhas and Kajal. Later they paired up in Mr. Perfect.
For the first time with Darling, Prabhas and Karunakaran had paired up for a movie.
The movie had collected two Nandi awards
Nandi award for best Editor – Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Nandi Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist – R C M Raju
- Darling is the movie which made Prabhas dearer to families and A class audience.
- The movie was shot in Araku for a month. A special set was constructed there for the shooting.
- The audio release function of the movie was attended by Prabhas, Allu Arjun, Ravi Teja, Kajal Agarwal, Puri Jagannadh, V. V. Vinayak, S. S. Rajamouli, Boyapati Srinu, Dil Raju, Meher Ramesh, A. Karunakaran, B. V. S. N. Prasad, Krishnam Raju, Sravanti Ravi Kishore, Shyam Prasad Reddy, Gemini Kiran, Aditya Babu, Andrews, G. V. Prakash Kumar, Supreme Raju, Parachuri Prasad, Nallamalapu Bujji, Ananth Sreeram, etc. Later the audio was released by all the directors and the first copy of it was received by all heroes who attended the function.