• Cast , Amisha Patel, Renu Desai
  • BannerVijaya Lakshmi Art Pictures
  • Editor N. Hari
  • Cinematography Madhu Ambat
  • Music Ramana Gogula
  • Producer T. Trivikrama Rao
  • Director
  • Audio release date NA

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Badri story at a glance

Badri (Pawan Kalyan) is an ad agency director. He is in love with Vennela (Renu Desai). Badri's parents are settled in USA and want to get them married. One evening, Vennela tells Badri that she loves him very much. But at the same time she does not find the same sincerity in the love of Badri. She also challenges him that no other girl on earth would probably love him more than she does. Badri, who has a weakness of getting carried away in arguments, takes up the challenge immediately. Vennela shows a beautiful girl Sarayu (Amisha Patel) and asks him to woo that girl. Badri succeeds in doing that but later falls in love for real. Also there is Nanda (Prakash Raj) who is Sarayu's brother. He opposes Badri-Sarayu's love. Rest of the story is about where this triangular love story heads to.

  • Trade

    The movie released amidst huge expectations and hype as Pawan Kalyan was going at a rage without any flops. The intial trailers released upped the ante and finally the movie was a blockbuster.
  • Highlights

    • Badri is the first combination movie of Pawan Kalyan and Puri Jagannath. Puri became a star director later on. 10 years after the release, Pawan and Puri teamed up for yet another one- Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu.
    • Renu Desai played the heroine in the movie. Later Pawan Kalyan and Renu got married in real life.
  • Sidelights

    • The dialogues from the movie like “Nuvvu Nanda aithe Nenu Badri Badrinath” were pretty hit those days which marked the style of Pawan Kalyan.
    • Pawan Kalyan had choreographed all the songs and action sequences of the movie.
    • Super hit numberss in the film like “Bangalaakhatam lo…” and “Hey Chikitha…” were shot in South Africa. Badri was the first Telugu movie to be shot there.


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