• Cast , Reema Sen
  • BannerUsha Kiron Movies
  • Editor Shankar
  • Cinematography Rasool Ellore
  • Music R.P Patnaik
  • Producer Ramoji Rao
  • Director
  • Audio release date NA

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Chitram story at a glance

Janaki (Reema Sen) and her sister are NRIs, come to India to pursue their studies. They stay in their uncle’s place. During the joining day Janaki sees Ramana (Uday Kiran), a die-hard music fan. Ramana falls in love with her at first sight. Later Janaki too falls for Ramana. In one situation both get physically intimate. After few days, Janaki informs Ramana that she is pregnant. Both marry and move to a new home. Soon Janaki gives birth to a baby. Their occurs a change in Ramana behavior, he gets fed up of Janaki and the baby and starts refusing to change the baby's diaper and even to take care of the baby for a minute when Janaki is in the kitchen.  Irked by his behavior, Janaki leaves baby in a basket and leaves home. How Ramana manages to bring back Janaki and how both unite forms the rest of the story.

  • Trade

    Made with budget of 42 lakhs the movie really met with good reviews and positive mouth talk. The message in this movie has touched family audience to the young generation. The film scored a decent hit at box office.
  • Highlights

    • This is debut movie for Uday Kiran and Reema Sen.
    • This film also marked the debut of director Teja and music director RP Patnaik.

    • Nandi Award: Best Director – Teja
    • Nandi Award: Best Screenplay - Teja
    • FilmFare Award: Best Director - Teja
  • Sidelights

    • 90% of the film was shot in Ramoji film city.
    • Rumors waved that, Uday Kiran was offered a remuneration of Rupees 11,000 only for this movie.
    • The film was dubbed in Tamil as Chithiram scenes involving Manivannan and Senthil were added.
    • The movie was remade in Kannada as Chitra, starring Prabhu deva's brother Nagendra Prasad and Rekha Vedhavyas.


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