• Cast
  • BannerMahalakshmi Arts
  • Editor Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
  • Cinematography T Surender Reddy
  • Music Chakri
  • Producer N Shankar
  • Director N Shankar
  • Audio release date NA

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Jai Bolo Telangana story at a glance

Jayamma’s (Smriti Irani) family consists of martyrs of Telangana for three generations. Her son Varshit (Sandeep) falls in love with a girl (Meera Nandan) who hails from Vijayawada. Her parents want to marry her off to a youth politician. Varshit's friend Chari attempts suicide for the sake of separate Telangana state. This prompts the youth and Varshit too joins the fight for a separate state. The rest of the story is all about the love between the lead pair and the struggles of Telangana movement.

  • Trade

    Though the movie is aimed on a political cause, the movie garnered quite mixed reports all over. The film settled for an average grosser at box office but in Telangana region it fared well.
  • Highlights

    • When the political heat on Telangana issue was burning, director Shankar prepared the script.
    • To cast new faces in this film, director Shankar made a casting call and there was huge response from Telangana region to act.
    • Jagapathi Babu’s character in this film is guest but he has donned 3 different roles in this film.
    • BJP political leader and popular television actress Smriti Irani made her Tollywood debut with this film.

    Nandi Awards
    • Sarojini Devi Award for a Film on National Integration
    • Nandi Award for Best Director - Shankar
    • Nandi Award for Best Lyricist
    • Nandi Award for Best Male Playback Singer - Gaddar
    • Nandi Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist
  • Sidelights

    • Director Shankar claimed that he consulted many heros’ for Jagapathi Babu’s role in this film. But none of them came forward, so he approached Jagapathi Babu and he accepted the offer.
    • Political leader K Chandrasekhar Rao (KCR) penned “Garadi Chestundru” song in this film.
    • Well known Journalist of Telangana region Allam Narayana, Mallepalli Laxmaiah and Desapathi Srinivas made special appearance in this film.
    • Director Shankar who turned as producer with this film, sold all this assets, took debts for his friends to produce this movie.
    • The censor broad of Andhra Pradesh initially denied a certificate to the movie, protests were held and director also revised the movie. At last censor broad issues certificate with many cuts


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