Bhola Shankar Movie (2023) Cast, Release Date, Story, Budget, Collection, Poster, Trailer, Review

Bhola Shankar

August 11, 2023
2hr 39min
Status: released

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Bhola Shankar Movie Details:

Movie NameBhola Shankar
Based onVedalam (2015) by Siva
Country India
Language Telugu
GenreAction, Drama
Release Date11 August 2023
OTT Release DateSeptember 15, 2023
Running Time2hr 39min
Tamannaah Bhatia
Keerthy Suresh
Directed by Meher Ramesh
Story bySiva
Adi Narayana
Screenplay byMeher Ramesh
Dialogues byMamidala Thirupathi
Produced byAnil Sunkara
Ramabrahmam Sunkara
K. S. Rama Rao
Cinematography by Dudley
Edited by Marthand K. Venkatesh
Music byMahati Swara Sagar
Production CompanyAK Entertainments
Creative Commercials
Distributor Zee Studios
Budget₹101 crore
Box Office Collection₹42.25 crore

Bhola Shankar Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Chiranjeevi as Bhola Shankar “Shankar”, a taxi driver and brother of Maha
  • Tamannaah Bhatia as Adv. Lasya, Shankar’s love interest and Srikar’s sister
  • Keerthy Suresh as Mahalakshmi “Maha”, Shankar’s adopted sister
  • Sushanth as Pilot Srikar, Lasya’s brother and Maha’s love interest
  • Tarun Arora as Alexander
  • Murali Sharma as Maha’s father
  • Sayaji Shinde as Police Commissioner
  • P. Ravi Shankar as Local goon
  • Subbaraju as Special Officer
  • Shawar Ali as Charles (Alexander’s brother)
  • Vennela Kishore as Vamsi, taxi owner in Kolkata
  • Brahmaji as Corrupt Police Officer
  • Raja Ravindra as Corrupt Police Officer
  • Raghu Babu as House Owner
  • Tulasi as Maha’s mother
  • Sreemukhi as Maha’s bestfriend
  • Bithiri Sathi as Shankar’s friend
  • Satya as Shankar’s friend
  • Venu Yeldandi as Shankar’s friend
  • Thagubothu Ramesh as Shankar’s friend
  • Getup Srinu as House Owner’s brother-in-law
  • Surekha Vani as House Owner’s wife
  • Hyper Aadi as Junior 1, Lasya’s assistant
  • Harsha Chemudu as Junior 2, Lasya’s assistant
  • Uttej as Police Officer
  • Kasi Viswanath as Lasya and Sreekar’s father
  • Sithara as Lasya and Sreekar’s mother
  • Anee Master as Vamsi’s wife
  • Pradeep Kondiparthi as Vamsi’s father-in-law
  • Sunaina
  • Harika Koyilamma
  • Brahmanandam as a judge
  • Rashmi Gautam in the song “Bholaa Mania”
  • Ragini Dwivedi in the song “Bholaa Mania”


Bhola Shankar (Chiranjeevi) is a former gangster who arrives in Kolkata with his adopted sister Radha (Keerthy Suresh) for her education and also on a personal mission to hunt down a crime network who were responsible for the death of Radha’s family.

About Bhola Shankar Movie:

  • Initially, Sai Pallavi was approached for Chiranjeevi’s sister role in the film but she rejected as she was not interested in remakes. Keerthy Suresh was cast in her place.
  • Music director Mani Sharma’s son Mahati Swara Sagar was signed onto this film as the composer.
  • Tamannaah Bhatia is cast opposite Chiranjeevi in their second collaboration after Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy (2019).
  • An official launch was held on 11 November 2021. The shoot began on 15 November 2021. In December 2021, the film completed its first schedule.
  • In January 2022, a new schedule started with Chiranjeevi joining the set.
  • An official trailer was released on July 27, 2023.
  • Bhola Shankar was released on 11 August 2023 and received mixed-to-negative reviews but praise for Chiranjeevi’s performance. It emerged as a box office bomb.
  • The digital rights of the film were acquired by Netflix. The film was premiered on Netflix from 15 September 2023.