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April 19, 2019
2hr 40min
Status: released

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Jersey Movie Details:

Country India
Language Telugu
Release date19 April 2019
Running time2hr 40min
Shraddha Srinath
Directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri
Written byGowtam Tinnanuri
Produced bySuryadevara Naga Vamsi
Cinematography by Sanu Varghese
Edited by Naveen Nooli
Music byAnirudh Ravichander
Production CompanySithara Entertainments
Distributor Zee Studios

Jersey Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Nani as Arjun
  • Shraddha Srinath as Sarah Fernandes, Arjun’s wife
  • Ronit Kamra as Nani, Arjun’s son
    • Harish Kalyan as Adult Nani, in a cameo appearance
  • Sathyaraj as Coach Murthy
  • Viswant Duddumpudi as Nandan “Nandu” Reddy
  • Sanusha as Journalist Ramya, Nandu’s girlfriend
  • Sampath Raj as Ramappa Gowda, Karnataka coach
  • Shishir Sharma as Atul, Mumbai coach
  • Praveen as Rajesh, Arjun’s friend
  • Jayaprakash as the BCCI Chairman
  • Rao Ramesh as a Lawyer
  • Brahmaji as an aspiring actor
  • Sanjay Swaroop as Sarah’s father
  • Anchor Sowmya as Padhoo
  • Aaron Bleakley as the New Zealand captain
  • Matthew Jackson as a New Zealand cricketer
  • Finn Hulbert as a New Zealand cricketer
  • Philip Murgatroyd as a New Zealand cricketer
  • Azb Dahal


The film deals with late bloomers who want to aspire in sports, but face several complications. The storyline follows Arjun (Nani), a talented but failed cricketer who decides to return to cricket in his mid-30s, driven by the desire to represent the Indian cricket team, and fulfill his son’s wish for a jersey as a gift.

Jersey Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₹25 crore
Worldwide Collection₹48 crore

About Jersey Movie:

Jersey is a Telugu sports drama film written and directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri and produced by Suryadevara Naga Vamsi under Sithara Entertainments. It stars Nani and Shraddha Srinath with Ronit Kamra, Sathyaraj, Harish Kalyan, Sanusha, Sampath Raj, and Viswant Duddumpudi in pivotal roles. The film’s music was composed by Anirudh Ravichander, whereas cinematography was handled by Sanu John Varghese, and editing was done by Naveen Nooli.

Principal photography of the film commenced on 18 October 2018 and was completed in late March 2019.

Jersey was released worldwide on 19 April 2019, receiving universal acclaim and critical reviews with praise of direction, plot, screenplay, editing, music, score, emotional weight and cast performances (especially of Nani and Kamra).

Several reviewers listed the film as one of the “Best Telugu films of 2019”. Nani’s performance in the film was highly appreciated by most critics, with Film Companion ranking his performance as one of his career’s best and in the list of 100 Greatest Performances of the Decade.

The film won two National Film Awards: Best Feature Film – Telugu and Best Editing (Nooli). It further won two Critics Choice, Zee Cine Awards Telugu, and four South Indian International Movie Awards. The film was also screened at the International Indian Toronto Film Festival in August 2020.

Jersey has been remade in Hindi with the same title by Tinnanuri himself, marking as his Hindi directorial debut and produced by Dil Raju, Allu Aravind, and Aman Gill under Sri Venkateswara Creations and Geetha Arts. The film stars Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur.