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Love Story

September 24, 2021
2hr 45min
Status: released

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Love Story Movie Details:

Country India
Language Telugu
Release date24 September 2021
Running time2hr 45min
StarringSai Pallavi
Naga Chaitanya
Directed by Sekhar Kammula
Written bySekhar Kammula
Produced byNarayan Das K Narang
Puskar Ram Mohan Ra
Cinematography by Vijay C. Kumar
Edited by Marthand K. Venkatesh
Music byPawan Ch
Production CompanyAmigos Creations
Sree Venkateswara Cinemas
Distributor Asian Cinemas

Love Story Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Naga Chaitanya as Revanth
  • Sai Pallavi as Mounika ‘Mouni’ Rani
  • Rajeev Kanakala as Narasimham, Mounika’s uncle
  • Devayani as Mounika’s mother
  • Easwari Rao as Manamma, Revanth’s mother
  • Uttej as Sub-Inspector Immanna
  • Ananda Chakrapani as Monika’s father
  • Gangavva as Gangavva
  • Rana Daggubati, voice-over as the judge


The film tells the story of an inter-caste relationship between Mounika (Pallavi) and Revanth (Chaitanya) who meet in the city while pursuing their dreams.

Love Story Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₹30 crore
Worldwide Collection₹60 crore

About Love Story Movie:

In September 2018, Narayan Das K. Narang and Pushkar Ram Mohan Rao of Asian Cinemas, a prominent distribution and multiplex venture announced their maiden film production, through its subsidiary Sree Venkateshwara Cinemas.

Sekhar Kammula was reported to direct for the banner, along with his own production Amigos Creations and was reported to be a musical romantic comedy film featuring debutants. Dimple Hayathi was signed to play the lead. However, the project was later shelved after a minor shoot.

Kammula later approached Naga Chaitanya for the project, whom he eventually agreed after reading the script. Sai Pallavi was also chosen for the female lead role, marking her second collaboration with Kammula after Fidaa (2017).

A formal launch event with a pooja ceremony was held on 27 June 2019 at the Venkateshwara Temple in Tirupati. Love Story was reported as a tentative title, which was confirmed as the film’s official title in January 2020.

Kammula announced that Chaitanya will be seen speaking the Telangana dialect in the film, and Pallavi “could spring a surprise for the audience.” Devayani, Rao Ramesh, Posani Krishna Murali, Rajeev Kanakala and Easwari Rao amongst others were reported to appear in supporting roles, along with Satyam Rajesh and Thagubothu Ramesh.

The principal photography of the film commenced on 9 September 2019 in Hyderabad. After shooting crucial scenes in Hyderabad and surrounding areas, and the team traveled to Dubai for their next schedule in February 2020, which was stalled in the same month due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Filming was resumed on 5 September 2020 with a limited crew of 15 members being present in the final schedule. In mid-September, a song featuring Chaitanya and Pallavi was shot at the Bodakonda falls in Ranga Reddy district.

One of the songs was reported to be choreographed and instructed by Pallavi, with the team stating her “extraordinary talent in dancing”. The shooting of the film was completed in November 2020.

Love Story was initially scheduled to release on 2 April 2020 but was deferred multiple times due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film is theatrically released on 24 September 2021 and opened to mixed reviews from critics who praised the performances of Chaitanya and Pallavi while criticizing its lengthy runtime. The film netted ₹8.75 crore in India on its first day, the highest since theatres reopened and began showing cinemas, after the second covid wave. The film grossed over ₹90 crore at the box office, against a budget of 30 crore making it a commercially successful venture.

In March 2021, singer Komala, who gathered and performed the folk song “Saranga Dariya” on a television show years before the release of its theatrical version, stated that she wasn’t credited in the lyrical video as promised. Director Kammula responded that Komala will be credited and compensated for the song.