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Srikanth

U
May 10, 2024
2hr 14min
Status: released

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Srikanth Movie Details:

Country India
Language Hindi
GenreBiographical, Drama
Release date10 May 2024
Running time2hr 14min
CertificateU
StarringRajkummar Rao
Jyothika
Alaya F
Sharad Kelkar
Directed by Tushar Hiranandani
Written byJagdeep Siddhu
Sumit Purohit
Produced byBhushan Kumar
Krishan Kumar
Nidhi Parmar Hiranandani
Cinematography by Pratham Mehta
Edited by Debasmita Mitra
Sanjay Sankla
Music bySongs:
Anand–Milind
Tanishk Bagchi
Sachet–Parampara
Ved Sharma
Aditya Dev
Background Score:
Ishaan Chhabra
Production CompanyChalk and Cheese Films
T-Series Films
Distributor AA Films

Srikanth Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Rajkummar Rao as Srikanth Bolla
  • Jyothika as Devika Malvade, Srikanth’s mentor
  • Alaya F as Veera Swathi
  • Sharad Kelkar as Ravi Mantha
  • Jameel Khan as A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
  • Srinivas Beesetty as Damodar Bolla, Srikanth’s father
  • Anusha Nuthul as Venkatamma Bolla, Srikanth’s mother
  • Srikant Manna and Arnav Abdagire as young Srikanth Bolla
  • Bharat Jadhav as Magistrate
  • Sridhar Murthy as S N Venugopal
  • Sukhita Aiyyar as Vidya Reddy
  • Vinita Venugopal as Kavita Mantha
  • Om Kanojiya as Mahesh
  • Aarav Khot as Narendra Bolla
  • Akshay Chaudhary as young Narendra Bolla
  • Clarissa Saaiman as Kelly
  • Siboniso Tadeus Mbatha as Edward
  • Arnav Bansal as Vishnu
  • Arun Malik as Convent school principal
  • Saurav Joshi as a school teacher
  • Vivek Mishra (special appearance)
  • Hansal Mehta (special appearance)

Storyline:

The Hindi language biopic tells the story of Srikanth Bolla, an Indian entrepreneur, who gained prominence as the founder of Bollant Industries. The company created in 2012 is a groundbreaking enterprise that provides employment opportunities for unskilled and differently-abled individuals to create eco-friendly products. The film chronicles the struggles of Srikanth, who was born visually impaired in 1992 in a small village near Hyderabad, in then undivided Andhra Pradesh, India. The film shows his struggles from childhood, there is a line ‘mai bhaag nahi sakta, sirf lad sakta hun’ meaning (‘I can’t run away, I can only fight’). The film exemplifies an extraordinary narrative of perseverance and achievement by Srikanth, including filing a court case to study science as a subject, despite scoring 98% to getting selected as the first international visually impaired student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology after being denied entry into Indian Institute of Technology.

The film’s tagline is ‘AA RAHA HAI SABKI AANKHEN KHOLNE’ meaning “he is coming to open everyone’s eyes”.

Srikanth Movie Box Office Collection & Budget:

Budget₹40 crore
Worldwide Collection₹44.42 crore

About Srikanth Movie:

Srikanth is a Hindi biographical film on the life of Srikanth Bolla, a visually-impaired Indian industrialist and the founder of Bollant Industries. It is directed by Tushar Hiranandani and stars Rajkummar Rao in the eponymous role with Jyothika, Alaya F, and Sharad Kelkar.

The film was initially titled Sri, which was later changed to Srikanth.

Principal photography commenced in November 2022. Filming concluded in January 2023. Jyothika made a comeback to Bollywood with the film. She had initially rejected her role, but later agreed to do the film after being convinced by her husband, Suriya. To prepare for the role during filming, lead actor Rajkummar Rao wore a special lens from morning till evening. He also spent time with visually impaired individuals to get his act right. The film stands as the first-ever all-inclusive Hindi movie, that gave acting opportunities to over 70 actors with disabilities.

The film’s trailer was released on 9 April 2024.

Initially set to be released theatrically in September 2023. The film was released in theaters on 10 May 2024 with special screenings at 10 am with reduced ticket prices. National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) and PVR INOX collaborated to make the film more accessible to audiences with disabilities, through specialized formats that cater to the visually and hearing impaired. PVR INOX to ensure accessibility for the film, has earmarked 1600 wheelchair-friendly seats across various locations to accommodate patrons with disabilities. The film is set for OTT release on Netflix. 

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