Touted-to-be the first of its kind Telugu survival thriller film, Dongalunnaru Jaagratha is directed by Satish Thripura, who has also written the screenplay, story and dialogues of the film.
The film marks the third collaboration of popular South Indian filmmaker D. Suresh Babu’s Suresh Productions and Sunitha Tati’s Guru Films after Samantha’s Oh Baby and the action comedy Saakini Daakini which starred Regina Cassandra and Nivetha Thomas. It is made in collaboration with Manzar Studios.
Dongalunnaru Jaagratha Star Cast
The film stars popular Telugu singer and musician M.M. Keeravani’s son, Sri Simha Koduri in the male lead role. The survival thriller makes the sixth film of the actor’s career after Yamadonga, Maryada Ramanna, Eaga, Mathu Vadalara and Thellavarithe Guruvaram.
Actress Preethi Asrani who has worked in several films such as Malli Raava, Pressure Cooker, Seetimaarr, is playing the female lead in the film. She was recently seen in Disney+Hotstar’s crime thriller 9 Hours. National award winning actor P. Samuthirakani is also playing a prominent role in the film.
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Dongalunnaru Jaagratha Release Date & OTT
The makers of this most-talked about thriller film, released it worldwide on September 23, 2022, received mixed reviews from critics and audiences as well, so went to the OTT (Netflix) after theatrical released.
Dongalandhariki mukhya gamanika. Ee parisarapraanthaallo car dongathanam cheyakandi. Chesethe maathram….
Dongalunnaru Jagratha ni choodandi mana Netflix lo. pic.twitter.com/cjbf7HeWAz
— Netflix India South (@Netflix_INSouth) October 7, 2022
The film has the music of the lead actor’s elder brother Kaala Bhairava, who has composed the music of the National Film Awards winning Telugu film Colour Photo and critically acclaimed Mathu Vadalara.
Yeshwanth G. is has cranked the camera, Gandhi Nadikudikar handled the art department, Garry BH took care of editing work. Yuvaraj Karthikeyan, Chhitra Subramaniam and Vamsi Bandaru are servings the co-producer in the film.
Plot of the Film
The film was announced in June 2021 and was wrapped a few days ago. The first of its kind survival has a unique story line. It revolves around a small time there who finds himself in dilemma and difficult circumstances when a casual robbery goes horribly wrong. The twists and turns that come after the incident change his life forever.