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Oopiri

(ఊపిరి)
25th March 2016- Comedy, Drama
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The story revolves around the lives of Vikramadhitya, a disabled billionaire, and Seenu his caretaker with criminal charges in the past
Director: Vamsi Paidipally
Keywords: Remake


Movie Cast

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Movie Details

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Movie NameOopiri
Original Language Nameఊపిరి
English TranslationBreath
Year2016
Release Date25th March 2016
Languages Telugu
StorylineThe story revolves around the lives of Vikramadhitya, a disabled billionaire, and Seenu his caretaker with criminal charges in the past
Story SummaryVikramaditya has had an unfortunate accident during paragliding, he legs are unusuable, he breaks up with his girlfriend, he is leaving an unhappy life despite being rich, an ex-convict caretaker enters his life and things get brighter
Story TaglineCelebration of Life
Run Time158 Mins
Censor RatingU/A
Movie BudgetINR 500000000
Gross IncomeINR 1000000000


Movie Crew

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Writer (story)Vamsi Paidipally
Writer (Screenplay)Vamsi Paidipally, Hari
Music DirectorGopi Sunder
ProducerPrasad V Potluri
Production CompanyPVP cinema
CinematographyP S Vinod
Writer (Lyrics)Ramajogayya Sastry, Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry
Writer (Dialogue)Abburi Ravi
Film EditingMadhu
Art DirectorVaishnavi Reddy
ChoreographyRaju Sundaram, Brinda
MakeupNagubabu Tadala
Playback SingerShankar Mahadevan, Ranjith, Vijay Prakash, Karthik, Geetha Madhuri, Suchithra, Haricharan, Anirudh Ravichander
Art (Assistant)Sagar Mali
StuntsRavivarma
Production ControllerKishore Surapaneni
Production DesignSunil Babu
Visual EffectsYugandhar Tammareddy
Costume DesignRavi Kumar Pilla
sound effects editorYathiraju
publicistB A Raju
DistributorDil Raju, PVP cinema
DTSE Radha Krishna


Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. Oopiri was Karthi's first Telugu film though he is seen by the Telugu audience in Telugu dubbed Tamil movies, Karthi is fleunt in Telugu and that helped
  2. Oopiri earned more than Million USD in ts first week, it is only the fourth Telugu movie to achieve that.
  3. Oopiri was released on 500 screens in Andhra Pradesh and 200 screens in Telangana
  4. NTR junior was selected for the role at first, with Nagarjuna for the other lead, however NTR junior had to give up because of schedule conflict, Karthi had to be brought in
  5. Oopiri was the eight highest grossing Telugu film in the USA by the 10th day and the fourth highest grossing by the end of 3rd week
  6. The wheelchair used in the film for the role of Vikramaditya was imported from Sweden for the cost of 25 Lakhs.
  7. The movie was launched on 11 February 2015 in Hyderabad
  8. Karan Johar and Guneet Monga had taken rights of the french movie The Intouchables (2011), they had planned for a Hindi movie, but later decided to let Telugu and Tamil films be made.
  9. Shruti Haasan was chosen as the female lead in January 2015, after her schedules conflicted, Tamannah was brought in as replacement
  10. Nagarjuna had liked the original version of the movie, some of the flashback scenes were removed to make the movie more appealing on his behest.
  11. Movie Ratings: India Today rated the movie 3.5/5
  12. Movie Ratings: Rediff rated the movie 3/5
  13. Movie production began in December 2014.
  14. Controversy: The producers had filed a case against Shruti Haasan for leaving the project, Shruti filed a defamation case on the producers, finally the case was settled with the interventions of well wishers
  15. Oopiri is the remake of the French comedy-drama The Intouchables (2011)
  16. It was Malayalam actress Kalpana's first Telugu movie, she died in her sleep in Hyderabad, she was 50
  17. Producer Dil Raju bought distribution rights for the Nizam region and paid 8 crores
  18. The film was also released on 120 screens in Karnataka, 70 screens in Kerala, 100 screens in North India, 225 screen outside India
  19. Movie Ratings: The Hindu rated the movie 4/5
  20. Movie Ratings: The Times of India rated the movie 4/5
  21. Judge G. Neelima inspired by the movie took 60 underprivileged kids to watch the show
  22. Movie Ratings: Deccan Chronicle rated the movie 3.5/5