Manam (film)

Manam English Us is a 2014 Indian Telugu drama film written and directed by Vikram Kumar and produced by Akkineni Family under the Annapurna Studios banner. Nagarjuna appears alongside Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Naga Chaitanya, Shriya Saran and Samantha. Amitabh Bachchan and Nagarjunas younger son Akkineni Akhil made cameo appearances along with other personalities marking their debuts in Telugu cinema. The film is set in various time periods, over the course of a hundred years up until 2013, and deals with the concepts of rebirth and eternal love. The plot features a wealthy businessman, Nageswara Rao, attempting to bring a young couple together resembling his deceased parents and the elderly Chaitanyas attempts to bring the businessman and a doctor together. They resemble Chaitanyas deceased parents who died because of a mistake committed by him in his childhood.

Radha Mohan and Krishna Veni are a couple leading a miserable marital life due to several misunderstandings and decide to apply for divorce. They die onFebruary 1983 at 1020 AM near a clock tower on their way to the lawyers office. Their son, Nageswara Rao, becomes a rich and influential businessman and happens to come across his parents lookalikes, Nagarjuna and Priya. After befriending them, Rao decides to reestablish them as a couple but is shocked when Nagarjuna introduces his lover, Prema. Rao manages to dissolve the relationship with the help of his personal adviser, Girish Karnad. Unaware of this, Nagarjuna swears not to fall in love with anyone. At the same clock tower, Rao meets Dr. Anjali and falls in love with her at first sight. He helps her in admitting an injured old man to a nearby hospital and donates his blood. The injured man, Chaitanya, is shocked upon seeing the pair as they resemble his deceased parents, Seetharamudu and Ramalakshmi.Seetharamudu was a barrister who returned from London upon his fathers death to manage his family businesses. He was a zamindar and was fond of cars. In one such instance, he sees a poor farmer Ramalakshmi and decides to marry her. Asked by a mediator, she accepts the proposal, without meeting Seetharamudu, but asks him for six months delay as she has to buy new clothes for the bridegroom, following the villages tradition. Seetharamudu learns about this and meets her as a reformed thief. With his help, Ramalakshmi could cultivate enough grain in three months and buy new clothes with that money. On the day of marriage, she is surprised to know that Seetharamudu is her chosen groom and they marry. OnFebruary 1924 the couple goes out, but Chaitanya, suffering from fever then, fakes a stomach ache so that his parents return. The plan works and the couple rush home at high speed but die in an accident at 1020 AM near the same clock tower where Radha Mohan and Krishna Veni would die. Now he aims to reunite them wi

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