Chandralekha (1998)

 ●  Telugu ● 2 hrs 31 mins

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This multi-layered family drama follows the fluctuating fortunes in the life of a sincere young man, whose financial condition is terrible. After witnessing an accident, he pulls a young woman from the wreckage and admits her into a hospital. When her family members arrive to find her in a coma, they assume that the young man is their son-in-law. Desperate to earn some quick cash, the young man also plays along. He gains the love and trust of her family members and becomes closely attached to them. How will the family react when the young woman awakens from her coma and exposes him as an imposter?
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Cast: Isha Koppikar, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Ramya Krishnan

Crew: Krishna Vamshi (Director), Ajay Vincent (Director of Photography), Sandeep Chowta (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Family, Romance, Romantic Comedy

Release Dates: 30 Jul 1998 (India)

Telugu Name: చంద్రలేఖ

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Did you know? This film is a remake of Mohanlal starred Malayalam film Chandralekha (1997) directed by Priyadarshan. Read More
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as Lekha
as Sitarama Rao / Raj Kapoor
as Chandra
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Special Appearance
as Tirupathi
as Pandu
as Doctor
as Bank Manager
as Varma
as Financier
Supporting Actor
as Ramaraju
as Tirupathi's Uncle
as Bamma
Supporting Actor
as Sitarama Rao's Brother-in-Law
as Patient




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Movie Connection(s):
Remake of: Chandralekha (Malayalam)
The plot of this movie is similar to that of While You Were Sleeping (1995).

Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt made a special appearance for the first time in a Telugu film.

This is the second combination of Nagarjuna-Vamsi-Chowtha after 'Ninne Pelladatha'.

This film is a remake of Mohanlal starred Malayalam film Chandralekha (1997) directed by Priyadarshan.