Indrudu Chandrudu (1989)

 ●  Telugu ● 2 hrs 38 mins

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This crime drama follows the inter-connected lives of two men who look exactly alike. G.K Rayadu is a corrupt Mayor who is murdered in cold blood by his own assistant, when he tries to mend his ways. However, he manages to hide the spoils before his death. The assistant finds Chandram, a convict who is trying to beat a murder charge by faking a mental breakdown at a local asylum, as he is an exact lookalike of the Mayor. The assistant then forces him to act as the Mayor, so that no suspicion will fall upon him. In the meanwhile, police investigations begin on the corrupt activities of the Mayor. Will the death of the original Mayor be revealed? Will the assistant be punished for his crimes? What will happen to the future of Chandram
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Cast: Kamal Haasan, Vijayashanti Prasad

Crew: Suresh Krissna (Director), PS Prakash (Director of Photography), Ilaiyaraaja (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Comedy, Drama

Release Dates: 24 Nov 1989 (India)

Telugu Name: ఇంద్రుడు చంద్రుడు

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Did you know? The original Telugu version of the movie was dubbed in Tamil as "Indran Chandran". Read More
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as Mayor Rayudu/Chandran
as News Reporter
as Mayor's Secretary
Supporting Actress
Supporting Actor
as Police Inspector
as Wife of Rayudu


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Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.39:1 (Scope)
Movie Connection(s):
Dubbed into: Indran Chandran (Tamil)
Dubbed into: Mayor Saab (Hindi)
The film was dubbed in Hindi as "Mayor Sahab".

The original Telugu version of the movie was dubbed in Tamil as "Indran Chandran".

The story of this movie is inspired by Richard Dreyfuss's 1988 film "Moon Over Parador", which was based on a short story by Charles G Booth called "Caviar for His Excellency".