27 years for Jagadeka Verudu Athiloka Sundari

27 years for Jagadeka Verudu Athiloka Sundari

Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari is a 1990 Telugu supernatural fantasy film, directed by K. Raghavendra Rao, starring Chiranjeevi and Sridevi. The film is Aswini Dutt’s first venture with Chiranjeevi. The chart topping soundtrack was composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The blockbuster film was subsequently dubbed in Tamil as Kaadhal Devathai, in Hindi as Aadmi Aur Apsara, and in Malayalam as Hai Sundhari, capitalising on Sridevi’s popularity.

The film saw Chiranjeevi and Sridevi paired for first time. Richard Rishi, brother of Shalini and Shamili was one of the child artists along with his sisters in the film.

The film had 100-day runs in a number of theaters and a 200-day run in one centre. it collected over more than 90 million at box office and broke all the records which were set up by past movies

The song from this film “Jai Chiranjeeva” inspired a 2005 film of same name which also starred Chiranjeevi who suggested the title and was also produced by Ashwini Dutt. Playback singers Anudeep Dev and Lipsika performed the Acappela version of the song “Andalalo“.