Of late, Telugu cinema is witnessing a few heartwarming dramas. One such film is Mallesham. This is a biographical drama of Padmashri Chintakindi Mallesham. Directed by Raj R, Mallesham featured Priyadarshi and Ananya Nagalla in the lead roles. Jhansi played a pivotal role in it. This beautiful drama celebrates one year of its release. On this occasion, let us have a look back into it.
Mallesham traces the story of Chintakindi Mallesham who belongs to a poor weaving family in Telangana. Unable to see his mother's hard work, he decided to invent a Asu machine which will help many people like his mother. The hardships, failures and insults he faces during this journey of making Asu machine form the crux of this film. Priyadarshi's performance in the titular role is a major highlight of the movie. He just lived in the skin of Mallesham. You feel for him and root for him throughout the movie. Jhansi has also given her best in the role of the lead actor's mother.
Mark K Robin composed the music of this film. Songs like Naku Nuvvani and Oho Jambiya received wide acclaim from the audiences. Mallesham got backed up by Suresh Babu who distributed the movie across Telugu states. Upon its release, Mallesham received a positive response and became a profitable venture at the box office. On its first release anniversary, Priyadarshi tweeted, "One year to @MalleshamMovie. One year to the love that still pours in, brightening my days. Truly thankful."