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Pawan Kalyan's 'Powerful' movie Badri completes 20 years of its release

Badri is the debut film of Puri Jagannath and Pawan Kalyan scored his biggest hit with the movie
by Xappie Desk | April 20, 2020 15:32 IST
Pawan Kalyan's 'Powerful' movie Badri completes 20 years of its release

If we chart out the biggest hits in the career of Pawan Kalyan, Badri will definitely take a place in it. This is the maiden directorial film of star director Puri Jagannath. Badri opened on a mixed response but within no time, it started grabbing the attention of the audiences. Eventually, the film became a blockbuster at the box office. Today, Badri completes two decades of its release. Let us dig into the film on this special occasion.

 
Badri had hit the screens on 20th April 2000. It featured Renu Desai and Amisha Patel as the female leads. This is the debut film for both the leading ladies as well. The film deals with the story of an ad-filmmaker who is stuck in the love of two women. Prakash Raj played the main supporting role in the movie. It is one of his best performances in Telugu. The iconic Nanda and Badrinath dialogues still echo in the ears of Telugu audiences. Such was the impact created by Puri Jagannath's dialogues.
 
Music composed by Ramana Gogula is another major asset for the film. Songs like I am an Indian, Ye Chikitha and Bangala Kathamlo still remain in many people's playlists. Badri got produced by Trivikrama Rao under the banner Vijaya Lakshmi Movies. The film celebrated 100 days in 47 centers. It is also the first film which mentioned Pawan Kalyan as 'Power Star.' On this special occasion, Power Star fans are celebrating on social media by trending the hashtags, #20YearsOfBadri and #2DecadesForBlockbusterBadri.


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