Chiranjeevi is best known for his action roles and commercial films. There are very few emotional films in his career and all those few films have showcased the acting prowess of Megastar. One such film is Sneham Kosam, directed by KS Ravikumar. The film featured Chiranjeevi in a dual role and it celebrates its 21st anniversary today.
Sneham Kosam had hit the theatres on 2nd January 1999. It featured Meena as the female lead. The film is about the relationship between a father and son. The friendship between the characters of Chiranjeevi and Vijay Kumar is also shown in a very emotional manner. The chemistry between Chiru and Meena also won a lot of accolades from the audiences.
Sneham Kosam was an official remake of Tamil film Natpukaaga, which was also directed by KS Ravikumar. Star producer AM Rathnam has bankrolled the Telugu version. SA Rajkumar has composed the music for it. Songs like Kaikaluru Kanne Pilla and Meesamunna Nesthama still remain the playlists of the Telugu film lovers. The film was a major hit and ran for more than 100 days at the box office. Tamil star hero Kamal Haasan attended the 100 days event of the film.