Miss India (film)
Miss India is a 2020 Indian Telugu-language drama film written and directed by Narendra Nath. It stars Keerthy Suresh, Jagapathi Babu, Rajendra Prasad, Naresh, Nadhiya, and Naveen Chandra. The plot follows Manasa Samayuktha (Keerthy), a girl from a middile-class South Indian family, who dreams of having her tea business in the US.
|Directed by||Narendra Nath|
|Written by||Narendra Nath|
|Produced by||Mahesh S. Koneru|
|Music by||S. Thaman|
East Coast Productions
The film has been produced by Mahesh S. Koneru under East Coast Productions. Dani Sanchez-Lopez and Sujith Vaassudev handled the cinematography, while S. Thaman composed the music. The film was planned to be released on 17 April 2020 but has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The film is released on Netflix on 4 November 2020 in Telugu along with dubbed versions in Tamil and Malayalam.
Manasa Samyuktha, a woman with big goals from a middle class family, moves to the USA. She dreams of starting up her own tea business. On the way to becoming a successful businesswoman, she is forced to deal with sexism, criticism and rivalry with KSK. KSK (Kailash Siva Kumar) is a dangerous rival coffee manufacturer who tries to put her down, saying that a woman can never be successful, especially in business. Manasa decides to beat him and show him that a woman can be anything she aspires to be. The story revolves around her journey and the problems she faces while she attempts to start up her business.
- Keerthy Suresh as Manasa Samyuktha
- Jagapathi Babu as Kailash Siva Kumar a.k.a KSK
- Rajendra Prasad as Dr. Vishwanath, Manasa, Sahana and Arjun's grandfather
- Naresh as Sivarama Krishna, Manasa, Sahana and Arjun's father
- Nadhiya as Kamala, Manasa, Sahana and Arjun's mother
- Naveen Chandra as Vijay Anand, Manasa's former love interest
- Bhanu Sri Mehra as Sahana, Manasa's elder sister
- Sumanth Shailendra as Vikram, Manasa's business partner
- Kamal Kamaraju as Arjun Chaitanya, Manasa's elder brother
- Praveen as Vijju, an employee in Miss India
- Pujita Ponnada as Padma Nayana, Manasa's classmate and deceiver
- Divya Sripada as Preethi, Manasa's friend
|Soundtrack album by|
|Released||2 November 2020|
|Genre||Feature film soundtrack|
|S. Thaman chronology|
|Singles from Miss India|
The music is composed by S. Thaman and released by Aditya Music. The first single, "Kotthaga Kotthaga" written by Kalyan Chakravarthi and sung by Shreya Ghoshal and S. Thaman, was released on 7 February 2020. The next single "Lacha Gummadi" was sung by Srivardhini and released on 28 October 2020. The third single "Theme of Miss India" was sung by Harika Narayan and Sruthi Ranjani and was released on 29 October 2020. The album was released on 2 November 2020.
|1.||"Kotthaga Kotthaga"||Kalyan Chakravarthi||Shreya Ghoshal, S. Thaman||3:23|
|2.||"Lacha Gummadi"||Kalyan Chakravarthi||Srivardhini||3:53|
|3.||"Theme of Miss India"||Kalyan Chakravarthi||Harika Narayan, Sruthi Ranjani||3:49|
|4.||"Naa Chinni Lokkammea"||Neeraja Kona||Aditi Bhavaraju, Ramya Behara, Sri Krishna||3:53|
The film was released on Netflix on 4 November 2020 in Telugu along with dubbed versions in Tamil and Malayalam. The film was later dubbed and released in Hindi on YouTube by Goldmines Telefilms on 4 July 2021.
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