21 years later a scene shows a gang of robbers trying to steal money from a bank in Kondaveedu when Gabbar Singh (Pawan Kalyan) now a cop tries to recover the money by beating up the robbers He then keeps the money for himself and his loyal policemen It is revealed that Gabbar Singh is now posted as the C.I (Circle Inspector) for the Kondaveedu region His anger towards his brother and step father remains the same and lives separately from them He wants to live with his mother in his new house but she instead wants him to stay with her and Ajay is a gambling addict and has loans all over the village Gabbar Singh falls in love with a handicraft vendor named Bhagya Lakshmi (Shruti Haasan) whom he chances upon during a police raid that he conducts against gambling. The film was released on 11 May 2012 and was declared an is considered as a revival in Kalyan's career as it was his major blockbuster after Kushi (2001 film).It grossed ₹150 crore (US$22 million) worldwide becoming one of the highest grossing South Indian films at that time.[3][4] A sequel Sardaar Gabbar Singh was released. Venkataratnam is a young boy who lives with his younger half-brother (Ajay) stepfather (Nagineedu) and mother (Suhasini Maniratnam) in Kondaveedu which is a village in Guntur District His stepfather is always partial towards his half-brother which constantly angers Venkataratnam He starts to not care about what other people think about him and renames himself after the fictional character "Gabbar Singh".[a] His anger towards his brother and father grows and he runs away from home His stepfather catches him and joins him in a boarding school away from Kondaveedu. Principal photography began on 7 February 2012.[26] By April 2012 the film was shot at various locales in Hyderabad A few action sequences were shot at night for which Ram Charan trained for several days; he performed several of the stunt sequences himself without using a body double Filming was suspended for almost three weeks when Ram Charan was injured during filming Racha (2012) Vinayak intended to complete shooting Ram Charan's solo portions and then start the schedule with Kajal; Ram Charan and Amala Paul would take part in the final part of the planned schedule.[27] Ap Police Officers Association were upset with the way the police has been portrayed in the film.[49] KV Chalapathi Rao State President of AP Police Officers Association said "The red towel which Pawan Kalyan wears in one of the movie stills is the point of contention We see municipality workers in such attire generally and it is derogatory to show a police officer in. Provoked by Siddhappa's men Gabbar Singh's brother hits one of his creditors brutally and injuring him Siddhappa calls the police station to warn them about the fight Gabbar Singh beats up his brother in public thus disgracing him Siddhappa decides to take advantage of the situation and suspend Gabbar Singh He takes Gabbar Singh's brother and his father to the police station But Naidu resolves the situation by accepting an apology from Gabbar Singh Angered by the outcome Siddhappa tells Gabbar Singh that something big will happen in the next 24 hours and tells him to stop it if he can Gabbar Singh interrogates the henchmen of Siddhappa and finds out that Siddhappa arranged the marriage of Bhagya lakshmi with a local merchant by paying her father a lot of money to enrage Gabbar Singh Gabbar Singh goes to the wedding and confronts Bhagya Lakshmi whether she loves him or not Bhagya Lakshmi reveals her love and Gabbar rescues and marries her in the. There were rumours that the song called "O Bava" were circulating round the internet but Devi denied that he had composed such a song for the film and "someone have might have uploaded it 'by mistake' as. Cherry comes to know the story of his look–alike Siddharth visits his sister's house in Kolkata to pursue higher education He shares a strong bond of love and affection with his sister her husband and his sister-in-law Nandini Siddharth and Nandini are about to be married Meanwhile his brother-in-law who is a doctor attends a case of a minor who was injected with steroids by Rawat's second Brother Badvel and then forced into prostitution When he complains to the police he is unaware that the police officer is friends with Badvel and is betrayed to Badvel who kills him to keep him quiet Siddharth is unable to bear this and kills Badvel becoming a public sensation overnight. The film was a remake of Dabangg (2010) Several new scenes were included in the Telugu version like the "Antakshari" and "Kabaddi" sequences Harish said: "After watching Dabangg I analysed why it became a hit It is a multi-layed film with rustic backdrop It has Vishal Bharadwaj and Anurag Kashyap type of treatment to it It’s a completely different genre film for Salman Khan Hero has grey shades to him [ ] The script has a typical 70s type of Manmohan Desai's commercial formula".[19] The next part of the schedule started in Kolkata from 12 October 2012.[34] Some action episodes involving Ram Charan Dev Gill and others and a few continuity scenes were shot An entire day was spent shooting a few action episodes with Ram Charan at Chhotelal Ghat near the Mullickghat flower market since Vinayak insisted on perfection This portion of the schedule ended on 22 October 2012.[35] The team returned to Hyderabad and filming continued in a set erected at Sarathi Studios.[36] By mid November 2012 a majority of the filming was complete with final completion expected in December 2012.[37] Meanwhile Gabbar Singh meets Bhagya Lakshmi and proposes She rejects it saying that she has to look after her ailing father (Kota Srinivasa Rao) who is always drunk and she cannot marry while he is alive Gabbar Singh then comes home to find his mother dead He goes to his stepfather to make peace as he is the only family left His stepfather rejects and despises him as an outcast Gabbar Singh is then attacked at the handicraft exhibition by Siddhappa's men when he is with Bhagya Lakshmi; he kills all of them in a fight and goes to Siddhappa's house He confronts Siddhappa and warns him to stop bothering him and tells him that he will never allow Siddhappa to become. There were rumours that the song called "O Bava" were circulating round the internet but Devi denied that he had composed such a song for the film and "someone have might have uploaded it 'by mistake' as. Angered by Gabbar Singh's response Siddhappa sends goons to disrupt the market yard in Kondaveedu Gabbar Singh confronts the goons and defeats them with ease to reopen the market yard Even more enraged Siddhappa now plans to kill Gabbar Singh but his uncle instead advises him to speak with the Home Minister (Rao Ramesh) about transferring Gabbar Singh out of Kondaveedu Siddhappa and his uncle meet the minister who simply denies their request stating that Gabbar Singh is a sincere and honest cop and transferring him during the elections would be bad for the party and highly impossible without specific reason as Election commission controls the circle police till votes counting He also advises Siddhappa to make peace with Gabbar Singh or it would hurt his political aspirations. The film was shown on 110 screens in Hyderabad breaking the previous records set by Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu (2012) and Businessman (2012) which were released in 105 and 103 theatres respectively.[54] Universal Media in association with Praneeth Media released the film on more than 100 screens in the United States including 70 digital prints and sixteen 35 mm prints which was a first for a Telugu film in an overseas market.[55] The makers said that the film would be released in more than 1200 theatres in Andhra Pradesh.[56] Akula Siva said that the dialogue in the film had a philosophical touch despite being humorous and added "The hero is elevated on par with divinity in the introduction; such glorification is imperative if the hero doesn't have that power and courage he cannot fight so many people".[44] Bluesky Cinemas acquired the entire overseas theatrical distribution rights.[45] TGM acquired the distribution rights for Gulf.[46] Leo Entertainment purchased the complete UK and Europe theatrical rights of the film.[47] Elixir Entertainment bought theatrical rights for New Zealand and Australia.[48] 21 years later a scene shows a gang of robbers trying to steal money from a bank in Kondaveedu when Gabbar Singh (Pawan Kalyan) now a cop tries to recover the money by beating up the robbers He then keeps the money for himself and his loyal policemen It is revealed that Gabbar Singh is now posted as the C.I (Circle Inspector) for the Kondaveedu region His anger towards his brother and step father remains the same and lives separately from them He wants to live with his mother in his new house but she instead wants him to stay with her and Ajay is a gambling addict and has loans all over the village Gabbar Singh falls in love with a handicraft vendor named Bhagya Lakshmi (Shruti Haasan) whom he chances upon during a police raid that he conducts against gambling. Devi Sri Prasad composed the film's music and Jayanan Vincent was the film's cinematographer The film was made with the budget of ₹30 crore (US$4.5 million) and was formally launched on 18 August 2011 at Hyderabad The filming was primarily held at fetched Pawan Kalyan the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu award at 59th Filmfare Awards South.

The film was a remake of Dabangg (2010) Several new scenes were included in the Telugu version like the "Antakshari" and "Kabaddi" sequences Harish said: "After watching Dabangg I analysed why it became a hit It is a multi-layed film with rustic backdrop It has Vishal Bharadwaj and Anurag Kashyap type of treatment to it It’s a completely different genre film for Salman Khan Hero has grey shades to him [ ] The script has a typical 70s type of Manmohan Desai's commercial formula".[19] Meanwhile Gabbar Singh meets Bhagya Lakshmi and proposes She rejects it saying that she has to look after her ailing father (Kota Srinivasa Rao) who is always drunk and she cannot marry while he is alive Gabbar Singh then comes home to find his mother dead He goes to his stepfather to make peace as he is the only family left His stepfather rejects and despises him as an outcast Gabbar Singh is then attacked at the handicraft exhibition by Siddhappa's men when he is with Bhagya Lakshmi; he kills all of them in a fight and goes to Siddhappa's house He confronts Siddhappa and warns him to stop bothering him and tells him that he will never allow Siddhappa to become.

Venkataratnam is a young boy who lives with his younger half-brother (Ajay) stepfather (Nagineedu) and mother (Suhasini Maniratnam) in Kondaveedu which is a village in Guntur District His stepfather is always partial towards his half-brother which constantly angers Venkataratnam He starts to not care about what other people think about him and renames himself after the fictional character "Gabbar Singh".[a] His anger towards his brother and father grows and he runs away from home His stepfather catches him and joins him in a boarding school away from Kondaveedu. Bluesky Cinemas acquired the entire overseas theatrical distribution rights.[45] TGM acquired the distribution rights for Gulf.[46] Leo Entertainment purchased the complete UK and Europe theatrical rights of the film.[47] Elixir Entertainment bought theatrical rights for New Zealand and Australia.[48] But Cherry eavesdrops on the conversation and goes to Rawat's place ahead of Siddharth where he is severely attacked by Rawat Siddharth reaches the place after watching a MMS sent by Rawat,[6] saves Cherry and the two kill Rawat The case is dismissed due to lack of evidence and Siddharth is freed In the end both Siddharth and Cherry unite with their respective lovers. Released during the season of the Makar Sankranti festival on 9 January 2013 on 1600 screens worldwide the film received generally positive reviews from critics and was commercially successful The film was dubbed into Tamil and Malayalam with the same title It was also dubbed in Hindi under the title Double Attack by Goldmines Telefilms in the same year The film was loosely remade into Bengali (Bangladesh) as Hero: The Superstar. The film features Ram Charan in dual roles: Cherry a software engineer in Hyderabad and Siddharth Naayak an inspiring young leader in Kolkata fighting against an evil politician named Rawat The film revolves around Cherry assisting Siddharth in the triumph of good over evil after their paths cross Production began on 9 November 2011 and principal photography began on 7 February 2012 The film was extensively shot in Hyderabad and Kolkata while a couple of the songs were shot in Dubai Iceland and Slovenia making Naayak the first Indian film to be shot in Slovenia Filming ended on 29 December 2012. The VCDs DVDs and Blu-ray discs of the film were released by Sri Balaji Videos on 22 August 2012 on the occasion of Chiranjeevi's birthday.[51] The satellite rights were purchased by Gemini TV for a price of around ₹9 crore (US$1.3 million) which is a record sum.[52] The film was broadcast on 14 January 2013 on the occasion of Sankranthi festival and registered a TRP of 24 points during its premiere surpassing Magadheera (2009).[53] Pawan Kalyan wears a cargo shirt (with the buttons taken off) fitted with police logos He ties a red towel around his head before fighting He also wears dark shades and hooded shirts.[32] Haasan wears half sarees in the first half of movie while she sticks to sarees in the second half She uses bluish shades for the costumes She uses crape and chiffon sarees in songs and in the second half with pattern blouses.[32] Abhimanyu wears linen fabric pattern Kurtis with bordered patti on collar and cuffs which brings in the look of a local politician He appears in both dark and lighter shades His accessories a lot of gold ornaments rudrakshas etc show the nativity of a village's political villain.[32] Devi Sri Prasad composed the film's music and Jayanan Vincent was the film's cinematographer The film was made with the budget of ₹30 crore (US$4.5 million) and was formally launched on 18 August 2011 at Hyderabad The filming was primarily held at fetched Pawan Kalyan the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu award at 59th Filmfare Awards South.

Provoked by Siddhappa's men Gabbar Singh's brother hits one of his creditors brutally and injuring him Siddhappa calls the police station to warn them about the fight Gabbar Singh beats up his brother in public thus disgracing him Siddhappa decides to take advantage of the situation and suspend Gabbar Singh He takes Gabbar Singh's brother and his father to the police station But resolves the situation by accepting an apology from Gabbar Singh Angered by the outcome Siddhappa tells Gabbar Singh that something big will happen in the next 24 hours and tells him to stop it if he can Gabbar Singh interrogates the henchmen of Siddhappa and finds out that Siddhappa arranged the of Bhagya lakshmi with a local merchant by paying her father a lot of money to enrage Gabbar Singh Gabbar Singh goes to the wedding and confronts Bhagya Lakshmi whether she loves him or not Bhagya Lakshmi reveals her love and Gabbar rescues and marries her in the. Gabbar Singh grossed ₹ billion (US$22 million) worldwide with a lifetime distributor share of ₹68 crore (US$10 million).[3][4] On the eve of Valentine's Day first look stills of the film were released to the media.[57] A few stills featuring Ram Charan were unveiled on 18 August 2012 which featured him sporting a new look.[58] Two first look posters confirming the film's title and its spelling were unveiled on 26 November 2012.[59] The film's first teaser was unveiled on 14 December 2012.[60] Allu Arjun and S S Rajamouli unveiled the trailers at Shilpakala Vedika during the soundtrack launch.[49] Cherry enters the court stating that he is Siddharth Naayak and the one standing there is his fan Siddharth tells exactly the same story which causes some confusion The Judge orders the CBI to find out the real identities of the two persons within ten days During that time Siddharth manages to bring Madhu and her family including Babji and his paternal uncle to Kolkata uniting Cherry and Madhu The next day Rawat makes a call to Siddarth to come to his place to save the kidnapped school children. It is later revealed that the robbers who tried to steal are actually the henchmen of an upcoming politician goon named Siddhappa (Abhimanyu Singh) He with the help of his uncle (Tanikella Bharani) wants to become the MLA of Kondaveedu in the upcoming by-election He wants to be nominated from the ruling party He meets Gabbar Singh and tries to appreciate him for catching the robbers Gabbar Singh flatly refuses and tells Siddhappa that he actually knows who he is and tells him to behave himself. The next portion of the schedule started in Dubai where a song "Laila O Laila" with Ram Charan and Kajal was shot Ram Charan later said "It was a week before my wedding and I had just returned from my bachelor's party I landed directly in Dubai to shoot the song I had to wear shades to hide the fatigue" and added "I was told that I wouldn't need much rehearsals but was zapped when I saw the choreographer take me through the routine I was like 'can we please slow the beat or something?' I couldn't settle for anything less than the best and went ahead and completed the song in seven days."[28] After its completion some key scenes and songs were shot in Europe involving the. Angered by Gabbar Singh's response Siddhappa sends goons to disrupt the market yard in Kondaveedu Gabbar Singh confronts the goons and defeats them with ease to reopen the market yard Even more enraged Siddhappa now plans to kill Gabbar Singh but his uncle instead advises him to speak with the Home Minister (Rao Ramesh) about transferring Gabbar Singh out of Kondaveedu Siddhappa and his uncle meet the minister who simply denies their request stating that Gabbar Singh is a sincere and honest cop and transferring him during the elections would be bad for the party and highly impossible without specific reason as Election commission controls the circle police till votes counting He also advises Siddhappa to make peace with Gabbar Singh or it would hurt his political aspirations. Pawan Kalyan wears a cargo shirt (with the buttons taken off) fitted with police logos He ties a red towel around his head before fighting He also wears dark shades and hooded shirts.[32] Haasan wears half sarees in the first half of movie while she sticks to sarees in the second half She uses bluish shades for the costumes She uses crape and chiffon sarees in songs and in the second half with pattern blouses.[32] Abhimanyu wears linen fabric pattern Kurtis with bordered patti on collar and cuffs which brings in the look of a local politician He appears in both dark and lighter shades His accessories a lot of gold ornaments rudrakshas etc show the nativity of a village's political villain.[32] Shortly after Siddharth seizes all of Rawat's property and distributes it to the public Rawat kills the Minister and puts the blame on Siddharth who he stabs and throws into the Ganges Rawat becomes the Minister within a week while Siddharth survives planning to kill Rawat Cherry after reading about his story decides to help him He along with Jilebi goes to the CBI Jail where Siddharth is in custody He introduces himself and hatches a plan to get Siddharth exonerated In court since Siddharth admits that he committed the crime the Judge orders that he be put. Naayak (English: Leader) is a 2013 Indian Telugu-language masala film written by Akula Siva and directed by V V Vinayak The film was jointly produced by DVV Danayya and S Radhakrishna under the banner Universal Media The film features Ram Charan Kajal Aggarwal and Amala Paul in the lead roles S Thaman composed the film's soundtrack and background score Chota K undertook the cinematography and Gautham Raju was the film's editor. The satellite rights for the Hindi dubbed version were sold for a record price of ₹35 million (US$520,000).[63] Gemini TV paid an advance of ₹26 million for the satellite rights of the original version and fully acquired them after the film's release for an additional ₹75 million.[64] The DVD and Blu-ray were marketed by Sri Balaji Videos and were released on. The VCDs DVDs and Blu-ray discs of the film were released by Sri Balaji Videos on 22 August 2012 on the occasion of Chiranjeevi's birthday.[51] The satellite rights were purchased by Gemini TV for a price of around ₹9 crore (US$1.3 million) which is a record sum.[52] The film was broadcast on 14 January 2013 on the occasion of Sankranthi festival and registered a TRP of 24 points during its premiere surpassing Magadheera (2009).[53] Ap Police Officers Association were upset with the way the police has been portrayed in the film.[49] KV Chalapathi Rao State President of AP Police Officers Association said "The red towel which Pawan Kalyan wears in one of the movie stills is the point of contention We see municipality workers in such attire generally and it is derogatory to show a police officer in. It is later revealed that the robbers who tried to steal are actually the henchmen of an upcoming politician goon named Siddhappa (Abhimanyu Singh) He with the help of his uncle (Tanikella Bharani) wants to become the MLA of Kondaveedu in the upcoming by-election He wants to be nominated from the ruling party He meets Gabbar Singh and tries to appreciate him for catching the robbers Gabbar Singh flatly refuses and tells Siddhappa that he actually knows who he is and tells him to behave himself. The film was released on 11 May 2012 and was declared an is considered as a revival in Kalyan's career as it was his major blockbuster after Kushi (2001 film).It grossed ₹150 crore (US$22 million) worldwide becoming one of the highest grossing South Indian films at that time.[3][4] A sequel Sardaar Gabbar Singh was released. Gabbar Singh grossed ₹ billion (US$22 million) worldwide with a lifetime distributor share of ₹68 crore (US$10 million).[3][4] Gayathri Films bought the Karnataka distribution rights for ₹41 million the highest price offered for any Telugu film in Karnataka up to that time.[61] Universal Media distributed the film in the United States.[2] Producer Dil Raju acquired the film's distribution rights in the Nizam region in mid-December 2012.[62]