Idiot (2002 film)

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Idiot Telugu DVD.jpg
Directed by Puri Jagannadh
Produced by Puri Jagannadh
Written by Puri Jagannadh
Starring Ravi Teja
Music by Chakri
Cinematography Shyam K. Naidu
Distributed by Vaishno Academy
Release date
  • 22 August 2002 (2002-08-22)
Country India
Language Telugu

Idiot is a Telugu film which released on 22 August 2002 and was directed by Puri Jagannadh.[1] This film stars Ravi Teja and Rakshita.[2][3] The film is a remake of 2002 Kannada movie Appu also directed by Puri Jagannadh and which was also remade in Tamil as Dum in 2003, in Bengali as Hero in 2006 and in Bangladeshi Bengali as Priya Amar Priya in 2008.[4]


Chanti (Ravi Teja) is the son of a head constable (Kota Srinivasa Rao). Chanti is a guy with carefree attitude. He is beaten by a rival gang at night and was rescued by a beautiful girl Suchitra alias Suchi (Rakshitha). She pays his hospital bills and donates her blood. She is gone from the hospital by the time Chanti became conscious. When Chanti's friends inform him about the girl who rescued him, he starts loving her immediately for her good-heartedness though he did not see her. Suchitra later turns out to be the daughter of the city police commissioner Vipra Narayana (Prakash Raj).

Chanti meets Suchi in the college for the first time expresses his love. When she does not agree, he tries to tease her. She complains to her father, and he takes Chanti to the police station and severely beat him before being rescued by his father and his fellow constables. Even though Chanti is beaten by the commissioner, he becomes more adamant to win his lady love. He proposes to Suchi again in the college. She asks him to jump from the building. When he is ready to do so, she agrees to his love.

However her father is not happy about their relationship and ropes in some rowdies to amputate his leg. Suchi comes to know about this and runs to help him, but is met with an accident. Both of them gets admitted the same hospital and they unite there also. Suchi's father finally arranges marriage with another person, to which she openly opposes and tries to commit suicide. Chanti comes and rescues her, but her father still want to get her married to a man of his own choice. He also engage goons to kill Chanti. Chanti finally escapes all the troubles and meets to the Director General of Police to help him to marry his love. The DGP finally suspends the commissioner and arranges Chanti's marriage in the police station itself. Finally Chanti appears for Civil services and selected for IPS.



This is a remake of the Kannada film Appu directed by Puri Jagannath. This is the debut film of Puneeth Rajkumar.[5]



  1. ^ G. V. Ramana. "Telugu Cinema - Idiot - Review". GV. Retrieved 26 September 2016. 
  2. ^ Web master. "Idiot Cast and Crew". Filmibeat. Retrieved 26 September 2016. 
  3. ^ Kiran, Nadella. "Idiot movie review". Retrieved 26 September 2016. 
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  5. ^ Chinnarayana, Pulagam. "ఇడియట్ చంటిగాడు లోకల్". Jagati Publications. Retrieved 26 September 2016. 

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