Vasu (film)

Directed by A. Karunakaran
Produced by K. S. Rama Rao
Written by Trivikram Srinivas (dialogues)
Screenplay by A. Karunakaran
Story by A. Karunakaran
Starring Venkatesh
Bhoomika Chawla
Music by Harris Jayaraj
Cinematography R. Ramesh Babu
Edited by Marthand K Venkatesh
Release dates
  • 10 April 2002 (2002-04-10)
Running time
147 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Vasu is a 2002 Telugu film produced by K. S. Rama Rao on Creative Commercials banner, written and directed by A. Karunakaran. Starring Venkatesh, Bhoomika Chawla played lead roles and soundtrack was scored by Harris Jayaraj.[1][2] The film recorded as Hit at box-office, it was Venkatesh's 50th film, has garnered the state Nandi Award for Akkineni Award for Best Home-viewing Feature Film.[3] The movie was dubbed in Tamil as Vetri.[4]


After graduation, Vasu (Venkatesh) runs a college canteen, music school and teaches music for seven years to make his living. His father (Vijay Kumar) is an IPS officer and he wants Vasu to appear for Civil Services examinations to take up IPS career. But Vasu has different plans for his future. He dreams of becoming a musician and a singer.

One fine day a young IPS officer comes to Vasu's places to seek the blessings of Vasu's father. He admits that Vasu's father is the source of inspiration for him to become an IPS officer. Vasu's father dejected that his son does not heed his advice of giving civils exams, feels bad about his son. Meanwhile, Vasu spots a beautiful girl Divya (Bhoomika Chawla) on the street. He plays every possible trick to woo her. But all his plans backfire on him and make himself a fool in the eyes of Divya.

Vasu father spots Vasu bashing the guys up in the streets and asks him to leave the house and stay outside. Vasu leaves the house. Divya comes down to Vasu's place along with her luggage when Vasu was about the leave the house. Later on, Vasu comes to know that Divya is the daughter of Vasu's father's childhood friend. Vasu sees this as an opportunity to get close to Divya. He returns to his home and promises that he won't touch music again and concentrates only on his studies. But Vasu secretly pursues his music ambitions.

Vasu passes the preliminary auditions of Music Talent search conducted by Sony Music Company. When Vasu's father spots the letter from Sony, he argues with his son and asks him to either be there in house and study for IPS or leave home to pursue his dream of becoming a musician. Divya falls in love with Vasu and vice versa. But they never express their feelings towards each other. Vasu's sister loves the brother of Divya and it's okayed by the parents of both parties. It is also revealed that Divya already Okayed a guy called Manohar by looking at his photograph (this is much before she met Vasu).

Now it's time for the real test. It's D-Day. Vasu is on the stage to prove himself as a singer and musician in the final auditions of Sony Talent Search. Divya is getting married to Manohar on the same day. Vasu's sister is also getting married to Divya's brother. Vasu wins the prize at the audition and sits in a park mourning about his Love Failure. Then his Father and sister come and meet him and his father apologizes about his thinking on Vasu's career. Then it is revealed that Divya didn't marry that day along with Vasu's sister as she loved Vasu. In the end, the lovers unite and the marriages of the 2 couples are planned to be held on another day.



Soundtrack album to Vasu by Harris Jayaraj
Released March 2002
Recorded 2002
By Harris Jayaraj
At Trinity Wave Station,
Genre Feature film soundtrack
Length 32:01
Language Telugu
Label Aditya Music
Producer Harris Jayaraj
Harris Jayaraj chronology

Music composed by Harris Jayaraj. All songs are hit tracks. Music released on ADITYA Music Company. (The audio got unanimous hit talk all over airplay and within 4 days of its release it had sold over 2 lakhs.[5] The peppy number "Sportive Boys" topped the charts for many weeks.)

Track listing
1."Nammave Ammayi"  Sirivennela Sitarama SastryHarish Raghavendra, Chitra4:43
2."Paataku Pranam"  Potula RavikiranKK, Swarnalatha6:11
3."Sportive Boys"  SahithiKK, Clinton Cerejo, Tippu5:12
4."Padana Teeyaga"  Potula RavikiranSP Balu5:25
5."O Prema"  Potula RavikiranDevan Ekambaram5:50
6."Vaale Vaale"  Potula RavikiranSP Balu,Chitra, Karthik4:40
Total length:32:01


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