Ram Pothineni, popularly known as the Energetic star, completed 15 years in the Telugu Film Industry. At the age of 15, Ram made a smashing debut as a hero in the romantic entertainer Devadasu, which was released 15 years ago today, on January 11. Written and directed by Y.V.S. Chowdary, the debut film also marked his first Filmfare Award for Best Male Actor, South.
Having made his debut as a young boy, Devadasu made a path for him to establish himself as an actor. The film not only gave him fame and recognition, but he was also truly identified for his impeccable acting prowess, dancing skills, comic timing and everything a Tollywood actor needs in the industry. Thereafter, there was no looking back for Ram, as he delivered some of the biggest blockbusters in Tollywood like Ready (2009,) Kandireega (2011,) Pandaga Chesko (2015,) Nenu Sailaja (2016,) Hello Guru Prema Kosame (2018,) and iSmart Shankar (2019.)
As Ram Pothineni completed 15 years in the industry with his debut film Devadasu, the actor went nostalgic and penned a heartfelt note on social media. Sharing the posters of his debut film Devadasu, Ram wrote in the tweet, “15 Years! Entered this Heaven on earth called TFI when I was 15yrs old..and now it’s been 15 years since #DEVDAS released! Came here to Entertain You..I’m here to Entertain You..Will be here to Entertain You..Thank you..YVS garu. My Audience My Fans Red heartLove..#RAPO (sic.)”
Entered this Heaven on earth called TFI when I was 15yrs old..and now it’s been 15 years since #DEVDAS released!
Came here to Entertain You..
I’m here to Entertain You..
Will be here to Entertain You..
— RAm POthineni (@ramsayz) January 11, 2021
Devadasu is the story of a poor youngster Ram, who falls in love with a rich senator’s daughter Bhanumati, he follows her all the way to the US after her father takes her away. This film also marks the debut of Illeana D’Cruz in Tollywood. Devadasu also starred Sayaji Shinde, Rama Prabha, Bhargavi, Venu Madhav and M.S. Narayana in pivotal roles, with Shriya Saran essaying an impressive cameo. The music album, which was composed by the late Chakri, became quite popular at the time.
We at Telugu Filmnagar, congratulate Ram For 15 Years in TFI and hope he continues to entertain us.