Majili turns 5: A Tale of Love and Life

Today marks five years since the release of the critically acclaimed Telugu romantic drama “Majili.” Released on April 5, 2019, the film captured hearts with its poignant story, stellar performances, and beautiful music. The tale of love and Life, Majili turns 5.

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Directed by Shiva Nirvana and starring Naga Chaitanya, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and Divyansha Kaushik, “Majili” explored a complex love triangle set against the backdrop of cricket. The film interweaved past and present narratives, showcasing the passionate love story of Akhil (Naga Chaitanya) and Sravani (Samantha) alongside Akhil’s present-day struggles.

Critical Reception and Box Office Success

“Majili” received positive reviews from critics, who praised the film’s emotional depth, strong performances, and Gopi Sundar’s musical soundtrack. The film became a box office success, grossing over ₹45 crores worldwide and becoming the biggest opener in Naga Chaitanya’s career at the time.

A Lasting Legacy

“Majili” continues to resonate with audiences five years later. The film’s themes of love, loss, and second chances remain relatable. And the performances by Naga Chaitanya and Samantha are considered career-defining. The soundtrack, featuring songs like “Himaja” and “Nee Kalluvalle,” remains popular and continues to be played on radio stations and music streaming services.

Beyond the Reel

The film also holds significance due to the real-life relationship between Naga Chaitanya and Samantha. This couple had their wedding just before the shoot of this film. While the couple announced their separation in 2021, “Majili” serves as a lasting testament to their on-screen chemistry.


“Majili” stands as a significant film in Telugu cinema. Its enduring legacy is a testament to its powerful story, exceptional performances, and timeless music. Five years on, the film continues to be a favorite among audiences and a cherished memory for those involved in its creation.



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