Dasara Telugu Movie 2023 Cast

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | June 2, 2023

Initial release

30 March 2023




Srikanth Odela


₹65 crore


Adventure, Drama, Action


2h 36m

Dasara, also known as Vijayadasami, is an Indian Telugu-language period action drama film scheduled for release in 2023. The film marks the directorial debut of Srikanth Odela, who has also written the screenplay. It features a talented ensemble cast including Nani, Keerthy Suresh, Dheekshith Shetty, Shine Tom Chacko, Samuthirakani, Sai Kumar, and Shamna Kasim.

Dasara Telugu Movie 2023 Cast, Plot, Music, Release

Set against the backdrop of the Singareni coal mines near Godavarikhani in Telangana, Dasara is a film that was announced in October 2021. Principal photography for the movie began in March 2022 and concluded in January 2023. The film features a soundtrack and film score composed by Santhosh Narayanan. Dasara was released on March 30, 2023, and garnered positive reviews from critics.


In 2009, we are introduced to Dharani, a young delinquent who makes a living by stealing coal. He resides with his grandmother in Veerlapally, a village where the women are suffering due to the influence of alcohol. Dharani’s closest companions are Siddham “Suri” Suryam and Vennela.

From childhood, Dharani has harbored feelings of love for Vennela. However, he discovers that Vennela and Suri are in love with each other. In a selfless act, Dharani sacrifices his own love and resolves to bring Suri and Vennela together. Their relationship faces opposition from Vennela’s mother, Ramanamma, who disapproves of Suri’s involvement in coal theft.


Real Name Role Name
Nani Dharani
Keerthy Suresh Vennela
Dheekshith Shetty Siddham “Suri” Suryam
Shine Tom Chacko Thurpugutta Chinna Nambi
Samuthirakani Thurpugutta Shivanna
Sai Kumar Thurpugutta Rajanna
Jhansi Ramanamma
Shamna Kasim Chinna Nambi’s wife
Rajsekhar Aningi Inspector Nagaraju
Raviteja Nannimala Dharani’s friend
Surabhi Prabhavathi Suri’s mother



Keerthy Suresh

keerthy suresh

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Dheekshith Shetty

Dheekshith Shetty was on cloud nine when he bagged a role in Telugu Star Nani’s big-ticket Dasara.

Shine Tom Chacko

Shine Tom Chacko

Malayalam actor Shine Tom Chacko’s rise as a versatile character actor landed him a plum role in Nani’s Dasara.



Sai Kumar

Jim Sarbh


Shamna Kasim

Shamna Kasim

Rajsekhar Aningi

Rajsekhar Aningi

Raviteja Nannimala

Raviteja Nannimala

Surabhi Prabhavathi

Surabhi Prabhavathi



In October 2021, Nani announced his next project titled Dasara, directed by debutant Srikanth Odela, who had previously worked as an assistant to Sukumar in films like Nannaku Prematho and Rangasthalam. The film is being produced by Sudhakar Cherukuri under the banner of Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Cinemas. The formal launch of the film took place in February 2022.


Keerthy Suresh was chosen to play the female lead opposite Nani in Dasara, marking their second collaboration following their previous film Nenu Local. Additionally, the film features a talented ensemble cast including Samuthirakani, Prakash Raj, Rajendra Prasad, Roshan Mathew, Sai Kumar, and Zarina Wahab, who have been signed on to portray significant roles in the movie.


Principal photography for Dasara began in March 2022. In April of the same year, the production team shifted their filming location to Hyderabad to shoot a song sequence. The third schedule of the film commenced in July 2022. The shooting process concluded on January 13, 2023, and the film entered the post-production phase in preparation for its release on March 30, 2023.


Santhosh Narayanan has composed the film score and soundtrack album for Dasara. The music rights for the film were acquired by Saregama. The first single from the album, titled “Dhoom Dhaam Dhosthaan,” was released on October 3, 2022.



Dasara was theatrically released on 30 March 2023. It was released in Telugu and dubbed versions in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi languages. The teaser of the film was released on 30 January 2023.

Promotional Poster

Box office est. ₹117 crore
Budget ₹65 crore
Cinematography Sathyan Sooryan
Country India
Directed by Srikanth Odela
Distributed by Sri Venkateswara Film Distributors
KRG Studios
AA Films
Edited by Naveen Nooli
Language Telugu
Music by Santhosh Narayanan
Produced by Sudhakar Cherukuri
Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Cinemas
Release date 30 March 2023
Running time 156 minutes
Written by Srikanth Odela

Jella Srinath

Arjuna Paturi

Vamsi Krishna P.

Home Media

The digital rights for Dasara have been obtained by Netflix. The film made its premiere on Netflix on April 27, 2023, in the Telugu language, as well as in dubbed versions in Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada languages.


Critical Response

Dasara has garnered generally positive reviews from critics. The film’s performances, particularly those of Nani, Keerthy Suresh, and Dheekshith Shetty, have been lauded. The cinematography, music, action sequences, technical aspects, and Srikanth Odela’s direction have also received praise.


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