Game Over

Game Over Telugu Movie 2019 Cast

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | June 7, 2023

Initial release

14 June 2019


Tamil, Telugu


Ashwin Saravanan


₹7.5 crore


Thriller, Drama


1h 43m

Game Over, released in 2019, is a captivating Indian psychological thriller film helmed by director Ashwin Saravanan. The movie is a production of YNOT Studios and Reliance Entertainment, featuring the talented Taapsee Pannu in the lead role. Pannu portrays a character grappling with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as she courageously defends her home against enigmatic intruders.

Game Over Telugu Movie 2019 Cast, Plot, & Release

Simultaneously shot in Tamil and Telugu, Game Over is a film that transcends language barriers. The intriguing storyline captivated audiences not only in the South Indian film industry but also attracted the attention of the Hindi audience when it was dubbed in Hindi and presented by the esteemed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.


Game Over opens with a chilling and intense scene, where a mysterious serial killer, whose face remains concealed, begins stalking a young girl afflicted with cancer. The tension builds as the killer eventually takes her life in a gruesome manner, wrapping her head in plastic and binding her hands before disposing of her body in an abandoned field, setting it ablaze.

The narrative then transitions to focus on Swapna, portrayed by the talented Taapsee Pannu. Swapna is a gifted game designer and an independent young woman. However, she carries deep-seated fears and psychological scars. Her profound fear of the darkness is rooted in her traumatic past, specifically a harrowing incident of rape that occurred on a previous New Year’s Eve.


Real Name Role Name
Taapsee Pannu Swapna
Vinodhini Vaidyanathan Kalamma, home maid of Swapna
Anish Kuruvilla Psychiatrist
Sanchana Natarajan Amutha
Ramya Subramanian Varsha
Parvathi T.  Dr. Reena
David Solomon Raja Inspector
Indrajith Constable
Krishna Raj Coffee shop guy
Subramanian Anwar, watchman

Taapsee Pannu

Taapsee Pannu

Vinodhini Vaidyanathan

Vinodhini Vaidyanathan

Anish Kuruvilla

Anish Kuruvilla

Sanchana Natarajan

Sanchana Natarajan

With a small but significant role, Sanchana Natarajan has been receiving positive reviews for her work in Game Over.

Ramya Subramanian

Ramya Subramanian

Parvathi T.

Parvathi T.

David Solomon Raja

David Solomon Raja



Krishna Raj



Actress Taapsee Pannu makes a comeback to Tamil cinema after a four-year break in this film. On 10 October 2018, the first look poster was revealed, featuring Taapsee seated in a wheelchair with her legs encased in plaster casts. The shooting for the movie began the following day, 11 October 2018. Pannu underwent rigorous training to portray a character who relies on a wheelchair.


Renowned composer Ron Ethan Yohann, known for his previous collaborations with Ashwin Saravanan on films like Maya and Iravaakaalam, is responsible for creating the official film score. The production company’s subsidiary music label, YNOT Music, has successfully obtained the music rights for the film, with Divo serving as their digital partner.

Marketing and Release

The official teaser of the movie was released on 15 May 2019. The trailer of the film was released by Dhanush, Rana Daggubati, and Taapsee Pannu in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi on 30 May 2019. The film was released in all three versions on 14 June 2019.

Theatrical Release Poster

Box office est. ₹15.91crore
Budget ₹7.5 crore
Cinematography A. Vasanth
Country India
Directed by Ashwin Saravanan
Distributed by YNOTX
AP International
Edited by Richard Kevin
Languages Tamil, Telugu
Music by Ron Ethan Yohann
Produced by S. Sashikanth
Chakravarthy Ramachandra
YNOT Studios
Reliance Entertainment
Release date 14 June 2019
Running time 97 minutes
Story by Ashwin Saravanan
Kaavya Ramkumar
Written by Ashwin Saravanan
Kaavya Ramkumar

Home Media

The Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi versions of the film became available as VOD on Netflix in late 2019.


Critical Response

As of October 2021, the film has received a 62% approval rating on the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes. This rating is based on 13 reviews, with an average score of 6.5/10. Nandini Ramnath from Scroll. commends the fearless performances by Pannu and Vaidyanathan, while also expressing the opinion that the writers have crafted a tense and captivating thriller that is highly enjoyable to watch.

Box office

Game Over achieved a worldwide theatrical gross of ₹15.91 crore (US$2.0 million).


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