Anaganaga O Dheerudu

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

“Anaganaga O Dheerudu” is a Telugu fantasy-adventure film released in 2011. The film was directed by Prakash Kovelamudi and produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Matinee Entertainment.

The story is set in a fictional ancient kingdom and follows the adventures of a young girl named Moksha, played by Baby Harshita, who possesses magical powers. Moksha is protected by a warrior named Yodha, portrayed by Siddharth, who disguises himself as a wandering swordsman.

As Moksha and Yodha journey through the mystical forests and treacherous lands, they encounter various magical creatures and face dangerous challenges. Along the way, they are joined by other characters, including a talking snake named Rakshasa, voiced by Ravi Babu, and a brave young prince named Ranadheer, played by Shruti Haasan.

Together, the group embarks on a quest to defeat an evil sorceress named Irendri, portrayed by Lakshmi Manchu, who is determined to obtain Moksha’s magical powers for her nefarious purposes.

“Anaganaga O Dheerudu” is known for its stunning visual effects, imaginative storytelling, and impressive action sequences. The film’s fantasy elements and grand scale set it apart from typical Telugu films of that time.

The movie received positive reviews for its unique and original storytelling, captivating performances, and beautiful cinematography. It was also praised for its exploration of Indian folklore and mythology, making it an engaging watch for audiences who enjoy fantasy-adventure films.

While “Anaganaga O Dheerudu” didn’t achieve blockbuster success at the box office, it garnered a dedicated fan base and is remembered as one of the rare Telugu films to embrace the fantasy genre. The collaboration between Walt Disney Pictures and a regional film industry was seen as an exciting development in the Indian film industry.

Overall, “Anaganaga O Dheerudu” is a visually enchanting and entertaining fantasy-adventure film that offers a unique blend of Indian mythology and contemporary storytelling. Its creative approach to storytelling and engaging performances make it a must-watch for fans of the genre and those looking for a fresh take on Indian cinema.

Fun Facts

  • “Anaganaga O Dheerudu” marked Disney’s entry into the Indian film industry, specifically the Telugu film industry. It was a collaboration between Walt Disney Pictures and K. Raghavendra Rao, a renowned Telugu filmmaker.
  • The film features special effects and visual effects that were on par with international standards. It incorporated elements of Indian mythology and folklore, making it a unique and visually stunning production.

Additional Details

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  • Year Released: 2011
  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $5.7 million
  • IMDB Link


  • Anaganaga O Dheerudu disney movieSiddharth: Yodha
  • Shruti Haasan: Priya
  • Lakshmi Manchu: Irendri
  • Subbaraya Sharma: Lama
  • Baby Harshitha: Moksha
  • Ravi Babu: Sudigundam
  • Brahmanandam: Jaffa
  • Ali: Jilebi
  • Vallabhaneni Ramji: Druki
  • Tanikella Bharani: Kakshira
  • Hari Teja: Chitra


  • Director: Prakash Kovelamudi
  • Producers: Prakash Kovelamudi and Prasad Devineni
  • Music: Salim–Sulaiman

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