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Manasulo Maata
Directed by S. V. Krishna Reddy
Produced by P. Usha Rani
Written by Maruduri Raja (dialogues)
Screenplay by S. V. Krishna Reddy
Story by Ravichandran
Based on Kannedhirey Thondrinal (Tamil)
Starring Jagapati Babu
Mahima Chaudhry
Music by S. V. Krishna Reddy
Cinematography Hari Anumolu
Edited by K. Ramgopal Reddy
Produced by Sri Sravanthi Movies
Chandra Kiran Films
Release date 2 April 1999
Running time 152 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Manasulo Maata (The Word in my Heart) is a 1999 Indian Telugu-language romance film, produced by P. Usharani under the Chandra Kiran Films banner, presented by Sri Sravanthi Movies and directed by S. V. Krishna Reddy.

The film is the Telugu remake of the Tamil film Kannedhirey Thondrinal (1998).

It stars Jagapati Babu, Srikanth and Mahima Chaudhry in the lead roles and music composed by S. V. Krishna Reddy.


The film is a tale of two friends; Sankar (Jagapati Babu) & Vasant (Srikanth) from the same college. They start out as enemies and afterward become best friends.

Vasant loves Priya (Mahima Chaudhry) without knowing she is Sankar's sister, which he learns later. Meanwhile, Sankar narrates his past, he used to have another sister Radhika (Priya) with eloped with one of his best friends, Raghu (Sriharsha). On hearing this horrifying news, then Vasant makes up his mind to sacrifice his love without hurting Sankar and their true friendship.

Priya tries to commit suicide attempt where Vasanth's other friend Guru Murti (Ali) reveals Sankar the love affair of Vasant and Priya. Finally, Sankar blissfully accepts their love.


  • Jagapati Babu as Sankar
  • Srikanth as Vasant
  • Mahima Chaudhry as Priya
  • Ali as Guru Murti
  • Lakshmi Ratan as Jagan Mohan
  • Sriharsha as Raghu
  • Viswa Mohan as Madman
  • Prasanna Kumar
  • Bandla Ganesh
  • Gautam Raju as Too Much
  • Sunitha Varma as Laila
  • Sangeetha as Sekhar's mother
  • Priya as Radhika


Manasulo Maata

film album by S. V. Krishna Reddy
Released 1999
Genre Soundtrack
Length 31:13
Label Supreme Music
Producer S. V. Krishna Reddy
Album chronology
Pelli Peetalu
Manasulo Maata
Premaku Velayara

Music composed by S. V. Krishna Reddy. Music released on Supreme Music Company.

No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Nela Mida Jabili" SP Balu, Chitra 5:02
2. "Prema O Prema" Chitra 4:45
3. "Preminchu Okkasaari" SP Balu, Udit Narayan 4:11
4. "Eeshwara" Udit Narayan 5:19
5. "Kousalya Supraja" SP Balu 2:59
6. "Diri Diri Diridi" Udit Narayan, Sunanda 4:43
7. "Hai Hai" Unni Krishnan, Chitra 4:14