Janatha Garage Story
Director: Koratala Siva
Cast: Mohanlal as Sathyam, N. T. R. Jr. as Anand, Unni Mukundan as Raghava Sathyam, Nithya Menen as Anu, Samantha as Bujji, Devayani as Padma Sathyam, Saikumar as Police Commissioner K. Chandra Sekhar, Suresh as Suresh, and Sachin Khadekar as Mukesh.
Janatha garage is the story of Sathyam who stands for the downtrodden and get them justice. His brother Shiva is an employee in Hyderabad. Janatha Garage becomes popular among the local people as they believe that they'll get justice from them. Shiva gets married to a Mumbai-based guy Suresh's sister, and they have a son.
One day Mukesh, a powerful business magnate with a lot of criminal dealings and who was also the brother of a goon who was killed by Sathyam, visits and warns him. A few days later, Shiva and his wife get ambushed by Mukesh's men, and both are killed. Sathyam, fearing for Anand's safety, asks Suresh to take him away from Janatha Garage.
That boy grows up to be an environmental activist person, Anand. is against any activity which can harm the environment. Suresh's daughter Bujji and Anand are in love with each other, and her parents are happy with that. Anand also befriends a girl Anu, whom he scolds for using firecrackers. She falls for him, but she won't express it to him, because she knew that he is in love with Bujji.
He gets into a scuffle with a powerful MLA about an environmental issue, and fearing for his safety, Suresh sends him to Hyderabad under the pretext of a university exchange program. There he meets Sathyam's arrogant son Raghava (Unni Mukundan), who got married to Mukesh's daughter without his parents' approval.
Sathyam meets with an accident planned by Mukesh, but recovers. Janatha Garage is now inactive solving the problems of the common men as Sathyam and his allies are getting old. Anand fights off Raghava's thugs regarding an illegal mining field. Sathyam meets with Anand, and both develop a mutual respect for each other, without knowing they are uncle and nephew.
Sathyam asks Anand to take over Janatha Garage. How Anand resurrects Janatha Garage and finds his relationship with Sathyam and what happens to the love story of Anand and Bujji, and if he can avenge his parents' death forms the crux of the story.
Janatha garage received mixed to positive critical response but gained unanimous audience approval. The performances of main leads received high praise. The movie went on to become the highest grosser in N. T. R.'s career and one of the highest grossing movies in Tollywood.
Mohanlal won Special Jury National award and N. T. R. and he won Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor awards respectively at state government Nandi Awards. Koratala Siva received best Story Writer award. N. T. R. won Best Actor Male - Telugu Filmfare Award, and Ramajogayya Sastry won Best Lyricist - Telugu for the song Pranamam.
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