Ninnu Kori Story
Director: Shiva Nirvana
Cast: Nani as Uma Maheswara Rao aka Uma, Nivetha Thomas as Sai Pallavi, Aadhi Pinisetty as Arun, Murali Sharma as Chandramouli (Pallavi's father), and Tanikella Bharani as Murthy (Uma's mentor).
Pallavi on her first wedding anniversary goes from Los Angeles from San Francisco to meet her ex-lover who fell into depression after she married Arun.
One and a half years ago in Vizag, Pallavi is a student who wishes to make a dance performance so that she can show it to her family post marriage. However, a lack of natural talent forbids her from doing so.
Uma Maheswara Rao, a young statistics student, is an orphan whose godfather Murthy, happens to be the principal of his institution. Uma wishes to pursue a PhD in his subject and settle in life. Pallavi happens to spot him dancing at a friend's wedding and requests him to teach her. Uma agrees seeing the large fee she offers as he is in need of money.
Uma helps her, not only with her dancing, but also with other issues, including driving away a bully who torments her. Pallavi wins a dancing competition and the two realize they are in love with each other. Pallavi tactfully clears the penthouse her family owns so that Uma can stay in the same house as her. Uma starts giving tuition classes in the penthouse and earns the money he requires.
Observing Pallavi's father from close, Uma understands that he needs to settle first in order to marry her. He goes to Delhi to finish his Ph. D. But in the meantime, pallavi gets married to Arun. Uma's mentor Murthy tells her his situation.
Feeling responsible, Pallavi visits Uma. There it is decided that Uma to stay with the couple so that he can understand she had moved away from him. Has finally Uma understands Pallavi's intentions and correct his life and moves on are not form the crux of the story.
Ninnu Kori received tremendous response from the critics and became one of the biggest hits of Nani's career. Nani's performance as a failed lover won acclaim. Nivetha and Aadhi's performances won the approval of the audience and the critics.
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