- 2 hr 20 min
Yamaleela is a Telugu-language fantasy-comedy movie that was released in the year 1994. The movie was directed by S. V. Krishna Reddy and starred Mohammad Ali, Kaikala Satyanarayana and Brahmanandam in lead roles. The movie is set in a magical land called Yamlok, which is ruled by the God of Death, Yamadharma Raja (Kaikala Satyanarayana). The story revolves around Satya (Ali), a young man from earth, and his encounter with Yamadharma Raja. Satya, who has been brought up in an orphanage, falls in love with a girl named Mythili (Indraja). However, Mythili is already engaged to a rich man named Abbulu (Srihari). Satya is heartbroken and decides to commit suicide by jumping off a cliff. However, he is saved by Yamadharma Raja, who explains to Satya the importance of life and offers to take him to Yamlok. In Yamlok, Satya is introduced to a world filled with magic and wonder. He meets Chitragupta (Brahmanandam), the scribe of Yamadharma Raja, who keeps records of all the good and bad deeds of every person on earth. Satya also meets a group of mischievous sprites called Chitraguptakulu, who play pranks on the residents of Yamlok. While in Yamlok, Satya dreams of marrying Mythili and decides to bring her to Yamlok. Yamadharma Raja warns Satya that it is not possible for a mortal to stay in Yamlok and that his actions will have consequences. Satya ignores the warning and manages to bring Mythili to Yamlok with the help of the Chitraguptakulu. However, Satya's actions have far-reaching consequences, and Yamadharma Raja is left with no choice but to send Satya back to earth. Satya is now faced with the challenge of bringing Mythili back to earth, but he must do it before the day of her wedding. Yamaleela is an entertaining movie that blends humor, fantasy, and mythology. The movie has a unique storyline and is well-directed. The performances of the lead actors, such as Mohammad Ali, Kaikala Satyanarayana, and Brahmanandam, are excellent. The movie also features memorable songs composed by Sri and the dance sequences are beautifully choreographed. The special effects used in the movie were impressive for the time and were well executed. Overall, Yamaleela is a must-watch movie, especially for fans of Telugu cinema. The film is guaranteed to keep the audiences entertained with its unique storyline, impressive performances, and captivating music. It has gained a cult following over the years and is still remembered for its humor and magical elements.