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Dollar Dreams
Dollar Dreams (1999), Starring: Anish Kuruvilla, Satya, Priyanka Veer, Anil Prashanth, Santosh Kumar, Dashveer Singh and Ravi Raju
The Synopsis

Dollar Dreams was ironically set in 1999. Just at the epicenter of the IT craze. Hyderabad was the hub of all IT related job immigration.

The film focused on the lives of 7 young characters. Each of them with a dilemma of their own. About careers in IT and US study/job choices that they feel pressured to make.

What happens to them during the course of the story and what decisions they finally make, are a true testament to the very confused frame of mind of several Hyderabadi youngsters in the Pre-Y2K era.

Balu fun loving and laid back. Tries to take the shortest, most smart alec route possible to the States.

Ravi, brought up with the idea that going to the US was the safest option. He makes all the right choices, but were they for the right reason.

Srinu, under pressure from his father to do something with his life. He must make his mind up, as time is running out for him, while also trying to deal with his emotions about a neighborhood girl.
Phani, already settled with a tidy job. The lure of the IT craze is making him think of moving to the states. Is it too late for him to try?

Singh: Like all Singhs. Is very content being where he is.

Archana: Phani’s fun loving, sugar cane craving Telugu ammai wife.

Priyanka: She is Srinu’s conscience, goading him to make the right choices for the right reason, while also tackling a journalism job, that takes her on a curious adventure.

Follow these characters and their dreams in Dollar Dreams. Dare to Dream. Care to Return.



Cast and Crew
Anish Kuruvilla, Satya, Priyanka Veer, Anil Prashanth, Santosh Kumar, Dashveer Singh and Ravi Raju...

Director:
Sekhar Kammula

Producer:
Sekhar Kammula
(Amigos Creations Pvt Ltd.)

Story & Screenplay:
Sekhar Kammula

Cinematography:
Vijay C Kumar

Editing:
Marthand K Venkatesh & Madhava



Awards

National Film Awards - 2000
Indira Gandhi Award for Best First Film of a Director - Sekhar Kammula