|Directed by||B. Gopal|
|Written by||Paruchuri Brothers (dialogues)|
|Screenplay by||Paruchuri Brothers|
Posani Krishna Murali
|Story by||Posani Krishna Murali|
|Produced by||Medikonda Murali Krishna|
|Starring|| Nandamuri Balakrishna |
|Cinematography||V. S. R. Swamy|
|Edited by||Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao|
|Music by||Mani Sharma|
Venkata Ramana Productions
|Budget||₹ 22.5 crores|
|Box office||₹ 7.0 crores|
Palnati Brahmanayudu (transl. Bhavani The Tiger) is a 2003 Indian Telugu-language action drama film produced by Medikonda Murali Krishna on Venkata Ramana Productions banner and directed by B. Gopal. Starring Nandamuri Balakrishna, Arti Agarwal, Sonali Bendre and music composed by Mani Sharma. The story was also adapted from a Kannada film titled Raja Narasimha , which was released six weeks earlier.   
Bhavani Prasad (Nandamuri Balakrishna) is a local leader who works for the good of the people. The people respect him, adore him, and are even willing to give up their life for him. On the occasion of Bhavani Prasad's sister's marriage, he meets Sruthi, a friend of his sister. Sruthi is the fiancée of American-born Indian – Prudhvi. They both part ways as he asks her to undergo a virginity test before marriage. In the due course of events, she falls in love with Bhavani Prasad. Both families agree to their marriage. On this occasion, Siva Nageswari enters and shoots Bhavani Prasad.
Flashback unveils in the second half. One of the persons (Jatin) who works under Bhavani Prasad gets bashed up by goons of the rival faction – Nagayalanka Narasinga Naidu (JP Reddy) for no reason of him. They presume that he wrote love letters to his daughter Siva Nageswari and trash the pulp out of him. Due to this, Jatin becomes a cripple for life. Bhavani Prasad vows to get Nageswari married to Jatin, but the story takes a U-turn from then. Another of Bhavani's rivals – Mukesh Rushi joins hands with Narasinga Naidu and plans to damage Bhavani's image and withhold Siva Nageswari's marriage. It is also revealed that Mukesh Rushi's son fell in love with Bhavani's sister who rejected his love and married someone else. To avenge these defaming incidents both these villains unite.
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|Mani Sharma chronology|
Music is composed by Mani Sharma. Music is released on Aditya Music Company.
|1.||"Gundammo Gundammo"||Vennelakanti||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Kalpana||4:57|
|2.||"Brindavanamlo"||Bhuvanachandra||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Kalpana||5:53|
|3.||"Bandarulo"||Veturi||Shankar Mahadevan, K.S.Chithra||5:25|
|4.||"Oososi Poolateega"||Bhuvanachandra||Udit Narayan, Sujatha||4:53|
|5.||"Palaka Balapam"||Bhuvanachandra||Mano, Shalini Singh||4:45|
|6.||"Sarasala Sundarayya"||Bhuvanachandra||Karthik, Radhika, Poornima||5:47|
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