Prema Khaidi

Prema Khaidi ( Love prisoner) is 1990 Indian Telugu-language romantic film directed by E. V. V. Satyanarayana starring Harish Kumar, Malashri, Sharada. It was the first hit film of E. V. V. Satyanarayana. The film was remade in Hindi as Prem Qaidi in 1991 with Harish Kumar and Karishma Kapoor. It was also remade in Kannada with same name starring Vijay Raghavendra.


The film begins with Chandram entering jail upon conviction of murdering his own father. He starts drawing the picture of a girl on the walls of his cell. When the jailor notices this and makes some obscene comments on the girl, Chandram confronts him. The jailor severely beats him up and imprisons him in an isolated cell. Meanwhile, a new Superintendent, Prabhavati takes charge of the jail. A girl named Neelima comes to visit Chandram, but the police do not allow her in. When he sees her, he escapes to meet her. But Neelima's servants try to grab her along with them. Chandram follows their vehicle. Police think that he is escaping and open fire, he gets injured. Prabhavati sends him to the hospital for treatment. In the hospital, some goons try to kill him before Prabhavati comes and thwarts their attempt. When Prabhavati inquires about the incident, he narrates his story.