Arjun Suravaram is a 2019 Indian Telugu-language action thriller film written and directed by T. Santhosh. It is a remake of his own Tamil film Kanithan. Produced by Rajkumar Akella, and presented by B. Madhu, the film features Nikhil Siddharth and Lavanya Tripathi. Sam C. S. composed the film's music, while Navin Nooli handled the editing and Surya handled the cinematography.
The film's story takes place in the backdrop of News television channels. The protagonist. Arjun Suravaram (Nikhil Siddharth), is a third generation journalist who takes to the profession despite opposition from his idealistic but now skeptical father (Nagineedu), who feels that the fourth estate has lost its moral compass in the present times and hence his son should stay away from journalism. Arjunnurses a deep desire and dream: to become an investigative journalist with an international TV Channel of repute. However, as feared by his father, the young reporter gets himself trapped in a fake educational loan and certificate scam which he now has to unearth in order to prove his innocence, as well as to help the society at large, to cleanse the system of such evils. Kavya (Lavanya Tripathi) is Arjun’s love interest, an aspiring journalist, and the daughter of the owner (Kedar Shankara) of a TV channel that Arjun works for. Together as they try to unravel the mystery of the scam, they discover that there is a far more sinister network beneath the surface and their life is under grave threat from the evil forces. Will they survive to bring the truth to the fore?