Nijam is a 2003 Indian Telugu-language action film written, directed and produced by Teja on Chitram Movies banner. The film stars Mahesh Babu, Rakshita, Gopichand and Raasi, with music was composed by R. P. Patnaik.


Sidda Reddy (Jaya Prakash Reddy) is a powerful gangster whose right hand is Devadaya "Devudu" Sharma (Gopichand), who has a lover named Malli (Raasi). Reddy, who also likes Malli, takes her to his bed, which is not liked by Devudu. Eventually, Devudu kills Reddy and becomes the leader of the gang. Venkateswarlu (Ranganath) is a fire officer, who slaps Devudu when he set a marketplace on fire and as continued throwing kerosene at the marketplace. Devudu holds a grudge against Venkateswarlu, where he sends him to prison on a framed charge of the murder of Malli's brother Baddu (Suman Setty). Venkateswarlu's son G. Seetharam (Mahesh Babu) tries to rescue his father, but everybody starts asking him for a bribe to do the work. At the end of the day, the CI (Brahmaji) and Devudu kill Venkateswarlu. Enraged, Seetaram's mother Shanthi (Talluri Rameswari) and Seetharam executes the people involved in Venkateswarlu's death in a planned and scientific manner and also finishes Devudu, thus exacting their vengeance.

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    director Teja
    editor Shankar
    genre action
    keywords brahmaji ci end frame inspector jaya prakash reddy kerosene ranganath suman setty talluri rameswari
    musicBy R. P. Patnaik
    producer Teja
    productionCompany Chitram Movies
    theme vigilante