Dil is a 2003 Indian Telugu-language action comedy film directed by V. V. Vinayak and produced by debutant Raju. The film stars Nithiin, Neha, and Prakash Raj. The film is commercially successful at the box office. The success of the film led to the producer Raju becoming known as Dil Raju henceforth.


Seenu (Nithiin) is a new admit at Maharaja College of Arts and Sciences. Nandini (Neha) goes to the same college. Seenu is from a middle-class family, while Nandini is the only daughter of Gowri Shankar (Prakash Raj), a land mafia don. Gowri's assistant suspects them to be lovers after he finds them dancing at the fresher's celebration at college. Seenu gets beaten up badly. Irritated by this, Seenu is challenged to win Nandini's love. After a few attempts, she falls in love with him. They elope and get married when Gowri tries to separate them. The story takes a few turns before it ends in a happy note.