Student No.1 is a 2001 Indian Telugu-language coming of age action film starring Jr. NTR and Gajala. This was the debut of Tollywood director S.S. Rajamouli. This film turned out to be a hit for both the actor and the director as well. It is considered to be the breakthrough of Jr. NTR and fetched him many accolades. Student No.1 sent the director and actor to the big league.
Aditya (NTR Jr.) joins a law college in Vizag as a student. The college is notorious for its unruly students headed by Satya (Rajiv Kanakala). Aditya is shown as a mysterious young man, and throughout the first half, there are flashbacks to his story. He makes the unruly students mend their ways. In the interval, we come to know that Aditya is a criminal facing murder charges and is serving his life term in Vizag central jail. He attends college with the special permission of the jail authorities. Aditya lives in Hyderabad with his parents. He has finished his intermediate studies (10th grade plus 2). He wants to pursue engineering, but his father wants him to study law. This presents a tension between them, leading to a confrontation. Meanwhile, Aditya unintentionally murders a goon while saving a girl from getting raped. Aditya's father disowns him as his son, and Aditya surrenders at a police station. The rest of the film is how Aditya wins his father's heart with the law degree he earns.
|author||K. Raghavendra Rao|
|director||S. S. Rajamouli|
|editor||Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao|
|keywords||engineer law murder charge ntr jr. police station their way vizag young man|
|musicBy||M. M. Keeravani|
|producer||C. Ashwini Dutt K. Raghavendra Rao|