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Director  Nagesh Kukunoor
Screenplay  Nagesh Kukunoor
Writer  Nagesh Kukunoor
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Genre  Drama
Sequel  Hyderabad Blues 2
Producer  Nagesh Kukunoor
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Language  Telugu, English, Hindi
Release date  17 July 1998
Cast  Nagesh Kukunoor (Varun), Rajashri Nair (Ashwini Rao), Vikram Inamdar (Sanjeev Rao), Elahe Hiptoola (Seema)
Similar movies  Little Big Man, Back to the Future Part III, Tied Hands, The Green Mile, Night at the Museum, The Last Samurai
Tagline  The Homecoming

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Hyderabad Blues is a 1998 Indian English Hindi movie directed by Nagesh Kukunoor. The film is about a NRI vacationing back home in Hyderabad, India and finding himself a foreigner in his own land.


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The protagonist of Hyderabad Blues is Varun, played by the director, Nagesh Kukunoor. The movie revolves around his visit home after 12 years in the USA and his resulting culture shock. The movie is a romantic comedy, following Varun's attempts to romance an Indian doctor and balance the local customs of arranged marriage with the Western tradition of dating. The dialogue is primarily in English and Telugu, with some Hindi spoken as well.


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In producing the movie, Nagesh Kukunoor invested the money he made from his engineering career in the United States. It was made on a shoe-string budget of Rs. 1.7 million (roughly equivalent to U.S. $ 40,000) and shot in 17 days. Apart from being featured in ten international film festivals, it had theatrical performances that ran for more than six months in Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Bangalore.


  • Nagesh Kukunoor as Varun Naidu
  • Rajshri Nair as Ashwini Rao
  • Vikram Inamdar as Sanjeev Rao
  • Elahe Hiptoola as Seema Rao
  • Anoop Ratnaker Rao as Harish Chandani
  • D V Ramana as Darshan Naidu
  • Revathi Alwar as Kusuma Naidu
  • Anne Chengappa as Shashi Naidu
  • Zain-Ul-Wara Zaheer as Sandhya
  • Vidhya Uthappa as Woman riding scooter

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    Kukunoor made a sequel in 2004 called Hyderabad Blues 2.


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  • Audience Award for best film at the Peachtree International Film Festival in Atlanta.
  • Audience Award for best film at the Rhode Island Film Festival.

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