Priyuraalu Pilichindi ( 2000 ) , Telugu
Synopsis: " Priyuraalu Pilichindi, Telugu version of a 2000 Tamil musical and romantic film 'Kandukondain Kandukondain' based on Jane Austen's novel Sense and Sensibility . Directed and co-written by Rajiv Menon, the film features an ensemble cast of Mammootty, Ajith Kumar, Tabu, Aishwarya Rai and Abbas in the lead roles. Veteran actors Srividya, Raghuvaran and Manivannan also played other pivotal roles in the film. The film's soundtrack scored by A. R. Rahman, won critical acclaim and set a ten year long sales record, whilst a song composed by him and sung by Shankar Mahadevan won a National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer in the process. The film went on to feature in international film festivals and gain notable awards. "