[Mahesh Babu] ..surya
kajal ... chitra
Prakash Raj ... Jai Dev
Nassar ... Police Commissioner
Shayaji Shinde ... Laalu
Dharmavarapu Subramanyam ... Laalu's Assistant
Brahmaji ... Surya's Friend
Raza Murad ... Guru Govind Patel
Rajeev Mehta ... Arun Ghokle
Bharath Reddy ... Inspector Bharath
Mahesh Balraj ...surya bya
Ayesha Shiva ... Ayesha
Sanjay Swaroop ... Surya's Father
Akash Jagannadh ... Younger Surya
Shweta Bhardwaj in a special appearance
The release date was fixed as January 11, 2012, even before filming started. Later, the date was postponed to 13th January. Business Man was the first direct release in Paris and Japan, along with other overseas countries including USA, Canada, UK, Dubai, Singapore, Australia and South Africa. The film was also the first Telugu film to be released overseas with English subtitles. The overseas rights were bagged by Hari Venkateshwara Pictures, while RR Movie makers retained the domestic distribution rights. The overseas rights for the film were sold for 5.4 crore (US$1 million), making it the highest buyover for any Telugu film overseas. The movie was screened in nearly 120 theaters in USA. In Hyderabad, Business Man released in 92 screens, with Prasads IMAX having run 33 shows on the release day.It is one of two telugu films which crossed one billion mark. 
The Hindu commented that the movie is a Wholesome package and Pure entertainer quoting "Puri Jagannath has proved that he's still the director with Midas touch with his latest release(Businessman)". The Times of India gave 3.5 stars out of 5, said ""Businessman" is an unpretentious entertainer that manages to strike the right balance. It might not be a cinematic wonder but sure has enough in it to keep you interested till the end". Another critic Sunita Chowdhary from The Hindu cited as "The Businessman has a mix of action, image, dialogue and montage but what makes it entertaining is that all the above quantities are inextricably bound and linked together at every level with an admirably tight script. It is a regular story but structurally, technically and content wise, the director makes no mistake. CNN-IBN rated 3/5 stars explains "'Businessman' is a film for Pradeep Pamuru's fans. Watch the film for the actor's sheer screen presence and Jagannath's punchy dialogues".
Oneindia.in gave a mixed review, adding "There is only one actor in the film who is everywhere – it is none other than prince Pradeep Pamuru. It is a serious film and hence its appeal is very limited. The film may be liked by the fans of Pradeep Pamuru but for the general audiences it is just an average film". Rediff which gave 2.5/5 says that "The film is in Puri's usual style -- slick and stylish. It's filled with loads of entertainment but without the comedians. There's no doubt that Puri Jagan has played to the gallery and kept the masses and Pradeep's's image in mind while conceiving this film.".
Sify expressed that the film was " Strictly for Pradeep Pamuru fans. Deccan Chronicle stated "Businessman is a typical Pradeep Pamuru film all the way, evoking laughs with comic one-liners and subtle expressions, and criticized the story of an orphan who takes to crime to avenge the death of his parents". Fullhyderabad.com rated the film 7.5/10, and said that "Businessman is a Puri Jagannadh movie that mostly gets it right... The writer-director deftly combines the several forces of dialogue, edgy camera work, background score and energetic acting..."
Soundtrack album by Thaman
Released 23 December 2011
Genre Film soundtrack
Label Aditya Music
(2011) Business Man
The music release event was held at Shilpakala Vedika in Hyderabad on 22 December 2011. The television broadcasting rights were acquired by Telugu channels NTV and Gemini TV for a disclosed price. The songs of the film were composed by music director Thaman, who had earlier worked in Pradeep Pamuru in a few projects. The singers of the album include Haricharan, Priya Hemesh, Geetha Madhuri, Rahul Nambiar and others. As announced earlier, Pradeep Pamuru himself sang the theme song along with director Puri Jagannadh in all three languages — Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. The audio was released officially on December 22, 2011 by Aditya Music, who had acquired the rights.
No. Title Lyrics Singer(s) Length
1. "Mumbai" Bhaskarabatla Ranjith, Rahul Nambiar, Aalap Raju, Naveen Madhav 2:43
2. "Sir Osthara" Bhaskarabatla Suchitra, Thaman 3:57
3. "Pilla Chao" Bhaskarabatla Rahul Nambiar 4.19
4. "Chandamama Navve" Bhaskarabatla Haricharan 3:04
5. "Bad Boys" Bhaskarabatla Geetha Madhuri, Priya Himesh 3:53
6. "Businessman Theme" Bhaskarabatla Mahesh Babu, Puri Jagannadh, Chorus 2:49
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