Victory Venkatesh has acted in many successful films during his long journey. The movie ‘Prema’ is a stand out among them. This movie starring Venkatesh and Revathi in the lead roles is very special one in Venkatesh's career. It has been 33 years since the release of this film. The movie ‘Prema’ was released on January 12, 1989 and is directed by Suresh Krishna. It was produced by D Ramanaidu under the banner of Suresh Productions. The songs in the film, composed by Ilayaraja, created a sensation at that time. Acharya Atreya provided the lyrics for all the songs in the film. Prema was a super duper hit film and it won four Nandi Awards. Venkatesh won the Nandi Award for Best Actor. Legendary singer S.P Balasubramaniam, who played an important role in the film, also bagged the Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor. He also received another Nandi Award as a singer. Suresh Krishna also won the Nandi Award for Best Director. ‘Prema’ occupies a unique place in an emotional love story category.