Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Puri Jagannadh|
|Produced by||Bandla Ganesh|
|Written by||Vakkantham Vamsi|
|Starring||N. T. Rama Rao Jr.
Posani Krishna Murali
|Cinematography||Shyam K. Naidu|
|Edited by||S. R. Sekhar|
|13 February 2015|
|Box office||₹743 million|
Temper is a 2015 Indian Telugu-language action film written by Vakkantham Vamsi and directed by Puri Jagannadh starring N. T. Rama Rao Jr. and Kajal Aggarwal in the lead roles. It was produced by Bandla Ganesh onParameswara Art Productions banner. Anup Rubens composed the soundtrack while Mani Sharma composed the background score. Shyam K. Naidu and S. R. Sekhar handled the film’s cinematography and editing respectively.
The film focuses on two people — Daya, a corrupt police officer earning illegal money by leveraging his capacity as an official and an influential smuggler Waltair Vasu with whom Daya joins hands. Vasu wants to kill a woman named Lakshmi who has an evidence of a crime made by his four brothers. The rest of the film is about the roles of Daya’s girlfriend Shanvi, Lakshmi and an honest constable Murthy in helping Daya become a sincere police officer.
The film was made on a budget of ₹350 million. Production began on 1 August 2014 at Hyderabad and its principal photography commenced on the next day. After being halted twice because of Film Federation employees’ strike, the film’s shoot was completed by 31 January 2015, with the film being primarily shot in and around Hyderabad and Goa.
The film released worldwide on 13 February 2015 to positive reviews from critics who praised the principal cast’s performances and criticised few portions of the film for being predictable and repetitive. The film was a commercial success, grossing ₹743 million and collecting a share of ₹431 million in its lifetime. The film also released in Japan on 28 February 2015.