Premam is not competing with the original Added on Oct 06, 2016 Naga Chaitanya says that his film Premam is not competing with original. The Malayalam version is way too different from what will release tomorrow. The narration in Malayalam is very slow and the film is lengthy. But in Telugu the run time is limited to 2 hours 15 mins, Chay also informed that there is a twist in this movie which the Malayalam version does not have. He says that as a youngster he has had many crushes and he relived all those experiences mentally with this film. The experience was a challenging one to enact a role that has three variations.