With the blessings of Late Smt. Akkineni Annapurna, Nata Samrat Akkineni, King Nagarjuna, Yuva Samrat Chaitanya, Shriya Saran and Samantha starer 'Manam’ is produced by Akkineni Family with Reliance Entertainments as its presenter. Other casting includes Brahmanandam, Tanikella Bharani, Ali, MS Narayana, Jaya Prakash Reddy, Posani Krishna Murali, Nagineedu, Saranya, Kasi Viswanath, Ravi Babu, Vennela Kishore, Melkoti etc. Vikram K Kumar of 'Ishq' fame is the director of this movie.
King Nagarjuna said, “ANR starred in several films of various genres during his 70 year acting career and left a heart warming impression in our hearts by making us laugh and cry with his performances. Dad's wish was to live as an actor till his last breath. And ‘Manam’ is the replica of his wish. 'Manam' is also a special movie for Akkineni family and Annapurna Studios. 'Manam' has been made as one of the finest movies that would remain in our hearts forever. Acting alongside my father and Chaitanya is a sweet memory. The audio composed by Anoop Rubence is already a superhit. Audience's expectations have grown high after the release of audio. 'Manam, which is generating curiosity among Akkineni family fans and audience is ready for release. The film also completed the censor formality and own appreciation from the censor board members. The audio success meet will be held on May 15. We are planing to release the film on May 23."
The technical team includes: Dialogues: Harshvardhan; Lyrics: Chandra Bose, Vanamali; Dance: Brinda; Fights: Vijay; Costumes: Nalini Sriram; Cinematography: PS Vinod; Music: Anoop Rubens; Art: Rajeevan; Editing: Praveen Pudi; Executive producer: Y Supriya; Story, Screenplay & Direction: Vikram K Kumar.