Srimanthudu (English: The Wealthy Man) is a 2015 Indian Telugu-language drama film written and directed by Koratala Siva. Harsha, a multi-millionaire who has everything, still feels that there is something missing in his life. In an attempt to fill the void, he adopts a village to bring change in the people.
Srimanthudu and its Tamil dubbed version, titled Selvandhan, were released simultaneously worldwide on 7 August 2015 in around 2500 screens. It opened to positive critical reception and was a commercial success, grossing nearly ?2.0 billion globally on a budget of ?400—700 million and becoming the second highest grossing Telugu film of all time. After the film’s release, many actors, bureaucrats and politicians announced plans to develop the backward villages and encouraged the adoption of villages in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.