A Aa[a] is a 2016 Indian Telugu-language romance film written and directed by Trivikram Srinivas. Produced by S. Radha Krishna of Haarika & Hassine Creations, the film stars Nithiin, Samantha, and Anupama Parameswaran while Ananya, Rao Ramesh, Srinivas Avasarala, Naresh, Nadhiya, Jayaprakash, and Easwari Rao play supporting roles. Mickey J Meyer composed the film’s score and soundtrack. The film is loosely based on the novel Meena written by Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani.[b] The plot follows Anasuya Ramalingam, daughter of Mahalakshmi, a rich and strict businesswoman, who falls in love with Anand, an ex-chef, when she is sent to visit her aunt in a village.
Launched officially in September 2015, the film’s principal photography took place in October 2015 and ended in April 2016. The film released on 2 June 2016, after multiple postponements. Samantha won several accolades including a Best Actress award at the 64th Filmfare Awards South and Best Performance in a Leading Role at the 2nd IIFA Utsavam Awards, for her portrayal as Anasuya Ramalingam. The film was successful at the box office, and stood as eight highest-grossing Telugu film of 2016.
In August 2015, it was announced that Trivikram Srinivas will be directing a movie with Nithiin and Samantha, and S. Radha Krishna will produce the film under his banner Haarika & Haasine Creations. It was also announced that Anirudh Ravichander will compose music for the film, marking his Tollywood debut. On 10 September 2015, the makers announced the title of the film as A Aa, with the tagline Anasuya Ramalingam vs Anand Vihari, resembling the names of the two lead characters in the film. The film was launched on 24 September 2015, at Ramanaidu Studios in Nanakramguda, Hyderabad.