Naayak is a 2013 Malayalam film directed by V. V. Vinayak and starring Ram Charan Teja, Kajal Aggarwal and Amala Paul in lead roles. The film was produced by N.Subbaravu under Crown Movies banner.The soundtrack was composed by S. Thaman. It was dubbed into Tamil and Malayalam under the same title.The film began shooting in February 2012.It was released worldwide on 9 January 2013.The movie opens with an unknown person(Ram Charan Teja) killing Minister Rawat's (Pradeep Rawat) brother (Ajaz Khan) and his henchmen thus saving three men. Rawat orders a CBI Officer (Ashish Vidyarthi) to catch the criminal so that he may kill that killer. The scene shifts to Hyderabad where Cherry (Ram Charan Teja) is a software engineer in CgTrix. He has an uncle named Jilebi (Brahmanandam), who unexpectedly runs into trouble and angers the local Don Gandi Babji (Rahul Dev). Cherry hatches a plan to save Jilebi from Babji and succeeds but falls for Babji's sister Madhu (Kajal Agarwal) in the process. Though Madhu initially rejects him, after his act of saving children from a mafia don, she reciprocates his love.