Gentleman is a 2016 Indian Telugu-language romantic thriller film directed by Mohan Krishna Indraganti and co-written by R. David Nathan. Produced by Sivalenka Krishna Prasad’s Sridevi Movies, Gentleman features Nani, Surabhi, and Niveda Thomas in the lead roles; it marked Prasad’s return to film production after an eight-year hiatus. Srinivas Avasarala, Sreemukhi, and Rohini play supporting roles.
The film narrates the story of two women, Aishwarya and Catherine, whose respective lovers, Jayaram “Jai” Mullapudi and Gautham, are lookalikes. When Gautham dies in an accident, Catherine suspects Jai’s role in it and spies on him, which reveals further truths about Jai and the people around him, including Gautham. P. G. Vinda was the film’s director of photography. Mani Sharma composed the soundtrack and score; Marthand K. Venkatesh edited the film. Principal photography commenced in November 2015 and lasted until April 2016. Except for a schedule in Kodaikanal, the majority of the film’s portions were shot in and around Hyderabad.