Bhagya Lakshmi (1943)

Synopsis: Srinivasa Rao (Nagaiah) works as a music teacher and loves the beautiful Bhagya Lakshmi (Malathi). Unfortunately, her parents have already arranged for her to marry the straight-laced Vishwanantha Rao (Giri). Later, when the lovelorn music teacher rejects the advances of the dissolute Kamakishi, she starts to spread vicious gossip about an alleged affair between Rao and Lakshmi, resulting in the lass getting thrown out of her house. In spite of his passionate unrequited love, the music teacher labors tirelessly to reunite his love with her husband.
Cast: Chittoor Nagaiah (Srinu), Malathi (Lakshmi), Giri (Gopi), Kamala Kotnis (Kunji), MC Raghavan (Janaki Ramayya), Baby Saraswathi, Uma Maheswara Rao (Viswam), NS Krishnan, TA Madhuram, Doraswamy(Dharmanna), Tanguturi Suryakumari (Shyamala), Parvathi Bai (Rangamma), Adi Narayanayya (Kotayya)
Story and Scenario: P. Pullaiah
Dialogues: Samudrala Raghavacharya
Lyrics: Samudrala Raghavacharya, Patnam Subrahmanya Iyer
Music: Bhimavarapu Narasimha Rao
Playback: Nagaiah, Malathi, Tanguturi Suryakumari, Rao Balasaraswathi Devi, Giri, Bhimavarapu Narasimha Rao 
Cinematography: MA Rehman
Producer: Chittooru Nagaiah
Director: P. Pullaiah
Banner: Sri Renuka Films
Release Date: 4 March
Trivia: This was first Telugu movie for Kamala Kotnis, the Maharashtra Theater artiste.
This was debut movie for Rao Balasaraswathi Devi as a singer. She rendered two songs.. 'Tinnemeedi sinnodaa' and 'Chestanu pelli kodukunu chestanu'.
Nagaiah made this movie with the financial support of Duvvuri Narayana Reddy.
SS Krishnan and TA Madhuram were wife and husband in real life also.
According to the Film Federation of India, BHAGYA LAKSHMI was the 100th Talkie in Telugu.
Popular Songs: 
1. Tinne meedi sinnodaa vannekaadaa
2. Vaare dhanyulugaa

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