Dakshayagnam (1941)

Cast: Vemuri Gaggaiah (Daksha), C. Krishnaveni (Sati), Bezawada Rajarathnam (Prasuthi), G. Varalakshmi, T.G. Kamala Devi, Dasari Sadasiva Rao (Siva), T. Ramakrishna Sastry (Narada), Dasari Lakshmaiah Chowdary, Ramana Rao (Vishnu), Samrajyam (Saraswathi), Kanchi Narasimha Rao (Prasuna), Kumpatla Subba Rao (Visuna)
Story, Dialogues and Lyrics: BT Narasimhachari
Music: Moti Babu
Cinematography: DB Chavan
Sound Design: MB Walke
Art: H. Shantharam
Producer: Mirjapuram Raja
Director: Chitrapu Narayana Murthy
Banner: Sobhanachala Pictures
Trivia: This was the first film on Sobhanachala Pictures. Previously it was Jaya Films.
A scholar and a literary personality Buggapatnam Tirumala (BT) Narasimhachari, who had only one hand, was at that time editor of the popular magazine, 'Dhanka'. He later edited the Bangalore based 'Prajamata'.
Ramana Rao and Samrajyam who acted as Lord Vishnu and Saraswathi were husband and wife in real life.
This film was remade by KB Nagabhushanam in 1962 with NT Rama Rao as Siva, SV Ranga Rao as Daksha and Devika as Sati. Both movies turned out an average grossers.

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