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Laila Majnu (1949)


Synopsis: Laila's father is a rich man like a Sultan. Khais is a poor boy. Both Laila and Khais studied in the same school and love grows between them from childhood. Laila's father disagrees their love. He send his daughter to Iraq for marriage with another person. Khais becomes mad as Majnu. Later the lovers met in a desert and died.
Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Khais or Majnu), Bhanumathi (Laila), CSR Anjaneyulu, Sriranjani, Mukkamala, Lalitha Devi, Kasturi Siva Rao, Padmini, Aarani Satyanarayana, Hemalatha, Surabhi Balasaraswathi, Baby Krishnaveni (child Laila), Master C. Chittibabu (child Khais)
Dialogues and Lyrics: Samudrala Raghavacharya
Music: CR Subbaraman
Playback: Ghantasala, Bhanumathi, Susarla Dakshina Murthy, Madhavapeddi Satyam, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao
Cinematography: BS Ranga
Choreographer: Vedantam Raghavaiah
Executive Producer: DL Narayana
Producer and Director: PS Ramakrishna Rao
Banner: Bharani Studios
Release Date: 1 Oct
Box-office: 100 days film
Trivia: This is the first tragedy movie in Telugu. All songs are super hit in this movie.
C. Chittibabu, international acclaimed veena vidwan, played as child Khais.
Popular Songs:
1. Viritaavula leelaa manajaalina chaalugaa
2. Priyunigani nijamidani teluputoo
3. Preme neramounaa
4. Jeevana madhubhaandame pagile
5. Ela pagaaye prabhoo
6. Antaa baagunnaaraa
7. Manuchugaata khudaa thodai
8. Poduvo oh priyatamaa

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