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Kumkuma Bharina (1968)

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Cast: Kantha Rao, Anjali Devi, Sobhan Babu, Lakshmi, Rajasri, Rajanala, Vijaya Lalitha
Music: Aadi Narayana Rao
Presenter: Anjali Devi
Producer: Chinna Rao
Director: Vedantam Raghavaiah
Banner: Chinni Brothers
Release Date: 15 November

Kalasina Manasulu (1968)

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Cast: Sobhan Babu (Ramu), Bharathi (Leela), Vanisri (Nirmala), Jaggaiah, Rammohan (Anand), Relangi, Allu Ramalingaiah, Hemalatha, Ravi Kondala Rao, Guntur Venkatesh, Prema, Meena Kumari, Malathi, Baby Santhikala
Story: MS Reddy, Rajasri
Screenplay: MS Reddy
Dialogues: Athreya
Lyrics: Devulapalli Krishna Sastry, Athreya, Arudra, Kondamacharya
Playback: Balamurali Krishna, SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, S. Janaki
Music: Master Venu
Cinematography: Sekhar and Singh
Editing: B. Gopala Rao
Art: Rajendra Kumar
Associate Director: K. Raghavendra Rao
Producer: MS Reddy
Director: Kamalakara Kameswara Rao
Banner: Kaumudi Pictures
Release Date: 11 October
Box-office: Flop
Popular Songs:
1. Okka kshanam okka kshanam nannu palukarinchaku (Krishna Sastry)
2. Amma vantidi anta manchidi amma okkate (Athreya)

Jeevitha Bandham (1968)

Cast: Kanta Rao, Krishna Kumari, Sobhan Babu
Director: MS Gopinath
Banner: Murugan Films
Release Date: 27 July

Panthalu Pattimpulu (1968)

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Cast: Sobhan Babu, Vanisri, Geethanjali, Gummadi
Dialogues: Pinisetty
Music: Pendyala Nageswara Rao
Cinematography: Lakshman Gore
Art: AK Sekhar
Choreography: AK Chopra, Jayaram
Producer: Daggubati Lakshmi Narayana Chowdary
Director: KB Tilak
Banner: Sri Sambhu Films
Release Date: 19 July

Lakshmi Nivasam (1968)

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Cast: Krishna, Sobhan Babu, Vanisri, Bharathi, Ramamohan, SV Ranga Rao, Anjali Devi, Padmanabham, Vijaya Lalitha
Dialogues and Lyrics: Arudra
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: V. Rama Murthy
Art: Krishna Rao
Associate Producer: TVS Sastry
Producer: T. Govinda Rajan
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao
Banner: Venus Padmini Combines
Release Date: 19 July

Mana Samsaram (1968)

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Cast: Sobhan Babu, Bharathi, Sharada, Anjali Devi, Gummadi, Ramaprabha, Chalam
Lyrics: Dasarathi
Music: TV Raju
Producers: Sunderlal Nahata, S. Soundappan
Director: CS Rao
Banner: Srikanth Productions
Release Date: 4 July

Veeranjaneya (1968)

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Cast: SV Ranga Rao, Jaggaiah, Sobhan Babu, Anjali Devi, Kanchana, Ramakrishna
Dialogues: Malladi Ramakrishna Sastry
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Cinematography: S. Venkataratnam
Editing: B. Gopala Rao
Fights: Raghavulu
Choreography: Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy
Producer: Ch. Prakasha Rao
Director: Kamalakara Kameswara Rao
Banner: Maheeja Pictures
Release Date: 5 April

Bharya (1968)

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Cast: Sobhan Babu, Vanisri, Nagabhushanam, Krishna Kumari, Rajababu, Santha Kumari, Rushyendramani, Ramana Reddy, Nagaiah, Allu Ramalingaiah, Vijaya Lalitha, Ramaprabha, Jyothi Lakshmi
Dialogues: Anisetty Subba Rao
Lyrics: Sri Sri, Samudrala Raghavacharya, Arudra, Athreya, Anisetty Subba Rao, Mudivarthi Kondamacharyulu, Mallemala
Music: Master Venu
Cinematography: Dorai
Editing: B. Gopala Rao
Art: Rajendra Kumar
Choreography: Chinni - Sampath
Associate Director: K. Raghavendra Rao
Producer: MS Reddy
Director: KS Prakasha Rao
Banner: Kaumudi Pictures
Release Date: 22 February
Trivia: This film was a remake of Tamil hit movie BHAVANI by TR Ramanna.
MS Reddy given Rs. 1000 to Sri Sri as a remuneration for one song, which was a big amount at that time.
Songs:
1. Cheetiki maatiki chitapatalaade chinnadi ipudemannadi (Mallemala)

Kambhoja Raju Katha (1967)

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Cast: Sobhan Babu, Vanisri, Rajasri, L. Vijaya Lakshmi, Anjali Devi, Gummadi, Balaiah, Ramana Reddy
Dialogues: A. Pitcheswara Rao, Pinisetty
Lyrics: Kosaraju, C. Narayana Reddy
Music: TV Raju
Cinematography: Venkataratnam
Editing: A. Sanjeevi
Art: Rajendra Kumar
Choreography: Vempati Satyam
Executive Producer: B. Chenchu Ramaiah
Producers: Kosaraju Bhanu Prasad, Daggubati Bhaskara Rao
Director: Kamalakara Kameswara Rao
Banner: Anantha Lakshmi Productions
Release Date: 29 December

Rakta Sindhuram (1967)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Rajasri
Producer and Director: Chodavarapu Seetharam
Banner: Republic Productions
Release Date: 7 December

Aadapaduchu (1967)

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Cast: NT Rama Rao, Vanisri, Sobhan Babu, Chandrakala, Padmanabham, Relangi, Nagabhushanam, Geetanjali
Screenplay: LV Prasad
Dialogues: K. Pratyagatma
Lyrics: Dasarathi, Arudra, Kosaraju, C. Narayana Reddy, Sri Sri
Playback: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, Jayadev, Madhavapeddi Satyam, Vasantha
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Cinematography: MG Singh, MC Sekhar
Editing: B. Gopala Rao
Art: BN Krishna
Choreography: KS Reddy
Executive Producer: A. Poornachandra Rao
Producer and Director: K. Hemambaradhara Rao
Banner: Subhashini Art Pictures
Release Date: 30 November
Trivia: It had a 100-day run in 5 centers.
Popular Songs:
1. Prema pakshulam manam (CNR)
2. Anna nee anuragam (Dasarathi)
3. Garadi chese kannulalo (Dasarathi)
4. Madi tulli tulli tulli egirindi (Arudra)
5. Rikshaw vaalaanu nenu (Kosaraju)

Poola Rangadu (1967)

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Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Jamuna, Sobhan Babu, Vijaya Nirmala, Nagaiah, Gummadi, Allu Ramalingaiah, Chalam, Suryakantham, Padmanabham, Geethanjali
Dialogues: Mullapudi Venkata Ramana
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Dasarathi
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Play-back: P. Susheela, Mohan Raju
Producer: D. Madhusudana Rao
Director: Adurthi Subba Rao
Banner: Annapurna Pictures
Release Date: 24 November
Trivia: 'Chigurulu vesina kalalannee' was the first song for the singer Mohan Raju. He rendered this song along with P. Susheela
Popular Songs:
1. Misamisalaade chinadaanaa - musimusi navvula nerajaanaa
2. Nee nadumu paina cheyi vesi naduvanee
3. Chigurulu vesina kalalannee sigalo pooluga maarinavi
4. Neevu raavu nidura raadu (Dasarathi)
5. Rangoo rangoola daana ramjaina chinadaanaa
6. Eyira sinnodeyiraa

Punyavathi (1967)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, SV Ranga Rao, Krishna Kumari, Bhanumathi, Nagaiah, Haranath, Sobhan Babu, Pandaribai, Jyothi Lakshmi, Allu Ramalingaiah, Seetharam, KV Chalam, Radha Kumari, Annapurnamma
Story: Dr. Nihar Ranjan Gupta
Dialogues: DV Narasa Raju
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Ghantasala
Playback: Ghantasala, P. Susheel, P. Leela
Cinematography: Jagirdar
Editing: K. Narayanan, K. Sankunni
Art: M. Subbaiah Achari
Producer: Vasu Menon
Director: V. Dada Mirasi
Banner: Vasu Studios
Release Date: 3 November
Trivia: Jaggaiah considered initially for the drunkard role while NTR recommended Sobhan for that role to the producer.
This is first Telugu film for Vasu Menon, the producer.
Popular Songs:
1. Enta sogasugaa unnaavu
2. Manasu paadindi sannaayi paata
3. Intele nirupedala batukulu
4. Unnaavaa o devaa unnaa silayai unnaavaa
5. Pedavulapaina sangeetam

Sri Krishnavataram (1967)

Cast: NT Rama Rao (Sri Krishna), Devika (Rukmini), Kanchana (Satyabhama), Sobhan Babu (Narada), Satyanarayana (Duryodhana), Hari Krishna (Bala Sri Krishna), Rajanala, Ramadasu, Ramakrishna
Dialogues: Samudrala Raghavacharya
Lyrics: Samudrala Raghavacharya, C. Narayana Reddy
Music: TV Raju
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, P. Leela, Swarna Latha, Udatha Sarojini
Producers: Atluri Pundarikakshaiah, Kanakamedala Tirupathaiah
Director: Kamalakara Kameswara Rao
Banner: Tarakarama Pictures
Budget: Rs. 10 lakhs
Release Date: 12 October
Trivia: Kanakamedala Tirupatahaiah, one of the producers, was father of K. Devi Vara Prasad, the well known producer.
Popular Songs:
1. Nee charana kamalaala needaye chaalu
2. Jagamulanele gopaalude naa sigalo poovaunu eenaade
3. Ememo avutundi egisi egisi potundi
4. Adigo alladigo kurukshetramuna kadana
5. Jayahe krishnavataaraa

Private Master (1967)

Cast: Krishna, Sobhan Babu, Anjali Devi
Director: K. Viswanath
Banner: DBN Pictures
Release Date: 14 September

Satyame Jayam (1967)

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Cast: Gummadi, Sobhan Babu, Rajasri, Rajababu, Vanisri, Balakrishna
Dialogues: G. Krishna Murthy
Music: SP Kodandapani
Cinematography: Kannappa
Producer: TC Subbanna
Director: PV Rama Rao
Banner: Indira Ramana Pictures
Release Date: 28 July

Sri Sri Sri Maryada Ramanna (1967)

Cast: Padmanabham, Krishna, Geetanjali, Sobhan Babu, Rajasri, Mukkamala, Haranath, Rajanala, Ramakrishna
Music: SP Kodandapani
Producer: B. Purushottam
Director: K. Hemambaradhara Rao
Banner: Rekha and Murali Productions
Release Date: 2 June
Notes: This is debut film for SP Balasubrahmanyam as a singer.

Pinni (1967)

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Cast: Kantha Rao, Sobhan Babu, Vijaya Nirmala, Devika, Relangi, Chalam, Suryakantham, Ramana Reddy, Rajababu, Allu Ramalingaiah
Dialogues: Pinisetty
Lyrics: Arudra, Kosaraju
Music: TV Raju
Cinematography: Gemini Yellappa
Producers: Sunderlal Nahta, S. Soundappan
Director: BA Subba Rao
Banner: Srikanth Productions
Release Date: 14 January

Gudhachari 116 (1966)

Cast: Krishna, Jayalalitha, Mikkamala, Nellore Kantha Rao, Raja Babu, Geetanjali, AV Subba Rao (Jr), Ramakrishna, Ch. Krishna Murthy, Venumadhav, PJ Sharma, Jagga Rao, Raja Reddy, Bairagi, Raghavulu, Bhusarapu Venkateswara Rao, Ravi Kondala Rao, Nirmala, Sudhamala, Vijayasri, Dhanasri, Jamuna, Relangi (guest), Ramana Reddy (guest), Rajanala (guest), Sobhan Babu (guest)
Dialogues: Arudra
Lyrics: Arudra, C. Narayana Reddy
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Cinematography: Ravikanth Nagaich
Editing: NS Prakasham
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Fights: Raghavulu
Choreography: Chinni - Sampath
Producers: Sunderlal Nahta, Doondy
Director: M. Mallikarjuna Rao
Presenter: Raja Lakshmi Productions
Banner: Vijayalakshmi Pictures
Release Date: 11 August
Trivia: This is first Jamesbond film in Telugu.
Popular Songs:
1. Erraa buggala meeda manasaite
2. nuvvu naa mundute ninnalaa choostunte (CNR)

Bhakta Pothana (1966)

Cast: Chittooru Nagaiah (Vyasa Maharshi), Gummadi (Pothana), Anjali Devi, Savitri (Saraswathi), Sarada, Sobhan Babu (Srirama), KR Vijaya (Sita), Rao Gopala Rao (Dindima Bhattu)
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Play-back: S. Janaki
Choreography: Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy
Director: Gutta Ramineedu
Banner: Bharathi Movies
Release Date: 8 May
Notes: Rao Gopala Rao worked as assistant director for this movie.
Popular Songs:
1. Andelu palikenule auraa indaru rasikulu

Potti Pleader (1966)

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Cast: Padmanabham, Sobhan Babu, Geethanjali, Vanisri, Ravi Kondala Rao, Prabhakara Reddy
Dialogues: Bhamidipati Radha Krishna
Lyrics: Sri Sri
Music: SP Kodandapani
Cinematography: MG Singh
Producer: B. Purushotham
Presenter: Padmanabham
Director: K. Hemambaradhara Rao
Banner: Rekha & Murali Arts
Release Date: 5 May
Trivia: Sobhan played duel role in this film.
100 days function was held at Vijayawada Film Chamber.
This was the first film for Sobhan as solo here, which run 100 days.

Paramanandayya Sishyula Katha (1966)

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Cast: NT Rama Rao, KR Vijaya, Nagaiah, Mukkamala, L. Vijaya Lakshmi, Padmanabham, Allu Ramalingaiah, Rajababu, Modukuri Satyam, Ramachandra Rao, Vijaya Sarathi, Chandra Mouli, Dr. Sivarama Krishnayya, Vangara, Koteswara Rao, Jagga Rao, Krishnayya, Bheema Raju, ESR, Sabitha Devi, Prameela, Lakshmi Kanthamma, Jr. Bhanumathi, Sobhan Babu (guest), Satyanarayana (guest), Chayadevi (guest)
Story, Dialogues and Verses: Vempati Sadasiva Brahmam
Lyrics: Sadasiva Brahmam, Samudrala Raghavacharya, Kosaraju, Sri Sri, C. Narayana Reddy
Playback: Ghantasala, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao, Raghavulu, Appa Rao, P. Susheela, S. Janaki, P. Leela, Komala, Sarojini
Music: Ghantasala
Cinematography: C. Nageswara Rao
Audiography: Suryanarayana
Editing: B. Gopala Rao
Art: Vaali
Fights: Sambasiva Rao
Choreography: Vempati Satyam
Makeup: Peethambaram
Costumes: B. Narayana Murthy
Executive Producer: Chitturi Gandhi
Producer: Thota Subba Rao
Director: C. Pullaiah
Banner: Sri Devi Productions
Release Date: 7 April
Trivia: It had a 100…

Loguttu Perumallakeruka (1966)

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Cast: Sobhan Babu, Geethanjali, Gummadi, Padmanabham, Prabhakara Reddy, Vanisri, Ramakrishna, Satyanarayana
Dialogues: Veeturi
Music: SP Kodandapani
Cinematography: HS Venu
Producer: S. Bhavanarayana
Director: KSR Das
Banner: Gowri Productions
Release Date: 3 Feb
Box-office: Flop
Trivia: This was debut film for KSR Das as a director.
This was the first film for Sobhan as a solo hero.
This was a remake of Malayalam hit film KARUTHA KAI (1964), starred by Prem Nazir.

Veerabhimanyu (1965)

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Cast: NT Rama Rao, Kantha Rao, Sobhan Babu, Kanchana, Nellore Kanta Rao, S. Varalakshmi, G. Varalakshmi, Rajanala, Padmanabham, Dandamudi Rajagopal, Dhulipala, Mikkilineni, KVS Sharma, Satyanarayana, Malathi, Geetanjali, AV Subba Rao, Ramesh, Ravi Kondala Rao, Kolla Satyam, Ch. Krishna Murthy, Rallabandi Kameswara Rao, Kakarala
Dialogues: Samudrala Raghavacharya
Lyrics: Arudra, Samudrala, Athreya, Dasarathi
Playback: Ghantasala, Madhavapeddi Satyam, P. Susheela, S. Janaki
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: Ravikanth Nagaich
Editing: NS Prakasham
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Fights: Somu
Choreography: Pasumarthy Krishna Murthy, Vempati Satyam
Producers: Sunderlal Nahta, Doondy
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao
Banner: Rajalakshmi Productions
Budget: Rs. 25 Lakhs
Release Date: 12 August
Trivia: It had a 100-day run in 12 centers.
Initially Haranath and Ramakrishna were considered for the role Abhimanyu. Later Sobhan got that opportunity.

Pratigna Palana (1965)

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Cast: Kantha Rao, Rajasri, Sobhan Babu, Rajanala, L. Vijaya Lakshmi, Padmanabham, Vijaya Lalitha, Balakrishna (Anji), Vanisri
Dialogues: Samudrala Ramanujacharya
Music: Master Venu
Cinematography: Annayya
Editing: Marthand
Art: Rajendra Kumar
Choreography: KS Reddy
Producer: D. Ramanaidu
Director: CS Rao
Banner: Suresh Pictures
Release Date: 30 June
Trivia: It was made in Vahini Studio, Chennai.

Prameelarjuneeyam (1965)

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Cast: NT Rama Rao (Arjuna), B. Saroja Devi (Prameela), Kantha Rao (Srikrishna), Padmanabham (Narada), Rushyendramani, Sobhan Babu, Relangi, Girija, Chayadevi, Vanisri, Chandrakala, Rajasri, Suryakala, Mikkilineni (Dharmaraja), Balakrishna
Screenplay: M. Mallikarjuna Rao
Story, Dialogues and Lyrics: Pingali Nagendra Rao
Music: Pendyala Nageswara Rao
Cinematography: Ravikanth Nagaich, Rehaman
Art: Gokhale, Prabhakar
Choreography: Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy, Heeralal
Producers: K. Adi Babu, K. Nagumani
Director: M. Mallikarjuna Rao
Banner: SR Movies
Release Date: 11 June
Trivia: This was M. Mallikarjuna Rao's debut film as a director. He was son of Nagumani, the producer.
Nagumani was the husband of both Sr. Sriranjani and Jr. Sriranjani.

Sumangali (1965)

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Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri, Jaggaiah, Gummadi, Relangi, Nagaiah, G. Varalakshmi, Sobhan Babu, Jayanthi, Girija, Vasanthi
Dialogues and Lyrics: Athreya
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: PL Roy
Editing: Krishna
Art: GV Subba Rao
Director: Adurthi Subba Rao
Banner: Ashok Movies
Release Date: 1 January
Trivia: Sobhan Babu was received Rs. 5,000 as remuneration for his role. He travelled on air first time for this film.
Popular Songs:
1. Kotta pelli kooturaa raaraa
2. Kanulu kanulatho kalabadithe

Desa Drohulu (1964)

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Cast: NT Rama Rao, Devika, Kanta Rao, Relangi, Ramana Reddy, Rajanala, Ramakrishna, Chadalawada Kutumba Rao, Mikkilineni, Perumallu, Ramakoti, Nalla Rama Murthy, Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Story and Dialogues: Giriraj
Lyrics: Arudra, Malladi Ramakrishna Sastry, Sadasiva Brahmam, Srigiriraju Rama Rao
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Play-back: Ghantasala, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao, P. Susheela, S. Janaki, Swarna Latha, Madhavapeddi Satyam, B. Vasantha
Producer and Director: Bolla Subba Rao
Banner: Sri Rama Pictures
Release Date: 7 May
Popular Songs:
1. Jagame maarinadi madhuramugaa (Arudra)
2. Mana swatantra bharatham

Mairavana (1964)

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Cast: Kantha Rao, Krishna Kumari, Rajanala, Dhulipala, Ramana Reddy, Mikkilineni, Girija, Sharada, Sobhan Babu, Balakrishna
Story and Dialogues: Vempati Sadasiva Brahmam
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Producer and Director: BA Subba Rao
Banner: BAS Productions
Release Date: 30 April

Navagraha Pooja Mahima (1964)

Cast: Kanta Rao, Krishna Kumari, Sobhan Babu, Mukkamala
Music: SP Kodanda Pani
Director: Vittalacharya
Banner: Vittal Productions
Release Date: 19 April