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Simha Baludu (1978)


Cast: NT Rama Rao, Vanisri, Satyanarayana, Rao Gopala Rao, Mohan Babu, Anjali Devi, Tyagaraju, Mada, Sarathi, Ramaprabha, Jayamalini, Pallavi, Halam, Kakarala, PJ Sharma, Anand Mohan, Jagga Rao, Ramadasu, Bheema Raju, Jaggu, Bude Khan, Azad Pahilwan, Chidathala Appa Rao, Potti Veeraiah, Master Ramu, Master Varalakshmi
Story and Dialogues: DV Narasa Raju
Screenplay: K. Raghavendra Rao
Lyrics: Veturi
Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, LR Eshwari, MS Viswanathan
Music: MS Viswanathan
Cinematography: Kannappa
Editing: KA Marthand
Art: Bhaskara Raju
Fights: Madhavan
Choreography: Saleem
Executive Producers: D. Balarama Raju, R. Vijayarama Raju
Presenter: DVN Raju
Producer: D. Sriranga Raju
Director: K. Raghavendra Rao
Banner: Tirupathi Productions
Budget: Rs. 42 lakhs
Release Date: 11 August
Popular Songs:
1. Sannajaajuloi mallepuvvuloi
Notes: This's last folklore film for NTR. The producers constructed an erena set before the Mysore Maharaja Palace. 250 workers from Madras worked 3 months foro built the set. The cost of this set was Rs. 8 lakhs, a huge amount at that time.
1500 junior artistes, 60 dancers, 70 fighters and 18 production managers were worked for this film.
Satyanarayana and NTR were acted as father and son.
Actually 4 directors were worked this project. Raghavendra Rao directed the NTR and Vanisri's scenes, A. Kodandarami Reddy and Saripalli Chittibabu (both are assistant directors) directed the chase scenes, KS Prakasha Rao directed the family scenes on Satyanarayana and K. Bapaiah directed some other scenes.

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