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Srimadvirat Veerabrahmendra Swamy Charitra (1984)



Cast: NT Rama Rao (Veerabrahmendra Swamy), Prabha, Kanchana, Balakrishna (Sidhdhaiah), Kaikala Satyanarayana (Kakka), Allu Ramalingaiah, Rushyendramani, Mukkamala, Devika, Rathi
Screenplay: NT Rama Rao
Dialogues: Kondaveeti Venkata Kavi
Music: Susarla Dakshina Murthy
Cinematography: Nandamuri Mohana Krishna
Presenter: Nandamuri Jayakrishna
Producer: Nandamuri Harikrishna
Story, Screen-play and Direction: NTR
Banner: Ramakrishna Cine Studios
Release Date: 29 November
Notes: The shoot began in 1980 and finished in 1981. The movie faced censor problem due to the nude scene of Vemana's paternal sister-in-law. NTR fought three years with the censor board and won.
NTR done the shoot where Veerabrahmendra Swamy was travelled through out his life. The shoot was taken place in Kandimallayyapalle, Ahobilam etc. in Rayalaseema. This's the only film, which done the shoot at Mummudivaram Balayogi Mandiram.
This is the best film for singer Ramakrishna in his whole career.
This's the first Telugu film released with more than 100 prints and it runs 300 days in Hyderabad.
The film's budget is just Rs. 15 lakhs excluding NTR's remuneration.
It collected Rs. 7 crores and became the higest grosser in regional films in the whole world at that time.

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