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Vetagadu (1979)


Cast: NT Rama Rao, Sridevi, Rao Gopala Rao, Satyanarayana, Allu Ramalingaiah, Pandaribai, Nagesh, Jayamalini, Vijayalakshmi, Mamatha, Baby Sudha, Srilakshmi, Chalapathi Rao, Jagga Rao, Pushpalatha, Jaggaiah (guest), Kanta Rao (guest)
Story and Dialogues: Jandhyala
Lyrics: Veturi
Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, S. Janaki
Music: Chakravarthi
Cinematography: KS Prakash
Editing: Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Art: Bhaskara Raju
Fights: Surendar, Kasam
Choreography: Saleem
Publicity Designs: Eshwar
Producers: M. Arjuna Raju, Sivarama Raju, Kumarjee
Director: K. Raghavendra Rao
Banner: Roja Movies
Release Date: 5 July
Popular Songs:
1. Aakuchaatu pinde thadise
2. Bangaru bathu guddu
3. Idhi puvvulu pooyani thota
4. Jabilitho cheppana jaamu raathiri
4. Ososi pilla kodipetta
Notes: This's the first film of NTR and Sridevi combination as a pair. Earlier, Sridevi acted as NTR's grand daughter in 'Badi Panthulu' (1972).
With this movie, NTR's remuneration toched to Rs. 10 lakhs and he became the highest paid actor in Telugu cinema.
100 days function celebrated at Hotel Taj Koramandel, Chennai. MGR and ANR were attended as chief guests.
This movie remade in Hindi as 'Nishan' with Jitendra and Poonam Thillan as lead actors. This's first bollywood film for director Raghavendra Rao.

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