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Erra Mandaram (1991)


Synopsis: Bandi Ramudu (Rajendra Prasad) is simpleton, works in a touring talkies owned by Jagganna Dora (Devraj). Dora owns most of the lands in the village and rules the village. Arundhati love Ramudu and marries him. Due to the reservations, Dora is forced to make a backward class person as sarpanch of the village. He chooses Ramudu as Sarpanch. Initially Ramudu does not understand the bad deeds of the Dora, but slowly he realizes the truth and rebels on Dora. Dora kills a Govt. Officer who comes for the enquiry and frames Ramudu in the case and send him to the jail. Ramudu returns from the jail and tries to rebel against on Dora, but Dora kills him and police files a false case that the killed one is not Ramudu but some one else. How Arundhathi takes the revenge on Dora is the rest of the interesting, gripping story.
Cast: Rajendra Prasad (Bandi Ramudu), Yamuna (Arundhati), Devraj (Jagganna Dora), Master Kiran, Sakshi Ranga Rao (Poojari), PL Narayana, Narra Venkateswara Rao, Sanjeevi, Jayalalitha, Mukku Raju
Story and Dialogues: MVS Haranatha Rao
Screen-play: Pokuri Babu Rao and Sanjeevi
Lyrics: Jaladi
Music: Chakravarthi
Cinematography: R. Rama Rao
Editing: Gowtham Raju
Associate Producers: Pokuri Nageswaramma, Pokuri Rama Rao
Presenter: Pokuri Babu Rao
Producer: Pokuri Venkateswara Rao
Director: Mutyala Subbaiah
Banner: Eetharam Films
Trivia: The film was based on 'Ledi Champina Puli Netturu', a short story by MVS Haranatha Rao, which was published in Andhrajyothi deepavali issue before he entered into the film field. The story won first prize in the competition. Babu Rao's team developed the three-page story into a film when they thought of making into the film. The film was made with 35 lakhs and collected around 45 lakhs in the first run. The film was a good hit in the vedio circuit.
This film received 5 Nandi awards for the year 1990.
1. Best Actor - Rajendra Prasad
2. Best Villain - Devaraj
3. Best Lyricist - Jaladi
4. Best Editor - Gowtham Raju
5. Best Film
Popular Songs:
1. Elo elo uyyaala ededu janmala uyyaala
2. Ooru manadiraa ee vaada manadiraa
3. Kaadu kaadantaava doranu koduko

Comments

ongole said…
which year that story was published?

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