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Suvarna Sundari (1957)



Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Jayanth), Anjali Devi (Suvarna Sundari), Relangi (Kailasam), Ramana Reddy (Ullasam), Balakrishna (Chadastham), Peketi Sivaram, Chittooru Nagaiah, Gummadi, CSR Anjaneyulu, Rajasulochana, Girija, Suryakala, KVS Sharma, EV Saroja, Master Babji
Story: Sadasivabrahmam, Adityan (Adi Narayana Rao)
Dialogues: Malladi Ramakrishna Sastry
Lyrics: Samudrala Raghavacharya, Samudrala Ramanujacharya, Kosaraju
Music: Adi Narayana Rao
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, Jikki
Cinematography: MA Rahman
Editing: Prakash
Art: Vaali
Choreography: Vempati Satyam
Make-up: Narayana Murthy
Producer: Adi Narayana Rao
Director: Vedantam Raghavaiah
Banner: Anjali Pictures
Release Date: 10 May
Trivia: There are 14 songs in this film.
The film remade in Hindi and Tamil. Both are hits like Telugu original.
Adi Narayana Rao received best national music director award from Bombay Journaslists Association.
ANR and Anjali Devi did their roles in the Hindi version too. Gemini Ganesan played hero role in Tamil version.
This was the only Hindi movie in ANR's entire film career. He and Anjali Devi given their own voices for their roles.
The Telugu original got national best film award and Anajali Devi received the award from Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, the President of India.
Popular Songs:
1. Piluvakuraa alugakuraa nalugurilo
2. Haayi haayigaa aamani saage
3. Bangaaru vannela rangaaru sandhya
4. Jageeswaraa paahee parameswaraa
5. Nee needalona nilichenuraa
6. Eraa manatoti geliche dheerulevvaruraa

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