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Jebu Donga (1975)

Cast: Sobhan Babu (Raja), Manjula (Madhavi), Murali Mohan (Gopi), Roja Ramani (Radha), Rao Gopala Rao (SI Rangaiah), Satyanarayana (Sesha Rao)
Dialogues: Mullapudi Venkata Ramana
Lyrics: Arudra, Athreya
Music: Chakravarthi
Cinematography: S. Venkataratnam
Producers: VR Yachendra, K. Chatterjee
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao
Banner: Samatha Arts
Release Date: 14 August
Notes: Initially, Sobhan expressed his doubts on this subject. After convincing by director and producer, he did this film. This film was a turning point to his career.
Popular Songs:
1. Regaadu regaadu kurraadu inka aagamanna aagettuledu
2. Govindo govindaa guttu kaasthaa govindaa

Balipeetham (1975)

Cast: Sobhan Babu (Bhaskar), Sharada (Aruna), Srividya, Satyanarayana (guest), Shavukaru Janaki (guest), Roja Ramani (Amala), Rajababu (James), Murali Mohan (guest), Prabhakara Reddy (guest), Hemalatha, Nirmala, Allu Ramalingaiah, Kommineni Seshagiri Rao, Master Relangi Tirumala Babu, Prasanna Rani, Pushpa Kumari, Girija Rani, Ratna Kumari, Jr. Bhanumathi, Lakshmikanthamma, Rani, Baby Rani, Baby Rohini, Baby Padma, Baby Durga, Modukuri Satyam, Mukkamala (guest)
Story: Ranganayakamma
Screenplay and Dialogues: Dasari Narayana Rao Lyrics: Devulapalli Krishna Sastry, C. Narayana Reddy, Dasarathi, Sri Sri, Kosaraju Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, Ramakrishna, S. Janaki, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao, Madhavapeddi Satyam
Music: Chakravarthi Cinematography: VVR Chowdary
Editing: K. Satyam
Art: Kaladhar, Bhaskara Raju
Co-producer: B. Syam Prasad
Presenter: Muppalaneni Seshagiri Rao
Producer: Y. Sunil Chowdary Director: Dasari Narayana Rao Banner: Ravi Sankar Art Pictures Release Date: 17 July
Trivi…

Jeevana Jyothi (1975)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Vanisri, Ranganath, Subha, Ramaprabha, Raja Babu, Satyanarayana, Allu Ramalingaiah, Mukkamala, Nirmala, P. Venkateswara Rao, Bheema Raju, GS Swamy, Ramesh, Baby Varalakshmi, Seethalatha, Padmasri, Ramola
Story: K. Ramalakshmi
Screenplay: K. Viswanath
Dialogues: Samudrala
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju
Playback: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam, Ramola, LR Eshwari, Madhavapeddi Ramesh, Vasantha
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam
Cinematography: GK Ramu
Editing: Babu Rao
Art: Kaladhar
Producer: DVS Raju
Director: K. Viswanath
Banner: DVS Productions
Release Date: 16 May
Trivia: This film got 8 nandi awards.
Popular Songs:
1. Muddula maa babu niddarotunnaadu (CNR)
2. Sinnee o sinnee o sannajaajula sinnee (CNR)
3. Endukante emi cheppanu (CNR)

Babu (1975)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Vanisri, Lakshmi, Gummadi, Murali Mohan, Allu Ramalingaiah, Raja Babu, Rao Gopala Rao, Aruna Irani
Story: KS Prakasha Rao
Dialogues and Lyrics: Athreya
Music: Chakravarthi
Cinematography: Vincent
Operative Cameraman: KS Prakash
Art: Mohana
Producer: AL Kumar
Director: K. Raghavendra Rao
Banner: Maruthi Productions
Release Date: 2 May
Popular Songs:
1. Ennenni vampulu ennenni sompulu
2. Oka janta kalisina tarunaana
Notes: This's the debut movie to K. Raghavendra Rao as a director.
This film collected Rs. 15 lakhs within first week, a huge amount at that time.

Andaru Manchivare (1975)

Cast: Sobhan Babu (Ranganna), Manjula, Jayanthi, Lokesh (Seshu), Dhulipala (Venkayya), Tyagaraju, KV Chalam, Nirmala
Story: Gorur Ramaswamy Aiyangar
Dialogues: DR Reddy
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju, Gopi, Rajasri
Music: V. Kumar
Cinematography: DV Rajaram
Editing: M. Umanath
Art: H. Santharam
Stunts: Sivaiah
Choreography: AK Chopra
Producer and Director: SS Balan
Banner: Gemini Pictures
Release Date: 11 April

Devudu Chesina Pelli (1975)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Sarada (duel role), Lakshmi, Chandra Mohan, Nagabhushanam, Prabhakara Reddy, Rao Gopala Rao, Jyothi Lakshmi, Giri Babu, Murali Mohan, Kakarala, Gokina Rama Rao, Master Saikumar
Story: Gollapudi Maruthi Rao
Dialogues: Satyanand
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Dasarathi
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Play-back: Ramakrishna
Cinematography: M. Kannappa
Editing: Balu
Art: GV Subba Rao
Stunts: Madhavan
Choreography: Sundaram, Thara
Producer: Atluri Purnachandra Rao
Director: Tatineni Rama Rao
Banner: Sri Lakshmi Productions
Release Date: 11 January
Trivia: This film collected Rs. 25 lakhs in 25 days in that time was a big thing.
It had a 100-day run in 3 centers, Hyderabad, Vijayawada and Warangal.
Popular Songs:
1. Paathaalu nerpeti panthulammaa (CNR)

Manchi Manushulu (1974)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Manjula, Jaggaiah, Anjali Devi, Nagabhushanam, Raja Babu, Master Tito
Dialogues: Satyanand
Lyrics: Athreya
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: S. Venkataratnam
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Producer and Director: VB Rajendra Prasad
Banner:Jagapathi Art Pictures
Release Date: 18 October
Trivia: This was a remake of Hindi film AA GALE LAG JAA (1973) starred by Shashi Kapoor, Sharmila Tagore and Satrughan Sinha which was based on a Jeevana Prabha Desai's story.
This film was remade in Tamil with Sivaji Ganeshan and Manjula as UTHAMAN.
This was first combination of Sobhan and Manjula.
It had a 50-day run in 30 centers and a 100-day run directly in 10 centers and in Nellore with single shift.
This was first film to run in 50 days in Kadapa (Lakshmi Ranga theater).
This was first movie for Jagapathi Pictures without ANR as hero.
Popular Songs:
1. Padaku padaku venta padaku paduchu pillaku aasapadaku
2. Sreemadramaaramana govindohari harilo ranga…

Chakravakam (1974)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Vanisri, SV Ranga Rao, Chandrakala, Nagabhushanam, Padmanabham, Raja Babu, Allu Ramalingaiah, Sridhar, Anjali Devi, G. Varalakshmi, Krishna Kumari, Rajasulochana, D. Ramanaidu, KV Chalam, Jagga Rao, Seetharam, Babu Sumathi, Vijaya Lakshmi Kanna Rao
Story: Aarekapudi (Koduri) Kausalya Devi
Dialogues and Lyrics: Athreya
Playback: P. Susheela, Ramakrishna
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: Marcus Bartley
Editing: KA Marthand
Audiography: V. Sivaram
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Choreography: Sundaram
Presents: Narendra International
Producer: D. Ramanaidu
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao
Banner: Suresh Movies
Release Date: 27 September
Trivia: This film made based on Koduri Kausalya Devi's novel 'Chakravakam'.

Andaru Dongale (1974)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Lakshmi, SV Ranga Rao, Nagabhushanam, Satyanarayana, Prabhakara Reddy, Rao Gopala Rao, Mukkamala, Rajababu, Ramana Reddy, KV Chalam
Dialogues: Athreya and Bhamidipati
Lyrics: Athreya
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: Ramakrishna, P. Susheela, Madhavapeddi Satyam, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao
Cinematography: S. Venkata Ratnam
Editing: A. Sanjeevi
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Producer: Akkineni Ananda Rao
Director: VB Rajendra Prasad
Banner: Pallavi Productions
Release Date: 31 May
Trivia: It is a remake of 1972 Bollywood film 'Victoria No. 203'.

Kodenagu (1974)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Lakshmi, Chandrakala, Jaggaiah, Rajababu, Athreya, Talluri Rameswari, Allu Ramalingaiah, Suryakantham, Mukkamala, Dhulipala, Ramanna Panthulu, Sriranjani, Nirmala
Dialogues: Athreya
Lyrics: Athreya, Mallemala
Music: Pendyala Nageswara Rao
Cinematography: KS Prasad
Editing: Marthand
Producer: MS Reddy
Director: KS Prakasha Rao
Banner: Kaumudi Pictures
Release Date: 15 March
Trivia: This was a remake of Kannada sensational hit film 'Nagarhavu', starred by newcomer Vishnu Vardhan.
Athreya was acted as guru to Sobhan.
This was debut film for Talluri Rameswari, who did a student role.
Popular Songs:
1. Naagupaamu paga pannendellu
2. Sangamam sangamam anuraga sangamam

Khaidi Babai (1974)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Vanisri, Shavukar Janaki, Jaggaiah, Gummadi, Ramakrishna, Satyanarayana, Padmanabham, Ramaprabha
Dialogues: Bollimuntha Sivarama Krishna
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Arudra
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, S. Janaki
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: TM Sundaram
Art: Thota
Producers: T. Babul Nath, J. Lakshmana Rao
Director: T. Krishna
Banner: Sri Balaji Chitra
Release Date: 15 February
Trivia: This was a remake of Hindi hit film 'Dushman'.
This T. Krishna was belongs to first generation. He is an editor and assistant to Adurthi Subba Rao, the top director. He entered into the film world as an actor. Another T. Krishna, belongs to second generation, made the films like 'Pratighatana' and 'Vandemataram'.
This film got President's appreciation certificate.
Sobhan received Film Fare award as best actor.
Popular Songs:
1. Bioscope pillochchindi bale tamaashaa choopistundi (CNR)
2. Orabbee chebutaanu Olammee chebutaanu

Kannavari Kalalu (1974)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Vanisri, Mohan Babu
Dialogues: Rajasri
Lyrics: Rajasri, C. Narayana Reddy
Music: V. Kumar
Cinematography: Kapadia
Producer and Director:SS Balan
Banner:Gemini Studios
Release Date: 11 January
Trivia: This was a remake of Hindi film 'Aaradhana', starred by Rajesh Khanna.
This's the first Telugu film, which pictured in Kashmir.
This's the first film for Mohan Babu as an actor.

Doctor Babu (1973)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Jayalalitha, SV Ranga Rao, Vijayalalitha, Gummadi, Leela Rani, Raja Babu, Rajanala, Allu Ramalingaiah, G. Varalakshmi, Mukkamala, Gokina Rama Rao, KK Sharma, Kasinath Tata
Dialogues: Modukuri Johnson
Lyrics:C. Narayana Reddy
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Cinematography: Kannappa
Editing: Akkineni Sanjeevi
Art: Suranna
Producer: Tammareddy Krishna Murthy
Director: T. Lenin Babu
Banner: Ravindra Art Pictures
Release Date: 9 November

Idaa Lokam (1973)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Sarada, Aarathi, Chandra Mohan, Allu Ramalingaiah, Nagabhushanam, Rao Gopala Rao, Jyothi Lakshmi
Story: K. Chatterjee
Dialogues: Adi Vishnu
Lyrics: Arudra, Athreya, C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Chakravarthi
Play-back: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam, Ramakrishna
Cinematography: K. Sukhdev
Editing: Ankireddy
Art: Kudaravalli Nageswara Rao
Associate Director: K. Raghavendra Rao
Producers: VR Yachendra, P. Bhale Rao
Director: KS Prakasha Rao
Banner: Samatha Chitra
Release Date: 12 October
Popular Songs:
1. O koyilaa rammanna ramachilaka (CNR)
2. Eti odduna koochunte eru galagala mantunte (Athreya)

Minor Babu (1973)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Vanisri, SV Ranga Rao, Gummadi, Anjali Devi, Raja Babu, Chandra Mohan, Allu Ramalingaiah, Sridhar (debut), Leela Rani, Ramana Reddy, Mikkilineni, KV Chalam, Yechuri, Suryakantham, Lakshmi Kanthamma, Ananda Mohan
Dialogues: Athreya, Bhamidipati Radha Krishna
Lyrics: Athreya, C. Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Play-back: Pithapuram Nageswara Rao
Cinematography: KS Prasad
Art: GV Subba Rao
Director: Tatineni Prakasha Rao
Banner: Sri Sarathi and TPR Combines
Release Date: 7 September
Popular Songs:
1. Angatlo annee unnaayi (CNR)

Puttinillu Mettinillu (1973)

Cast: Krishna (Gopi), Sobhan Babu (Ravi), Chandrakala (Vasanthi), Lakshmi (Latha), Savitri, Raja Babu, Ramaprabha, Nagaiah, Sattibabu, Vijayalakshmi, Indira, Sarojini, Satyavathi, Sunitha, Vedasri, Girija, Vijaya Rani, Padmaja, Typist Gopu, Ramana Reddy  (guest)
Story: AS Prakasham
Screenplay: G. Narayan Das
Dialogues: NR Nandi
Lyrics: Dasarathi, Kosaraju, C. Narayana Reddy
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, LR Eswari
Music: Satyam
Cinematography: S. Maruthi Rao
Editing: R. Vittal
Art: AK Sekhar
Fights: Judo Ratnam
Choreography: Madurai Ramu, T. Jayaram
Costumes: K. Kamal Pasha
Producers: Murugan, Kumaran, Saravanan, Balu
Director: Pattu
Banner: AVM Productions
Release Date: 12 July
Popular Songs:
1. Ide paata prathee chota (CNR)
2. Boltaa paddaave pilladaanaa (CNR)
3. Boltaa paddaavu bujji naayanaa (CNR)

Jeevitham (1973)

Cast: Sobhan Babu (Prasad), Sharada (Sudha), Jayanthi (Kamala), Krishnam Raju (Ganga), Vivekananda Murthy, Jyothi Lakshmi, Vijaya Bhanu, Udaya Lakshmi, Baby Dolly, Baby Sarali, Rohini, Nagaiah (guest), Ramana Reddy (guest)
Story: C. Ananda Ramam
Dialogues: Bhamidipati Radha Krishna
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Ramesh Naidu
Play-back: P. Susheela, Ramakrishna
Cinematography: J. Satyanarayana
Editing: B. Gopala Rao
Art: Mohan
Choreography: Chinni and Sampath
Producers:Bandaru Giribabu, Suryachandra Rao
Director: KS Prakasha Rao
Banner: Sridhar Productions
Release Date: 18 May
Popular Songs:
1. Ikkade kalusukunnaamu (CNR)

Sharada (1973)

Cast: Sobhan Babu (Krishna Murthy), Sarada (Sarada), Jayanthi (Padma), Satyanarayana, Rao Gopala Rao, Rajababu, Allu Ramalingaiah, Santha Devi, Sarathi, Baby Dolly
Dialogues: Bollimunta Sivarama Krishna
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Chakravarthi
Play-back: Ghantasala, Ramakrishna, P. Susheela
Cinematography: GK Ramu
Editing: Ankireddy
Art: Kudaravalli Nageswara Rao
Co-producers: Kranthi Kumar, Chatterjee
Producer:P. Raghava Rao Director: K. Viswanath
Banner: Annapurna Cine Enterprises
Budget: Rs. 4 lakhs
Release Date: 4 May
Trivia: This film got Nandi award as best film. Sobhan and Viswanath combo got golden nandi third time in a row with this movie.
This was based on Kannada hit film YAAVA JANMADA MAITRI (1972).
Popular Songs:
1. Sharadaa nanucheragaa emitammaa siggaa (CNR)
2. Kanne vadhuvugaa maaredi jeevitamlo okesaari (CNR)
3. Vrepalle vechenu venuvu vechenu (CNR)

Jeevana Tarangalu (1973)

Cast: Sobhan Babu (Vijay), Vanisri (Saroja), Anjali Devi, Gummadi (Venugopala Rao), Krishnam Raju (Chandu), Lakshmi (Lavanya), Chandra Mohan (Ananth), Padmanabham, Suryakantham, Ravi Kondala Rao, Chaya Devi, Ramana Reddy, Tyaga Raju, Sri Ranjnani, Leela Rani
Story: Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani
Dialogues: Athreya, Pinisetty
Lyrics: Athreya, C. Narayana Reddy
Music: JV Raghavulu
Play-back: Ghantasala, SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, LR Easwari
Cinematography: S. Venkataratnam
Editing: Marthand
Art: S. Krihsna Rao
Producer: D. Ramanaidu
Director: Tatineni Rama Rao
Banner: Suresh Productions
Release Date: 20 April
Trivia: It was based on Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani's novel JEEVANA TARANGALU.
It had a 100-day run in 12 theatres.
Krishnam Raju played as younger brother to Vanisri.
Popular Songs:
1. Puttina roju panduge andarikee (CNR)
2. Ee jeevana tharangaalalo aa devuni chandarangamlo
3. Ee andaaniki bandham vesaanokanaadu
4. Udatha udatha ooch ekkadikeltaa vooch
5. Nandaamayaa guruda nandaamayaa

Bangaru Babu (1973)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Vanisri, Jayanthi, SV Ranga Rao (guest), Nagabhushanam, Jaggaiah (guest), Rajababu, Ramaprabha, Gummadi (guest), S. Varalakshmi, Suryakantham, Ramana Reddy, Sakshi Ranga Rao, KV Chalam, Padmanabham, Sarathi, P. Venkateswara Rao, Vijaya Bhanu, Edida Nageswara Rao, KK Sharma
Story: VB Rajendra Prasad Dialogues and Lyrics: Athreya
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela Music: KV Mahadevan Cinematography: S. Venkataratnam
Editing: A. Sanjeevi
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Fights: Raghavulu
Choreography: Heeralal
Publicity Designs: Eshwar Producer and Director: VB Rajendra Prasad Banner: Jagapathi Art Pictures
Censor Date: 07.12.1972 Release Date: 15 March
Trivia: This film collected Rs. 27,06,710 in 6 weeks in 27 centers.
It had a 50-day run in 35 centres. Popular Songs: 1. Gowramma tallee gowramma tallee 2. Tagilindayyo tagilindi pairagaali 3. Chengaavi rangu cheera kattukunna chinnadi 4. Sree raamachandraa naaraayanaa 5. Emanukunnaavu nannemanukunnaavu 6. Edadugula bandham enaado vesina…

Pedda Koduku (1973)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Kanchana, Nagabhushanam, Nagaiah, Vivekanand, Ramana Reddy, Jaya, S. Varalakshmi Dialogues: Samudrala Ramanujacharya Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy Music: Adi Narayana Rao Cinematography: SV Srikanth Editing: SPN Krishna Art: B. Chalam
Associate Director: K. Raghavendra Rao
Executive Producer: Madhubhai Patel
Presenter: Sunderlal Nahta Producers: Srikanth Nahta, Srikanth Patel
Director: KS Prakasha Rao
Banner: Srikanth and Srikanth Enterprises Release Date: 8 March