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Kanna Koduku (1961)

Cast: Jaggaiah, Krishna Kumari, Girija, Ramakrishna, Rajanala, KVS Sharma, Ramana Reddy, Chayadevi, Hemalatha, Balakrishna, Sivarama Krishnayya, Boddapati
Story and Dialogues: Sri Ramchand
Music: SP Kodandapani
Cinematography: J. Satyanarayana
Art: Annamalai
Producers: K. Prabhakaram, MS Babu
Director: Krishna Rao
Banner: KP Art Productions

Krishna Prema (1961)

Cast: Balaiah (Srikrishna), Jamuna (Radha), S. Varalakshmi, Girija, Relangi, Balakrishna
Dialogues: Tapi Dharma Rao
Music: Pendyala Nageswara Rao
Cinematography: MK Raju
Editing: T. Krishna
Art: Vaali
Director: Adurthi Subba Rao
Banner: Mahendra Pictures

Rama Sundari (1960)

Cast: Kantha Rao, Ramakrishna, Krishna Kumari, Girija, Rajasri, Hemalatha, Meena Kumari, Peketi Sivaram, KVS Sharma, AV Subba Rao, Balakrishna, Rajanala (guest)
Dialogues: Maddipatla Suri
Music: Susarla Dakshina Murthy
Cinematography: Venu
Producer: G. Bhavanarayana
Director: Hunsur Krishna Murthy
Banner: Maheswari Productions
Release Date: 14 October

Rani Ratnaprabha (1960)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Anjali Devi, Relangi, Gummadi, CSR Anjaneyulu, Sandhya, Surabhi Balasaraswathi
Dialogues: Sadasivabrahmam
Lyrics: Kosaraju, Arudra
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Cinematography: C. Nageswara Rao
Editing: KA Marthand
Art: Vaali
Dance: VJ Sharma
Producer and Director: BA Subba Rao
Banner: BAS Productions
Release Date: 27 May
Popular Songs:
1. Ninna kanipinchindi
2. Anuragamu virise ee reyi

Devanthakudu (1960)

Cast: NT Rama Rao (Sundaram), Krishna Kumari (Meenakshi), Hemalatha, SV Ranga Rao (guest -Yama), Vangara Venkata Subbaiah (Chitragupta), Indira, Kantha Rao (Vishnu), Jyothi, KVS Sharma (Bhadrayya), Mikkilineni, Peketi Sivaram, Rajeswari, Kalyanam Raghuramaiah (Narada), Mohana, AV Subba Rao, Gemini Chandra, Mahankali Venkaiah, Malladi Satyanarayana, Kameswaramma, Prabhavathi
Dialogues: Sadasivabrahmam
Lyrics and Verses: Arudra
Playback: Ghantasala, PB Srinivas, Madhavapeddi Satyam, S. Janaki, P. Leela, Gana Saraswathi
Managing Partner: Chelamkuri Subba Rao
Music: Ashwatthama
Cinematography: A. Shanmugam
Audiography: A. Krishnan
Editing: TR Srinivasulu
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Choreography: Gemini Rama Murthy, MS Saiva
Makeup: Bhadraiah, Mallikarjuna Rao
Costumes: B. Narayana Rao
Producer and Director: Chittajallu Pullaiah
Banner: Bhargavi Films
Release Date: 29 July
Box-office: Super Hit
Trivia: This's made based on a Bengali short story 'Jumaliye jeebantho manush' by Gowrisi.
This is first soc…

Babhruvahana (1964)

Cast: NTR (Arjuna), CSR Anjaneyulu, Kanta Rao (Srikrishna), Mukkamala, Chalam (Babhruvahana), M. Balaiah, Peketi Sivaram, Relangi, Vangara, Raghuramaiah, Rajasulochana, S. Varalakshmi (Chitrangada), B. Saroja Devi, Sandhya, Geetanjali (Rukmini), L. Vijaya Lakshmi, Mikkilineni
Story and Dialogues: Samudrala Raghavacharya
Music: Pamarthi Venkateswara Rao
Play-back: Ghantasala, Madhavapeddi Satyam, Mallikarjuna Rao, P. Leela, P. Susheela
Cinematography: Kamal Ghosh, J. Satyanarayana
Editing: B. Harinarayanaiah
Art: Thota Venkateswara Rao
Choreography: Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy
Producer: C. Jaganmohana Rao
Director: Samudrala Raghavacharya
Banner: Ponnaluri Brothers
Notes: Initially Bharath Productions started this project, later Ponnaluri Bros took up the production.
The shoot was took off in 1959, but it takes 5 years for release.

Nammina Bantu (1960)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, SV Ranga Rao, Gummadi, Savitri, Girija, Relangi, Lanka Satyam, Chadalavada Kutumba Rao, Hemalatha
Story: Sunkara
Dialogues: Sunkara, Tapi Dharma Rao
Lyrics: Kosaraju
Music: Master Venu, Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Cinematography: Jagirdar
Editing: Sanjeevi
Art: Krishna Rao, Subba Rao
Producer: Yarlagadda Venkanna Chowdary
Director: Adurthi Subba Rao
Banner: Sri Sambhu Films
Release Date: 7 January
Trivia: This film received silver medal from the President.
This's the first Telugu film, participated in a international film festival (participated in 27th Spain International Film Festival).

Bhakta Raghunath (1960)

Cast: Kantha Rao, Jamuna, Suryakantham, Relangi, Nagaiah, Peketi Sivaram, Malladi, NT Rama Rao (guest), Nirmala
Dialogues and Lyrics: Samudrala
Music: Ghantasala
Cinematography: Kamal Ghosh, J. Satyanarayana
Editing: VS Narayana
Art: Godgaonkar
Choreography: Vempati China Satyam, Chinni - Sampath, Lal
Presenter: Ghantasala
Producer: G. Sadasivudu
Director: Samudrala Raghavacharya
Banner: GVS Productions
Release Date: 4 November

Jagannatakam (1960)

Cast: Krishna Kumari, Girija, Suryakala, Amarnath, R. Nageswara Rao, CSR Anjaneyulu, Balakrishna
Story: Ramchand
Music and Costumes: R. Nagendra Rao
Cinematography: BN Konda Reddy
Producers: Ramakrishna Reddy, BN Konda Reddy
Director: Sobhanadri Rao
Banner: Padmasri Pictures
Release Date: 15 April

Mahakavi Kalidasu (1960)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Kalidasu), SV Ranga Rao (Bhojudu), Jr. Sriranjani (Vidyadhari), Rajasulochana (Vilasavathi), Relangi, CSR Anjaneyulu (Kavi Rakshasudu),  Linga Murthy (King), Vangara (Purohitha), Suri Babu, S. Vijaya Lakshmi, Kuchala Kumari, KVS Sharma, Seetharam, Boddapati, Mohan Das, Ramakoti, Kalidasu Koteswara Rao, Ch. Prabhavathi, T. Rajeswari, Chitti, Syamala, Kakinada Rajaratnam, Sandhya (guest), Vasanthi (guest),
Story and Dialogues: Pingali Nagendra Rao
Lyrics: Kalidas, Pingali
Music: Pendyala Nageswara Rao
Playback: Ghantasala, Madhavapeddi Satyam, P. Leela, P. Susheela, Jikki, Jayalakshmi, Rani
Cinematography: Annaiah
Editing: RV Rajan
Art: Gokhale
Choreography: Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy, Vempati Satyam
Makeup: Haribabu, Peethambaram, Dhanakoti
Costumes: TN Rama Murthy
Producers: K. Nagamani, P. Suri Babu
Director: Kamalakara Kameswara Rao
Banner: Sarani Productions
Censor Date: 17.03.1960
Release Date: 2 April
Trivia: This movie received President's silver medal.
ANR li…

Srikrishna Rayabaram (1960)

Cast: Raghuramaiah (Srikrishna), Addanki Sri Ramamurthy (Dharmaraju), Kantha Rao (Arjuna), Gummadi (Karna), Sandhya (Draupadi), Rajanala (Duryodhana), KVS Sharma (Dhrutarashtra), Hemalatha (Kunthi), Rushyendra Mani (Gandhari), AV Subba Rao (Bheema), Rama Sharma, Mikkilineni, Suri Babu, Pulipati
Dialogues and Lyrics: Malladi Ramakrishna Sastry
Music: Ashwatthama and Suri Babu
Play-back: Raghuramaiah, Ghantasala, Madhavapeddi Satyam, P. Suri Babu, Addanki, Pithapuram, PB Srinivas, P. Susheela
Producers: YV Ramanujam, BV Krishna Murthy, Dr. Narasimhacharlu
Director: Jagannath
Banner: Chandrika Pictures
Release Date: 19 February
Trivia: P. Chandra Sekhara Reddy worked as apprentice to director Jagannath for this film. Later he became a popular director and made the film 'Kotta Kapuram' based on a novel, written by Kalyana Sundari, wife of Jagannath.

Magavari Mayalu (1960)

Cast: Amarnath, Krishna Kumari, Rajanala, Chalam, Madhuri, Ramana Reddy, Hemalatha
Dialogues: Sri Ramachand
Music: Nityanand
Cinematography: J. Satyanarayana
Art: Chalam
Choreography: VJ Sharma
Producer: Chamundeswara Prasad
Director: Sobhanadri Rao
Banner: Sri Sarala Chitra
Release Date: 12 May

Sahasra Sirascheda Apoorva Chintamani (1960)

Cast:  Kantha Rao, Gummadi, Ramana Reddy, Mikkilineni, Devika, Rajanala (guest), Haranath (guest), Kakarala (debut), Peketi Sivaram, Girija, BS Saroja, Chaya Devi, Ramadevi, Bujjamma, Susheela, SS Rani, Rajasri, Meena Kumari, Kamala Kumari, Satyanarayana (guest) Jayasri, Kutumba Rao, Doraswamy, Lanka Satyam, YV Raju
Dialogues: Athreya
Lyrics: Athreya, Kosaraju
Playback: P. Susheela, S. Janaki, Jamuna Rani, Swarnalatha, PB Srinivas, Madhavapeddi Satyam, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: CAS Mani, Madhavan Nair
Editing: L. Balu
Art: B. Nagarajan
Choreography: Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy, B. Jayaram, Madhavan
Costumes: M. Ardhanari
Makeup: BR Singh, PM Velayudham
Director: SD Lal
Banner: Modern Theaters Ltd
Release Date: 1 April

Pelli Kanuka (1960)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Bhaskar), B. Saroja Devi (Vasanthi), Krishna Kumari (Gita), Relangi (Satyam), Malathi, Gummadi, Girija, Jaggaiah, Master Babu
Story and Screen-play: Sridhar
Dialogues: Athreya
Lyrics: Athreya, Arudra, Samudrala, Karthik
Music: AM Raja
Cinematography: Vincent
Editing: NM Shankar
Director: Sridhar
Banner: Venus Pictures
Release Date: 29 April
Trivia: This film made in Tamil simultaneously with Telugu version. ANR acted in Tamil version also, but not portrayed the hero role. He did another role, portrayed by Jaggaiah in Telugu.
This film had a 175 - day run in Alankar Theatre, Vijayawada.

Maa Inti Mahalakshmi (1959)

Cast: Jamuna, Haranath (debut), Gummadi, Ramana Reddy, Girija, Suryakala, Lakshmi Kanthamma, Perumallu, Kutumba Rao, Vangara AL Narayana, Krishna Rao (debut), Lakshmi Devi (debut), Baby Krishna
Story: Pratyagatma
Dialogues: Tapi Dharma Rao, Pratyagatma
Lyrics: Malladi Ramakrishna Sastry, Arudra, Sunkara
Music: Ashwatthama
Cinematography: MK Raja
Editing: Sanjeevi
Art: Suranna
Choreography: Venugopal
Producer: P. Gangadhara Rao
Director: Gutta Ramineedu
Banner: Nava Sakthi Films
Trivia: Pratyagatma was an associate to director Tatineni Prakasha Rao.
This was the first Telugu film made in Hyderabad.
This film got best Telugu film award for 1959 from Madras Film Fans Association.

Illarikam (1959)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Venu), Jamuna (Radha), Relangi, Gummadi, Ramana Reddy, CSR Anjaneyalu, Peketi Sivaram, Allu Ramalingaiah, R. Nageswara Rao (Seshagiri), Girija, Hemalatha, A. Kamala, Leela Rani, Vijaya Lakshmi, Bala
Story: Sadasiva Brahmam
Dialogues: Arudra
Screen-play: Tatineni Prakasha Rao
Lyrics: Kosaraju, Arudra, Sri Sri
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Playback: Ghantasala, Madhavapeddi Satyam
Cinematography: A. Vincent
Editing: A. Sanjeevi
Choreography: Heeralal, Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy
Art: Krishna Rao, Subba Rao
Stills: Satyam
Publicity: K. Ramadasu
Make-up: K. Nageswara Rao, KN Chowdary
Costumes: Gandhi
Associate Directors: Pratyagatma, Koganti
Asst. Director: Tatineni Rama Rao
Producer: Anumolu Venkata Subba Rao
Director: Tatineni Prakasha Rao
Banner: Prasad Art Pictures
Release Date: 1 May
Trivia: This was remade in Hindi as 'Sasural' (1960) with Rajendra Kumar and B. Saroja Devi by LV Prasad.
Popular Songs:
1. Adigindaaniki cheppi
2. Ekkadi dongalu akkadane gapchip
3. Nedu sree…

Nitya Kalyanam Pachcha Thoranam (1960)

Cast: Chalam, Krishna Kumari, CSR Anjaneyulu, Hemalatha, Gummadi, Sandhya, Ramana Reddy, Suryakantham, Ramakrishna, Rajasri, KVS Sharma, Allu Ramalingiah, Nalla Rama Murthy, Peketi Sivaram, Mohan Das, YV Raju, Malladi, Velangi, Babu, Seetha, Veenavathi, Radhika, Master Seshagiri, Master Balu
Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: Pinisetty Srirama Murthy
Lyrics: Arudra
Playback: Ghantasala, PB Srinivas, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao, Raghavulu, Jikki, P. Susheela, S. Janaki, Swarnalatha, Udatha Sarojini, Rajeswari
Music: Pendyala Nageswara Rao
Cinematography: KS Prasad
Editing: KA Marthand
Art: BN Krishna
Fights: Raghavulu
Choreography: D. Venugopal
Makeup: B. Veerraju, Y. Madhavaiah
Costumes: P. Chantibabu
Publicity Designs: K. Ramadas
Executive Producer: Kedarisetty Srirama Murthy
Producer: Thota Krishna Murthy
Director: Pinisetty Srirama Murthy
Banner: Routhu Pictures
Censor Date: 03.03.1960
Release Date: 11 March

Batasari (1961)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Surendranath), Bhanumathi (Madhavi), Janaki, Devika, Mudigonda Linga Murthy, Ramanna Panthulu, Ramana Murthy, Rajanala
Dialogues and Lyrics: Samudrala Raghavacharya
Music: Master Venu
Playback: Ghantasala, Bhanumathi
Cinematography: Venkat
Producer and Director: PS Ramakrishna Rao
Banner: Bharani Pictures
Release Date: 30 June
Trivia: This film was based on the novel 'Badadidi' by famous Bengali writer Sharath Chandra Chatterjee.
Initially, the film's title was 'Endamavulu', later the makers changed it as 'Batasari'.
The climax scenes shot at Krishna river in Amaravathi.
Popular Songs:
1. Kanulanu dochi chetikandani
2. O baatasaari nanu maruvakoyee
3. Kaneraa kaamaandhulai

Annapurna (1960)

Cast: Jamuna (Annapurna), Jaggaiah (Anand), Girija, Hemalatha, Chaya Devi, Relangi, Gummadi (Ramaiah), Ramana Reddy, CSR Anjaneyulu (Ranganatham), Mukkamala (Narahari), Sivaramakrishnaiah, Mahamkali, Reeta
Story: Arudra, Sadasivabrahmam Lyrics: Arudra Music: Susarla Dakshina Murthy Cinematography: Kamal Ghosh
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao Banner: Jagapathi Pictures
Release Date: 3 June Trivia: This's Jagapathi Pictures's first production and 60th film for Jamuna.

Kula Daivam (1960)

Cast: Anjali Devi, Krishna Kumari, Jaggaiah, Aadoni Lakshmi. Chalam, Girija, Suryakantham, Gummadi, Relangi, Peketi Sivaram, Perumallu, Chadalawada
Story: Prabhavathi Saraswathi Devi
Dialogues: Kondepudi Lakshmi Narayana
Lyrics: Kosaraju, Samudrala Ramanujacharya Music: Venu
Cinematography: Yusuf Mulji
Editing: Akkineni Sanjeevi Director: G. Kabir Das Banner: Sri Sarathi Studios Release Date: 4 March Trivia: This was a remake of Hindi film 'Bhabhi' and debut film for director Kabir Das.

Raja Makutam (1960)

Cast: NT Rama Rao (Pratap), Rajasulochana (Pramila), Kannamba, Gummadi (Prachanda), Rajanala, Padmanabham, Vangara, Kasturi Siva Rao, Dr. Sivarama Krishnayya, Mohan Das, Satyanarayana, Koteswara Rao
Story and Dialogues: DV Narasa Raju
Lyrics: Devulapalli Krishna Sastry, Kosaraju, Nagaraju
Music: Master Venu
Playback: Ghantasala, P. Leela, Jikki, P. Susheela, Madhavapeddi Satyam, Mallik
Cinematography: BN Konda Reddy
Audiography: A. Krishnan
Editing: Vasu - Mani
Art: AK Sekhar, Vaali
Fights: Stunt Somu, Sarangan
Choreographer: Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy, VJ Sharma
Costumes: Narayana Murthy
Producer and Director: BN Reddy
Banner: Vauhini Productions
Release Date: 24 February
Trivia: This's BN Reddy's first folklore venture as a director. He made it in Telugu and Tamil simultaneously. K. Viswanath, the well known director now, was done re-recording for this film. Nagaraju, the lyricist, was none other than Balantrapu Rajanikanta Rao.
Popular Songs:
1. Elanunnado ekkadunnado naa chukkala redu
2. S…

Adavi Dora (1995)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Nagma, Surabhi, Brahmanandam
Lyrics: Veturi Music: KV Mahadevan
Producer: Chadalavada Srinivasa Rao
Director: K. Sadasiva Rao Banner: Anuradha Films Division Release Date: 13 October

Dora Babu (1995)

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Priya Raman, Brahmanandam
Lyrics: Veturi
Music: Koti
Producer: IBK Mohan
Director: Boyina Subba Rao Banner: Sri Prasannanjaneya Movies Release Date: 22 September