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Banda Ramudu (1959)

Cast: NTR, Savitri, Relangi, Suryakantham, Rajanala, Ramana Reddy, Chittooru Nagaiah, Peketi Sivaram, Chadalawada
Lyrics: Athreya, Jampana Chandrasekhara Rao
Music: V. Dakshina Murthy
Editing: NS Prakasam, RV Rajan
Producers: S. Bhavanarayana, DB Narayana
Director: P. Pullaiah
Banner: Santhi Art Productions
Release Date: 6 November
Popular Songs:
1. Okasari aagumaa o chandamama

Bala Nagamma (1959)

Cast: NTR (Karyavardhi), Anjali Devi (Bala Nagamma), SV Ranga Rao (Mayala Marathi), CSR Anjaneyulu (Nava Bhojaraju), Rajasulochana (Sangu), Master Satyanarayana (Balavardhi), Relangi (Talari), Santha Kumari, Chadalawada (Chakali Tippadu), Lanka Satyam
Dialogues: Samudrala Ramanujacharya
Music: TV Raju
Producers: BS Raju, DS Raju
Director: Vedantam Raghavaiah
Banner: Sri Venkata Ramana Pictures
Release Date: 9 October
Trivia: Relangi did the same role in both 1942 and 1959 versions.

Rechukka Pagati Chukka (1959)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Shavukaru Janaki, SV Ranga Rao, Kannamba, Gummadi, Rajanala, Relangi, Girija
Lyrics: Samudrala
Music: TV Raju
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, AP Komala, Pithapuram, S. Janaki, Madhavapeddi Satyamm, P. Leela, Swarna Latha
Cinematography: MA Rahman
Producer: Nandamuri Trivikrama Rao
Director: Kamalakara Kameswara Rao
Banner: Swasthisri Productions
Release Date: 14 May

Intiguttu (1958)

Cast: NTR, Savitri, Gummadi, Suryakantham, Relangi, Rajasulochana, R. Nageswara Rao
Lyrics: Malladi Ramakrishna Sastry
Music: MS Prakash
Producer: Akella Sastry
Director: Vedantam Raghavaiah
Banner: Sangeetha Films
Release Date: 7 November
Trivia: It had a 100-day run in 7 centers and biggest hit of the year.

Karthava Rayani Katha (1958)

Cast: NTR, Savitri, Kannamba, Ramana Reddy
Lyrics: Devulapalli Krishna Sastry
Music: G. Ramanathan and Aswatthama
Director: TR Ramanna
Banner: RR Pictures
Release Date: 18 October
Popular Songs:
1. Gajulamma gajulu kanniya chetula mojulu

Manchi Manasuku Manchi Rojulu (1958)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Rajasulochana, JV Ramana Murthy, Relangi, Girija, Suryakantham, Allu Ramalingaiah
Lyrics: Kosaraju, Samudrala,
Music: Ghantasala
Director: CS Rao
Banner: Sri Productions
Release Date: 15 August
Trivia: It had a 100-day run in 6 centers and a 152-day run in Vijayawada.
Popular Songs:
1. Anukunnadokkati ayinadi okkati
2. Dharaniki giri bharama
3. Kalavaari swartham nirupeda duhkham
4. Raave naa cheliyaa

Raja Nandini (1958)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Anjali Devi, Rajanala, R. Nageswara Rao, Gummadi, CSR Anjaneyulu, G. Varalakshmi, Relangi, Girija, Krishna Kumari, Hemalatha, Mahankali Venkaiah
Story and Dialogues: Malladi Ramakrishna Sastry
Music: TV Raju
Playback: Jikki
Producers: Midde Jagannatha Rao, Midde Ramakrishna Rao
Director: Vedantam Raghavaiah
Banner: Jalaruha Productions
Release Date: 4 July
Popular Songs:
1. Komma meeda koyilundiraa
2. Nee meeda manasaayeraa
3. Adi naaku telusu nee katha naaku telusu
4. Ninne ninne raajaa
5. Andaalu chindu seemalo

Sobha (1958)

Cast: NTR, Anjali Devi, Mukkamala
Music: AM Raja
Producer: Vasantha Kumar Reddy
Director: Kamalakara Kameswara Rao
Banner: Ponnaluri Brothers
Release Date: 21 May

Anna Thammudu (1958)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Shavukaru Janaki, Jaggaiah, Rajasulochana, Relangi, Mukkamala, Chadalavada Kutumba Rao, R. Nageswara Rao, Girija, Malathi, Koteswara Rao
Dialogues: Pinisetty Srirama Murthy, BVS Acharya
Music: Ashwatthama
Producer: Kadaru Venkateswara Rao
Director: CS Rao
Banner: Raja Rajeswari Film Company
Release Date: 15 March

Panduranga Mahatyam (1957)

Cast: NT Rama Rao (Pundareeka), Anjali Devi (Rama), B. Saroja Devi (Kalavathi), Vijaya Nirmala (Panduranga), Chittooru Nagaiah, Rushyendramani, Padmanabham, Kasturi Sivarao, Ammaji, KVS Sharma
Dialogues and Lyrics: Samudrala Ramanujacharya
Music: TV Raju
Playback: Ghantasala, P. Susheela
Cinematography: Marcus Bartley
Producer: N. Trivikrama Rao
Director: Kamalakara Kameswara Rao
Banner: National Art Theatre
Release Date: 28 November
Trivia: This is first Telugu movie for B. Saroja Devi as an actress.
This is Vijaya Nirmala's last film as child artiste.
It had a 100-day run in 9 centers and celebrated silver jubilee in Vijayawada and Guntur centers.
'Panduranga Vithal' (1939) was the first Telugu movie with this story. Later it remade in Tamil as 'Haridas', starred by MK Tyagaraja Bhagavatar. The Telugu dubbing version of 'Haridas' was a huge hit and had a 100-day run in Vijayawada, Kakinada, Rajahmundry and Vijayanagaram centers.
Popular Songs:
1. Jaya krishna muk…

Kutumba Gowravam (1957)

Cast: NTR, Savitri, Jamuna, Kannamba, Padmanabham, Rajanala, Relangi, Balakrishna
Lyrics: Anisetty
Music: Viswanathan and Rama Murthy
Director: BS Ranga
Banner: Vikram Productions
Release Date: 7 November

Sarangadhara (1957)

Cast: NTR (Sarangadhara), Bhanumathi, SV Ranga Rao, Santha Kumari, Mukkamala, Rajasulochana, Relangi, Balasaraswathi, Gummadi, Prabhavathi, Chalam, AV Subba Rao, Gowripathi Sastry, Mikkilineni, Viswanatha Sastry
Dialogues and Lyrics: Samudrala Raghavacharya
Music: Ghantasala
Cinematography: SP Balakrishnan
Producer: Namadeva Reddiyar
Director: VS Raghavan
Banner: Minerva Pictures
Release Date: 1 November

Aatma Gowravam (1966)

Synopsis: Zamindar (Relangi) does not have any children heirs for his property. He adopts Srinivas Rao (ANR) younger brother of farmer Ramayya (Gummadi). Santhana Lakshmi (Suryakantham), wife of Zamindar does not like the middle class people. She wants to adopt Venu (Chalam), son of her sister. Ramayya wants to the marriage of Srinu and Savitri (Kanchana). Santhana Lakshmi does not want any connections with the Ramayya's family. When Ramayya went to Zamindar's house with the proposal, he is insulted by Santhana Lakshmi. His sister dies and to get a better match to Savitri, he marries Vasantha. Savitri leaves the house to commit suicide. She is rescued by Geeta Devi (Rajashri), who is supposed to marry Srinivas Rao.
Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Srinivasa Rao), Kanchana (Savitri), Rajasri (Geetha Devi), Chalam (Venu), Gummadi (Ramayya), Relangi (Zamindar), Suryakantham (Santhana Lakshmi), Ramana Reddy (Bhajagovindam), Allu Ramalingaiah (Appalacharyulu), Rajeswari, Vasanthi, Hema…

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, Sanje…