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Manchivadu (1974)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Vanisri, Kanchana, Rajababu, Ramaprabha, Satyanarayana, Padmanabham
Dialogues and Lyrics: Athreya
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: PS Selvaraj
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Producer: T. Govindarajan
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao
Banner: Venus Combines
Release Date: 21 February
Popular Songs:
1. Aakalundadu daahamundadu ninnu choostunte
2. Ammaaye pudutundi achcham ammalaage untundi
3. Choostaa baagaa choostaa cheyi choostaa
4. Maapatikostaavaa mari repatikostaavaa

Bhakta Tukaram (1973)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Tukaram), Anjali Devi (Jijiya), Kanchana (Bahina), Nagabhushanam (Mumbaji), Ramakrishna (Vishnu), Sivaji Ganesan (Sivaji), Sridevi. Dhulipala, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Jr. Sriranjani
Dialogues: Veeturi
Lyrics: Devulapalli Krishna Sastry, Dasarathi, Athreya, C. Narayana Reddy, Veeturi
Music: Adi Narayana Rao
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, Ramakrishna, SP Balasubrahmanyam
Cinematography: VSR Swamy
Editing: NS Prakasam
Art: GV Subba Rao, Vaali
Choreography: Heeralal
Producer: P. Adi Narayana Rao
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao
Banner: Anjali Pictures Combine
Release Date: 18 June
Popular Songs:
1. Bhale bhale andaalu srushtinchaavu
2. Ghana ghana sundaraa karuna rasa mandiraa (Krishna Sastry)
3. Paanduranga naamam parama punya dhaamam
4. Unnaavaa asalunnaavaa vunte kallu moosukunnaavaa
5. Padavelli potendiraa
6. Pilupu vinaga levaa nee gudiki tirigi raavaa
7. Sari sari vagalu telisera gadasari (CNR)
8. Poojaku velaayeraa ranga poojaku velaayeraa (CNR)

Palletoori Bava (1973)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Edukondalu), Lakshmi (Lalitha), Nagabhushanam, Rajababu, Ramaprabha, Sudha, Ramana Reddy, Sarathi
Dialogues: Bhamidipati Radha Krishna
Lyrics: Kosaraju, Athreya, Arudra, C. Narayana Reddy
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Play-back: Ghantasala, SP Balasubrahmanyam, Ramakrishna, P. Susheela, Jayadev, Sarada Devi
Cinematography: Selvaraj
Editing: Krishna Swamy
Art: GV Subba Rao
Producer: Anumolu Venkata Subba Rao
Director: K. Pratyagatma
Banner: Prasad Art Pictures
Release Date: 15 August
Popular Songs:
1. Ose vayyaari rangee vagalamaari bungee
2. Ose vayyaari rangee naa manase kungee
3. Muripinche muvvallaaraa
4. Yey baavayyaa pilaka baavayyaa

Nindu Kutumbam (1973)

Cast: Krishna, Jaggaiah, Jamuna, Vijaya Lalitha, Anjali Devi, Nagabhushanam, Allu Ramlingaiah, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Nirmala, Sandhya Rani, Kanakadurga, KK Sharma, Babu Rao (debut)
Story: RK Dharmaraj
Dialogues: Adurthi Narasimha Murthy, Maddipatla Suri
Lyrics: Athreya, Dasarathi, Gopi
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Cinematography: H. Appa Rao
Editing: Ankireddy
Art: Rajendra Kumar
Choreography: Heeralal, Seenu
Producer: Amara Rama Subba Rao
Director: P. Sambasiva Rao
Banner: Seeta Ramanjaneya Movies
Release Date: 22 June

Desoddharakulu (1973)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Vanisri, Nagabhushanam, Savitri, Prabhakara Reddy, Mikkilineni, Allu Ramalingaiah, Padmanabham, Rajanala, Mukkamala, Tyagaraju, Satyanarayana, Lakshmi Chaya, Shabnam, Roja Kumari (Padma Khanna)
Lyrics: Athreya, U. Visweswara Rao, Sri Sri, Modukuri Johnson, Arudra
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki, LR Easwari
Cinematography: GK Ramu
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Producer: U. Visweswara Rao
Director: CS Rao
Banner: Deepthi International
Release Date: 29 March
Trivia: It colleced Rs. 12 lakhs in the first week, Rs. 25 lakhs in three weeks, and Rs. 30 lakhs in 30 days which was a industry record at that time.
It had a 100-day run in 12 centers and a 210-day run in Kadapa.
It was first colour social film for NTR.
Popular Songs:
1. Korukunna doragaaroo kongu pattukunnaaru
2. Mabbulu rendu bhetee ayite merupe vastundi
3. Ee veenaku shruti ledu endariko hridayam ledu
4. Swagatham doraa suswagatham
5. Idi kaadu maa sanskruti
6. Edo taapam oka…

Talli Kodukulu (1973)

Cast: Anjali Devi, Krishna, Krishnam Raju, Kanchana, Chandra Mohan, Allu Ramlingaiah, Ramaprabha, Leela Rani, Sandhya Rani, Vijaya Bhanu, Dhulipala, Mukkamala, Edida Nageswara Rao, Ravi Kondala Rao, Nalla Rama Murthy, Balakrishna
Dialogues: Pinisetty
Lyrics: Athreya
Music: GK Venkatesh
Cinematography: Mehli Irani
Editing: SPS Veerappa
Art: Somnath
Executive Producer: GV Ramanaiah
Producers: Gummadi Veeraiah, Ramineni Koteswara Rao
Director: P. Chandrasekhara Reddy
Banner: Gowrishankar Pictures
Release Date: 31 May

Sabhash Vadina (1972)

Cast: KR Vijaya, Haranath, Krishnam Raju, Rajababu, Allu Ramalingaiah, Ramaprabha, Dhulipala
Lyrics: Athreya
Music: KV Mahadevan
Producers: Sunderlal Nahta, Soundappan
Director: M. Mallikarjuna Rao
Banner: Srikanth Productions
Release Date: 26 January

Vichitra Bandham (1972)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Vanisri, Anjali Devi, Suryakantham, SV Ranga Rao (guest), Gummadi, Chittooru Nagaiah, Padmanabham, Rajababu, Satyanarayana (guest), Ramamohan (guest), Leela Rani, Ramaprabha, Allu Ramalingaiah, Y. Vijaya, Radha Kumari, Vijaya, Bhanu Prakash, Seshagiri Rao, Siddappa Naidu, Master Adinarayana, Master Ramesh Babu
Story: Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani
Screenplay: Adurthi Subba Rao, Dukkipati Madhusudana Rao
Dialogues: Athreya
Lyrics: Dasarathi, Kosaraju,Athreya
Play-back: Ghantasala, Ramakrishna, P. Susheela
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: Selvaraj
Audiography: A. Krishnan
Editing: MS Mani
Art: GV Subba Rao
Choreography: Heeralal, Sundaram
Publicity Designs: Eshwar
Producer: D. Madhusudana Rao
Director: Adurthi Subba Rao
Banner: Annapurna Art Pictures
Release Date: 12 October
Trivia:  This was based on Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani's novel VIJETHA.
It had a silver jubilee run.
Popular Songs:
1. Andamaina jeevithamu addaala soudhamu
2. Cheekati velugula rangeli jeevithame oka …

Praja Nayakudu (1972)

Cast: Krishna, Jaya (debut), Rajasri, Nagabhushanam, Jaggaiah, Kantha Rao (guest), Shavukaru Janaki, Chandra Mohan, Rajababu, Mikkilineni, Ramaprabha, Ch. Narayana Rao (guest), Nirmala, Jyothi Lakshmi, Perumallu, Tilakam, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Potti Prasad, Kakarala, Dr. Ramesh, G. Rama Rao, Jagga Rao, Nalla Rama Murthy, Lakshmikantham, Junior Bhanumathi, Bezawada Chandrakala, Geethanjali (guest), Rajasulochana (guest)
Story: Vasireddy Seetha Devi
Screenplay: V. Madhusudana Rao
Dialogues: Bollimuntha Sivarama Krishna
Lyrics: Athreya, Kosaraju
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: VSR Swamy
Editing: K. Satyam
Art: Thota
Fights: Raghavulu
Choreography: Chinni - Sampath, Sundaram
Costumes: B. Narayana Rao
Publicity Designs: Eshwar
Presenter: Nagabhushanam
Producer: Ch. Raghava Rao
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao
Banner: Sashi Theatres Pvt. Ltd.
Release Date: 10 November
Trivia: This was based on Vasireddy Seetha Devi's novel SAMATHA.

Papam Pasivadu (1972)

Cast: SV Ranga Rao, Devika, Master Ramu Raghuvaran, Chittooru Nagaiah, Nagesh, Satyanarayana, Suryakantham, Chayadevi, Rajababu, Prabhakara Reddy, Tyagaraju
Story, Screen-play and Dialogues: Gollapudi Maruthi Rao
Lyrics: Athreya, Kosaraju, C. Narayana Reddy
Play-back: Ghantasala, SP Balasubrahmanya, P. Susheela, LR Eshwari
Music: Satyam
Cinematography: M. Kannappa
Editing: Balu
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Choreography: KS Reddy
Executive Producer: Atluri Purnachandra Rao
Producer: Atluri Seshagiri Rao
Director: V. Ramachandra Rao
Banner: Sri Lakshmi Productions
Release Date: 29 September
Trivia: It is remake of South African film Lost in the Desert (1969) directed by Jamie Uys.
Popular Songs:
1. Amma choodaali ninnoo naannanu choodaali (Athreya)

Koduku Kodalu (1972)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Vanisri, Lakshmi, SV Ranga Rao, Santha Kumari, Gummadi, Satyanarayana, Rajababu, Ramaprabha, Padmini, PR Varalakshmi, Malladi Satyanarayana, Indira, Jaggaiah (guest), Ramana Reddy (guest), Suryakantham (guest)
Screenplay: P. Pullaiah
Dialogues and Lyrics: Athreya
Music: KV Mahadevan
Playback: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, S. Janaki, LR Easwari
Cinematography: KS Prasad
Editing: NM Shankar
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Choreography: K. Thangappan
Makeup: KN Chowdary, Madhavaiah
Publicity Designs: Eshwar
Executive Producer: D. Jeevaraj
Producer: V. Venkateswarlu
Director: P. Pullaiah
Banner: Padmasri Pictures
Censor Date: 12.12.1972
Release Date: 22 December
Popular Songs:
1. Goppolla chinnadi guvvalle vunnadi
2. Cheyee cheyee thagilindi
3. Nuvvoo nenoo ekamainaamoo
4. Neekem telusu nimmakaaya pulusu

Abbayigaru Ammayigaru (1972)

Cast: Krishna, Vanisri, Geethanjali, Satyanarayana, Gummadi, Allu Ramalingaiah, Padmanabham, Pandaribai
Lyrics: Athreya, Arudra
Playback: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam
Music: KV Mahadevan
Producer: DB Narayana
Director: V. Ramachandra Rao
Banner: DBN Productions
Release Date: 31 August
Popular Songs:
1. Toli choopu choosindi hridayaanni
2. Ammayigaru ammayigaru oho ammayigaru

Kanchukota (1967)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Devika, Savitri, Vanisri, Uday Kumar
Lyrics: Malladi Ramakrishna Sastry, Athreya
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, S. Janaki
Producer: U. Viswswara Rao
Director: CS Rao
Banner: Viswasanthi Pictures
Release Date: 22 March
Trivia: It had a 100-day run in first release and run 105 days in Hyderabad in 1975.
Puhaledi given tunes for the song 'sarileru neekevvaru', while that time KV Mahadevan was suffering from illness.
Popular Songs:
1. Ledu ledani enduku neelo unnadi daastaavu
2. Sarileru neekevvaru narapaala sudhaakara
3. Siggenduke cheli siggenduke