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Mangamma Gari Manavadu (1984)

Synopsis: Veeranna (Balakrishna) is grandson of Mangamma (Bhanumathi). Anitha is her daughter and Gokina Rama Rao son-in-law. Malli (Suhasini) is their daughter and grand daughter of Mangamma. Mangamma does not like her son in law family resulting in frequent quarrels. But Balakrishna and Suhasini loves each other. Yeleswaram Ranga is big rythu of neighbouring village. He does not like Mangamma. Every year there used to be bull fights. Rama Rao bets in the race and promises to marry his daughter with the winner. The opponents cheat them and wins by controlling the bull. Rama Rao commits suicide. They attacked Balakrishna. He killed them and runs away from the village. Everyone thinks he is dead. Finally he returns from Military service with a girl he would like to marry. The reasons behind the twist is rest of the story.
Cast: Bhanumathi, Balakrishna, Suhasini, Y. Vijaya, Gokina Rama Rao, Gollapudi Maruthi Rao, Raavi Kondala Rao (guest), Yeleswaram Ranga, Balaji, Vallam Narasimha Rao, Eshwara Rao (guest), Ganesh Pathro (guest), Anitha, Maheeja, Anitha (Bambay)
Story: Bharathi Raja
Dialogues: Ganesh Pathro
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Arudra
Folk Songs: Dr. A. Anasuya Devi
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, Bhanumathi, Vani Jayaram, SP Sailaja
Cinematography: D. Prasad Babu
Editing: K. Satyam
Art: KL Dhar
Choreography: Siva Subrahmanyam
Fights: Sahul
Publicity Designs: Gangadhar
Producer: S. Gopal Reddy
Director: Kodi Ramakrishna
Banner: Bhargav Art Productions
Shooting Locations: Kadiyam, Damireddypally, Burrilanka, Vemagiri, Undrajavaram, Vijjeswaram, Pattiseema (Godavari villages)
Budget: Rs. 13 lakhs
Business: Rs. 30 lakhs (before release)
Release Date: 7 September
Box-office: Collected more than Rs. 3.5 crore
Trivia: It is a remake of Tamil hit film 'Mann Vasanai', directed by Bharathi Raja.
It had a 100-day run in 28 centers.
In Hyderabad only it collected more than Rs. 50 lakhs.
It had a 175-day run in Tarakarama theatre in Hyderabad as a first Silver Jubilee film in Slab System.
Popular Songs:
1. Vanga thota kaada ollu jaagarta (CNR)
2. Sri suryanarayana meluko (CNR)
3. Chenduroodu ninnu choosi chetulettaadu (CNR)
4. Danchavae menatta kooturaa (CNR)
5. Gummaa choopu nimmaa mullu (CNR)

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