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Karpoora Harathi (1969)

Cast: Krishna, Vanisri, Relangi, Chandra Mohan, Lakshmi, Ramakrishna, Geethanjali, Padmanabham, Allu Ramalingaiah, Hemalatha, Surekha, Soundarya, Bhusarapu, Kolla Satyam, Jagga Rao, Narayana, Mohan, Master Rajendra, Seshaiah, Rambabu
Dialogues: Pinisetty
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Arudra, Kosaraju, Dasarathi, Appalacharya
Playback: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam, Vasantha, Swarnalatha, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao, Vijayalakshmi, ASN Murthy
Music: TV Raju
Cinematography: Vijayan
Editing: Chakrapani
Art: Annamalai & Somanath
Choreography: Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy
Executive Producer: Doddanna
Producers: Sunderlal Nahta, S. Soundappan
Director: V. Ramachandra Rao
Banner: Srikanth Productions
Release Date: 28 November
Popular Songs:
1. Vastundi vastundi varaala paapa vastundi

Ninne Pelladutha (1968)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Bharathi, VIjaya Lalitha, Suryakantham, Chayadevi, Padmanjali, Jr. Bhanumathi, Ramana Reddy, Balakrishna (Anji), Ravi Kondala Rao, Kakarala, Medhukuri Satyam
Story and Screenplay: B. Vittalacharya
Dialogues: G. Krishna Murthy
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Playback: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, Basaveswar, Raghuram
Music: Vijaya Krishna Murthy
Cinematography: HS Venu
Editing: K. Govinda Swamy
Art: B. Nagarajan
Fights: Y. Sivaiah
Choreography: Chinni-Sampath
Publicity Designs: Gangadhar
Producer: B. Vittalacharya
Director: BV Srinivas
Banner: Sri Vittal Productions
Release Date: 30 August
Popular Songs:
1. Chitti potti paapallaaraa chenguna raarandi

Bhale Thammudu (1969)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, KR Vijaya, Relangi
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: TV Raju
Play-back: Mohd. Rafi, P. Susheela
Producer: Atluri Pundarikakshayya
Director: BA Subba Rao
Banner: Tarakarama Pictures
Release Date: 18 September
Trivia: This is remake of Hindi hit film 'China Town'. Mohd. Rafi, who sung in the original, was also sung six songs in this Telugu film, for the lead actor NTR. Earlier he sung a song in 'Padandi Munduku', produced by Jaggaiah and Kabir Keerthanas in 'Bhakta Ramadasu', produced by Chittooru Nagaiah. Rafi took for Rs. 6,000 for each song, while the Telugu singers took Rs. 2,000 for a song.
Popular Songs:
1. Entavaaru gaanee vedaantulaina gaanee
2. Nede eenaade karuninche nannu chelikaade
3. Iddari manasulu okataaye sarihaddulu lenelevaaye

Saptha Swaralu (1969)

Cast: Kantha Rao, Rajasri, Vijaya Lalitha, Nagaiah, Satyanarayana, Rajababu, Dhulipala, Balakrishna, Jagga Rao, Meena Kumari, Jyothi Lakshmi, Dhanasri, Soundarya, Baby S. Mahalakshmi (debut), Ramakrishna (guest), Vijaya Nirmala (guest), Suryam, Krishna Rao, Vangara, AL Narayana, Dr. Ramesh, Adiseshaiah, Vedantam Rattaiah, Konda Seshagiri Rao, Master Pratap, Master Keshava Rao, Master Raja, Master Satyam
Screenplay: Vedantam Raghavaiah
Story and Dialogues: Veeturi
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Veeturi
Playback: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, PB Srinivas, AVN Murthy, Vijayalakshmi Kanna Rao (debut)
Music: TV Raju
Cinematography: Annaiah
Trick Photography: SS Lal
Editing: Kotagiri Gopala Rao
Art: BN Krishna
Fights: Madhavan
Choreography: Vempati Satyam, KS Reddy
Makeup: B. Veerraju
Costumes: B, Appa Rao
Publicity Designs: Gangadhar
Producer: Kanta Rao
Director: Vedantam Raghavaiah
Banner: Hema Films
Trivia: Kantha Rao started the banner Hema Films on the name of his wife Hema.
In this film, all the main characters…

Gandikota Rahasyam (1969)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Devika, Jayalalitha, Rajanala, Rajababu, Ramaprabha, Mikkilineni, Prabhakara Reddy, Allu Ramalingaiah
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: TV Raju
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela
Producer: DVS Raju
Director: B. Vittalacharya
Banner: DVS Productions
Release Date: 1 May
Popular Songs:
1. Maradalu pillaa egiripadaku
2. Navvenu naalO jaajimalli
3. Neeraala ningi merisipade nindu chandurudaa
4. Entha chakkanivaadu enni nerchinavaadu

Bhale Rangadu (1969)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Vanisri, Gummadi, Nagabhushanam, Padmanabham, Allu Ramalingaiah (guest), Vijaya Lalitha, Suryakantham, Satyanarayana, Dhulipala, Ravi Kondala Rao, Sakshi Ranga Rao, KV Chalam, Prasad, Bheem Raju, Sarathi, K. Suryanarayana, Pushpa Kumari, Sujatha, S. Thara, Sakunthala, Soundarya, Bhavani, Koteswari
Story: Mullapudi Venkata Ramana
Dialogues: Gollapudi Maruthi Rao
Lyrics: Devulapalli Krishna Sastry, C. Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju, Arudra, Dasarathi
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: KS Ramakrishna
Audiography: A. Krishnan
Editing: J. Krishna Swamy, TV Balu
Art: GV Subba Rao
Choreography: Thangappa
Makeup: KN Chowdary
Costumes: M. Rama Rao, K. Surya Rao
Publicity Designs: Majji Rama Rao
Producer: NN Bhatt
Director: Tatineni Rama Rao
Banner: Sri Vijaya Bhatt Productions
Release Date: 14 August
Popular Songs:
1. Emito idi emito palukaleni mouna geethi

Chuttarikalu (1968)

Cast: Jaggaiah, Venniradai Nirmala, Sobhan Babu, Lakshmi, Gummadi, Krishna Kumari, Hemalatha, Kantha Rao, Relangi, Ramaprabha, Allu Ramalingaiah
Dialogues: Palagummi Padmaraju
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Ghantasala
Cinematography: Chittibabu
Editing: B. Gopala Rao
Art: Vaali
Executive Producers: NV Satyanarayana, Thota Ranga Rao
Presenter: N. Ranga Rao
Producer: Thota Subba Rao
Director: Peketi Sivaram
Banner: Sridevi Combines
Release Date: 22 June
Trivia: Thota Subba Rao, the producer, entered into the film production with the film 'Paramanandayya Sishyula Katha'.
Popular Songs:
1. Andaala alivenivi ilapai andina gaganaanivi

Mooga Nomu (1969)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Jamuna
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Govardan
Presenter: Chettiyar
Producers: Kumaran, Murugan, Saravanan
Director: D. Yoganand
Banner: AVM Productions
Popular Songs:
1. Pagadaala jaabili choodu gaganaala daagenu nedu

Jarigina Katha (1969)

Cast: Krishna, Jaggaiah, Kanchana, Vijaya Lalitha, Chittoor Nagaiah, Rajanala, Raja Babu, Allu Ramalingaiah, Prabhakara Reddy, Balakrishna (Anji), KV Chalam, Seetharam, Jr Sriranjani, Suryakantham, Chayadevi, Edida Nageswara Rao, Sabitha, Sandhya Rani, KK Sharma, Kopparapu Sarojini, Master Babu, Baby Rojaramani, Arja Janardana Rao
Story: K. Babu Rao
Lyrics: Dasarathi, C. Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju, Arudra
Music: Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, S. Janaki, LR Eshwari
Cinematography: Madhav Bulbule
Editing: G. Kalyana Sundaram
Art: KA Prabhakar
Fights: Madhavan
Choreography: Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy, Seshu, Raju
Producer: KA Prabhakar
Director: K. Babu Rao
Banner: Nagavali Films
Release Date: 4 July
Trivia: Producer KA Prabhakar and director K Babu Rao were siblings. Prabhakar worked as assistant to Gokhale, the art director and Babu Rao assisted to KV Reddy, the legendary director. Both started the banner Nagavali Films in 1969. After sometime the banner changed first a…

Aatmeeyulu (1969)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Suryam), Vanisri, Chandrakala (Sita), Chandra Mohan, Vijaya Nirmala, Nagabhushanam, Gummadi (Jagannatham), Suryakantham (Mahamkali), Padmanabham (Chitti Babu), Dhulipala (Veerayya), Bhanu Prakash, Prabhakara Reddy, Rukmini, Radha Kumari, Ushabala, Saraswathi, Master Abhinarayana, Baby Prabha
Story: Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani
Screenplay: Dukkupati Madhusudana Rao
Dialogues: Pinisetty Srirama Murthy
Lyrics: Dasarathi, Sri Sri, Kosarju, Arudra, C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, Pitapuram Nageswara Rao, SP Balasubrahmanyam
Cinematography: Selvaraj
Editing: MS Mani
Art: GV Subba Rao
Fights: R. Raghavulu
Choreography: K. Thangappan, Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy
Producer: Dukkipati Madhusudana Rao
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao
Banner: Sri Sarathi Studios
Release Date: 17 July
Popular Songs:
1. O chamanthi emite ee vintha (CNR)
2. Ee rojullo paduchuvaaru gadusuvaaru (CNR)
3. Madilo veenalu mroge (Dasarathi)
4. Annayya kalale pandenu …

Vintha Kapuram (1968)

Cast: Krishna, Kanchana, Padmanabham, Nagabhushanam, Allu Ramalingaiah, Prabhakara Reddy, Ravi Kondala Rao, Jagga Rao, Chalapathi Rao, Nellore Kantha Rao (guest), Suryakantham, Vijaya Lalitha, Sandhya Rani, Ramaprabha, Radha Kumari, Surekha, Lakshmi Kanthamma, Santha Kumari (guest)
Screenplay: P. Pullaiah
Story and Dialogues: Bhamidipati Radha Krishna
Lyrics: Sri Sri, Arudra, Kosaraju, C. Narayana Reddy, Dasarathi
Play-back: P. Susheela, Ghantasala
Music: Master Venu
Cinematography: Selvaraj
Editing: KA Sriramulu
Art: S. Krishna Rao, V. Suranna
Choreography: Thangappa
Producer: V. Venkateswarlu
Director: VV Subba Rao (Abbi)
Banner: Padmasri Pictures
Release Date: 8 November
Popular Songs:
1. Atu paanupu itu nuvvu atu jaabili itu nuvvu

Adrushtavanthulu (1969)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Jayalalitha, Jaggaiah, Vijaya Lalitha, Suryakantham, Chayadevi, Gummadi, Relangi, Padmanabham, Geetanjali, Prabhakara Reddy
Dialogues: Athreya
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Athreya
Play-back: Ghantasala
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: S. Venkataratnam
Editing: NS Prakasam
Art: GV Subba Rao
Choreography: Chinni - Sampath
Producer: VB Rajendra Prasad
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao
Banner: Jagapathi Pictures
Release Date: 3 January
Trivia: It had a 100-day run in 5 centres: Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Guntur and Nellore.
Popular Songs:
1. Ayyayyo brahmayya anyaayam chesavemayyaa
2. Kodi koose jhaamu daakaa todu raaraa chanduroodaa

Devudichina Bhartha (1968)

Cast: Kanta Rao, Rajasri, Jayanthi
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: AA Raj (Appala Raju)
Producer: S. Bhavanarayana
Director: Palagummi Padma Raju
Trivia: This was debut film for AA Raj as a music director. Earlier he assisted to the music directors like Saluri Rajeswara Rao and Master Venu.
Popular Songs:
1. Paruvala vaagulo sarasaala revulo
2. Aa devudichina pativi neeve
3. Pillaku pillaku emite nee ollinta tullintalemite
4. Emannaadammaa ememannadamma

Bandhavyalu (1968)

Cast: SV Ranga Rao, Dhulipala, Savitri, Nagaiah, Rajanala, Haranath, Lakshmi, Chandra Mohan, Allu Ramalingaiah, Seetharam, Kolla Satyam, Sarathi, Jyothi, Radhika, Prema
Original Story: KS Gopala Krishna
Dialogues: DV Narasa Raju
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Dasarathi, Kosaraju
Music: Saluri Hanumantha Rao
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, LR Eswari, Jamuna Rani, Vasantha, AVN Murthy
Cinematography: Sekhar and Singh
Editing: NS Prakasam
Art: VB Raju
Producers: Badeti Satyanarayana, Putta Venkata Rao
Director: SV Ranga Rao
Banner: SVR Films
Trivia: Saluri Hanumantha Rao, the music director, was elder brother of Saluri Rajeswara Rao, the popular music director. Earlier, he has given music for the films like 'Madalasa', 'Chandrahasa' and 'Usha Parinayam'.
Savitri and Lakshmi were portrayed the roles of mother and daughter.
Popular Songs:
1. Atu gantala motalu gana gana
2. Manchitanaaniki phalitam? vanchana

Bangaru Gajulu (1968)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Ramu), Bharathi (Sarada), Vijaya Nirmala (Radha), Kanta Rao, Relangi, Suryakantham, Padmanabham (Avataram), Geetanjali (Navaneetam), Nagabhushanam (Ravuji), Jagga Rao (Dasu)
Story: Rajasri
Dialogues: Pinisetty
Lyrics: Dasarathi, C. Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju, Arudra
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, LR Eswari, Madhavapeddi Satyam, Vasantha
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Cinematography: Kamal Ghosh
Editing: A. Sanjeeva Rao
Art: GV Subba Rao
Choreography: KS Reddy
Costumes: Ramu, Surya Rao
Executive Producer: TL Babu
Producer: Tammareddy Krishna Murthy
Director: CS Rao
Banner: Ravindra Art Pictures
Release Date: 22 August
Popular Songs:
1. Annayya sannidhi ade naaku pennidhi (CNR)
2. Chellaayi pelli kooturaayene (CNR)
3. Jaajiri jaajiri jakkala maamaa
4. Vinnavinchukona chinna korika (Dasarathi)
5. Valapu emiti emiti