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Maa Bangarakka (1977)

Cast: Sridevi (Bangarakka), Murali Mohan
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: P. Susheela, Ramakrishna
Producer: Y. Sunil Chowdary
Director: Dasari Narayana Rao
Banner: Ravi Shankar Pictures
Popular Songs:
1. Aakoopachchani kommala naduma (CNR)

Padavoyi Bharateeyuda (1976)

Cast: Kanta Rao, Kaikala Satyanarayana, Tyaga Raju, Sridevi, Easwara Rao
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: KV Mahadevan
Popular Songs: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela
Producers: Vadde Ramesh, DB Narayana
Director: Dasari Narayana Rao
Popular Songs:
1. Bala bharathi nuduta chimmina raktham (CNR)

Neram Naadi Kaadu Akalidi (1976)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Manjula, Prabha
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Satyam
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela
Producer: YV Rao
Director: SD Lal
Banner: Ravi Chitra Films
Release Date: 22 July
Trivia: This is based on the Hindi hit movie 'Roti', the Rajesh Khanna starrer.
It had a 100-day run in 5 centers.
Popular Songs:
1. Manchini samaadhi chestaaraa (CNR)
2. Chekumuki ravva chinaboyindi Oyammaa (CNR)

Sneham (1977)

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Cast: Master Saikumar, Rao Gopala Rao, Mukkamala, Allu Ramalingaiah, Sakshi Ranga Rao
Dialogues: MVL
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: Ishan Arya
Producer: Ch. Seetharama Raju
Director: Bapu
Banner: Sagara Chitra
Trivia: This is a remake of Hindi hit film 'Dosti'.
Popular Songs:
1. Palle melukundi repalle melukundi (CNR)
2. Neevunte vere kanulenduku (CNR)

Vichitra Jeevitham (1978)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Vanisri
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Chakravarthi
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao
Banner: Sri Umalakshmi Combines
Trivia: This is remake of Hindi hit film 'Daag', starred by Rajesh Khanna.
Popular Songs:
1. Innaalla ee mooga baadha (CNR)

Maa Daivam (1976)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Jayachitra
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: KV Mahadevan
Director: SS Balan
Banner: Udayam Productions
Release Date: 17 September
Popular Songs:
1. Challani chirugaalee ninnoka sangathi adagaali (CNR)

Bangaru Manishi (1976)

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Cast: NT Rama Rao, Lakshmi, Prabhakara Reddy, Rao Gopala Rao, Allu Ramalingaiah, Sridhar, Sarath Babu, Ramaprabha, Pandari Bai, Nirmala, KV Chalam
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam
Producer: P. Perraju
Director: A. Bheem Singh
Banner: Triveni Productions
Release Date: 28 August
Trivia: Bheem Singh was popular with the Tamil hit films like 'Pashamalar' and 'Padikkadamedai'.
Popular Songs:
1. Nindu kunda tonakane tonakadu (CNR)
2. Ekkadikelutoondi desam emaipotoondi (CNR)

Aradhana (1976)

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Cast: NT Rama Rao (Gopi), Vanisri (Radha), Jaggaiah, Gummadi, Vijaya Lalitha, Suryakala, Parvathi, KV Chalam, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Mada
Dialogues: Gollapudi Maruthi Rao
Lyrics: Dasarathi, C. Narayana Reddy
Play-back: Mohd. Rafi, S. Janaki
Music: Saluri Hanumantha Rao
Cinematography: J. Satyanarayana
Producer: Atluri Pundarikakshaiah
Director: BV Prasad
Banner: Sri Bhaskara Chitra
Release Date: 12 March
Trivia: It had a 100-day run in 14 centers and biggest hit of the year.
Mohd. Rafi rendered all songs for NTR.
NTR played as Majnu in a 'geetha roopakam', writthen by C. Narayana Reddy, in this movie.
Popular Songs:
1. Naa madi ninnu pilichindi gaanamai (CNR)
2. Gadasari bullodaa (Dasarathi)
3. Nede telisindi eenade telisindi (CNR)

Seetha Kalyanam (1976)

Cast: Ravi (Srirama), Jayaprada (Sita), Satyanarayana (Ravana), Dhulipala (Vasishta), Ranadhir (Siva), Ashok Kumar (Bhageeratha), Vani, Bheemaraju (Bali), Baby Varalakshmi (Vamana)
Story and Dialogues: Mullapudi Venkata Ramana
Lyrics: Arudra, C. Narayana Reddy
Play-back: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam, Ramakrishna, Vasantha, PB Srinivas
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: KS Prasad
Art: Kudaravalli Nageswara Rao
Producer: Pinjala Ananda Rao
Director: Bapu
Banner: Ananda Lakshmi Art Movies
Popular Songs:
1. Gagana gangane jagathiki dinchaga (CNR)
2. Mahavishnu gaathalu madhura sudhaa dhaaralu (CNR)
3. Dookindi dookindi ganga udrekaathirekaantharanga (CNR)

Toorpu Padamara (1976)

Cast: Srividya, Narasimha Raju, Kaikala Satyanarayana, Madhavi (debut), Mohan Babu, Nagesh, Kommineni Seshagiri Rao, Manju Bhargavi
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, Kovela Shantha
Music: Ramesh Naidu
Associate Directors: Kodi Ramakrishna, Relangi Narasimha Rao
Producer: K. Raghava
Director: Dasari Narayana Rao
Banner: Pratap Art Productions
Trivia: This is a remake of the Tamil hit film 'Apoorva Ragamgal', by K. Balachander.
Srividya was a classical dancer and daughter of ML Vasantha Kumari, the great singer.
Popular Songs:
1. Sivaranjanee navaraaginee vininanthane (CNR)
2. Swaramulu edainaa raagaalenno (CNR)
3. Toorpu padamara edureduru (CNR)

Anuragalu (1975)

Cast: Sridevi
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Satyam
Play-back: S. Janaki
Producer: M. Gopala Krishna Reddy
Director: KS Rami Reddy
Trivia: Sridevi, the heroine, done a blind girl role.
Popular Songs:
1. E thodoo ledu naa kevvaru leru (CNR)

Santhanam Sowbhagyam (1975)

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Cast: Krishna, Vijaya Nirmala (dual role), Satyanarayana, Chandra Mohan, Mikkilineni, Allu Ramalingaiah, Chayadevi, Aparna, Venkanna Babu, Pandaribai, Anitha
Dialogues: Appalacharya, Madan Mohan
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Shankar
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam
Cinematography: Lakshman Gore
Editing: Veerappa
Art: Rajendra Kumar
Presenter: K. Venkatarama Reddy
Producer: Kesana Jayaram
Director: DS Prakasha Rao
Banner: Raviraj Combines
Release Date: 24 October
Trivia: Shankar was introduced as a music director with the movie 'Amayakudu'.
Popular Songs:
1. Chelee nee todugaa nenundagaa (CNR)

Mahatmudu (1976)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Sarada, Murali Mohan, G. Varalakshmi, Satyanarayana, Kantha Rao, Allu Ramalingaiah, Mada, Jayamalini
Story: MS Gopinath
Dialogues: Athreya
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Play-back: P. Susheela, Ramakrishna
Producer and Director: MS Gopinath
Banner: Rajeswari Chitra
Trivia: Gopinath was a member in the story department of Chinnappa Devar, the leading Tamil producer of his time. He is the father of Suresh, the well known actor.
Popular Songs:
1. Enta madhuram ee kshanam (CNR)
2. Edurugaa neevunte ennenni raagaalo (CNR)
3. Manishi manishigaa batakaalante (CNR)

Muddabanthi Puvvu (1976)

Cast: Jayachitra, Murali Mohan, Satyanarayana, Allu Ramalingaiah, Mohan Babu, Eswara Rao, Vani
Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: Dasari Narayana Rao
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Ramesh Naidu
Play-back: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam
Cinematography: KS Mani
Art: Bhaskara Raju
Producers: R. Subba Rao, M. Jaganmohana Rao
Director: Dasari Narayana Rao
Popular Songs:
1. Oy baamallaalaa baamallaalaa (CNR)
2. Muddabanthi puvvu mugisindaa navvu (CNR)
3. Valache prathi manishiki marache manasundaali (CNR)

Manchiki Maro Peru (1976)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Padma Priya, Krishnam Raju, Ramakrishna, Prabha
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Sai Krishna Yachendra
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Play-back: P. Susheela, Ramakrishna
Presenter: NT Rama Rao
Producer: M. Manohar
Director: CS Rao
Banner: Sri Ramakrishna Chitra
Release Date: 9 December
Trivia: Sai Krishna Yachendra is a Ph.D scholar and in the later years, he elected as a MLA from Venkatagiri Constituency.
Popular Songs:
1. Kallato raasinde kavitha (CNR)
2. Chekkili navvindi em chakkaga navvindi (CNR)

Magaadu (1976)

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Cast: NT Rama Rao, Lata, Manjula, Mohan Babu
Dialogues: DV Narasa Raju
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Play-back: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: Srikanth
Editing: Veerappa
Art: Chalam
Producers: Lakshmi Rajyam, Sridhar Rao, Srikanth Nahta
Director: SD Lal
Banner: Rajyam Productions
Release Date: 19 May
Popular Songs:
1. Korukunnaanu ninne cherukunnaanu nuvvu (CNR)

Ramarajyamlo Rakthapasam (1976)

Cast: Krishna, Vijaya Nirmala
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela
Producer: G. Adi Seshagiri Rao
Director: P. Sambasiva Rao
Banner: Padmalaya Art Pictures
Release Date: 25 June
Popular Songs:
1. Kannulu rendu pedavulu rendu (CNR)

Inti Kodalu (1974)

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Cast: Krishnam Raju, Prameela, SV Ranga Rao, S. Varalakshmi, Gummadi, Chandra Mohan, Ramana Reddy (guest), Ravi Kondala Rao, Mikkilineni, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Mada, KK Sharma, PR Varalakshmi, Rojaramani, Jr Sriranjani, Malathi, Suryakala, Susheela, Sudhamala
Story: KS Gopala Krishnan
Dialogues: Arudra
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Arudra, Kosaraju
Music: Chakravarthi
Cinematography: VSR Krishna Rao
Editing: P. Srihari Rao
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Choreography: Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy
Publicity Designs: Eshwar
Producer: P. Mallikarjuna Rao
Director: Lakshmi Deepak
Banner: Madhu Pictures
Release Date: 12 September
Popular Songs:
1. Snaanaala gadilona sanasannani jalapaatam (CNR)

Deeksha (1974)

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Cast: NT Rama Rao (Raja), Jamuna (Rani), Jaggaiah (Ramayya), Anjali Devi (Santhamma), Prabhakara Reddy (Jagannatham), K. Vijaya (Kamala), Raja Babu (Brahmanandam), Sakshi Ranga Rao (Adiseshayya), Aparna, Pushpa Kumari, Roopa, Jr. Bhanumathi, Chandana, Jayakumari (Dancer), Ashok Kumar, Adurthi Narasimha Murthy, Master Suresh, Baby Sarala, Giribabu, Chalapathi Rao, Modukuri Satyam
Story: RK Dharma Raju
Screenplay and Dialogues: K. Pratyagatma
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju, Dasarathi
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki, Vani Jayaram, Madhavapeddi Ramesh, LR Eshwari
Music: Pendyala Nageswara Rao
Cinematography: PS Prakash
Editing: P. Srihari Rao
Stunts: Sambasiva Rao
Art: Kaladhar
Choreography: Thangappa
Publicity Designs: Eshwar
Producers: Koganti Kutumba Rao, Vajje Subba Rao
Director: K. Pratyagatma
Banner: Sri Padmaja Films
Release Date: 26 November
Popular Songs:
1. Merise meghamaalikaa urumulu chaalu chaalika (CNR)

Vayasochchina Pilla (1975)

Cast: Murali Mohan, Chandrakala, Lakshmi, G. Varalakshmi, Nirmala, K. Vijaya, Susheela, Subha, Aparna, Surabhi Balasaraswathi, Giribabu, Sarath Babu, Prabhakara Reddy, Allu Ramalingaiah, Padmanabham, Tyagaraju
Story: Vempo
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Play-back: P. Susheela, S. Janaki, Ramesh
Presenter: R. Venkata Reddy
Producers: Kotapati Murahari Rao, Perugu Rami Reddy
Director: Lakshmi Deepak
Banner: Krusheevala Films
Popular Songs:
1. Jeevithame oka kavithagaa (CNR)
2. Rendu hridayaala kalayikalo (CNR)

Mogudaa Pellamaa (1975)

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Cast: Krishnam Raju, Jamuna, Nagabhushanam, Gummadi, Allu Ramalingaiah, Ravi Kondala Rao, Roja Ramani
Dialogues: NR Nandi
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Saluri Hanumantha Rao
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam
Cinematography: Srikanth
Editing: NS Prakasham
Art: B. Chalam
Producer: Sunderlal Nahta
Director: BA Subba Rao
Banner: Navatha Film Enterprises
Release Date: 24 January
Trivia: This film is a remake of a Tamil hit.
C. Narayana Reddy, the lyricist, played himself in a song, written by him and sung by SP Balasubrahmanyam.
Initially, this film was titled as SURYA KANTHI, later the producers changed it as MOGUDA PELLAMA

Nippulanti Manishi (1974)

Cast: NT Rama Rao, Kaikala Satyanarayana, Lata
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Satyam
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam
Producer: YV Rao
Director: SD Lal
Banner: Ravi Chitra
Release Date: 25 October
Trivia: This is a remake of Hindi hit movie 'Zanjeer', starred by Amitabh Bachchan and Pran. Amitabh Bachchan, the hero of 'Zanjeer' was 30 years old at that time, while NTR was 52 years of old.
It had a 100-day run in 8 centers and celebrated silver jubilee in Saraswathi Theater, Vijayawada.
Popular Songs:
1. Allaaye digivachchi aay miyaa emi kaavaalante (CNR)

Bharathi (1975)

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Cast: Jamuna (Bharathi), Krishnam Raju, SV Ranga Rao (Ananda Ramayya), Chandra Mohan, Latha, Satyanarayana, Padmanabham, Allu Ramalingaiah, Nirmala, Ramaprabha, Surabhi Balasaraswathi
Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: Veeturi
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, LR Eswari
Music: SP Kodandapani, Chakravarthi
Background Music: Satyam
Cinematography: Devaraj
Producer: KV Reddy
Director: Veeturi
Banner: Manoranjani Pictures
Release Date: 4 April
Trivia: This is debut film of Veeturi, the writer, as a director.

Hantakulostunnaru Jagratta (1966)

Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Producer: Pinjala Subba Rao
Director: SD Lal
Banner: PSR Pictures
Trivia: This is first film made by Pinjala Subba Rao.
This is debut film of SD Lal, the director.

Maya Maschindra (1975)

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Cast: NT Rama Rao, Vanisri, Ramakrishna, Kanchana, Kantha Rao, Dhanasri, KV Chalam, Anitha, Arja Janardana Rao, PJ Sharma, PR Varalakshmi, Kalpana, Asha Rani
Story and Dialogues: Gabbita Venkata Rao
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Arudra, Dasarathi, Gabbita Venkata Rao, Sri Sri
Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, S. Janaki, Ramakrishna
Music: Satyam
Cinematography: KS Prasad
Special Effects: Babu Bhai Mistry
Editing: Kanda Swamy
Art: Kudaravalli Nageswara Rao
Choreography: Vempati Satyam
Publicity Designs: Venkateswar
Producer: Pinjala Subba Rao
Director: Babu Bhai Mistry
Banner: PSR Pictures
Release Date: 9 May
Popular Songs:
1. Pranayaraga vaahinee chelee (CNR)

Kotha Kapuram (1975)

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Cast: Krishna (Chandram), Bharathi (Ganga), Gummadi (Somayya), Chandra Mohan, Padmanabham, Ramaprabha, Rajanala, Allu Ramalingaiah (Mallayya), Krishna Kumari, Anitha, Suryakantham, Hemalatha, Prasanna Rani, Junior Bhanumathi, Baby Sridevi, Balakrishna, Vallam Narasimha Rao, Jagga Rao, KK Sharma, Bheema Raju
Story: Kalyana Sundari Jagannath
Screenplay: P. Chandrasekhara Reddy
Dialogues: Bollimuntha Sivarama Krishna
Lyrics: Kosaraju, C. Narayana Reddy, Dasarathi, Modukuri Johnson, Maddulapally Satyanarayana Sastry
Play-back: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam, LR Eshwari
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: Lakshman Gore
Editing: Nayani Maheswara Rao
Art: B. Chalam
Fights: Raghavulu
Choreography: KS Reddy
Costumes: K. Surya Rao
Producer: Ganguri Venkataratnam
Director: P. Chandrasekhara Reddy
Banner: Prasanna Lakshmi Pictures
Release Date: 18 April
Popular Songs:
1. Kapuram kotha kapuram (CNR)

Nakoo Swatantram Vachchindi (1975)

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Cast: Krishnam Raju, Shavukaru Janaki, Gummadi, Nagabhushanam, Prabhakara Reddy, Padmanabham, Allu Ramalingaiah, Mada, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Tyagaraju
Story and Dialogues: Ganesh Pathro
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Satyam
Play-back: Ramakrishna Navakanth
Cinematography: Devaraj
Editing: Marthand
Art: Anantha Ram
Producer: M. Prabhakara Reddy
Director: Lakshmi Deepak
Banner: Jayaprada Movies
Release Date: 1 August
Trivia: This film made on lives of fishermen.
Popular Songs:
1. Batuku batakanivvaruraa unnollu (CNR)

Chaduvu Samskaram (1975)

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Cast: Gummadi, Satyanarayana, Ranganath, Giri Babu, Subha, Mamatha, Chitti Babu, Mamatha
Story, Screenplay, Dialogues: Rajasri
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Rajasri
Music: Ramesh Naidu
Play-back: P. Susheela
Cinematography: Madhusudan
Editing: Balu
Art: ChE Prasad Rao, Ranga Rao
Producer: K. Raghava
Director: Rajasri
Banner: Pratap Art Productions
Popular Songs:
1. Deepaniki kiranam aabharanam (CNR)

Pandanti Kapuram (1972)

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Cast: Krishna, Vijaya Nirmala, SV Ranga Rao, Prabhakara Reddy, B. Saroja Devi, Jamuna, Devika, Gummadi, Rajababu, Ramamohan, Allu Ramalingaiah, Mikkilineni, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Balakrishna, Potti Prasad, Vallam Narasimha Rao, Seetharam, Sandhya Rani, Radha Kumari, Pandaribai, Sujatha (Jayasudha), Master Naresh, Baby Dolly
Story: M. Prabhakara Reddy
Screenplay: Lakshmi Deepak
Dialogues: Maddipatla Suri
Lyrics: Dasarathi, C. Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju, Appalacharya, Gopi
Playback: Ghantasala, SP Balasubrahmanyam, SP Kodandapani, P. Susheela, Pushpalatha, Anand
Music: SP Kodandapani
Cinematography: VSR Swamy
Editing: Kotagiri Gopala Rao
Art: Anantharam
Choreography: Chinni - Sampath, Srinivas
Costumes: M. Babu Rao
Publicity Designs: Eshwar
Presenter: Krishna
Producer: G. Hanumantha Rao
Director: P. Lakshmi Deepak
Banner: Jayaprada Pictures
Budget: Rs. 12 lakhs
Censor Date: 15.07.1972
Release Date: 21 July
Boxoffice: Blockbuster
Trivia: It had a 100-day run in 37 centers, 175-day run in 17 centers and 365-day ru…

Mutyala Muggu (1975)

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Cast: Sridhar, Samgeetha (Lakshmi), Rao Gopala Rao, Allu Ramalingaiah, Suryakantham, Kantha Rao (Somaraju), Nutan Prasad, Mukkamala, Halam, Jayamalini, Poornima, Arja Janardana Rao, Suresh Kumar, Kakarala, Baby Radha, Master Murali, Vara Prasad
Story and Dialogues: Mullapudi Venkata Ramana
Lyrics: Arudra, Gunturu Seshendra Sharma, C. Narayana Reddy
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam, Ramakrishna, Mangalampalli Bala Muralikrishna
Cinematography: Ishan Arya
Producer: MVL
Director: Bapu
Banner: Srirama Chitra
Trivia: MVL (Maddali Venkata Lakshmi Narasimha Rao), the producer, was a student to C. Narayana Reddy in MA at Usmania University. He was seen in opening scenes in the movie.
This is Sangeetha's debut movie as a lead actress.
Popular Songs:
1. Gogulu pooche gogulu pooche (CNR)
2. Entati rasikudavo teliseraa (CNR)
3. Edo edo annadi ee masaka veluturu (Arudra)
4. Nidurinche thotaloki paata okati vachchindi (Seshendra)

Harathi (1974)

Cast: Sarada
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Play-back: S. Janaki
Music: Chakravarthi
Director: Lakshmi Deepak
Popular Songs:
1. Atu tudi jaamulo poddu vaalindile (CNR)

Urvashi (1974)

Cast: Sharada (dual role), Sanjeev Kumar, Giribabu, Satyanarayana, Rajababu, Allu Ramalingaiah, Rao Gopala Rao, Rajasri, Pushpalatha, Pushpa Kumari, Baby Sumathi
Dialogues: Satyanand
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Veeturi
Play-back: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam, Chakravarthi, Vani Jayaram, Savitri, Gayatri, Swarna
Music: Chakravarthi
Cinematography: P. Bhaskara Rao
Editing: Ankireddy
Art: Kudaravalli Nageswara Rao
Choreography: Chinni - Sampath, Raju, Seshu
Costumes: Raju
Producer: P. Raghava Rao
Director: K. Bapaiah
Banner: Annapurna Cine Enterprises
Release Date: 20 December

Chandana (1974)

Cast: Ranganath, Jayanthi
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Ramesh Naidu
Play-back: S. Janiki, SP Balasubrahmanyam, Ramesh Naidu
Producer and Director: Giribabu
Trivia: Earlier, Giribabu was one of the producer of the movie 'Jeevitham', directed by KS Prakasha Rao.
This is the debut movie of Ranganath as a lead actor.
Popular Songs:
1. Chilakapachchani konalo olakabosina endalo (CNR)
2. Sirimelle chettu kindaa raamoolammo raamoolammo (CNR)
3. O rama chakkani bangaaru bommaa (CNR)

Samsaram Sagaram (1974)

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Cast: Satyanarayana, Jayanthi, SV Ranga Rao, Gummadi, Rajababu
Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: Dasari Narayana Rao
Lyrics: C Narayana Reddy
Music: Ramesh Naidu
Play-back: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam
Producer: K. Raghava
Director: Dasari Narayana Rao
Banner: Pratap Art Productions
Popular Songs:
1. Samsaram saagaram bratuke oka naavagaa (CNR)
2. Navve manishiki muddu (CNR)

Palletoori Chinnodu (1974)

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Cast: NT Rama Rao, Manjula, SV Ranga Rao, Devika, Krishnam Raju, Vijaya Lalitha, Satyanarayana, Rajababu, Mikkilineni, Girija, Pandari Bai
Dialogues: Bollimuntha Sivarama Krishna
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Play-back: Ghantasala
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: SS Lal
Producer and Director: B. Vittalacharya
Banner: Sri Vittal Productions and Co
Release Date: 9 January
Trivia: This was a remake of Hindi hit film 'Gopi'.
Popular Songs:
1. Paadithe ramayya paatale paadaali (CNR)
2. Nee naamamokate nithyamuraa (CNR)

Inti Dongalu (1973)

Cast: Krishnam Raju, Jamuna
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: SP Kodandapani
Producer and Director: K. Hemambaradhara Rao
Banner: Subhashini Art Pictures
Popular Songs:
1. Kondapaina vendi vaana (CNR)

Radhamma Pelli (1974)

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Cast: Krishna, Sharada, Satyanarayana, Relangi, Raja Babu, Allu Ramalingaiah, Murali Mohan, Rao Gopala Rao, Sridhar, Pandaribai, Ramaprabha, Nirmala, Manjula, Kalpana, Vasundhara, Suvarna, Dasari Satyanarana Murthy, Chitti Babu, KK Sharma, Gokina Rama Rao, Chalapathi Rao
Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: Dasari Narayana Rao
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Ramesh Naidu
Play-back: Ramesh Naidu, S. Janaki, SP Balasubrahmanyam, LR Anjali, Raja Babu, Ramaprabha
Cinematography: M. Kannappa
Editing: K. Balu
Art: VV Rajendra Kumar
Choreography: Raju, Seshu
Publicity Designs: Eshwar
Executive Producer: Gundu Satyanarayana Murthy
Presenter: PS Bhaskara Rao
Producers: MK Mavullayya, B. Rama Tharakam
Director: Dasari Narayana Rao
Banner: Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Productions
Release Date: 6 July
Popular Songs:
1. Paare godavarilaa parugettede vayasu (CNR)
2. Ayyindi radhamma pelli (CNR)
3. Aadadi korukune varaalu rende rendu (CNR)
4. Tagubotu nayamraa tammudoo (CNR)

O Seetha Katha (1974)

Cast: Chandra Mohan, Rojaramani, Subha, Kantha Rao, Shyam Sundar, Devadas Kanakala, Allu Ramalingaiah, Ramaprabha, Pandaribai, Sakshi Ranga Rao, KK Sharma, Chalapathi Rao, Jagga Rao, Bheemaraju, Pushpa Kumari, Kalpana Rai, Master Visweswara Rao, Baby Usha, Baby Surekha
Story and Screenplay: K. Viswanath
Dialogues: Gollapudi Maruthi Rao
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Veturi, Samudrala Ramanujacharya
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Leela, B. Vasantha
Cinematography: GVR Yoganand
Editing: Bandi Gopala Rao
Art: Thota Hemachandar
Choreography: Raju, Seshu
Executive Producer: C. Ashwini Dutt
Presenter: T. Kaasi
Producer: ARS Sharma
Director: K. Viswanath
Banner: Sovereign Cine Enterprises
Release Date: 19 July
Popular Songs:
1. Puttadi bomma maa pellipaduchu
2. Mallekanna tellana vennelanta challana

Andala Ramudu (1973)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Latha
Stroy and Dialogues: Mullapudi Venkata Ramana
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: P. Susheela, Ramakrishna
Producer: NS Murthy
Director: Bapu
Release Date: 20 September
Popular Songs:
1. Kurise vennello merise godaarilaa
2. Mamu brovamani cheppave seethamma tallee

Alluri Seetharama Raju (1974)

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Cast: Krishna (Alluri Seetharama Raju), Vijaya Nirmala (Seetha), Gummadi (Ghantama Dora), Jaggaiah (Ruther Ford), Kantha Rao (Padalu), Chandra Mohan (Govind), Manjula (Ratti), Sridhar, Balaiah (Aggiraju), Prabhakara Reddy, Rao Gopala Rao (Veerayya), Pandari Bai, Rajasri (Singari), Jayanthi (Gangamma), KV Chalam (Santhanam Pillai), Rajababu, Allu Ramalingaiah, Tyagaraju (Sebastian), Rajanala (Major Gudal), Ramadasu, Mohan Babu, Peketi Sivaram (Bekan)
Screenplay and Dialogues: Tripuraneni Maharathi
Lyrics: Sri Sri, C. Narayana Reddy
Playback: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, Ramakrishna
Music: Adi Narayana Rao
Cinematography: VSR Swamy
Editing: Kotagiri Gopala Rao
Art: Thota Ramalingam
Producers: G. Hanumantha Rao, G. Adiseshagiri Rao
Director: V. Ramachandra Rao
Banner: Padmalaya Films
Release Date: 1 May
Trivia: Sri Sri got national award for the lyrics of the song 'Telugu veera levaraa'.
This is first Cinema Scope film in Telugu film industry.
This was Krishna's 100th film.
It had a 100-day…

Krishnaveni (1974)

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Cast: Krishnam Raju, Vanisri, Raja Babu, Ramaprabha, Gummadi, Anjali Devi, Rao Gopala Rao, Ravi Kondala Rao, Pandaribai, Manju Bhargavi, KV Chalam, Mada, Balakrishna (Anji), Sarathi, Arja Janardhana Rao, Chalapathi Rao, PJ Sharma, Jaya Vijaya, Master Raju
Story: Triveni
Dialogues: Bollimuntha Sivarama Krishna
Lyrics: Dasarathi, C. Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju, Arudra, Gopi
Playback: Ramakrishna, P. Susheela, PB Srinivas
Music: Vijaya Bhaskar
Cinematography: M. Kannappa
Editing: KA Marthand
Art: V. Suvarna
Choreography: Sundaram, Thara
Publicity Desings: Eshwar
Associate Director: A. Kodandarami Reddy
Presenter: Krishnam Raju
Producer: Chalasani Gopi
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao
Banner: Gopi Krishna Movies
Release Date: 11 July
Trivia: Vijaya Bhaskar was belongs to Kannada film industry. Actually he supposed to given music for the movie 'Paala Manasulu' earlier, but it didn't materialized.
Popular Songs:
1. Krishnavenee teluginti viribonee

Gandhi Puttina Desam (1973)

Cast: Krishnam Raju, Jayanthi, Shavukaru Janaki, Latha, Dr. Prabhakara Reddy, Rajababu, Padmanabham, Prameela, KV Nageswara Rao, Ravi Kondala Rao, Nirmala, Ramaprabha, Indira, Hemalatha, Tyagaraju, Ramana Reddy, Rao Gopala Rao
Dialogues: Maddipatla Suri
Lyrics: Sri Sri, C. Narayana Reddy, Dasarathi, Gopi
Music: SP Kodandapani
Cinematography: ARK Murthy
Producer: Dr. Prabhakara Reddy
Director: Lakshmi Deepak
Banner: Jayaprada Art Pictures
Popular Songs:
1. Evarini adagaali baapoo emani adagaali (CNR)
2. Gandhi puttina desam raghu ramudu yelina rajyam

Bala Mitrula Katha (1973)

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Cast: Krishnam Raju, Jaggaiah, Sandhya Rani, Nagabhushanam, Gummadi, Rajababu, Suryakantham (guest), Jyothi Lakshmi, Allu Ramalingaiah, Master Devanand, Master Surendra, Mikkilineni, Jayakumari, Hemalatha
Story: S. Bhava Narayana
Dialogues: Adi Vishnu
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Veeturi
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki, LR Eshwari, GH Krishnaveni
Music: Satyam
Cinematography: VSR Swamy
Editing: Kotagiri Gopala Rao
Art: Thota Venkateswara Rao
Choreography: AK Chopra, Rathan Kumar
Costumes: Narayana Rao
Publicity Designs: Gangadhar
Executive Producer: S. Bhava Narayana
Producer: SV Narasimha Rao
Director: Vara Prasada Rao
Banner: Gowri Seshu Combines
Release Date: 1 March
Popular Songs:
1. Gunna maamidee komma meedaa goollu rendunnaayi

Tata Manavadu (1973)

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Cast: SV Ranga Rao (tata), Rajababu  (manavadu - Giribabu), Vijaya Nirmala (Rani), Anjali Devi, Kaikala Satyanarayana (Anand), Gummadi (Paramatma Rao), Allu Ramalingaiah, Rajasulochana (Geetha), Rao Gopala Rao (Kutumba Rao), Potti Veerayya
Story, Dialogues and Screenplay: Dasari Narayana Rao
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Ramash Naidu
Play-back: Ghantasala, Ramakrishna, P. Susheela
Cinematography: M. Kannappa
Editing: K. Balu
Art: Vaali, Ranga Rao
Choreography: Thanga Rajan, Krishna Kumar
Producer: K. Raghava
Director: Dasari Narayana Rao
Banner: Pratap Art Productions
Release Date: 23 March
Trivia: This is K. Raghava's first independent film as a producer.
This is Dasari Narayana Rao's first directorial film.
It had a 50-day run in 27 centers.
It celebrated silver jubilee.
Popular Songs:
1. Anubandham atmeeyata antaa oka bootakam (CNR)
2. Soma mangala budha guru sukra sani, aadi (CNR)
3. Babu eenaade nee puttina roju (CNR)

Dabbuku Lokam Dasoham (1973)

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Cast: NT Rama Rao, Jamuna, SV Ranga Rao, Satyanarayana, Allu Ramalingaiah, Padmanabham, Ramaprabha, Sakshi Ranga Rao
Story and Dialogues: Modukuri Johnson
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: R. Sampath
Editing: B. Gopala Rao
Art: Thota Venkateswara Rao
Producer: Midde Jagannatha Rao
Director: D. Yoganand
Banner: SVS Films
Release Date: 12 January
Popular Songs:
1. Nuvvoo nenoo nadichedi oke baata oke baata (CNR)
2. Dabbuki lokam daasoham
3. Thaaguthaa neeyabba thaaguthaa

Raitu Kutumbam (1972)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Kanchana
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Co-producer: PS Prakasha Rao
Director: Tatineni Rama Rao
Banner: Nava Bharath Movies
Popular Songs:
1. Ee mattilone puttaamu ee mattilone perigaamu
2. Ooranthaa anukuntunnaaru emani emani

Datta Putrudu (1972)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Vanisri, Nagabhushanam, Ramakrishna, Padmanabham, Satyanarayana, Allu Ramalingaiah, Ravi Kondala Rao, Balakrishna, Santha Kumari, Venniradai Nirmala, Ramaprabha, Vallam Narasimha Rao, Jagga Rao, Somasundaram, Sambasiva Rao, Seshagiri Rao, Ch. Krishna Murthy, Varalakshmi, Lakshmi, Devika, Prema, Thara, Suryakantham (guest), Mikkilineni (guest)
Original Story: VK Ramaswamy
Adaptation: Tammareddy Krishna Murthy
Dialogues: Pinisetty
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Dasarathi, Kosaraju
Playback: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, LR Eshwari, SP Balasubrahmanyam, LR Eshwari
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Cinematography: S. Venkataratnam
Editing: Akkineni Sanjeeva Rao, TV Balu
Art: GV Subba Rao
Fights: Raghavulu
Choreography: Chinni - Sampath
Makeup: K. Narasimha Rao Chowdary
Costumes: MK Rama Rao, Appa Rao
Publicity Designs: Eshwar
Producer: Tammareddy Krishna Murthy
Director: Tammareddy Lenin Babu
Banner: Ravindra Art Pictures
Censor Date: 09.06.1972

Collector Janaki (1972)

Cast: Jaggaiah, Jamuna, Jayanthi, Nagabhushanam, Ramaprabha, Dhulipala, KV Chalam
Dialogues: Rajasri
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Kumar
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, Pattabhi Bhagavathar, P. Susheela, S. Janaki
Producer and Director: SS Balan
Banner: Gemini Productions
Trivia: This was remake of a Tamil film.
Music director Kumar was a Tamilian.
Popular Songs:
1. Sreemadramaaramana govindo hari (hari katha)
2. Paata aagindaa oka seetu govindaa