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Bharya Bharthalu (1961)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Anand), Krishna Kumari (Sarada), Relangi, Girija (Hema), Padmanabham, Nirmala, Gummadi, Suryakantham, Sandhya, Ramana Reddy, Chadalavada Kutumba Rao
Story: Dr. K. Tripura Sundari
Dialogues: Sri Sri, Pitcheswara Rao
Lyrics: Sri Sri, Kosaraju, Arudra
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Cinematography: C. Nageswara Rao
Editing: Sanjeevi
Art: GV Subba Rao
Choreography: Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy
Producer: AV Subba Rao
Director: K. Pratyagatma
Banner: Prasad Art Pictures
Release Date: 31 March
Trivia: This was debut movie for writer Pratyagatma as a director.
This was received President's silver medal.
LV Prasad remade it in Hindi as 'Hum Rahi' with Rajendra Kumar and Jamuna.
Popular Songs:
1. Emani paadedano ee vela
2. Jorugaa hushaarugaa shikaaru podamaa
3. O priyuraalaa javaraalaa
4. Madhuram madhuram ee samayam
5. Choosi choosi kallu kaayale kaasaayi
6. Kanakamaa naa maata vinumaa

Bikari Ramudu (1961)

Cast: Kantha Rao, Chittooru Nagaiah, Ramana Reddy, CSR Anjaneyulu, Rajasulochana, G. Varalakshmi
Music: Gopalam
Play-back: Srirangam Gopala Ratnam
Producer: BL Naidu
Director: Palagummi Padma Raju
Banner: Sukhibhava Productions
Trivia: This was debut movie for Palagumma Padma Raju as a director, and Srirangam Gopala Ratnam as a play-back singer. Gopala Ratnam was a singer at Vijayawada Radio.

Yamadonga (2007)

Cast: NTR (Jr.), Mohan Babu (Yamadharma Raju), Priyamani, Mamatha Mohandas, Khushboo, Rambha, Navneet Kaur, Preethi  Jhingania, Archana, Narendra Jha, Brahmanandam, Ali, Raghubabu, Jayprakash Reddy, MS  Narayana, Naresh, Rajeev Kanakala
Story: Vijayendra Prasad
Screenplay: SS Rajamouli
Dailogues: M Rathnam
Music: MM Keeravani
Cinematography: KK Senthil Kumar
Editor: Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Art: Anand Sai
Fights: Paneer Selvan
Choroegraphy: Raju Sundaram, Dinesh, Prem Rakshit, Sorbee
Graphic Coordinator: Kamal Kannan
Costume Designer and Presenter: Rama Rajamouli
Producer: Cherry and Urmila
Directer: SS Rajamouli
Banner: Viswamitra Creations
Release Date: August 15
Trivia: Viswamitra Creations is SS Rajamouli's home production house and this is first film made on this banner. The Yamalokam set, which is used for this film, is the biggest set in the country.
Synopsis: Raja (NTR) is a petty thief. He sets out to steal a gown on the insistence of a businessman (MS Narayana). Raja brings that gown. …

Nandanavanam 120 Km (2006)

Cast: Ajay Varma, Manasa, Talluri Rameshwari, Naresh, Giridhar, Surekhavani, Gowtham Raju, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Prabhu and others
Story and Screenplay: Neelakanta
Music: Vijay Kurakala
Cinematography: PG Vinda
Presenter: T Karuna Sri
Producer and Director: Neelakantha
Banner: Blue Sky films
Release date: July 7
Synopsis: Amar (Ajay) is a clever thief. Vasu (Giridhar), a friend of Amar, always suggests him against doing such things. One fine day, Amar gets a raw deal from one Benarjee (Kota) in which Amar can make 1 crore. Amar is paid 1 Lakh in advance by Benarjee. Amar jumps on the project. Benarjee escorts Amar to Nandanavanam estates 120 KM from Hyderabad.
Once they reach the estates, Amar finds that his look like Sandeep lives there. Amar gets the task to sign some contracts as Sandeep in favor of Benarjee and Benarjee gains about 5 crores because of that. Divya (Manasa) is the lover of Sandeep.
One find day, Amar comes to know that Benarjee killed Sandeep. To his shock, Divya and Benarje…

Show (2002)

Cast: Manjula Swaroop, Surya, Melkote
Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: Neelakanta
Music: Raaz
Cinematography: Ravi Yadav
Editing: Anil Malnad
Director: Neelakanta
Producer: Manjula
Banner: Indira Creations
Budget: Rs. 18 lakhs
Release date: 13 September
Trivia: This is debut movie for Manjula as a producer and a female lead. This film shot in 35mm format.
For this movie, Neelakanta received best screenplay writer award in the national film awards.
Synopsis: Ridhima (Manjula Swaroop) - an executive from Delhi-based pharmaceutical company visits a remote village in AP to make a deal on patents with a professor who invented a new drug.
The professor leaves a note that he would return late as he had to attend some urgent work and she shall wait for his arrival. At that time Madhav Rao, a junior lawyer who supervises the event of patent selling arrives at that place.
Radhima is a fun loving unmarried girl. Madhav Rao is a frustrated married guy. The events that take place for a few hours between the…

Amma Cheppindi (2006)

Cast: Suhasini, Sriya Reddy, Sharvanand, Suman, Nagababu, Pavan Malhotra, Tanikella Bharani, LB Sriram, Krishna Bhagawan, Ashok Kumar, Gundu Hanmantha Rao, Harsha Vardhan, Siva Narayana, Gangadhar, Bharani Shankar
Story, Dialogues, Screenplay and Choreography: Gunnam Ganga Raju
Lyrics: Shiva Shakti Datta, Keeravani, Gangaraju Gunnam & Suddala Ashok Teja
Music: MM Keeravani
Cinematography: Sandeep Gunnam
Editing: Mohan - Rama Rao
Art: Ravinder R
Producers: Urmila Gunnam & KR Sai
Director: Gunnam Ganga Raju
Banner: Just Yellow Media
Release Date: 28 July 2006
Synopsis: Bose (Sharvanand) is a mentally underdeveloped 21-year old youngster. His father is a big scientist in a rocket center and his mother (Suhasini) dotes on him. Bose is considered as dumb in the township and he is looked down upon. ISI plans to bomb the rocket center during an event which will have top scientists of India present. Razia (Sriya Reddy) is an officer from Intelligence Beauro who looks after security arrangements …

Anukokunda Oka Roju (2005)

Cast: Charmy, Sashank, Jagapathi Babu, Pavan Malhotra, Harsha Vardhan, Narsing Yadav, Pooja Bharati, Jagga Rao, Sivannarayana, Ravi Prakash, Kaushal, Amit, Pingpong, Vasu Inturi, Sandra, Jayalakshmi, Baby Roopika
Story and Screenplay: Chandra Sekhar Yeleti
Dialogues: Gunnam Ganga Raju
Lyrics: Seetarama Sastry, MM Keeravani, Gunnam Gangaraju & Marut
Music: MM Keeravani
Choreography: Nixon
Cinematography: Sarvesh Murari
Stunts: Ramana
Editing: Mohan - Rama Rao
Art: Ravindar R
Costumes: Rama Vatsala & Sandhya Ravi
Presenter: Ramaraju D
Executive Producer: Urmila Gunnam
Producers: Gangaraju Gunnam & Venkat Dega
Director: Chandra Sekhar Yeleti
Release date: 30 June
Banner: Just Yellow Media
Synopsis: Sahasra (Charmy) is a chorus singer struggling to make a career in playback singing. One night she goes to a wild party on the insistence of her fast-going girl friend (Pooja Bharati). A few days later she gets chased by unidentified men who try to murder her. The rest of the story is all about u…

Aithe (2003)

Cast: Sashank, Janardhan, Abhishek, Mohit, Sindhu Tolani, Harsha Vardhan, Narsing Yadav, Sivaji Raja, Pavan Malhotra
Music: Kalyani Malik
Cinematography: Senthil Kumar
Producer: Gunnam Ganga Raju
Director: Chandra Sekhar Yeleti
Banner: Just Yellow
Release Date: 11 April
Trivia: This is debut movie for Chandra Sekhar Yeleti as a director and first movie for Ganga Raju as a producer.
This is debut movie for Sashank and Sindhu Tolani.
Synopsis: Irfan Khan is a major mafia guy in Mumbai with Andhra background. He is on the most wanted list of Police with prize money of 50 lakhs put on his head. He is in desperate need of going out of India to settle in Dubai and remote control his operations in Mumbai. He designs a plan of hijacking a plane that starts from Hyderabad and take it to Khatmandu.
They need a gang of 4 clean guys - who does not have any crime records - to participate in this hijack operation. They got hold of 4 needy and efficient guys who are in dire need of money to survive. The fl…

Little Soldiers (1996)

Cast: Baby Kavya, Master Aditya, Brahmanandam, Sudhakar, Giribabu, Rohini Hattangadi, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Heera Rajagopal, Ramesha Aravind, Rallapalli
Dialogues and Art: Gunnam Ganga Raju
Lyrics: Sirivennela Seetarama Sastry
Music: K. Srinivas
Cinematography: Rasool Ellore
Editing: Mohan - Rama Rao
Director: Gunnam Ganga Raju
Banner: Font Films
Trivia: Kavya won the National Film Award for Best Child Artist for her character in the film.
This is debut movie for Gunnam Ganga Raju as a director.
Synopsis: It is the story of two naughty kids who are orphaned in an accident and are forced to live with their new guardian, the strict disciplinarian and army man - their grandfather. They have never seen him before due to differences between their parents and the grandpa. They get to have a first hand experience of the reason for these differences.
While the plot is sad and very sympathy evoking, the movie itself is very light hearted to a large extent, and is a continuous laugh riot. The children…

Dongodu (2003)

Cast: Ravi Teja, Kalyani, Rekha, Tanikella Bharani, Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao, Brahmanandam, Dharmavarapu Subrahmanyam, Sunil, Uttej, Ali, MS Narayana, Jeeva, Shakeela, Rajitha, Master Nandu, Master Durga Prasad, Baby Malasri
Dialogues: Marudhuri Raja
Music: Vidya Sagar
Cinematography: Ramana Raju
Editing: Gowtham Raju
Stunts: Ram-Lakshman
Producer: Rushita Sai
Director: Bheemaneni Srinivasa Rao
Banner: Goodwill Cinema
Release Date: 7 August

Nee Thodu Kavali (2002)

Cast: Deepak, Charmi, Rimmi Sen, Anuradha Pradhan, Ramaprabha, Jahnavi, Vizag Prasad, Radhaiah, Deep Singh, Gautham Raju, 'Chitram' Sreenu, Vinay Varma and Baby Hasna
Story and Screenplay: Bheemaneni Srinivasa Rao
Dialogues: Marudhuri Raja
Music: Valisha Baabji & Sandeep
Cinematography: Ramana Salwa
Producer and Director: Bheemaneni Srinivasa Rao
Banner: Sampada Creations
Release Date: 28 March
Trivia: This is debut film for Charmi as a lead actress and first film for Bheemaneni as a producer.
Synopsis: Vasu is an orphan, who lost his parents at a tender age. He becomes a famous architect and falls in love with Maanasa (Charmi) and marries her. Maanasa is a kindhearted lady and loves doing charity work for orphans. After two months of marriage, Maanasa gets hurt in a car accident. The doctors declare that Maanasa would not survive. There is a heart patient Sindhu (Rimmi Sen) who is in need of a heart for her heart transplantation surgery. Maanasa agrees to give away her heart to S…

Suswagatham (1998)

Cast: Pavan Kalyan, Devayani, Raghuvaran, Prakash Raj, Sudhakar
Story: Gopal Bala
Dialogues: Chintapalli Ramana
Music: SA Rajkumar
Cinematography: Mahidhar
Producer: RB Chowdary
Director: Bheemaneni Srinivasa Rao
Banner: Super Good Films
Release Date: 1 January

Subhakankshalu (1997)

Cast: Jagapathi Babu, Raasi, Ravali, Krishna, Sudhakar, Kaikala Satyanarayana, Shavukaru Janaki, Nagesh, Brahmanandam, AVS, Y. Vijaya, Devan, Anand Raj, Mallikarjuna Rao, Sudha, Rajitha
Story: Vikraman
Screenplay: Bheemaneni Srinivasa Rao
Dialogues: Marudhuri Raja
Lyrics: Seetharama Sastry, Bhuvanachandra, Samavedam Shanmukha Sharma
Music: Koti, SA Rajkumar
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, Chitra, Mano, SA Rajkumar, Renuka, Sujatha
Cinematography: Y. Mahidhar
Editing: Gowtham Raju
Art: Mohan, Rajendran
Choreography: Raju, DKS Babu, Pramila, Krishna Reddy, Sampath Raj
Publicity Designs: Kadali Anjan Kumar
Presenter: RB Chowdary
Producers: NV Prasad, Sanam Naga Ashok Kumar
Director: Bheemaneni Srinivasa Rao
Banner: Sri Saideva Productions
Release Date: 14 February

Godavari (2006)

Cast: Sumanth, Kamalini Mukherjee, Neetu Chandra, Kamal Kamaraju, Tanikella Bharani, Kalyani, CVL Narasimha Rao
Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: Sekhar Kammula
Lyrics: Veturi
Music: KM Radhakrishnan
Cinematography: Vijay C Kumar
Editing: Marthand K Venkatesh
Choreography: Swarna
Fights: Ram-Lakshman
Art: Kishore Chowksi
Executive Producer: Anish Kuruvilla
Producer: GVG Raju
Director: Sekhar Kammula
Banner: SSC Arts
Release Date: 29 April
Synopsis: Sreeram (Sumanth) is a principled chap with an inclination towards politics. With an altruistic attitude he goes out of the way to help others. Seeta (Kamalinee Mukherjee) is a girl who does not want to confine to home and wants to live independently as an entrepreneur. Sreeram is seriously fascinated by his maradalu Raji (Neetu Chandra) and wants to marry her. But she feels that he is not her kind of guy. Raji’s parents settle her marriage with an IPS officer (Kamal Kamaraju). Seeta meets Sreeram and his relatives on their boat journey from Rajahmundr…

Happy Days (2007)

Cast: Sandesh, Nikhil, Vamsi Krishna, Raahul, Tamanna, Gayatri Rao, Sonia, Monali Chowdary and Kamalinee Mukherjee (in a guest role)
Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: Sekhar Kammula
Music: Mickey J Meyer
Cinamatography: Vijay C Kumar
Editing: Marthand K Venkatesh
Art: Kishore Chowksi
Producer and Director: Sekhar Kammula
Banner: Amigos Creations
Release Date: 2 October (28 September in US)
Budget: Rs. 3 crores
Trivia: All the main leads in this movie are the newcomers except Tamanna.
Synopsis: Chandu (Sandesh), Rajesh (Nikhil), Shankar (Vamsi Krishna), Tyson (Raahul), Madhu (Tamanna), Appu (Gayatri Rao) and Sangeeta (Monali Chowdary) are a bunch of freshers in a college. They all together make a fine gang. Chandu - Madhu, Rajesh - Appu Shankar - Sangeeta soon build up their relation and become pairs. Tyson - a nerd with a heart of gold - ends up falling in love with a senior Sravanthi (Sonia). The rest of the story is how they spend their four years of their education in the campus and expres…

Anand (2004)

Cast: Raja, Kamaline Mukherjee, Anish Kuruvilla, Satya, Baby Bakita, Master Abhijit, Chandana, Gururaj, Bharat, Ali, Patel, Pruthvi, Meenakshi, Gopi
Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: Sekhar Kammula
Lyrics: Veturi
Music: KM Radhakrishnan
Cinematography: Vijay C Kumar
Editing: Marthand K Venkatesh
Choreography: Nixon, Sekhar Kammula
Art: Kishore Chowksi
Producers: Amigos Creations and NFDC
Director: Sekhar Kammula
Banner: Amigos Creations
Release Date: 15 October
Synopsis: Roopa (Kamalinee Mukherjee) loses her parents and other family members in a gruesome car accident. She starts living on her own as an independent woman without taking any help from her relatives. She has a boy friend named Rahul (Anuj) and is about to get married to that Marvadi guy, but backs out due to the behavior of her future mother-in-law and due to lack of confidence shown by her boyfriend.
Anand (Raja) joins her neighborhood. And he starts making Roopa feel comfortable and secure. The rest of the story is about why Ana…

Sri Anjaneyam (2004)

Cast: Arjun, Nitin, Charmy, Prakash Raj, Ramya Krishna, Pilla Prasad, Ananth, Goutham Raju, Jogi Brothers, Subhashini, LB Sriram, Vimalasri, Lavanya, Subbaraju, Pruthvi
Story and Screenplay: Krishna Vamsi
Dialogues: Radha Krishna
Lyrics: Veturi, Seetharama Sastry
Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, Shankar Mahadevan, Tippu, Chitra, Shreya Ghoshal, Kalpana, Mallikarjun
Music: Mani Sharma
Cinematography: C. Ram Prasad
Editing: KV Krishna Reddy
Visual Effects: Chakri
Art: Anand Sai
Fights: Manti, Jimmy, Amangani, Thriller Manju
Publicity Desings: Anil Bhanu
Executive Producer: Suryadevara Lalitha Prabhakar
Co-Producers: Praveen, Giri, Raju
Producer and Director: Krishna Vamsi
Banner: Sri Karthikeya Entertainments Pvt. Ltd.
Release Date: 24 July
Trivia: This is first movie for Krishna Vamsi as a producer.
Synopsis: A civil engineer (Prakash Raj) is assigned to build a reservoir called 'Seetamma Talli Dam' at a village Ramapuram. A local politician Brahmam (Pilla Prasad) opposes the move and gets the …