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Ramayanam (1996)

Cast: Jr. NTR (Srirama), Smitha Madhav (Sita), Kodali Swathi (Ravana), Narayana Nischal (Lakshmana)
Dialogues: MVS Haranatha Rao
Lyrics and Verses: Mallemala
Music: Madhavapeddi Suresh, L. Vaidyanathan
Cinematography: Sekhar V Joseph
Editing: V. Nagi Reddy
Art: Bhaskara Raju
Producer: MS Reddy
Director: Gunasekhar
Release Date: 14 April
Trivia: Gunasekhar received National Best Children's Film Director award for this movie. All characters in this film played by child artistes.

Aadi (2002)

Cast: NTR, Keethi Chawla, Rajan P Dev, Chalapathi Rao, Raghu Babu, Ali, MS Narayana, LB Sriram, Rajiv Kanakala, Venu Madhav, Ahuthi Prasad, Narayana Rao, Sangeetha, Haritha, Bangalore Padma, Ramyasri, Master Nandan, Vijay, Prasanna Kumar, Chitram Srinu
Story and Screenplay: VV Vinayak
Dialogues: Paruchuri Brothers
Lyrics: Chandra Bose, Bhuvana Chandra, Pothula Ravi Kiran
Music: Mani Sharma
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, Udit Narayan, Tippu, Mallikarjun, Murali, Chitra, Gopika Purnima, Radhika, Sunitha, Ganga
Cinematography: C. Ram Prasad
Editing: Gowtham Raju
Stunts: Vikram Dharma, Stun Siva
Choreography: Raghavendra Lawrence, Amma Rajasekhar, Pradeep Anthoni
Art: Partha Sarathi Varma
DTS Mixing: Madhusudan Reddy
Costumes: Satyanarayana, Babji
Make-up: Mamidipalli Srinivasa Rao
Exicutive Producer: Nallamalupu Srinivas (Bujji)
Producer: P. Naga Lakshmi
Director: VV Vinayak
Banner: Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Productions
Budget: Rs. 2.5 Crores.
Release Date: 28 March
Trivia: This film has released in 105 cente…

Thakita Thakita (2010)

Cast: Anushka Shetty, Nagarjuna Akkineni, Bhumika Chawla, Cochin Haneefa, M.S.Narayana, Waheeda, Eva Ellis, Aditi Chengappa, Vijay Samrat, Haripriya.
Harsh Vardhan Rane
Music: BoBo Sasi
Cinematography: KK Senthil Kumar
Producer: Bharat Thakur
Director: Srihari Nanu
Banner: DownTown Films
Release Date: 3 September
Trivia: Down Town Films is the home banner of Bhumika.
Synopsis: Thakita Thakita movie is about 8 college going youngsters aspiring to build their careers - Nandini, Kishore, Mahesh, Scud, Bhakti, Jessica, Chandana and Sridhar.
Nandini and Kishore fell in love, but Nandini’s parents are against their love, while Scud and Kishore don not talk to each other since 5 years. Jessica is a foreign student interested in fashion and Sridhar loves Chandana, but never express. These youngsters face several hurdles in the process of fostering their career. And the plot unveils when how they try and resolve them.

Arundhati (2009)

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Cast: Anushka (duel role), Sonu Sood, Sayaji Shinde, Deepak, Manorama, Kaikala Satyanarayana, Annapurna, Ahuthi Prasad, Baby Divya (young Arundhati)
Dialogues: Chintapalli Ramana
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Seetharama Sastry
Music: Koti
Cinematography: KK Senthil Kumar
Editing: Marthand K Venkatesh
Fights: Vijay
Art: Ashok Kumar
Creative Director: Rahul Nambiar
Producer: M. Shyam Prasad Reddy
Director: Kodi Ramakrishna
Banner: Mallemala Entertainments
Budget: Rs. 13 crore
Release Date: 16 January
Box-office: Super hit
Trivia: The Motion Control Camera is used for first time in Tollywood by Senthil Kumar, the cinematographer.
Nandi Awards for 2008 won by the film are:
     Best Villain - Sonu Sood
     Best child actress - Divya Nagesh
     Best editor - Marthand K Venkatesh
     Best art director - Ashok
     Best audiographer - Radhakrishna & Madhusudhan Reddy
     Best costume designer - Deepa Chandar
     Best makeup artiste - Ramesh Mahanti
     Best male dubbing artiste - P Ravi Shankar
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Three (2008)

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Cast: Rishi, Urvashi Sharma, Rajiv Kanakala, Harshavardhan, Shanti Chandra, Giri
Story and Screenplay: Sekhar Suri
Dialogues: Harshavardhan
Lyrics: Vanamali
Music: Vijay Kurakula
Cinematography: KK Senthil Kumar, Bhaskhar Shyamala
Editing: Tirupathi Reddy
Art: Venkat Sannidhi
Fights: Ram-Lakshman
Director: Sekhar Suri
Banner: Raj (India) Entertainments
Release Date: October 17
Trivia: Balloon Bulb Lighiting is introduced to Tollywood from this movie.
Synopsis: Nisha (Urvashi Sharma) is haunted by bizarre sounds and a voice that keeps warning that would kill her. Terrified Nisha seeks help from her neighbor SriRam (Rishi) who is a photojournalist with National Geographic Channel. He takes her to a psychiatrist (Harshavardhan) and diagnosis reveals that Nisha's condition is normal. However, docs come to conclusion that she might be suffering from schizophrenia. On other hand, Nisha reveals that the voice she keeps listening is similar to that of Shankar whom she met on a trip to an island. No…

Ashok (2006)

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Cast: NTR, Sameera Reddy, Prakash Raj, Sonu Sood, Vadivukkarasi Ravi Kale, Rajiv Kanakala, Supreet, Satya Prakash, Raghu Babu, Jeeva, Venu Madhav, Krishna Bhagawan, Satyam Rajesh, Devi Charan, Rama Prabha, Revathy, Sudha, Surekha Vani, Jahnav
Story: Vakkantham Vamsi
Screenplay: Surender Reddy
Dialogues: Marudhuri Raja
Music: Mani Sharma
Cinematography: Senthil Kumar
Editing: Gowtam Raju
Stunts: Stun Siva
Producer: Valluripally Ramesh Babu
Director: Surender Reddy
Banner: Maharshi Cinema
Release Date: 13 July
Trivia: Super 45 Camera was used for first time in Tollywood for this movie.
Synopsis: Ashok (NTR) is a bike mechanic who stays away from his family as he nurses a strained relation with his father. He falls in love with Anjali (Sameera Reddy). KK (Sonu Sood) is a big gangster who sets his eyes on Anjali. Ashok wins Anjali through love and KK wants to force her into a marriage. The rest of the story is all about how Ashok eliminates the baddies.

Prayanam (2009)

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Cast: Manchu Manoj, Harika (Payal Ghosh), Brahmanandam, Kalpika, Janardhan, Tamim, Daniel
Story and Screenplay: Chandrasekhar Yeleti
Lyrics: Ananth Sriram
Music: Mahesh Shankar
Cinematography: Sarvesh Murari
Editing: Mohan - Rama Rao
Producer: Seeta Yeleti
Director: Chandrasekhar Yeleti
Banner: Aryaki Arts
Release Date: 29 May
Trivia: Aryaki Arts is the home production company of Chandrasekhar Yeleti and 'Prayanam' is the first movie on this banner.
Synopsis: Dhruv (Manoj Manchu) is on a world tour along with his friends and he is about to go to Singapore from Malaysia. Harika (Harika aka Payal Ghosh) is a Telugu girl doing masters in Malaysia and she is going to India to have a look at a prospective groom. Dhruv falls in love at first sight with Harika when he sees her in airport. But he has only two hours to make her fall in love with him. The rest of the story is all about how he succeeds in it.

Okkadunnadu (2007)

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Cast: Gopichand, Neha Julka, Mahesh Manjrekar, Suman, Nassar, Tanikella Bharani, Rahul Dev, Giribabu, brBrhamanandam, Raghubabu, Uttej
Screenplay: Chandrasekhar Yeleti
Dialogues: Koratala Siva
Lyrics: Seetarama Sastry, Jonnavithula, Ananth Sriram
Music: MM Keeravani
Cinematography: Jayakrishna Gummadi
Editing: Mohan - Rama Rao
Art: R. Ravindar
Choreography: Nobul, Raju
Fights: Allen Ameen, Ram-Lakshman, Vijay
Producer: Cherry
Director: Chandrasekhar Yeleti
Banner: Clap Entertainment
Release Date: 2 March
Trivia: Krishna Vamsi has directed one song for this movie.
Synopsis: Gautami (Neha Julka) is a real estate agent in Mumbai. Kiran (Gopichand) owns a property in Mumbai and sells it through Gautami. He needs money for an urgent purpose and asks Gautami to help him out in getting the money soon instead of the agreed time of six months. Sona Bhai (Mahesh Manjrekar) is an influential mafia don in Mumbai who needs an urgent heart transplantation. His blood group (Bombay blood group) is rare as very fe…

Godava (2007)

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Cast: Vaibhav, Shraddha Arya, Sayaji Shinde, Sunil, Brahmanandam, Chalapathi Rao, Delhi Ganesh, Chitram Sreenu
Screenplay: A. Kodandarami Reddy
Dialogues: Paruchuri Brothers
Music: Mani Sharma
Cinematography: Dinesh
Editing: Marthand K Venkatesh
Producer: A Bharathi
Director: A Kodandarami Reddy
Banner: K Films
Release date: December 7
Trivia: K Films is home production house of director Kodandarami Reddy and 'Godava' is the first movie on this banner.
Vaibahv's original name is Sumanth. This is his debut movie. He is son of Kodandarami Reddy.
Synopsis: Balu (Vaibhav) and Anjali (Shraddha Arya) study in same college. Anjali has a weakness - she pinches if anyone comes in front of her raising his or her short. That leads to acquaintance between them and she soon falls in love with him. But Balu doesn't believe in notion of love and refuses to accept her love. On other hand, her father (Sayaji Shinde) fixes her marriage with a rich guy. She then asks Balu to pretend to love her for…

Krishna Prema (1961)

Cast: Balaiah, Jamuna
Banner: Mahendra Films
Release Date: 21 April

Gullo Pelli (1961)

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Cast: Ramana Murthy, Krishna Kumari, Balaiah
Dialogues: Anisetty Subba Rao
Music: Ramesh
Choreography: Venugopal
Director: KS Prakasha Rao
Banner: Chethana Films

Bharya Bharthalu (1961)

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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

Rushyasrunga (1961)

Cast: Haranath, Mukkamala, Gummadi, Rajasulochana
Director: Mukkamala Krishna Murthy

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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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 …

Keka (2008)

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Cast: Raja, Ishana, Anup Kumar, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam, Thalaivasu Vijay
Story, screenplay and dialogues: Teja
Lyrics: Veturi, Seetarama Shastry, Chandra Bose
Music: Chakri
Cinematography: P.C.Sreeram
Editing: Shankar
Choreography: Shankar, Suchitra
Executive producer: K Jagadeesh Reddy
Producer and Director: Teja
Banner: Chitram Movies
Release Date: October 23
Box-office: Utter flop
Trivia: Veteran lyricist Sirivennela Seetarama Shastry's younger son Raja has made debut as lead hero with this movie.
Synopsis: Arjun (Raja) is a student and he meets a young beauty Sujata (Ishana) in a village. Both of them hail from Hyderabad but they come to this village on holidays where their grand parents reside. After an incident, Sujata's grandparents take to her to the city where her parents fix marriage with a rich guy Kiran (Anup) who happens to be Arjun's best friend. Now all these three land in same college and love between Arjun and Sujata blossoms again. When Arjun tells Kiran that he is …

Nijam (2003)

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Cast: Mahesh Babu, Rakshita, Raasi, Talluri Rameswari, Ranganath, Kantha Rao, Gopichand, Jaya Prakash Reddy, Brahmaji, Suman Setty, Vijaya Chandar, Prakash Raj, Duvvasi Mohan, Tirupathi Prakash, Shakeela, Lakshmikanth, Rallapally, Master Jaya Krishna, Jeeva
Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: Teja
Lyrics: Kulasekhar
Music: RP Patnaik
Cinematography: Sameer Reddy
Editing: Shankar
Fights: Horseman Babu
Choreography: Shankar
Producer and Director: Teja
Banner: Chitram Movies
Release Date: 23 May
Box-office: Below average
Synopsis: Reddy (Jayaprakash Reddy) is a powerful mafia leader whose right hand is Devudu aka Devadaya Sharma (Gopichand). Devudu has a lover called Malli (Raasi). Reddy - who also like Malli - takes her to the bed, which is not liked by Devudu. In the process, Devudu kills Reddy and he becomes the leader of the mafia gang.
Venkateswarlu (Ranganath) is a fire officer. In an incident, Devudu sets the market place afire and Venkateswarlu rescues it with his fire fighting and at the same …

Jayam (2002)

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Cast: Nitin, Sada, Gopichand, Siva Krishna, Prasad Babu, Delhi Rajeswari, Lakshmipathi, Shakeela, Suman Shetty
Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: Teja
Lyrics: Kulasekhar
Music: RP Patnaik
Cinematography: Sameer Reddy
Editing: Shankar
Fights: Horseman Babu
Choreography: Shankar
Art: Narayana Reddy
Producer and Director: Teja
Banner: Chitram Movies
Release Date: 14 June
Trivia: This is debut movie for Teja as a producer.
This debut movie for the lead pair Nitin and Sada.
This is first movie of Gopichand in a negative role.
Synopsis: Sujatha are Raghu are kids. Sujatha is the sister-in-law (maradalu) of Raghu. They always fight with each other. The parents of Sujatha and Raghu decide that they should be married off to each other when they grow up. Father of Sujatha shifts his house to city to look after his business. Sujatha and Raghu vow not to see each other again after a bitter argument. All this happened when they are hardly 7-8 years of age. Raghu (Gopichand) grows up and turns out to be a dangero…

Devadasu (2006)

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Cast: Ram, Ileana, Sayaji Shinde, Rama Prabha, Dharmavarapu Subrahmanyam, MS Narayana, Venu Madhav, Vidya, Shriya (special appearance), YVS Chowdary (guest)
Story and Screenplay: YVS Chowdary
Script Expansion: MS Prakash
Dialogues: Chintapalli Ramana
Lyrics: Chandra Bose, Seetharama Sastry
Music: Chakri
Cinematography: Bharani K Dharan
Editing: Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Choreography: Tara, Brinda, Rajasekhar, Krishna Reddy, Rakesh
Stunts: Vijay
Art: Anand Sai
Executive Producer: Kommineni Venkateswara Rao
Presenter: Yalamanchili Geeta
Producer and Director: YVS Chowdary
Banner: Bommarillu
Release Date: 12 January
Trivia: This is debut movie for lead actors Ram and Ileana.
Prakash Raj given his voice over after the titles.
YVS Chowdary started the shooting of the film on 14th December 2004 and completed on 14th September 2005. The total number of working days for this film is 190 where as he shot it for 40 days in USA.
YVS wanted to cast a fresh face as heroine. But his friends suggested that h…

Seethaiah (2003)

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Cast: Hari Krishna, Soundarya, Simran, Mukesh Rushi, Rahul Dev, Rajan P Dev, Ahuthi Prasad, Vindhya, Sunita Varma, Ravikanth, Brahmanandam, Ali, MS Narayana, Dharmavarapu Subrahmanyam, Posani Krishna Murali, Jayaprakash Reddy, Satya Prakash, Rama Prabha, Nalini, Subhashini, M. Balaiah, Ashok Kumar, Mallikarjuna Rao
Story and Dialogues: Posani Krishna Murali
Screenplay: YVS Chowdary
Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Chandra Bose
Music: MM Keeravani
Cinematography: Madhu A Naidu
Editing: Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Stunts: Raju
Executive Producer: Kommineni Venkateswara Rao
Producer and Director: YVS Chowdary
Banner: Bommarillu
Release Date: 22 August
Synopsis: Seethaiah (Hari Krishna) is a powerful cop whose objective is to put an end to the ruthless factions in Rayalaseema. There are two warring factionist families in Dharmavaram, who are on a spree of killing each other. Seethaiah becomes a tough obstacle to those families. A girl called Bangaram (Simran) is caught up in Seethaiah's house by accide…

Okka Magaadu (2008)

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Cast: Balakrishna, Anushka, Simran, Nisha Kothari, Ashutosh Rana, Ravi Kale, Saleem Baig, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Raghu Babu
Story and Screenplay: YVS Chowdary
Dialogues: Chintapalli Ramana
Lyrics: Chandra Bose
Music: Mani Sharma
Cinematography: Madhu A Naidu
Editing: Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Executive Producer: Kommineni Venkateswara Rao
Presenter: Yalamanchili Geeta
Producer and Director: YVS Chowdary
Banner: Bommarillu
Release Date: 11 January
Box-office: Disaster

Lahiri Lahiri Lahirilo (2002)

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Cast: Aditya, Ankita, Hari Krishna, Bhanu Priya, Vineeth, Sanghavi, Suman, Rachana, K.Viswanath, Lakshmi, Jeeva, Jaya Prakash Reddy, Chitram Sreenu, Kallu Chidambaram, Kalpana Rai, Kalpana, Achyut, Naveen, Chakravarthi
Story and Screenplay: YVS Chowdary
Dialogues: Chintapally Ramana
Lyrics: Sirivennela Seetarama Sastry
Music: MM Keeravani
Producer and Director: YVS Chowdary
Presenter: Yalamanchali Geeta
Banner: Bommarillu
Release Date: 1st May
Synopsis: Nani (Aditya) is an orphan and a fun loving college student. He makes his living by acting as a marriage broker. He gets a proposal to find matches to three sisters namely Indu (Bhanu Priya), Chandu (Rachana) and Sindhu (Sanghvi). But their father is adamant that his daughters should get married to three brothers. Nani discovers that there is a set of three unmarried brothers in a village. Nani converts himself as the younger brother of these three sisters and visits the village of three brothers on the eve of a festival. These visitors are put…

Neninthe (2008)

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Cast: Ravi Teja, Siya, Subba Raju, Supreet, Brahmanandam, MS Narayana, Mumait Khan, Sayaji Shinde, Krishna Bhagawan, Sairam Shankar, Venu Madhav, Raja Ravindra, Rama Prabha, Uttej, Kovai Sarala, Surekha Vani, Satyam Rajesh, Melkote
Story, Screen-play and Dialogues: Puri Jagannath
Music: Chakri
Cinematography: Shyam K. Naidu
Editing: Varma
Art: Chinna
Fights: Ram-Lakshman
Producer: DVV Danaiah
Director: Puri Jagannath
Banner: Universal Media
Release Date: 18 December
Synopsis: Ravi (Ravi Teja) is a struggling assistant director who works for a mediocre director ‘Idly’ Viswanath (modeled after self-deprecating ‘Puri’ Jagannadh). Ravi lives with his mother (Rama Prabha) who is suffering from cancer. Sandhya (Siya) is a struggling side dancer who aspires to become a heroine. She is harassed by her brother-in-law (Krishna Bhagawan) who acts more like a broker. Yaadu (Supreet) is a goon who harasses Sandhya. The rest of the story is all about how Ravi and Sandhya realize their dreams.

Itlu Sravani Subrahmanyam (2001)

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Cast: Ravi Teja, Tanu Rai, Samrin, Tanikella Bharani, Annapurna, MS Narayana, Dharmavarapu Subrahmanyam, LB Sriram, Kalpana Rai, GV Sudhakar Naidu
Story, Screen-play and Dialogues: Puri Jagannath
Music: Chakri
Cinematography: K. Duttu
Producer: Venu Gopal Reddy
Director: Puri Jagannath
Release Date: 14 September
Synopsis: The movie starts with Sravani (Tanu Rai) and Subramanyam (Ravi Teja), strangers to each other, meeting at suicide point of Vizag seashore. They realize that their goal is same. Suicide, that is! They describe each other about their reasons to end their lives and duly write suicide notes.
Sravani's reason is her nagging relatives who are also guardians of her. They are after Sravani's ancestral money. A friend who took a lump some amount of money by offering to get a job in Dubai cheated Subramanyam.
Sravani and Subramanyam fulfil their last wishes with the help of each other. They consume ample amount of sleeping pills in a bid to end their lives in the room of Subr…

Tarumaru (1941)

Cast: Parabrahma Sri, Hemalatha, Dr. Sivarama Krishnaiah
Producer and Director: N. Jagannath
Trivia: N. Jagannath, the director, worked in the direction department of RS Prakash, earlier.

Magadheerudu (1986)

Cast: Chiranjeevi, Jayasudha, Roja Ramani, Chandra Mohan, Rao Gopala Rao, Satyanarayana, Allu Ramalingaiah, Narasimha Raju, JV Somayasulu, Nutan Prasad (guest), Rallapalli, Rajanala, Saikiran, Arun Kumar, Rajasekhara Reddy, Veerabhadra Rao, K. Vijaya, Y. Vijaya, Subha, Sailaja
Story: AL Abbai Naidu
Screenplay: Vijaya Bapineedu
Dialogues: Kasi Viswanath
Lyrics: Veturi, Athreya
Verses: Gurram Jashua, Balijepalli Lakshmikantha Kavi
Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, Madhavapeddi Ramesh, P. Susheela, S. Janaki, Lalitha Sagari, Manjula
Music: SP Balasubrahmanyam
Cinematography: Lok Singh
Editing: Vellai Swamy
Art: Yaadu
Fights: Judo Ratnam
Choreography: Thara, Anthony, Raju
Executive Producer: Gutta Madhusudana Rao
Producer: Maganti Ravindranath Chowdary
Director: Vijaya Bapineedu
Release Date: 7 March
Trivia: This is last film for Roja Ramani as an actress.

Punadi Raallu (1979)

Cast: Chiranjeevi, Roja Ramani
Director: Raj Kumr
Trivia: Though, the movie 'Pranam Khareedu' released earlier, this is Chiranjeevi's first film to face the camera.
This is 100th film for Roja Ramani.

Evariki Vaare Yamana Teere (1974)

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Cast: Raja Babu, Roja Ramani, Satyanarayana
Story: Raja Babu
Screenplay and Dialogues: Dasari Narayana Rao
Executive Producer: Diddi Srihari Rao
Presenter: Raja Babu
Producers: D. Kumarjee, Sriraj
Director: Dasari Narayana Rao
Banner: Bab and Bab Productions

Bharathamlo Oka Ammayi (1975)

Cast: Roja Ramani
Director: Dasari Narayana Rao

Kanne Vayasu (1973)

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Cast: Roja Ramani, Lakshmikanth, MP Prasad, K. Venkateswara Rao, Sarath, Nirmala, Vijaya, Suvarna, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Poosala, Gokina Rama Rao, KK Sharma, Chalapathi Rao, Haragopal, Jagadish, Gummadi (guest), Allu Ramalingaiah (guest), Sriranjani (guest), Adi Vishnu
Banner: Sri Gowri Enterprises
Dialogues: Adi Vishnu
Lyrics: Dasarathi, Kosaraju
Playback: Ghantasala, SP Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki, P. Leela
Music: Satyam
Cinematography: J. Satyanarayana
Editing: Kotagiri Gopala Rao
Art: Prakasha Rao
Fights: Madhavan
Choreography: Raghu
Costumes: Narayana Rao
Publicity Designs: Gangadhar
Presenter: S. Bhava Narayana
Producer: SVL Narasimha Rao
Director: OSR Anjaneyulu
Release Date: 2 June
Trivia: This was a remake of Malayalam hit movie 'Chembarathi'. Roja Ramani acted in all the three versions- 'Chembarathi', 'Kanne Vayasu' and 'Paruva Kalam' (Tamil). She got Film Fare Best Actress award for 'Chembarathi', at the age of 13 years.
Popular Songs:
1. E divilo virisina…

Sridevi (1970)

Cast: Baby Roja Ramani

Bhakta Prahlada (1967)

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Cast: SV Ranga Rao (Hiranya Kashipa), Baby Roja Ramani (Prahlada), Anjali Devi, Relangi, Padmanabham, Ramana Reddy
Dialogues: DV Narasa Raju
Lyrics: Samudrala Raghavacharya, Dasarathi, Kosaraju, Arudra, Palagummi Padmaraju, Samudrala Jr.
Playback: P. Susheel, Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Cinematography: Vincent
Art: AK Sekhar
Producers: Veerappan and Co
Director: Chitrapu Narayana Murthy
Banner: AVM Productions
Release Date: 12 January
Trivia: This is debut film for Roja Ramani as a child artist. She received best child actress award from the state govt. from the hands of Kasu Brahmananda Reddy, the chief minister of that time.
This film got Best Regional Film award from the Central Govt.
Popular Songs:
1. Jeevamu neeve kadaa (Samudrala)
2. Jananee varadaayinee (Padmaraju)
3. Aadi anaadiyu neeve kadaa