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Kanaka Durga Pooja Mahima (1960)

Cast: Kantha Rao, Krishna Kumari, Rajanala, Mikkilineni, Balakrishna, Satyanarayana, Mukkamala, Madhuri, Swarna Latha, Adoni Lakshmi, Meena Kumari, Annapurnamma, Sashi, Janaki, Priyamvada, AL Narayana, Srikanth, Viswanatha Rao, Raghuram, Anjan, Kakarala
Story: BV Acharya
Dialogues and Lyrics: G. Krishna Murthy
Play-back: Ghantasala, PB Srinivas, Jikki, P. Susheela, AP Komala, Rajalakshmi, Madhavapeddi Satyam, Nagendra, Ramanamma
Music: Rajan-Nagendra
Cinematography: G. Chandru
Editing: G. Viswanathan
Art: BC Babu
Fights: Paramasivan
Choreography: VJ Sharma
Makeup: B. Veerraju, Y. Madhavaiah, Rajagopal
Costumes: R. Ashwath
Producer and Director: B. Vittalacharya
Banner: Vittal Productions
Release Date: 17 November
Popular Songs:
1. Anuraaga seema manameludaama (G. Krishna Murthy)

Ramayya Tandri (1975)

Cast: Satyanarayana, Ranganath, Jayanthi, Prabha, Raja Babu, Mukkamala, Lakshmikanth, Ravi Kondala Rao, Pandaribai, Pushpa Kumari, Aparna, Master Ramu, Master Ramesh
Screenplay, Dialogues and Lyrics: Mallemala
Play-back: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela
Music: Satyam
Cinematography: KS Prasad
Producer: MS Reddy
Director: BV Prasad
Banner: Kaumudi Pictures
Popular Songs:
1. Vennela roju idi vennela roju (Mallemala)
2. Malli virisindi

Brahmachari (1967)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Jayalalitha, Chittooru Nagaiah, Padmanabham, Prabhakara Reddy, Sarathi
Lyrics: Athreya, Dasarathi, Kosaraju, C. Narayana Reddy
Music: T. Chalapathi Rao
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, S. Janaki, TR Jayadev, B. Vasantha
Producer: Anumolu Venkata Subba Rao
Director: Tatineni Rama Rao
Banner: Prasad Art Pictures
Popular Songs:
1. E thotalo virabooseno (Athreya)
2. O brahmachari ninnukori
3. Ninnu choosaanu kannu vesaanu

Siri Sampadalu (1962)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Prasad), Savitri (Padma), Gummadi (Jagapathi Naidu), Santha Kumari (Parvathi), Rajanala, Vasanthi, Chalam, Surabhi Balasaraswathi, Relangi (RK Maar), Suryakantham, Ramana Reddy (Garatayya), Girija, Vasanthi, Chittooru Nagaiah (Raghupathi Naidu), Dr. Sivarama Krishnayya, Junior AV Subba Rao (Chakradharam)
Dialogues: Pinisetty Srirama Murthy
Lyrics: Athreya, Kosaraju, Sri Sri
Play-back: Ghantasala, S. Janaki, Swarna Latha, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao, Santha Kumari, P. Susheela, Jikki
Music: Master Venu
Cinematography: Madhav Bulbule
Editing: NM Shankar
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Producer: V. Venkateswarlu
Director: P. Pullaiah
Banner: Padmasri Pictures
Release Date: 19 September
Popular Songs:
1. Chitti potti paapalu (Athreya)
2. Enduko siggenduko
3. Ee pagalu reyigaa pandu vennelagaa (Athreya)
4. Venu gaanammu vinipinchene
5. Gudilo devuni gantalu
6. Puvvu navvenu punnami navvenu
7. Kondammo bangarapu kondammo

Aatma Balam (1964)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, B. Saroja Devi, Jaggaiah, Chittooru Nagaiah, Relangi, Ramana Reddy, Kannamba, Gummadi, Girija
Dialogues: Athreya
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, Jamuna Rani
Cinematography: C. Nageswara Rao
Editing: Sanjeevi
Art: GV Subba Rao
Choreography: Heeralal
Producer: VB Rajendra Prasad
Director: V. Madhusudana Rao
Banner: Jagapathi Art Pictures
Release Date: 9 January
Popular Songs:
1. Chitapata chinukulu padutoo unte (Athreya)

Thodi Kodallu (1957)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Satyam), Savitri (Susheela), Kannamba (Annapurna), SV Ranga Rao (Kutumba Rao), Relangi (Ramanayya), Suryakantham (Anasuya), Jaggaiah (Vaikuntham), Rajasulochana (Navaneetam), Chadalavada Kutumba Rao, Allu Ramalingaiah, Master Sharath Babu, Master Kundu
Story: Sharat Chandra Chatterjee
Dialogues: Athreya
Lyrics: Athreya, Kosaraju, Tapi Dharma Rao, Sri Sri
Music: Master Venu
Play-back: Ghantasala, Madhavapeddi Satyam, G. Krishnaveni, P. Susheela
Cinematography: PN Selvaraj
Editing: Adurthi Subba Rao
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Choreography: AK Chopra
Producer: D. Madhusudana Rao
Director: Adurthi Subba Rao
Banner: Annapurna Pictures
Release Date: 11 January
Box-office: Hit
Trivia: This was based on Sharat Chandra Chatterjee's novel 'Nishkruthi'.
This was made in Tamil as 'Enga Veettu Mahalakshmi' simultaneously with Telugu version.
It received Presidents's appreciation certificate.
Synopsis: Kutumba Rao (SV Ranga Rao) and his wife Kamala (Kannamba) pla…

Kanne Manasulu (1966)

Cast: Krishna, Rammohan, Sandhya Rani, Sukanya, Gummadi, Suryakantham, Chalapathi Rao, KV Chalam
Story and Dialogues: Mullapudi Venkata Ramana
Lyrics: Athreya
Music: KV Mahadevan
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, Jamuna Rani
Editing: T. Krishna
Director: Adurthi Subba Rao
Banner: Babu Movies
Release Date: 22 July
Popular Songs:
1. O hrudayam leni priyuraala
2. Ee udayam naa hrudayam

Ram Robert Rahim (1980)

Cast: Krishna (Robert), Rajinikanth (Ram), Chandra Mohan (Rahim), Sridevi, Anjali Devi, Phataphat Jayalakshmi, Jaggaiah, Allu Ramalingaiah, Halam, Kanta Rao, Prasad Babu, Tyagaraju
Story: JM Desai
Dialogues: Tripuraneni Maharathi
Lyrics: Athreya, Veturi
Music: Chakravarthi
Cinematography: Pushpala Gopikrishna
Editing: Adurthi Haranath
Art: K. Ramalingeswara Rao
Producer: Uppalapati Suryanarayana Babu
Director: Vijaya Nirmala
Banner: Padmavathi Films
Release Date: 31 May
Trivia: The film is a remake of the Hindi hit film Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), starring Amitabh Bachchan, Vinod Khanna and Rishi Kapoor.
Popular Songs:
1. ammante amma (Athreya)
2. oka ammayi oka abbayi (Veturi)

Megha Sandesam (1982)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Jayaprada, Jayasudha, Jaggaiah, Subhashini, Mangalampalli Bala Murali Krishna (guest), Sriganga, Baby Anitha, YS Lakshmi, Rajya Lakshmi, Rambabu, Raja Babu, Atluri Balaram, Bowna, KK Sharma, Javvadi Rama Rao, Jitmohan Mitra
Story, Screenplay and Dialogues: Dasari Narayana Rao
Lyrics: Jayadeva, Devulapalli Krishna Sastry, Veturi
Verses: Palagummi Padma Raju
Play-back: KJ Yesudas, P. Susheela, SP Sailaja, Poornachander, Mangalampalli Bala Murali Krishna
Music: Ramesh Naidu
Cinematography: PS Selvaraj
Editing: B. Krishnam Raju
Art: Bhaskara Raju
Choreography: Pasumarthy Krishna Murthy
Executive Producer: K. Basavaiah
Presenter: Dasari Padma
Producer and Director: Dasari Narayana Rao
Banner: Taraka Prabhu Films
Release Date: 24 September
Trivia: This was ANR's 200th film.
This movie won four national awards.
1. Best Regional Film
2. Best Music Director
3. Best Play-back Singer (female) - P. Susheela
4. Best Play-back Singer (male) - KJ Yesudas
Popular Songs:
1. aakaasa d…

Orange (2010)

Cast: Ram Charan, Genelia, Shajan Padamsee, Prakash Raj, Prabhu, Pavitra Lokesh, Brahmanandam, Manjula, Sanjay Swaroop, Pooja, Gayatri, Madhurima, Nagababu, Vennela Kishore
Story and Screenplay: Bhaskar
Dialogues: Tota Prasad, Surendra Krishna
Lyrics: Vanamali
Music: Haaris Jayaraj
Play-back: Karthik
Cinematography: Rajashekar and Kiran Reddy
Editing: Marthand K Venkatesh
Action: Peter Hiens
Art: Anand Sai
Costumes: Sabina Khan
Executive producer: Manyam Ramesh
Producer: K Nagababu
Director: Bhaskar
Banner: Anajana Productions
Release date: November 26
Box-office: Flop
Synopsis: Love is forever is an absurd thought, believes Ram (Ram Charan), a graffiti artist in Sydney. So he keeps falling with girls and parts ways with them. Quite contrast to his ideology, Janaki a.k.a. Jaanu (Genelia) believes in the idea of love and is on the quest for 'right guy' to live for life. Ram meets Jaanu, keeps persuading her to fall in love with him. She falls for his charms but when she learns that he can'…

Nithya Pellikoduku (2011)

Cast: Posani Krishna Murali, Gowri Pandit, Anjali, Sivaji Raja, Babu Mohan, Mada, Bhavana, Kalpana, Prithvi, Malladi Raghava, Soma Vijaya Prakash, GV Subbaiah
Story and Dialogues: Posani Krishna Murali
Music: Ghantadi Krishna
Cinematography: Gadiraju Srinu
Co-producer: Johny Basha
Presenter: D. Naga Raju
Producer: GV Subbaiah
Director: Alahari
Banner: Seven Hills Art Productions
Release Date: 13 March
Box-office: Flop
Synopsis: After a one night stand with Aishwarya (Gowri Pandit), Alapati Kalyan Babu (Posani) is getting ready to marry a girl of his sister-in-law's choice and just when things are working out Aishwarya appears and discloses their secret. She does that every time he hunts for a bride.
The reason..he doesn't want to marry Aishwarya as she has lost her virginity to him before marriage and suspects she could be a slut. The revenge drama is carried out through out the film until the man repents, professes love and douses himself with a can of petrol on Aishwarya's orders.

Jai Bolo Telangana (2011)

Cast: Jagapathi Babu, Smrithi Irani, Nagineedu, AVS, Prithvi Raj, Lakshmaiah, Gouri Shankar, Vidyasagara Rao, Dr. Sravan Kumar
Story: N. Shankar
Dialogues: Oodgula Venu
Music: Chakri
Lyrics: Gaddar, Suddala Ashok Teja, KCR
Cinematography: Surendra Reddy
Producer and Director: N. Shankar
Banner: Mahalakshmi Arts
Release Date: 4 February
Trivia: K. Chandrasekhar Rao, the President of TRS party, debut as an actor in a guest appearance. And he penned for a song also.
This is first movie to director N. Shankar as a producer.

Chattam (2011)

Cast: Jagapathi Babu, Vimala Raman, Brhamanandam, Murali Sharma, Venu Madhav, Sayaji Shinde, Ashish Vidyarthi, Pradeep Ravat, Salim Panda, Rao Ramesh, Mayuri (item girl)
Music: MM Srilekha
Cinematography: Jaswanth
Editing: Gowtham Raju
Fights: Vijay
Art: KV Ramana
Costumes: Babu Rao
Producers: Natti Kumar, Tummalapalli Rama Satyanarayana
Director: PA Arun Prasad
Banner: Visakha Talkies
Release Date: 25 March
Box-office: Flop

Doctor Chakravarthy (1964)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Dr. Chakravarthi), Krishna Kumari (Dr. Sridevi), Geetanjali (Sudha), Shavukaru Janaki (Nirmala), Jaggaiah (Ravindra), Savitri (Madhavi), Suryakantham, Chalam, Padmanabham, Jayanthi, Gummadi (Sridhar)
Story: Koduri Kousalya Devi
Dialogues: Gollapudi Maruthi Rao, Athreya
Lyrics: Athreya, Arudra, Sri Sri, Dasarathi, Kosaraju
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Play-back: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, S. Janaki, PB Srinivas, Madhavapeddi Satyam, Vasantha
Cinematography: PS Selvaraj
Editing: T. Krishna
Art: GV Subba Rao
Choreography: Hiralal, Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy
Assistant Director: K. Viswanath
Producer: Dukkipati Madhusudana Rao
Director: Adurthi Subba Rao
Banner: Annapurna Pictures
Release Date: 10 July
Trivia: This was based on Koduri Kousalya Devi's novel 'Chakra Bhramanam', which got first prize in a competition held by Andhra Prabha weekly.
It got Golden Nandi award and Rs. 50,000 prize money from State Govt. With this money as investment, the Akkinini - Adurth…

Maro Prapancham (1970)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri (guest), Jamuna (guest), Suryakantham (guest), Gummadi (guest), Padmanabham (guest), Vijayachander, Saleema, A. Ramakrishna Rao, Pawan, Mada, PS Reddy, Prasanna Rani, Vijayalakshmi, Rani Sarkar, Pushpa Kumari, Radha Kumari, Sakshi Ranga Rao, P. Venkateswara Rao, Murali Mohan, MV Ramana, GV Subba Rao, Gokina Rama Rao, Master Raja, Master Seshu, Master Krishna Kumar, Master Lakshmi Prasad
Story: Thapa
Screenplay: K. Viswanath
Dialogues: Modukuri Johnson
Lyrics: Sri Sri
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: KS Ramakrishna Rao
Editing: B. Gopala Rao, Adurthi Haranath
Art: GV Subba Rao
Makeup: Chowdary, Madhava Rao
Costumes: Surya Rao
Publicity Designs: Gangadhar
Producers: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Adurthi Subba Rao
Director: Adurthi Subba Rao
Banner: Chakravarthi Chitra
Release Date: 10 April

Sudigundalu (1968)

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Master Raja, Prathap, Kesava Rao, Satyam, Kandha Bheem Shankaram, Akkineni Venkata Narayana Rao (Venkat Akkineni), Akkineni Nagarjuna Rao (Nagarjuna), Krishnam Raju, Prasanna Rani, Murali Mohan, Mada, Garimella, G. Suribabu, M Gafoor Baig, Chandrasekhar, Rama Rao, Sukanya, Sandhya Rani, Pushpa Kumari, Sashikala, Meena Kumari, Gummadi, Ramamohan, P. Venkateswara Rao, Chalapathi Rao, Sakshi Ranga Rao
Story: BS Thapa
Treatment: K. Viswanath
Dialogues: NR Nandi
Stage Play: Dasarathi
Playback: Ghantasala, P. Susheela, Vasantha
Music: KV Mahadevan
Cinematography: KS Ramakrishna
Editing: T. Krishna
Art: GV Subba Rao
Makeup: KN Chowdary
Costumes: S. Bodulu
Producers: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Adurthi Subba Rao
Director: Adurthi Subba Rao
Banner: Chakravarthi Chitra
Release Date: 28 June

Gumastha (1953)

Cast: Chittooru Nagaiah (Ranganatham), Jayamma (Sita), Pandaribai (Susheela), Rama Sharma, Manohar, Peketi Sivaram, Vangara, Mahankali Venkayya, Jayamma
Dialogues and Lyrics: Athreya
Music: Chittooru Nagaiah, CS Pandurangam and G. Ramanatham
Cinematography: RM Krishna Swamy
Director: RM Krishna Swamy
Banner: Aruna Pictures
Release Date: 14 March
Trivia: This was based on popular stage play 'NGO', by Athreya. But it failed at box-office.

Leader (2010)

Cast: Rana Daggubati, Richa Gangopadhyay, Priya Anand, Kota Sreenivasa Rao, Suman, Suhasini, Subbaraju, Harsha Vardhan, Tanikella Bharani, Rao Ramesh, Ahuti Prasad, Narsing Yadav and Udaya Bhanu (Speical Appearance)
Story, screenplay and dialogues: Sekhar Kammula
Music: Mikey J Meyer
Cinematography: Vijay C Kumar
Editing: Marthand K Venkatesh
Art: Thota Tharani
Producer: MS Guhan
Director: Sekhar Kammula
Banner: AVM Productions
Release date: 19 February 2010
Trivia: This is debut movie of Rana as an actor and also for Richa and Priya.
Synopsis: CM of the state Sanjeevayya (Suman) dies in a bomb blast. Dhnunjay (Subbaraju) – a relative of Sanjeevayya plans to take over the post of CM. Arjun Prasad (Rana Daggubati), the son of Sanjeevayya is a well educated and a successful entrepreneur in the USA. He realises that his CM father was a corrupt person and entire political system is infested with corruption. Arjun uses his brain to outsmart Dhanunjay to become the CM. The rest of the story is all ab…