Cast: Ranganath, Jayasudha Story and Screenplay: P. Chandrasekhara Reddy Dialogues: Modukuri Johnson Lyrics: Jaladi Raja Rao Music: KV Mahadevan Producers: P. Balarama Reddy, S. Parandhama Reddy Director: P. Chandrasekhara Reddy Banner: Sridevi Art Pictures Popular Songs:
1. Choorattuku jaarataadi chitukku chitukku vaana chukka
Synopsis: Writer Raghuram (Muralimohan) rescues a girl named Kalpana (Jayachitra) who later claims to be his wife and forgets her past. He slowly falls in love with her. Once he sees her picture in a photo studio and starts enquiring about it, and he gets different answers from different people creating confusion about her. Her real identity is revealed only towards the end of the film. Cast: Muralimohan (Raghuram), Jayachitra (Kalpana), Gummadi (Raja Rao), Allu Ramalingaiah (Kalidas), Giribabu (Seshu), Jayamalini (Rani), Rohini Prasad (Papa), Bhanuprakash, Varaprasad (Nuthan Prasad), Dr. Prabhakar Reddy (Guest), Satyanarayana (Lawyer Dhananjaya Rao), Rao Gopal Rao (Guest), Chayadevi (Guest) Dialogues: Satyanand Screenplay: K. Raghavendra Rao Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Veturi Sundararamamurthy, Gopi, Veeturi Music: Chakravarthy Playback: S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, G. Anand, P. Susheela Cinematography: K.S. Prakash Editing: Anjireddy Publicity: Gangadhar Art: Thota Hemachander Producer: Kranthi Ku…
Cast: Ranganath, Jayaprada, Deepa, Suryakantham, Kanta Rao Lyrics: Veturi, C. Narayana Reddy Music: Satyam Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela Director: Singeetam Srinivasa Rao Popular Songs:
1. Ide ide nenu korukundi
2. Madhumaasa velalo
3. Ee andam ee bandham
Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao (Chandra Sekhar), Savitri (Saroja), SV Ranga Rao (Papa Rao), G. Varalakshmi (Sita), Kannamba (Parvathamma), Relangi (Kailasam), Rajasulochana (Meenakshi), Suryakantham (Kanthamma), Ramana Reddy, Chadalavada Kutumba Rao, Sitaram, Dr. Sivarama Krishnaiah (Vaikuntham), Peketi Sivaram, JV Ramana Murthy (Suryam), Anuradha, AV Subba Rao (Ramayya) Story: Ashapurna Devi Dialogues: Athreya Lyrics: Sri Sri, Kosaraju Music: Master Venu Playback: Madhavapeddi, Jikki Cinematography: Selvaraj Producer: D. Madhusudana Rao Director: Adurthi Subba Rao Banner: Annapurna Pictures Release Date: 7 January Trivia: This was based on the Bengali film 'Agni Pareeksha' (1954), which was based on Ashapurna Devi's novel 'Agni Pareeksha'.
This film was received President's appreciation certificate.
This was made in Telugu and Tamil ('Manjal Magimai) simultaneously. The later was released on 14 January. Popular Songs:
1. Haayigaa aalumagalai kaalam gadapaali
Cast: Sujatha (debut), Hari Babu, Ramesh Babu, Ratnanjali, Saindra, Vijaya Vani, Misro, Girija Rani, Seetha Latha Story: Eshwar Dialogues: Dasam Gopala Krishna Lyrics: Dasarathi, Kosaraju, Gopi Music: Sriraj Cinematography: S. Nataraj Editing: Veerappa Art: KP Rangachary Producer: Bonam Anjaneyulu Director: K. Eshwara Rao (Eshwar) Banner: Uma Movies Trivia: This was first film for Eshwar, the publicity artist, as a director.
Cast: NT Rama Rao (dual role - Dr. Ramu and Major Raghuram), Vanisri (Lakshmi), Srividya, Prabhakara Reddy, Pandaribai, Jaggaiah, Nagesh, Allu Ramalingaiah, G. Varalakshmi, Tyagaraju Story and Screenplay: MS Gopinath Dialogues: DV Narasa Raju Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Dasarathi Music: Satyam Cinematography: GK Ramu Editing: Shanmugam Producers: N. Bhatkavatsalam, MS Gopinath Director: MS Gopinath Banner: Rajeswari Fine Arts Release Date: 12 June
Cast: Sridhar, Jamuna, Krishnam Raju, Kanchan, Lakshmi, Chandra Mohan, Raja Babu, Prabhakara Reddy Story: Madireddy Sulochana Rani Dialogues: Bhamidipati Radha Krishna Music: T. Chalapathi Rao Cinematography: Sekhar and Singh Editing: Ch. Subba Rao Art: BN Krishna Executive Producer: K. Mahendra Producer and Director: K. Hemabaradhara Rao Banner: Subhashini Art Pictures Release Date: 8 February Trivia: This was based on the novel ANTHAM CHOOSINA ASUYA by Madireddy Sulochana Rani