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Padaharella Vayasu (1978)

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Cast: Sridevi, Chandra Mohan, Mohan Babu, Nirmalamma Story: Bharathi Raja Dialogues: Jandhyala Music: Chakravarthi Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki Producer: Midde Rama Rao Director: K. Raghavendra Rao Trivia: This was remake of Bharathi Raja's Tamil hit '16 Vayathinile', starred by Sridevi, Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth. Popular Songs: 1. Sirimallepoovaa sirimallepoovaa 2. Puvvulaanti malli pushpinchenammaa 3. Vayasantaa mudupugatti vasantaale aadukundaam 4. Kattu kathalu cheppi nenu navviste 5. Panta chelo paala kanki navvindi

Patnavasam (1978)

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Cast: Krishna, Vijaya Nirmala, Sripriya, Nagabhushanam, Satyanarayana, Rajababu, Ramaprabha, Giribabu, Kanta Rao, Krishna Kumari, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Kakarala, JV Ramana Murthy (guest), Tyagaraju, Chalapathi Rao, Modukuri Satyam, Jayamalini, Anitha, Radha Kumari, K. Vijaya Story and Dialogues: Rajasri Lyrics: Rajasri, Kosaraju, Jaladi Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jayaram, Ramana Music: JV Raghavulu Cinematography: Pushpala Gipi Krishna Editing: Kotagiri Gopala Rao Choreography: Srinivas Art: K. Ramalingeswara Rao Fights: Raghavulu Sound Editing: V. Jagadish Make-up: C. Madhava Rao Costumes: VS Gandhi Executive Producer: G. Adi Seshagiri Rao Producer: G. Hanumantha Rao Director: P. Chandrasekhara Reddy Banner: Padmalaya Pictures Release Date: 3 February

Pantulamma (1978)

Cast: Lakshmi, Ranganath, Deepa Lyrics: Veturi Music: Rajan-Nagendra Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela Director: Singeetam Srinivasa Rao Trivia: This film won three Nandi awards. Lakshmi got Best Actress award, Rajan-Nagendra got Best Music Director award and Veturi won Best Lyricist award. Popular Songs: 1. Maanasa veena madhu geetam 2. Manaserigina vaadu 3. Pandaganti yennelantha chanduroodaa 4. Sirimalle neeve sirimalle neeve 5. Edaarilo koyilaa

Dongala Veta (1978)

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Cast: Krishna, Jayaprada, Satyanarayana, Prabhakara Reddy, Mohan Babu, Jaggaiah, Pandaribai, Allu Ramalingaiah Dialogues: Bhamidipati Radha Krishna Lyrics: Dasarathi, Arudra, C. Narayana Reddy Music: Satyam Cinematography: Pushpala Gopi Krishna Editing: NS Prakasam, D. Venkataratnam Art: S. Krishna Rao Presenter: Doondy Producers: P. Babji, G. Sambasiva Rao Director: KSR Das Banner: Trimurthi Productions Release Date: 14 July Popular Songs: 1. Vellaayammaa padahaaru 2. Naa kanule nee kanulai

Dongala Dopidi (1978)

Cast: Krishna, Sripriya, Murali Mohan, Prabha, Mohan Babu, Rajababu, Ramaprabha, Giribabu, Sridhar, Tyagaraju, JV Ramana Murthy, KV Chalam, Kakarala Story: Adurthi Narasimha Murthy Dialogues: Bhamidipati Radha Krishna Lyrics: Sri Sri, C. Narayana Reddy, Jaladi, Veturi Music: Satyam Cinematography: Pushpala Gopikrishna Editing: Kotagiri Gopala Rao Art: Kondapaneni Ramalingeswara Rao Stunts: Raghavulu Producers: G. Sambasiva Rao, P. Babji Director: M. Mallikarjuna Rao Banner: Trimurthi Productions Release Date: 12 May Popular Songs: 1. Bulbul pitta ninnu bootlo petta 2. Tappatle mogaayi taalaale regaayi

Devudunnadu Jagratta (1978)

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Cast: Devika, Ranganath, Prabhakara Reddy, Kantha Rao, Giri Babu, Bhima Raju, Suchitra, Jayamalini Dialogues and Lyrics: Arudra Playback: P. Susheela Music:  Ramesh Naidu Cinematography: SS Lal Editing: P. Venkateswara Rao Art: Ranga Rao Choreography: Srinu Presenter: Murali Krishna Movies Producer: MK Radha Director: KSR Das Banner: Murali Krishna Movies Popular Songs: 1. Egiregiri padutondi naa sogasu

Toofan Mail (1978)

Director: KS Rami Reddy

Talle Challani Daivam (1978)

Cast: G. Varalakshmi, Murali Mohan Director: MS Gopinath Banner: Raja Rajeswari Chitra Combines

Doo Doo Basavanna (1978)

Cast: Chalam, Deepa Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju Music: Satyam Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela Director: BV Prasad Popular Songs: 1. Navvindi yegu chukka aadaali chamma chekka 2. Mutyaala konalona ratnaala raama silaka

Jaganmohini (1978)

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Cast: Narasimha Raju, Prabha, Jayamalini, Dhulipala, Sarathi, Vijayala Lakshmi, Savitri, Attili Lakshmi, Mukkamala, Balakrishna (Anji), Jayachandran, Anitha Music: Vijaya Krishna Murthy Producer and Director: B. Vittalacharya Banner: Vittal Productions

Cheppindi Chesta (1978)

Cast: Krishna, Jayachitra Director: MS Gopinath Release Date: 21 September

Chillara Kottu Chittemma (1978)

Cast: Jayachitra, Murali Mohan, Satyanarayana, Nirmalamma Dialogues: Dasari Narayana Rao Music: Ramesh Naidu Director: Dasari Narayana Rao Banner: Lakshmi Jyothi Films Popular Songs: 1. Choodu pinnamma paadu pillodu

Chiranjeevi Rambabu (1978)

Cast: Ranganath, Manjula, Rohini Music: JV Raghavulu Playback: P. Susheela Producer: Koganti Visweswara Rao Director: Tatineni Prakasha Rao

Chal Mohana Ranga (1978)

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Cast: Krishna, Deepa, Mohan Babu, Phataphat Jayalakshmi, Gummadi, Shavukaru Janaki, Prabhakara Reddy, Tyagaraju, Jayamalini Story and Screenplay: B. Bhaskara Rao Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy, Jaladi Raja Rao Music: B. Shankar Producer: P. Trinatha Rao Director: B. Bhaskara Rao Banner: Phani Movies Release Date: 29 June Popular Songs:  1. Ghallu ghalluna kaali gajjelu (Jaladi) 2. Ennaallee talapulu kalala melukolupulu (CNR)

Chali Cheemalu (1978)

Cast: Nutan Prasad, Narayana Rao, Rallapalli Dialogues: Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao Lyrics: Rallapalli Director: Devadas Kanakala Trivia: This film won Golden Nandi for Best Feature Film from AP Govt. This is debut movie for Paruchuri Venkateswara Rao, elder in Paruchuri Brothers, as writer.

Gammattu Gudhacharulu (1978)

Cast: Ranganath, Rajababu, Jayamalini, Mukkuraju Lyrics: Veturi Director: Singeetam Srinivasa Rao

Khaidi No. 77 (1978)

Cast: Murali Mohan, Deepa, Eeswara Rao Lyrics: Veturi Playback: Vani Jayaram

Kumara Raja (1978)

Cast: Krishna (triple role), Jayaprada, Latha, Jayanthi, Satyanarayana, Mohan Babu, Nagabhushanam, Rajababu, Pushpa Kumari, Giribabu, Saroja, Manaimala, Allu Ramalingaiah, Jagga Rao, Bheema Raju Dialogues: Jandhyala Lyrics: Veturi Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, Ramakrishna, P. Susheela Music:  KV Mahadevan Cinematography: VSR Swamy Editing: Kotagiri Gopala Rao Fights: Madhavan Art: S. Krishna Rao Costumes: M. Krishna Makeup: Kolli Bujjibabu Publicity Designs: Eshwar Producers: Satyanarayana, Suryanarayana Director: P. Sambasiva Rao Banner: Satya Chitra Release Date: 6 October Popular Songs: 1. Aagaali aagaali ee gaali joru 2. Aggini nenu sudigaalini nenu 3. Ee jeevitam vasantam 4. Anuraga devatha neeve 5. Seetakoka chilukalu swathi vaana chinukulu 6. Vichchukunnaa guchchukunnaa

Kaliyuga Stree (1978)

Cast: Jayasudha

Karunamayudu (1978)

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Cast: Vijayachander (Jesus Chirst), Jaggaiah, Chandra Mohan, Sridhar, Rao Gopala Rao, Venniradai Nirmala, Rajasulochana, Halam, Surekha (Mary), Siva Kumar (Joseph), K. Jayanand (Saitan), Master Ajay Babu, Tyagaraju, Giri Babu, Kommineni Seshagiri Rao, Mada, Padmanabham, Dhulipala, Mukkamala, Mikkilineni, Ch. Krishna Murthy, Kakarala, Sutti Veerabhadra Rao, K. Vijaya, Vijaya Gowri, Anitha, Jagga Rao, Vallam Narasimha Rao, Ananda Mohan, Arja Janardana Rao, Dham, Chidathala Appa Rao, Raja Babu (guest), Rajanala (guest), Madala Ranga Rao (guest) Story: Cristopher Coelho Dialogues: Modukuri Johnson Lyrics: Modukuri Johnson, Sri Sri, C. Narayana Reddy, Gopi, Vijaya Ratnam Playback:  SP Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki, Vani Jayaram, Ramakrishna, PB Srinivas, LR Anjali, Anand, Wilson Music: Joseph Krishna and B. Gopalam Cinematography: KS Prasad Special Effects: Ravikanth Nagaich Editing: Paul Dorai Singh, B. Lenin Art: S. Dileep Singh Stunts: Madhavan Audiography: Samann

Kannavarillu (1978)

Music: Adi Narayana Rao Popular Songs: 1. Gadasari ammayi nadumoka sannayi 2. Virisina aananda deepavali

Katakatala Rudrayya (1978)

Cast: Krishnam Raju, Jayasudha, Jayachitra, Jamuna, Prabhakara Reddy, Ramakrishna, JV Ramana Murthy, Rao Gopala Rao, Satyanarayana Screenplay and Dialogues: Dasari Narayana Rao Lyrics: Veturi Music: JV Raghavulu Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, S. Janaki Producer: Vadde Ramesh Director: Dasari Narayana Rao Popular Songs: 1. Paalakanki meedundi 2. Madhura nagarilo

Oka Oori Katha (1978)

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Synopsis: Venkaiah (Vasudeva Rao) and his son Kistaiah (Narayana Rao) lives in a village. Venkaiah lives in a queer world of his own. They have learnt to conquer hunger and are mentally strong. They consider the poor farmers are fools to work for the rich and suffer. Kistaiah wants to marry Nilamma (Mamata Shankar). The father does not like the marriage. Kistaiah refused and married Nilamma. Nilamma tries to control the family. Venkaiah does not change. Kistaiah stands between them. There is bitterness in the family. In course of time Nilamma conceives. One day, they find Nilamma in acute pain. The father refuses to call a midwife and Nilamma dies. They decide to conduct funeral rites to Nilamma. They go begging around the village and gather some money and decide to spend it on drinks. Cast: AR Krishna, Pradeep Kumar, G. Narayana Rao, MV Vasudeva Rao, Mamata Shankar, Bhadra Reddy Story: Munshi Premchand Screenplay: Mohit Chattopadhyaya Music: Vijaya Raghava Rao Cinematogra

Agent Gopi (1978)

Cast: Krishna, Jayaprada, Kanta Rao, Prabhakara Reddy, Jayamalini Music: Satyam Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela Presenter: Sunderlal Nahta Producer: Srikanth Nahta Director: KSR Das Banner: Srikanth Pictures Release Date: 14 April Popular Songs: 1. Chitapataa chinukulu 2. O hamsa bhale raamachilakaa 3. Unna soku daachukodu

Annadammula Saval (1978)

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Cast: Krishna, Rajinikanth, Jayachitra, Chandrakala, Anjali Devi, Chalam, Master Ramesh Babu, Halam, Jayamalini, Allu Ramalingaiah, Tyagaraju, Mikkilineni, Bheemaraju, Prabhakar, Swathi Story: Sundaram Dialogues: Tripuraneni Maharathi Lyrics: Veturi, Dasarathi, C. Narayana Reddy, Kosaraju Music: Satyam Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, S. Janaki, Ramesh Cinematography: SS Lal Cameraman: MGR Mani Editing: P. Venkateswara Rao Make-up: Veerraaju, Madhava Rao, Murthy Stunts: Babu Art: Krishna Murthy Choreography: Chinni Samapath Costumes: Krishna Rao Stills: M. Satyam Executive Producer: K. Suryanarayana Producers: GD Prasada Rao, Parvataneni Sashi Bhushan Director: KSR Das Banner: Sri Sarathi Studios Release Date: 3 March Trivia: It was a remake of Kannada hit film 'Sahodara Saval' (1977), starred by Vishnuvardhan and Rajinikanth also directed by KSR Das. Popular Songs: 1. Naa kosame neevunnadi 2. O pilla chali chaligaa undaa

Anugraham (1978)

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Cast: Anant Nag (Parasuram), Vanisri (Anasuya), Rao Gopala Rao (Bhairava Murthy), Smita Patil (Parvati), Vasu (Venu), Satyadev Dubey (Ramanayya), AR Krishna, Sulabh Deshpande (Kanthamma) Story: CT Khanolkar Screenplay: Girish Karnad, Govind Nihlani, Arudra Dialogues and Lyrics: Arudra Playback: P. Susheela, SP Balasubrahmanyam Music: Vanraj Bhatia Cinematography: Govind Nihlani Editing: Bhanudas Diwakar Art: Neera Benegal, Smitha Patel Publicity Designs: Gangadhar Co-producers: U. Varada Reddy, V. Mallikarjuna Reddy Producer: K. Venkata Rami Reddy Director: Shyam Benegal Banner: Raviraj International Release Date: 16 June Trivia: This was based on CT Khanolkar's Marathi novel 'Kondura'. This was simultaneously shot in Telugu and Hindi. The cast in both films was similar except Rao Gopala Rao. In Hindi, the role Bhairava Murthy played by Amrish Puri. This is the only Telugu film of Shyam Benegal as a director.

Anukunnadi Sadhista (1978)

Cast: Narasima Raju, Lata Lyrics: Mailavarapu Gopi Music: Ramesh Naidu Director: P. Chandrasekhara Reddy

Atanikante Ghanudu (1978)

Cast: Krishna, Jayaprada, Satyanarayana, Rao Gopala Rao, Giribabu, Shavukaru Janaki, Jayamalini, Allu Ramalingaiah, Chakravarthi, PJ Sharma, Potti Prasad Story and Dialogues: Satyanand Screenplay: GC Sekhar Music: Chakravarthi Cinematography: Pushpala Gopi Krishna Editing: Kotagiri Gopala Rao Choreography: Tara Stunts: Raghavulu Art: Rajendra Kumar Producer: Adusumilli Lakshmi Kumar Director: GC Sekhar Banner: Maruthi Productions Popular Songs: 1. Gutti vankaya koora 2. Cheli hrudayamlo toli pranayamlo

Adavi Manushulu (1978)

Cast: Prabhakar, Leela Music: Satyam Producer: Pinjala Subba Rao Director: GI Murthy Banner: PSR Pictures

Seetharama Vanavasam (1977)

Cast: Jayaprada, Ravi, Satyanarayana, Gummadi, B. Saroja Devi, Anjali Devi, Vijaya Lalitha, Prasad Babu, Rajesh Babu, Nagaraju, Bheema Raju, PJ Sharma, Malladi, Master Murali, Balakrishna, Azad Pahilwan, Dhanasri, Halam, Jhansi, Suryakantham, Lakshmi, Sunitha, Sridhar (guest), Mikkilineni (guest), Jamuna (guest), Pandaribai (guest) Dialogues: Chillara Bhavanarayana Rao Lyrics: Devulapalli Krishna Sastry, C. Narayana Reddy, Arudra, Kosaraju, Veturi, Chillara Bhavanarayana Rao Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela, Ramakrishna, Madhavapeddi Satyam, Vasantha Music: KV Mahadevan Cinematography: KS Prasad Choreography: Vempati Satyam, Pasumarthi Krishna Murthy, Ranadhir Costumes: P. Venkata Rao Publicity Designs: Venkateswara Producer: Pinjala Subba Rao Director: Kamalakara Kameswara Rao Banner: PSR Pictures Release Date: 31 March

Seethamma Santhanam (1977)

Cast: Chalam, Jayasudha, Pandaribai Director: KS Rami Reddy

Seeta Geeta Datithe (1977)

Director: CV Sridhar

Samsaramlo Sarigamalu (1977)

Cast: Chandra Mohan, Prabha, Rajababu, Ramaprabha Lyrics: Kosaraju Music: Shankar Ganesh Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela Director: MS Kota Reddy

Vastade Maa Baava (1977)

Cast: Murali Mohan, Roja Ramani, Kantha Rao, Ravi Kondala Rao, Radha Kumari, Girija Rani Dialogues: Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani Music: Ghantasala Vijay Kumar Cinematography: PS Prakash Editing: K. Dasarathi Producer and Director: T. Gopala Krishna Banner: TGK Films

Lakshmi Nirdoshi (1977)

Director: CV Sridhar

Rambha Urvasi Menaka (1977)

Cast: Narasimha Raju, Murali Mohan, Roja Ramani Music: Chakravarthi Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam Producer: Maganti Ravindranath Chowdary Director: P. Sambasiva Rao

Manushulu Chesina Dongalu (1977)

Cast: Krishna, Manjula, Krishnam Raju, Sangeetha, Mohan Babu, Tyagaraju, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Master Ramesh Babu, Mada, Chidatala Appa Rao Story: Salim-Javed Dialogues: Tripuraneni Maharathi Lyrics: Arudra Music: Satyam Cinematography: Pushpala Gipikrishna Editing: Kotagiri Gopala Rao Art: Kondapaneni Ramalingeswara Rao Stunts: Raghavulu Director: M. Mallikarjuna Rao Release Date: 19 October Popular Songs: 1. Aanandam abbaayidaite (Arudra) 2. Manasenduko o mosagaadaa (Arudra) 3. Telusaa naa madilo unnaavani

Mahanubhavudu (1977)

Cast: Krishnam Raju, Jayasudha, Rajababu, Jayamalini Director: K. Hemambaradhara Rao

Manassakshi (1977)

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Cast: Krishna, Bharathi, Jaggaiah, Shavukar Janaki, Allu Ramalingaiah, Nagesh, Kantha Rao, Jyothi Lakshmi Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela Music:  JV Raghavulu Cinematography: Pushpala Gopikrishna Editing: Anki Reddy Art: Rajendra Kumar Associate Producer: Kolisetty Siva Prasad Presenter: G. Babu Rao Producer: Amara Rama Subba Rao Director: P. Sambasiva Rao Banner: Seeta Ramanjaneya Movies Release Date: 2 December

Manavadi Kosam (1977)

Cast: Bhanumathi, Sridhar, Rojaramani, Pandaribai Lyrics: Sri Sri Producer and Director: Bhanumathi Banner: Bharani Pictures