Yugandhar

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This article is about 1979 film. For 1993 film, see Yugandhar (1993 film).
Yugandhar
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Directed by K. S. R. Das
Produced by P. Vidya Sagar
Written by Salim-Javed
Starring N.T. Rama Rao,
Jayasudha,
Jaggaiah,
Sheela,
Chalam
Music by Original songs and score:
Ilaiyaraaja

Re-used song from DON:
Kalyanji Anandji
Cinematography M C Shekar
Edited by P Venkateswara Rao
Distributed by Sri Gajalakshmi Arts
Release date(s) 30 November 1979
Running time 159 min.
Country India
Language Telugu

Yugandhar (Telugu: యుగంధర్) is a 1979 Telugu-language Indian feature film directed by K. S. R. Das and produced by P. Vidya Sagar, starring N.T. Rama Rao, Jayasudha, Jaggaiah, Sheela and Chalam. Jayamalini does a dance number in the film. The director was K. S. R. Das, who stated that this film became a hit.[1]

It is the remake of Bollywood hit Don.

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Don is the most wanted criminal. He is brave as well as intelligent, so the police force always fails at nabbing him, but in a unexpected move, Don is fatally shot during a police encounter and later Don dies. The Police head is soon forced to bring a look alike of Don in order to arrest Don's gang members. Will the play work forms the climax.

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Trivia[edit]

The Hindi song Khaike Pan Banaras wala was also remade into the Telugu song Oh Rabba Yesukunna Killi.[2]

Yugandhar is said to have some of the elements of another Telugu film, also starring NTR titled Bhale Thammudu (1969), where he played dual roles. That film was a direct remake of Shakti Samanta's Hindi film China Town starring Shammi Kapoor.[3]

In 2009, a second Telugu remake of Hindi film Don titled Billa was released.[4] Jayasudha played a guest role, different from the role she played in "Yugandhar."

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