Aakhari Poratam

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Aakhari Poratam
Aakhari Poratam.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by K. Raghavendra Rao
Produced by C. Ashwini Dutt
Written by Jandhyala (dialogues)
Screenplay by K. Raghavendra Rao
Story by Yandamuri Veerendranath
Starring Akkineni Nagarjuna
Amrish Puri
Music by Ilaiyaraaja
Cinematography K.S. Prakash
Edited by Kotagiri Venkateswara Rao
Release date
  • 12 March 1988 (1988-03-12)
Running time
145 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Aakhari Poratam (English: The Final Battle) is a 1988 Telugu action-blockbuster film produced by C. Ashwini Dutt on Vyjayanthi Movies banner, directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. Starring Akkineni Nagarjuna, Sridevi, Suhasini played the lead roles, Amrish Puri taken the negative lead, first time acted in Telugu and music was composed by Ilaiyaraaja. The film recorded as Industry Hit at box-office.

The film is based on the novel Aakhari Poratam written by Yandamuri Veerendranath. The film was premiered at the 12th International Film Festival of India in the mainstream section.[1]


The story is about CBI officer Pravallika (Sridevi) trying to expose the illegal activities of a notorious criminal Anantananda Swamy (Amrish Puri). Stage artiste Vihari (Akkineni Nagarjuna) helps Pravallika in this mission.



Aakhari Poratam
Film score by Ilaiyaraaja
Released 1988
Genre Soundtrack
Length 24:27
Label Echo Music
Producer Ilaiyaraaja
Ilaiyaraaja chronology
Aakhari Poratam
Marana Mrudangam

The film songs composed by Ilaiyaraaja. Lyrics written by Veturi Sundararama Murthy. All the songs are blockbusters. Music released on ECHO Music Company. Here singer K.S.Chitra does her debut song Abha Deeni Sooku in Telugu, in spite of many Tamil-Telugu dubbed films, this film is considered as her first song in Telugu, giving her a huge success and fan following from first song itself.

No. Title Singer(s) Length
1. "Thella Cheeraku" SP Balu, Lata Mangeshkar 4:46
2. "Swathi Chinuku" SP Balu, S. Janaki 5:33
3. "Gundelo Thakita" SP Balu, Chitra 4:40
4. "Abba Deenisoku" SP Balu, Chitra 4:43
5. "Eppudu Eppudu" SP Balu, Chitra 4:38
Total length: 24:27


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