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Directed by V. Madhusudhan Rao
Produced by D. Madhusudhana Rao
Written by Pinisetty Srirama Murthy (dialogues)
Screenplay by D. Madhusudhana Rao
Story by Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani
Starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Vijaya Nirmala
Music by Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Cinematography P. S. Selvaraj
Edited by M. S. Mani
Distributed by Navayuga Films
Release date
  • 17 July 1969 (1969-07-17)
Running time
173 mins
Country India
Language Telugu

Aatmiyulu (Telugu: ఆత్మీయులు; English: Soulmates) is a 1969 Telugu, drama film, produced by D. Madhusudhana Rao on Saradhi Studios banner and directed by V. Madhusudhan Rao.[2] Starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Vanisree, Chandrakala, Vijaya Nirmala in the lead roles and music composed by Saluri Rajeswara Rao.[3] The film recorded as Super Hit at the box office.


Veerayya (Dhulipala) works for Landlord Jagannadham (Gummadi). He dies in an attempt to save the life of Jagannadham. Veerayya has a son Suryam (Akkineni) and a daughter Seetha (Chandrakala). Later Jagannadham shifted to the city and makes arrangement for the maintenance of Veerayya's children but Mahankali (Suryakantham) did not take care of them. They grow up in utter misery for a while but they were taken care after by a hotel owner. Suryam by hard work studies to get University top rank in BA. Seetha grows in the lovely care of her brother to be very good in domestic works. Jagannadham came to know about Suryam and Seetha and shifts them to his house. Impressed by the efficient work of Seetha, he decides to marry her to his son Chandram (Chandramohan). Justice Rajaram (Nagabhushanam), the elder brother of Jagannadham, has a daughter Jaya (Vanisree), who studies in the house of Jagannadham. She tries to be very close with Suryam. The story is about the problems encountered and how Suryam and Seetha solve them. Suryam and Jaya finally got married with the permission of elders.




Film score by Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Released 1969
Genre Soundtrack
Length 32:23
Producer Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Saluri Rajeswara Rao chronology
Aadarsa Kutumbam
Jai Jawan

Music composed by Saluri Rajeswara Rao. All songs are blockbusters. Music released on Audio Company.[4]

S.No Song Title Lyrics Singers length
1 Annayya Kalale Pandenu C. Narayana Reddy Ghantasala, P. Susheela 3:13
2 Kallalo Pelli Pandiri Sri Sri Ghantasala,P. Susheela 3:41
3 Madilo Veenalu Mroge Dasaradhi P. Susheela 3:13
4 Ammababu Nammaradu Kosaraju Ghantasala,P. Susheela 4:08
5 Chilipi Navvula Dasarathi SP Balu, P. Susheela 3:49
6 Eerojullo Paduchuvaru Gadusuvaru C. Narayana Reddy Ghantasala,P. Susheela 4:13
7 Swagatam Oho Chilipi Aarudhra P. Susheela 3:15
8 O Chamanti Emite C. Narayana Reddy Ghantasala,P. Susheela 3:46
9 Empillo Tattara Kosaraju Pithapuram 3:05