Andala Ramudu (1973 film)

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Andala Ramudu
Andala Ramudu 1973.jpg
VCD Cover
Directed by Bapu
Produced by N. S. Murthy
Written by Mullapudi Venkata Ramana
Starring Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Latha Sethupathi
Nagabhushanam
Allu Ramalingaiah
Dhulipala
Raavi Kondala Rao
Raja Babu
Nutan Prasad
Suryakantham
Music by K. V. Mahadevan
Cinematography V. S. R. Swamy
Release date
  • 12 September 1973 (1973-09-12)
Running time
170 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Andala Ramudu is a 1973 film directed by Bapu.[1] The story is based on the "Janata Express" story of Mullapudi Venkata Ramana. The film won Nandi Award for Best Feature Film in 1973. The 2006 film Godavari, directed by Sekhar Kammula, enthusiastically draws on the atmosphere and spirit of Andala Ramudu. This the is debut film for Latha Sethupathi and Nutan Prasad.

The film has a soundtrack by K. V. Mahadevan and most of the songs are sung by V. Ramakrishna.

The plot[edit]

Ramudu (ANR) is an orphan brought up by his grandmother. One day, Ramu finds a suitcase full of money. He returns the money to the owner J. B. Rao (Nagabhushanam). Seetha (Latha), the only daughter of J.B. Rao loves him for his honesty. His grandmother completes Ramakoti and wishes to visit Bhadrachalam to submit it to Sri Rama. Ramu gets a job as assistant collector and posted at Bhadrachalam (It is kept as secret until the end). He takes his grandmother along with others in Panchavati Colony on a boat on Godavari river. J.B. Rao also starts in a luxuary boat to Bhadrachalam at the same time, along with Seetha to marry her to Giri (Nutan Prasad). J.B. Rao thinks money is everything. Ramu, with the help of Seetha, changes J.B. Rao and finally get married at Bhadrachalam, the abode of Sri Rama.

Cast[edit]

Actor Character
Akkineni Nageshwara Rao Ramu
Latha Sethupathi Sita
Nagabhushanam J.B.Rao
Allu Ramalingaiah Ramalingaiah a.k.a. Teeta
Raja Babu Appula Appa Rao
Suryakantham Samalamma
Dhulipala Seetharama Sastry Secretary to J.B.Rao
Raavi Kondala Rao
Nutan Prasad Giri Babu
Radhabai
Potti Prasad Cook
Jhansi Balanagamma
Manimala Raani
Sakshi Ranga Rao Subba Rao's father-in-law
Mada Venkateswara Rao Sarangu
Chalapathi Rao

Crew[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

Andala Ramudu
Soundtrack album by K. V. Mahadevan
Released 1973
Language Telugu
  • "Abbosi Chinnamma Aanati Mucchatalu" (Singers: V. Ramakrishna, P. Susheela; Cast: Akkineni and Latha)
  • "Adigo Bhadradri Gautami Idigo Choodandi" (Singers: V. Ramakrishna, Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna)
  • "Bhajana Chese Vidhamu Teliyandi" (Singers: V. Ramakrishna and Vijayalakshmi; Cast: Akkineni and Latha)
  • "Chakirevu Baana Emandi" (Singers: Raghavudu, V. Ramakrishna, Raghuram and Vijayalakshmi; Cast: Akkineni, Rajababu and Latha)
  • "Edagadanikendukura Tondara" (Lyrics: Arudra; Singer: V. Ramakrishna; Cast: Akkineni)
  • "Kurise Vennello Merise Godarilaa" (Singers: V. Ramakrishna, P. Susheela; Cast: Akkineni and Latha)
  • "Maa Talli Godaari Dhanyudanaitini O Rama" (Singers: V. Ramakrishna and Raghuram; Cast: Akkineni)
  • "Mamu Brovamani Cheppave Seetamma Talli" (Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy; Singer: V. Ramakrishna; Cast: Akkineni)
  • "Paluke Bangaaraamayera Andala Rama" (Singers: Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna)
  • "Samooha Bhojanammu Santoshmaina Vindu" (Singer: V. Ramakrishna; Cast: Akkineni)
  • "Ramudemannadoi Seetaramudemannadoi" (Singer: V. Ramakrishna; Cast: Akkineni and Manimala)

Box office[edit]

The film ran for more than 100 days.

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