|Directed by||Bairisetty Bhaskara Rao|
|Written by||Acharya Aatreya (dialogues)|
|Screenplay by||Bairisetty Bhaskara Rao|
|Based on||Muthal Vasantham (1986)|
|Produced by||Smt. Sunitha Reddy|
|Edited by||Atmacharan |
Surendra Nath Reddy
Asthulu Anthasthulu (transl. Property and Status) is a 1988 Indian Telugu-language action drama film, produced by Smt. Sunitha Reddy on Sunitha Enterprises banner and directed by Bairisetty Bhaskara Rao. Starring Rajendra Prasad, Chandra Mohan, Ramya Krishna and music composed by Ilayaraja. The film is remake of Tamil film Muthal Vasantham (1986) later remade as Hindi film as Hum Bhi Insaan Hain (1989).
The rivalry between two people Kota Tirupati(Kota Srinivasa Rao) & Pulikante Papa Rayudu (Charan Raj), splits a village into two. Sivaiah (Chandra Mohan) who runs a boat, always fights against their dictatorship and tries to project the villagers. Kishtaiah (Rajendra Prasad) orphan innocent guy entries the village when Sivaiah gives him shelter and treats him as his own brother. Meanwhile, Kishtaiah gets the job in Tirupathi Naidu's house, and his only daughter Radha (Ramya Krishna) falls for him. Tirupathi Naidu learns it, becomes furious and whips Kishtaiah in public. Here Sivaiah & his wife Gowri (Mahalakshmi) comes for his protection; with their help, Radha & Kishtaiah elope. But unfortunately, they get caught, and Tirupathi Naidu exacts gruesome vengeance, by chopping off Sivaiah's arms, and Gowri is raped by his goons. He also accuses Kishtaiah of raping and abducting Radha. In the court, Radha says he is guilty. After having served his term in jail, he seeks vengeance. At the same time, he is confronted by another rival, Papa Rayudu.
- Rajendra Prasad as Kishtaiah
- Chandra Mohan as Sivaiah
- Ramya Krishna as Radha
- Kota Srinivasa Rao as Kota Tirupati Naidu
- Charan Raj as Pulikante Papa Rayudu
- Prabhakar Reddy as Gangulu
- Rallapalli as Kalahasthi
- KK Sarma as Wizard
- Bhemiswara Rao
- Mahalakshmi as Gowri
- Shubha as Annapurna
- Mamatha as Gangulu's wife
|Film score by|
|S. No.||Song Title||Lyrics||Singers||length|
|1||"Adenu Oka Puvvalle"||Veturi||S. Janaki||4:18|
|2||"Thulli Thulli"||Mano, P. Susheela||4:06|
|3||"Kanne Vayasu"||Gopi||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam||4:40|
|4||"Alupuleni Keratalivi"||Rajasri||P. Susheela||5:00|
|5||"Midisipade Deepalivi"||Veturi||K. J. Yesudas||4:52|
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