Badi Panthulu

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Badi Panthulu
Badi Pantulu.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by P. Chandrasekhara Reddy
Produced by P. Perraju
Written by D. V. Narasa Raju (dialogues)
Screenplay by P. Chandrasekhara Reddy
Story by Sirvaadkar
Starring N. T. Rama Rao
Anjali Devi
Music by K. V. Mahadevan
Cinematography K. S. Prasad
Edited by V. Anki Reddy
Triveni Productions
Release date
23 November 1972
Running time
165 mins
Country India
Language Telugu

Badi Panthulu (English: School Teacher; Telugu: బడిపంతులు) is a 1972 Telugu drama film, produced by P. Perraju on Triveni Productions banner and directed by P. Chandrasekhara Reddy. Starring N. T. Rama Rao, Anjali Devi in the lead roles and music composed by K. V. Mahadevan. The film is remake of Kannada movie School Master (1958). The film recorded as Super Hit at the box office.


Raghava Rao (N. T. Rama Rao) is a teacher in a government primary school. His wife is Janaki (Anjali Devi). Papa Rao (Nagabhushanam) is the school proprietor. The teacher lives with the commitment to basic values of life. He has two sons Satyam (Rama Krishna) and Venu (Krishnam Raju) and a daughter (T. Padmini). The school children built a house for their teacher with love and affection. After retirement, Raghava Rao has no choice but to live with his children.His ungrateful children sell the house of Raghava Rao and Janaki against their wishes. They separate their father and mother and take care of them by rotation even though the old couple wants to live together. Ramu (Jaggayya) is an old student of Raghava Rao who becomes a police officer. He purchases Raghava Rao's house in the auction and gifts it to his beloved teacher.




Badi Panthulu
Film score by K. V. Mahadevan
Released 1972
Genre Soundtrack
Length 30:41
Producer K. V. Mahadevan
K. V. Mahadevan chronology
Illu Illalu
(1972)Illu Illalu1972
Badi Panthulu
Dabbuki Lokam Dasoham
(1973)Dabbuki Lokam Dasoham1973

Music composed by K. V. Mahadevan. Music released on Audio Company.

S.No Song Title Lyrics Singers length
1 Bharatha Mathaku Jejelu Acharya Aatreya]] Ghantasala 3:25
2 Pillalamu Badi Pillalamu Acharya Aatreya P. Susheela 3:03
3 Ninna Monna Acharya Aatreya Ghantasala, P. Susheela 3:16
4 Olammo Oliyo C. Narayana Reddy P. Susheela 2:52
5 Mee Nagumonu Acharya Aatreya P. Susheela 3:57
6 Orori Pillagada Acharya Atreya SP Balu, P. Susheela 3:31
7 Yeda Baatu Yerugani Dasaradhi Ghantasala 3:28
8 Raka Raka Vachavu Aarudhra SP Balu, P. Susheela 3:40
9 Boochaadammaa Boochaadu Acharya Aatreya P. Susheela 3:29




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