|Produced by||Vasiraju Prakasam
|Written by||A. P. Nagarajan (story)
Mullapudi Venkata Ramana (dialogues)
|Music by||K. V. Mahadevan|
|Cinematography||P. S. Selvaraj|
|Edited by||Kotagiri Gopal Rao|
Balaraju Katha (The Story of Balaraju) is a 1970 Telugu drama film written by Mullapudi Venkata Ramana and directed by Bapu. The film was a remake of the 1969 Tamil film Vaa Raja Vaa, and has won the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film (bronze).
This is the story of a young boy Balaraju (Master Prabhakar) in a historical town Mahabalipuram. He becomes a tourist guide to support his entire family. An elderly childless couple takes a liking to him and wants to adopt him. The story is the results of his ordeals.
- Master Prabhakar as Balaraju
- Allu Ramalingaiah
- Baby Sumathi
- Sakshi Ranga Rao
- Raavi Kondala Rao
- Pushpa Kumari
- Director : Bapu
- Story : A. P. Nagarajan
- Dialogues : Mullapudi Venkata Ramana
- Producer : Nidamarthi Pamakshi
- Production Company : Lakshmi Enterprises
- Music Director : K. V. Mahadevan
- Assistant Composer : Puhalendi
- Director of Photography : P. S. Selvaraj
- Film Editing : Kotagiri Gopal Rao
- Choreography : Raju - Sehu
- Art Director : Bhaskara Raju
- Lyrics : Arudra and Kosaraju Raghavaiah
- Playback Singers : P. Susheela, Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao, Swarnalatha, Raghuram
- "Adiganani Anukovaddu Cheppakunda Dateyoddu"
- "Cheppu Cheppu Bhai Jarigedi Vippi Cheppu"
- "Choodu Choodu Tamasha Bhale Tamasha Aidu Vella Tamasha"
- "Hippie Hippie Aadapillalo Veellu Chepparani Goppa Goppa Tarajuvvalo"
- "Mahabalipuram...Bharateeya Kalajagatikidi Goppa Gopuram"
- "Okati Rendu Moodaite Muddu Antaku Minchina Santanamaite Vaddu"
- Nandi Award for Best Feature Film (bronze) in 1971
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