Chanakya Chandragupta

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Chanakya Chandragupta
Chanakya Chandragupta.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byN. T. Rama Rao
Produced byN. T. Rama Rao
Written byPingali Nagendra Rao (dialogues)
Screenplay byN. T. Rama Rao
Story byN. T. Rama Rao
StarringN. T. Rama Rao
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Sivaji Ganesan
Jayapradha
Manjula
Music byPendyala Nageswara Rao
CinematographyKannappa
Edited byG. D. Joshi
Production
company
Release date
25 August 1977
Running time
178 mins
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu

Chanakya Chandragupta is a 1977 Telugu historical film, produced and directed by N. T. Rama Rao under his Ramakrishna Cine Studios banner. It stars N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Sivaji Ganesan, Jayapradha, Manjula in the lead roles and music composed by Pendyala Nageswara Rao.

Plot[edit]

The film is a historical story, based on the life history the 3rd century BC Maurya Emperor Chandragupta (N. T. Rama Rao) & his mentor Chanakya (Akkineni Nageswara Rao). The story follows how they destroyed the Nanda Dynasty, defeated Alexander The Great (Sivaji Ganesan) and established the Maurya Empire.

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Soundtrack[edit]

Annadammula Anubandham
Film score by
Released1977
GenreSoundtrack
Length24:46
LabelEMI Columbia Audio Company
ProducerPendyala Nageswara Rao

Music composed by Pendyala Nageswara Rao. Lyrics were written by C. Narayana Reddy. Music released on EMI Columbia Audio Company.

S. No Song Title Singers length
1 "Chirunavvula Tholakarilo" SP Balu, P. Susheela 3:38
2 "Yevaro Aa Chandrudevaro" P. Susheela 3:48
3 "Idhe Tholireyi" P. Susheela 3:54
4 "Okata Renda Thommidi" SP Balu, S. Janaki 4:18
5 "Sikandar Toone" Vani Jayaram 5:45
6 "Siri Siri Chinnoda" Vani Jayaram 3:23

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