Drohi (1948 film)

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Drohi
Drohi 1948.jpg
Directed by L. V. Prasad
Produced by K. S. Prakash Rao
Written by Tapi Dharma Rao
Starring G. Varalakshmi
Lakshmirajyam
K. S. Prakash Rao
Kona Prabhakar Rao
Kasturi Shiva Rao
L. V. Prasad
Rallabandi Kutumba Rao
Surabhi Balasaraswati
Music by Pendyala Nageshwara Rao
Cinematography Sreedhar
Release date
1948
Running time
179 minutes
Country India
Language Telugu

Drohi (English title: The Traitor) is a 1948 Telugu drama film directed by L. V. Prasad.[1] This was the debut film for Pendyala Nageswara Rao as music director.

The plot[edit]

Saroja (Varalakshmi), daughter of Zamindar Gangadhar Rao (Rallabandi), is an arrogant woman. She loves Raja Rao (Kona Prabhakar Rao), who assists her father in instituting wrong things. He accidentally kills an old man while driving her car. Dr. Prakash (Prakash Rao) provides shelter to his granddaughter Seetha (Lakshmirajyam). Seetha helps Dr. Prakash in his social service activities. Dr. Prakash marries Saroja. Since then she hates Seetha, harasses her and drives her from the hospital. Prakash continues his social service in the village with the help of Seetha. Knowing this, Gangadhar Rao, with the help of Raja Rao, sets village huts on fire. The angry villages tries to attack them. Seetha with her kindness convinces and stops them, but during her attempt succumbs to bullet injuries. Saroja changes her mind and gets her father and Raja Rao arrested. She distributes her riches to poor people.

Drohi advertisement in 1948 issue of Chandamama magazine.

Cast[edit]

Songs[edit]

  • Aalakinchandi Babu Alakinchandi
  • Chakkaligintalu Levaa Chakkani Oohalu Raavaa (Lyrics: Tapi Dharma Rao; Singer: G. Varalakshmi)
  • Endukee Bratuku (Lyrics: Tapi Dharma Rao; Singer: K. Jamuna Rani)
  • Idenaa Nee Nyayamu (Lyrics: Tapi Dharma Rao; Singer: M. S. Ramarao)
  • Poovu Cheri Palumaaru Tiruguchu Paata Paadunadi Emo (Lyrics: Tapi Dharma Rao; Singers: Ghantasala and G. Varalakshmi)

1970 film[edit]

Drohi film is made in 1970 directed by K. Bapaiah and starring Kongara Jaggaiah, Vanisree and S. Varalakshmi.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Naati 101 Chitralu, S. V. Rama Rao, Kinnera Publications, Hyderabad, 2006, pp.38-39.
  2. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0154430/

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