Edi Nijam

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Edi Nijam
Directed by Sundaram Balachander
Produced by Ghantasala Krishnamurthy
Written by Sunkara Satyanarayana
Starring Nagabhushanam
Showkar Janaki
Gummadi
Ramana Reddy
Vangara
Music by Master Venu
Release date
1956
Country India
Language Telugu

Edi Nijam (English title: What is Truth; Telugu: ఏది నిజం) is a 1956 Telugu film directed by Vainik and film personality Sundaram Balachander and produced by Ghantasala Krishnamurthy of Pratibha Films.[1] The films starring Nagabhushanam of Rakta Kanneeru fame. The story is loosely based on the Italian film Puzitor. The film was dubbed into Tamil as Edhu Nijam (1956).[2]

The plot[edit]

Kotaiah (Nagabhushanam) is a labourer in a small village. He affectionately married Raami (Janaki) and living happily. The village Munasabu (Gummadi) is a cut throat and cheat. He is closely assisted by Naatu Vaidyudu (Ramana Reddy) and Poojari (Vangara). Tirupati (Joga Rao), friend of Kotaiah is a very angry man and used to criticize Munasabu openly. Munasabu tries to get Rami into his control by different ways. Tirupati opposes him. Munasabu cunningly kills him in a forest and diverts the crime on Kotaiah. This results Kotaiah to go to jail. Returning from jail, Kotaiah knows the Truth (Nijam) and attacks Munasabu. Police arrests him while hiding in the forest.

Cast[edit]

Actor / Actress Character
Nagabhushanam Kotaiah
Showkar Janaki Raami
Gummadi Venkateswara Rao Munusabu
Ramana Reddy Naatu Vaidyudu
Vangara Venkata Subbaiah Poojari
Joga Rao Tirupati
Sitaram
Hemalatha
Kongara Jaggaiah Lawyer
Peketi Sivaram Guest role

Soundtrack[edit]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Edi Nijam in Naati 101 Chitralu, S. V. Rama Rao, Kinnera Publications, Hyderabad, 2006; pp: 134-5.
  2. ^ Film News Anandan (23 October 2004). Sadhanaigal Padaitha Thamizh Thiraipada Varalaru [History of Landmark Tamil Films] (in Tamil). Chennai: Sivakami Publishers. 
  3. ^ "4th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 2 September 2011. 

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