Illalu

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Illalu
Illalu 1940.JPG
Illalu 1940 film poster
Directed by Gudavalli Ramabrahmam
Written by Tapi Dharma Rao (Dialogues )
Tapi Dharma Rao and Basavaraju Apparao (lyrics)
Starring V. Umamaheswara Rao
Kanchanamala
Lakshmirajyam
Music by Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Release dates
1940
Country India
Language Telugu
Umamaheswara Rao and Kanchanamala in Illalu 1940 film.

Illalu (English title: Housewife; Telugu: ఇల్లాలు) is a 1940 Telugu Drama film directed by Gudavalli Ramabrahmam.

The Plot[edit]

Murthy (Umamaheswara Rao) is married to Indira (Kanachanamala) and they live happily. Subsequently he falls in love with Leela (Lakshmi Rajyam), an educated and sophisticated lady. He brings her home as his second wife, making Indira unhappy. However Indira performs her duties as the devoted housewife on one side and wins over her husband with patience and perseverance. Finally Indira emerges successful and they lived happily.

Cast[edit]

Actor / Actress Character
V. Umamaheswara Rao Murthy
Kanchanamala Indira, wife of Murthy
Lakshmi Rajyam Leela
Saluri Rajeswara Rao Madhu
Raavu Balasaraswathi Sarala, wife of Madhu
S. Varalakshmi
P. Suribabu Radio artist

Soundtrack[edit]

Illalu
Soundtrack album by S. Rajeswara Rao
Released 1940 (1940)
Language Telugu

There are some melodious songs written by Tapi Dharma Rao. Music is scored by Saluri Rajeswara Rao.[1]

  1. Dina Dinamu Papadni Deevinchipondi Devalokamuloni Devathallaara (Singer: Kanchanamala)
  2. Jalavihagaali Gaana Vinoda (Singers: Umamaheswara Rao and Lakshmi Rajyam)
  3. Kavyapaanamu Chesi Kaipekkinaane (Singers: Rajeswara Rao and Balasaraswati)
  4. Koyilokasari Vachi Koosi Poyane (Singer: S. Varalakshmi)
  5. Neepai Mohamuno Krishna Nilupagalemoyi Krishna (Singers: P. Suribabu and S. Varalakshmi)
  6. Suma Komala Kanulela Kala Kaadanuma Bala (Singers: Rajeswara Rao and Balasaraswati)

Boxoffice[edit]

  • It was a Box-office hit those days, resulting in production of many films with similar concept.[2]
  • Andhra Patrika conducted a film ballot. Illalu won the best film, Gudavalli as the best director and Kanchanamala as the best actress awards.

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