Raju Peda

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Raju Peda
Raju peda poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Telugu రాజు-పేద
Directed by B. A. Subba Rao
Produced by B. A. Subba Rao
Starring N.T. Rama Rao
S. V. Ranga Rao
Sudhakar
Lakshmirajyam
Relangi Venkata Ramaiah
Music by Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Release date
25 June 1954
Country India
Language Telugu

Raju Peda (The Prince and the Pauper) is a 1954 Telugu-language Indian drama film, produced and directed by B. A. Subba Rao. It is based on Mark Twain’s novel, The Prince and the Pauper and later remade into the Hindi film Raja Aur Runk (1968). The film starred N. T. Rama Rao in one of his finest performances, and for which he was awarded the Rashtrapati Award.[1][2]

Cast[edit]

Soundtrack[edit]

The music of the film was composed by Saluri Rajeswara Rao.[3]

  • Amma Amma Enta Haayiga Pilichade
  • Yuvarajuvule... Chinni Nanna Challagundali Babu Pedavaina Perutevali
  • Ghoramuraa Vidhi Krooramuraa Idi Veduka Kosam Vesina Vesham (Singer: Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao)
  • Jebulo Bomma Jejela Bomma (Lyrics: Kosaraju Raghavaiah; Singer: Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao; Cast: Relangi)
  • Kallu Terachi Kanara Satyam Vollu Marachi Vinara Satyam Neeke Bodhapadura (Singer: Jikki; Cast: T. D. Kuchalakumari)
  • Marindi Marindi Mana Rajakeeyame Marindi
  • Nariga Nayana Enta Vedakina Kanaranida
  • Srimantulu Dheemantulu Indarunnare Bichagallu Lekunda Cheyagalera[4]

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RAJU-PEDA (1954)". The Hindu. 
  2. ^ "Telugu Cinema - Research - "Telugu Cinema - past and the present" by Gudipoodi Srihari". 
  3. ^ "RAJU PEDA - Film / Movie". citwf. Retrieved 2017-03-30. 
  4. ^ "Raju-Peda (1954)". IMDb. 25 June 1954. 
  5. ^ The Times of India directory and year book including who's who. Times of India Press. 1984. 
  6. ^ Ramachandran, T.M. (1973). Film world. 9.