Tata Manavadu

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Tata Manavadu
Thatha Manavadu.jpg
Directed by Dasari Narayana Rao
Produced by K. Raghava
Written by Dasari Narayana Rao
Starring S. V. Ranga Rao
Potti Veeraiah
Anjali Devi
Kaikala Satyanarayana
Raja Babu
Rajasulochana
Vijaya Nirmala
Allu Ramalingaiah
Ramaprabha
Chandrakala
Music by Pasupuleti Ramesh Naidu
Cinematography M. Kannappa
Release date
  • 23 March 1972 (1972-03-23)
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Country India
Language Telugu

Tata Manavadu (Telugu: తాత మనవడు) is a 1972 Telugu film directed by Dasari Narayana Rao (debut).[2] This is the first film as a hero for comedian Raja Babu paired with Guinness record holding director and actress Vijaya Nirmala. The film won Nandi Award for Best Feature Film. This super-hit Silver Jubilee film ran for 25 weeks. This film was later remade in Kannada as Maga Mommaga with Dwarakish and in Hindi as Suntan.

Anubandham Atmiyata Anta Oka Bootakam by V. Ramakrishna is a memorable song in the film.

Plot[edit]

Rangaiah (Ranga Rao) is a labourer. He is determined to educate his son Anand (Satyanarayana) and make him a doctor and marry Anand with his sister's daughter Suguna (Chandrakala) as promised to his sister on death-bed. Anand promises to marry Suguna and makes her pregnant. He loves a rich girl Geeta (Rajasulochana) and marries her. They neglect and insult their parents. Suguna gives birth to a daughter, Laxmi. Geeta gives birth to a son, Giri (Raja Babu). Rangaiah becomes blind and Seetammma works as housemaid. Giri and Rani (Gummadi daughter-Vijaya Nirmala) are classmates The grandson grows up and with the help of Rani teaches them lesson.

Cast[edit]

Actor Character
S. V. Ranga Rao Grand father Rangaiah
Anjali Devi Seeta
Raja Babu Grandson Giri
Kaikala Satyanarayana Son Anand
Rajasulochana Geeta
Vijaya Nirmala Raani
Allu Ramalingaiah
Ramaprabha
Chhaya Devi
Chandrakala Suguna
Gummadi Venkateswara Rao Paramatma Rao
Rao Gopal Rao Kutumba Rao
Kommineni Seshagiri Rao
Srividya Dancer
Potti Veeraiah

Crew[edit]

Songs[edit]

  • 'Anubandham Atmiyata Anta Oka Bootakam
    Atm

a Truptikai Manushulu Aadutunna Natakam (Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy; Singer: V. Ramakrishna)

  • Eenade Babu Nee Puttinaroju Ee Intike Kotta Velugu Vachinaroju (Lyrics: C. Narayana Reddy; Singer: P. Susheela; Cast: Anjali Devi)
  • Nookalammani Nene Nee Peekani Nokkettane (Singers: S. P. Balasubrahmanyam and L. R. Eswari; Cast: Vijaya Nirmala, Gummadi and Raja Babu)
  • Raayantee Naa Mogudu Rangamelli Tirigi Raaledu (Singer: L. R. Eswari; Cast: Srividya)
  • Soma Mangala Budha Guru Shukra Sani Aadi
    Veediki Peredi Putte Vaadiki Chotedi (Singers: S. P. Balasubrahmanyam and L. R. Eswari; Cast: Raja Babu and Vijaya Nirmala)
  • Yemito Ee Lokamanta Yentaku Antupattani Vinta Tandana (Singer: V. Ramakrishna)

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