Vagdanam

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Vagdanam
Vagdanam (1961 film).jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Acharya Athreya
Produced by K. Satyanarayana
D. Srirama Murthy
Written by Acharya Athreya
(screenplay / dialogues)
Story by Acharya Athreya
Bollimunta Sivaramakrishna
Saratchandra Chatterjee
(Original story)
Based on Datta (novel)
Starring Akkineni Nageshwara Rao
Krishna Kumari
Music by Pendyala Nageshwara Rao
Cinematography P. L. Roy
V. Roy
Edited by N. S. Prakasam
Production
company
Kavitha Chitra
Release date
  • 5 October 1961 (1961-10-05)
Running time
153 mins
Country India
Language Telugu

Vagdanam (English: Promise; Telugu: వాగ్దానం) is a 1961 Telugu, drama film, produced by K. Satyanarayana, D. Srirama Murthy on Kavita Chitra banner and directed by famous writer Acharya Atreya.[1] Starring Akkineni Nageshwara Rao, Krishna Kumari in the lead roles and music composed by Pendyala Nageshwara Rao. The film is based on Datta novel written by Saratchandra Chatterjee.The film recorded as flop at the box office.

Plot[edit]

Vishwanatham (Nagayya), Ranganatham (Gummadi) and Jagannatham are childhood friends. Jaganatham marries a girl from lower caste and is cast out of the village. After the death of his wife, Jagannatham gets addicted to liquor. Vishwanatham helps him and sends money for the education of his son. Suryam (Akkineni Nageshwara Rao) is son of Jagannatham completed Medical education. Vishwanatham wants to give his daughter Vijaya (Krishna Kumari) to Suryam. But Ranganatham wants his son Chandram (Chalam) to marry Vijaya. Jagannatham dies accidentally falling from the stairs before his son returns. Vishwanatham dies of shock soon. Suryam returns to the village and started to provide medical services to the poor people suffering from Malaria. Radha (Girija) helps him as Nurse. After the death of Vishwanatham, Ranganatham creates differences between Suryam and Vijaya. How the differences get cleared with the intervention of Ramdas (Relangi) is rest of the story.

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Soundtrack[edit]

Vagdanam
Film score by Pendyala Nageswara Rao
Released 1961
Genre Soundtrack
Length 34:03
Producer Pendyala Nageswara Rao

Music composed by Pendyala Nageswara Rao. Music released on Audio Company.

S.No Song Title Lyrics Singers length
1 Naa Kanti Papalo Nilichipora Dasaradhi Ghantasala, P. Susheela 4:43
2 Bangaru Naava Acharya Atreya P. Susheela 3:25
3 Kaasipatnam Chudarababu Sri Sri Ghantasala, P. Susheela 3:53
4 Maa Kittaya Puttinadinam Acharya Atreya Pithapuram, S. Janaki, B. Vasantha, 4:58
5 Tappatlo Talalo Narla Chiranjeevi S. Janaki, B. Vasantha, Sarojini 3:28
6 Vanne Chinnelanni Acharya Atreya Ghantasala 3:38
7 Velugu Chupavaya Acharya Atreya Ghantasala, P. Susheela 3:17
8 Sri Nagaja Tanayam (Harikatha) Sri Sri Ghantasala 6:41

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