Vara Vikrayam (film)
|Directed by||Chittajallu Pullayya|
|Written by||Kallakoori Narayana Rao (story)
Balijepalli Lakshmikanta Kavi (dialogues)
Balijepalli Lakshmikanta Kavi
|Music by||Prabhala Satyanarayana|
Vara Vikrayam (English: Precious Sale) (Telugu: వర విక్రయము) is a 1939 Telugu drama film directed by Chittajallu Pullayya. The film is a reformist social film about the Dowry system prevalent in British India. It is based on the novel and play of the same name by Kallakoori Narayana Rao.
This is debut film for Bhanumathi Ramakrishna.
The retired government official Purshottama Rao (Daita Gopalam) borrows money to get his eldest daughter Kalindi (Bhanumathi) married to an old-man Lingaraju (Balijepalli). He is a money lender and already married twice. Kalindi does not like this marriage and commits suicide before the marriage can take place. Lingaraju refuses to return the dowry money. Purshottama's second daughter Kamala (Pushpavalli) agrees to marry him. She drags her husband Lingaraju to court of justice.
|Balijepalli Lakshmikanta Kavi||Lingaraju|
|Daita Gopalam||Purushothama Rao|
|Tungala Chalapathi Rao||Chalapathi Rao|
|Peri Ramachandra Murthi||Perayya|
|M. Ramachandra Murthy|
|A. Narayana Rao||Ghantayya|
|A. V. Subba Rao||Judge|
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