Srivariki Premalekha is a 1984 Telugu comedy film directed by Jandhyala Subramanya Sastry and produced by Cherukuri Ramoji Rao. It is commercial hit during that period, with many actors subsequently established in the cinema field; the story is based on a Novel titled Premalekha, published in "Chatura" magazine, written by Potturi Vijayalakshmi. This comedy film revolves around a blind Love letter written by Swarna to Ananda Rao, because in a bet with her friends, she writes a blind love letter to an unknown person if the reply will come early from that boy, it will proves Swarna's theory that a boy can be wooed by a girl. While posting the letter she forgot to mention the from address her friend randomly chooses a name called Sony in an advertisement and randomly choose the Ananda Rao sent the address to Hindustan Shipping Board. Ananda Rao works in Hindustan shipping board Visakhapatnam. After the reading of the letter he pledges to marry the girl who wrote the letter and tries to find her with the help of his Maternal Uncle Suryam-.
His father Parandhamayya is abusive and scolds him. His office colleague Margaret introduces Soni as that girl. Meanwhile, after losing the bet and it was proved that her theory was wrong, she comes to Vizag for a vacation in her sister's house. Coincidentally, Ananda Rao becomes her neighbour and they become good friends, but Swarna had started to have feelings for Anand Rao. After that, she decides to propose to him for the marriage, but before that, he expresses his feelings to Soni and he says he was trying to convince his parents. Feeling dejected, Swarna went back to her village and accepts the marriage proposal on the condition that her parents give no dowry. Anandrao's brother Bhaskaram suspects her identity, and he finds as a beggar. He escapes from the beggars' association members and he reveals the truth in front of Ananda Rao. Soni's real name is Rita, she loves a boy called Robert and her sister Margaret doesn't like their relationship when he is in out of station, she lies her that he died in an accident.
Feeling dejected. After that, Margaret encourages her to love Ananda Rao; when Bhaskaram came to her house as a beggar, Robert came back home. The argument goes on with her sister. After hearing this story, Ananda Rao goes to meet her and sees her with Robert Rita apologies for her acts to Ananda Rao. Feeling dejected and convinced by their brother's words, he decides to marry, which his father has arranged. Here the bride is none other than Swarna. Meanwhile, Swarna decides to commit suicide because of love failure and she consumes a diamond ring which her father had given to her for marriage, she saw Ananda Rao as bridegroom and misunderstands him as a cheat. Anand Rao confesses his story to her and decides to call off the marriage, she tells him her story and reveals that she was Soni. She tells him that she consumed the diamond ring to commit suicide, because she had feelings on Anand Rao; the tension arose Swarna's father says coolly that it's not a diamond ring, it's an ordinary stone shaped as a diamond, he want to manage with those stones to the bridegrooms family.
After a lot of chaos, Anand Rao and Swarna marry and live ever after. "Lipileni Kanti Baasa" "Manasa Thullipadake" "Pelladu Pelladu" "Raghuvamsa Sudha" "Sarigamapadani" "Tholisaari Mimmalni" Srivariki Premalekha on IMDb Lyrics for Tolisari Mimmalni Chusindi Modalu Audio track Lyrics for Manasa Tullipadake
Jandhyala Subramanya Sastry
Jandhyala, popularly known as Haasya Brahma, was an Indian film screenwriter and actor known for his works in Telugu cinema. Known for his contributions to the comedy film genre, He has garnered four state Nandi Awards and one Filmfare Award. In 1983, he directed Ananda Bhairavi, premiered at International Film Festival of India. Jandhyala known as Haasya Brahma Jandhyala, was born on 14 January 1951 at Narsapuram, he is the son of Jandhyala Narayana Murthy. He graduated with a bachelors in commerce from CVR College in Vijayawada. Since his childhood he was interested in stage plays with mythological characters with elaborate costumes, he won prizes for his performances while in school. Jandhayala was a noted playwright during his college days, his first play being Atmahuthi. His last play was Gundelu Marchabadunu. Jandhyala happened to meet Gummadi VenkateswaraRao. Soon he got support from director of several meaningful Telugu films. Soon, he started writing for several films, he entered the films as a lyricist through the film Punya Bhoomi Kallu Teru and as dialogue writer it was Devudu Chesina Bommalu.
However, his film as a dialogue writer was K. Vishwanath's Siri Siri Muvva in the year 1977, was a blockbuster hit with which he got firm footing in Telugu cinema industry and since never looked back, he would go on to write for around 200 films between 1977 and 1986, some of them becoming hugely successful at Box office and some winning awards. He anchored few episodes called Andandho Bhamha, telecasted on Sundays in Doordarshan channel between 1993–1995 years. Jandhyala turned into a director with the film Mudda Mandaram in the year 1981. Jandhyala abhorred'bawdy comedy' popular till and believed that the dialogue should be crisp and natural like real-life conversations, which the audience could identify themselves with, enjoy, he had followed this rule in all the movies for which he had directed. He is a trendsetter of Comedy genre and has written and directed several hits like Nalugu Sthambalata, Rendu Rella Aaru, Aha Naa Pellanta, Vivaha Bhojanambu, Choopulu Kalasina Subhavela, Amara Jeevi, Seeta Rama Kalyanam and Padamati Sandhya Ragam, Rendu Jalla Seetha.
He has introduced many comedy actors like Suthi Velu and Suthi Veerabhadra Rao. His film with Ushakiran Movies Srivariki Premalekha became an all-time-hit comedy film, his other film Ananda Bhairavi won many awards. Nandi Awards1984, Best Director – Ananda Bhairavi 1984, Best Story Writer - Ananda Bhairavi 1987, Best Story Writer – Padamati Sandhya Ragam 1992, Best Dialogue Writer – AapathbandhavuduFilmfare Awards South1984, Best Director – Telugu – Srivariki Premalekha Madras Film Fans Award Andhra Pradesh Film Journalists Award Vijayawada Film Journalists Award Vamsi Award Kalasagar Award Andhra Pradesh Cinegoers Award He breathed his last on 19 June 2001, due to a massive heart attack, at 50, after completing his silver jubilee year in films. Jandhyala is survived by his wife Annapurna and two daughters and Sampada; as DirectorAs Dialogue writerAdavi Ramudu Siri Siri Muvva Burripaalem Bullodu Tayaramma Bangarayya Sankarabharanam Saptapadi Vetagadu Subhodayam Seetamalakshmi Padaharella Vayasu Driver Ramudu Rowdy Ramudu Konte Krishnudu Amara Deepam Viyyala vaari kayyalu Mama allulla savaal Bhale Krishnudu Saagara Sangamam Seethakoka Chiluka Sommokadidi Sokokadidi Aakhari Poratam Pasivadi Pranam Vijetha Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari Govinda Govinda Swati Kiranam Aditya 369 Aapadbandhavudu Abbaigaru Sri Sita Ramula Kalyanam Chootamu RaarandiAs ActorRendu Rella Aaru AapadbandhavuduAs Dubbing artistChupulu Kalasina Shubhavela Bharateeyudu – Telugu version of Shankar's Tamil film Indian Iddaru – Telugu version of Iruvar Padamati Sandhyaragam Arunachalam – Telugu version of Arunachalam Bhama Ne Satyabhama Ne – Telugu version of Avvai Shanmughi Jandhyala on IMDb
Janaki Ramudu is a 1988 Telugu film directed by K. Raghavendra Rao and produced by K. Murari under Yuva Chitra Arts; the film stars Akkineni Nagarjuna and Jeevitha in the lead roles, with music composed by K. V. Mahadevan; the film is dubbed into Tamil as Idhaya Devathai. The story deals with an eternal love story between Janaki in two different time lines; the film begins with a current timeline where Ramudu and Janaki are modern lovers who happen to visit a village. They start getting reminded of their past lives by reaching the place; the story drifts back to their past life where Lakshmi is a villager, passionate about dance and Ranga teaches her how to sing. Due to some hardships in their village and economical differences, they die in sad circumstances. With their love being immortal, they are reborn in the current era; the rest of the story is about whether in the current era and Janaki unite. Music composed by K. V. Mahadevan. Music released on LEO Audio Company. Janaki Ramudu on IMDb
Chantabbai is a 1986 Telugu film movie made by Jandhyala and released on 22 August 1986. The film was a casting coup in that Chiranjeevi, an action hero, was cast as a bumbling private detective in a full-length comedy film with no heroism whatsoever; the film is hailed as a classic comedy. This story was taken from Malladi Venkata Krishna Murthy's novel with the same name. Panduranga Rao, who likes to be known as "James Pond" is a bumbling private detective working for a Private Detective Agency. Bowled over by her innocence and good nature, Pandu falls in love with Jwala, who works as a telephone device cleaner for various businesses. One day, Jwala is arrested. Impressed by this, Jwala's friend, Dr. Nischala requests Pandu to investigate and bring back her long-lost brother, born out of wedlock to her father. After some investigation, Pandu introduces a young man as Chantabbai- the lost son, but another young man shows up as Chantabbai. The rest of the story is all about how Pandu solves the case and finds the real Chantabbai, whereas Chantabbai is none other than Chiranjeevi, James Pond never wanted to reveal that he's the one missing son of Nischala's father, while the fact was known by his sister, he explains the troubles and pains that he had faced in the past and in his childhood life.
Chiranjeevi as Panduranga Rao "James Pond" / Chantabbai Suhasini Mani Ratnam as Jwala Mucherla Aruna as Dr. Nischala Suthivelu as Ganapathi, Pandu's assistant Allu Aravind as Pandu's assistant Kongara Jaggayya as A. Gangadharam, Nischala's father Raavi Kondala Rao as Pandu's Boss Bheema Raju as Inspector Saumitri Allu Ramalingaiah as Jwala's father Sakshi Ranga Rao as Krishna Murthy, a deaf man Sri Lakshmi as Vagdevi Chandra Mohan as Kalyan, fake Chantabbai #1 Betha Sudhakar as Pattabhi, fake Chantabbai #2 Suthi Veerabhadra Rao as Bhattu, Cook Potti Prasad as Newspaper editor Viswanatham K. Rajesh as young Chantabbai Ragini as Nurse Director: Jandhyala Writer: Jandhyala & Malladi Venkata Krishna Murthy Producer: Bheemavarapu Buchi Reddy Music: K. Chakravarthy Lyrics: Veturi Sundararama Murthy Playback singers: S. P. Balasubramaniam, S. P. Sailaja & P. Susheela Assistant Directors: J. Pulla Rao & Hanumantha Reddy Associate Directors: E. V. V. Satyanarayana & Bathula Ramakrishna Dance Director: Tara Fights: Raju The movie was critically acclaimed for wholesome comedy.
It, did average business at the box office, but due to low production costs, was a profitable venture for all involved. It has since attained a cult status and is hailed as one of the classic comedies of the Telugu film industry. Production company: Jyothi Art Pictures Chantabbai on IMDb
Collector Gari Abbai
Collector Gari Abbayi is a 1987 Telugu film Action drama film, produced by Yarlagadda Surendra under S. S. Creations and directed by B. Gopal, it stars Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Akkineni Nagarjuna, Rajani in the lead roles and music composed by Chakravarthy. The film was recorded as a Super Hit at the box office. Art: Bhaskar Raju Choreography: Raghu Stills: Krishna Fights: Vijayan Dialogues: Ganesh Patro Lyrics: Veturi Sundararama Murthy Playback: SP Balu, Mano, P. Susheela, S. P. Sailaja Story:Kommanapalli Ganapathi Rao, A. Anjineeya Pushpanand, S. Ram Mohan Rao Screenplay: A. Anjineeya Pushpanand Music: Chakravarthy Editing: K. A. Martand Cinematography: S. Gopala Reddy Producer: Yarlagadda Surendra Director: B. Gopal Banner: S. S. Creations Release Date: 8 April 1987 Assistant Director: Ram Gopal Varma The music was composed by Chakravarthy. Lyrics were written by Veturi Sundararama Murthy. Music released on AVM Audio Company. Collector Gari Abbai on IMDb
Mitr, My Friend
Mitr, My Friend is a 2002 Indian English movie, directed by Revathi in her directorial debut, written by V. Priya and with screenplay by Sudha Kongara Prasad. Set in India and the US, the film was noted for having an all-woman crew; the movie won the Best English Film of the year award at the 49th National Film Awards. The movie got Best Actress and Best Editor awards for Shobhana and Beena Paul at the same function. Revathi received the "Special Jury Award: Silver Peacock" at the 33rd International Film Festival of India. "Mitr, My Friend" is a film about the plight of women who sacrifice their life for the betterment of their family. It describes the cultural differences experienced by a small town girl on moving to a transposed environment living; the film opens with a typical South Indian wedding being performed between Prithvi. The marriage has been arranged by their parents in the usual Indian manner. Lakshmi is a typical South Indian girl from Tamil Nadu. After the wedding, they move to the USA where Lakshmi tries to fit into her new surroundings.
The marriage is a happy union: Prithvi works hard at work, Lakshmi manages the home, they grow to love one other deeply. Within a year, they are blessed with a baby girl Divya; the film flashes forward 17 years. Divya is a typical adolescent: she goes to school, plays soccer, attends parties. Lakshmi does not take to the partying well, tensions rise between mother and daughter. Divya aspires independence, expresses herself by sidelining Lakshmi. Prithvi understands both sides, tries to cope with Divya's growing up, but not always with full cognizance of Lakshmi's feelings. Things escalate one evening. Lakshmi is furious, because her traditional values do not permit physical intimacy outside of marriage. In her fury, she drives Robbie away from the porch. Divya is furious at this kind of interference, she begins to cohabit with Robbie. Lakshmi is overwhelmed by this, Prithvi is angered, because he feels that Lakshmi has acted in haste and mishandled the situation, he begins to drift away from Lakshmi.
Amid this storm, Lakshmi seeks a shoulder in an internet chat room, where she meets a "mitr", with whom she is able to share her thoughts and feelings. This connection yields another result: "mitr" points out that Lakshmi is too committed to her family to relax or be happy for herself. Lakshmi digests this and begins to explore her own interests in carpentry and hairstyling, she becomes fast friends with his kid brother Paul. Prithvi keeps his distance from all of Lakshmi's new friends, he is chagrined that the new Lakshmi is no longer his doting, traditional wife: she is still affectionate, but has now learned the notions of space and tacit distance. While he is inwardly glad she is growing, he discovers that there is depleting room for him at a time when he is coping with his daughter's absence. Things come to a head when he overhears Lakshmi laughing with Steve, assumes the worst, uses a convenient work-related excuse to move out for a few days; the film takes a turn. Divya is now hurt. Divya realizes that she cannot cope with the vagaries and lack of commitment inherent in relationships with non-Indian people.
Mother and daughter spend some quality time and bond over Lakshmi"s narration of nostalgic stories about her arrival to a new life in the USA. She is in touch with her "mitr" all through; the film builds to its climax when she asks, at Divya's urging, "mitr" to meet in person at the Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. All is revealed. Shobhana as Lakshmi Nasser Abdullah as Prithvi Preeti Vissa as Divya Matt Phillips as Steve Blake Ormsby as Paul Shirley Bennett as Pam Brian G. Linebaugh as Brian Janine Pibal as Rachel Michael Bailey as Robbie Chandralleman as Lakshimi's Mother Sreeninasan as Lakshmi's Father Homai Barnia as Prithivi's Mother Ramchana Asrami as Prithivi's Father Mrs. Lalatihe as Prithivi's Grandmother Karthik Srinivasanas as Lakshmi's brother Poonam Sinha as Relative " Ehsaas" - Hariharan "Give Me Hug" - Sunitha Sarathy "Jaane Wafaa" - Kavita Krishnamurthy, Sukhwinder Singh "Jaane Wafaa" - Sukhwinder Singh "Kuzhaloodhi" - Bombay Jayshree "Mere Sapne" - Kavita Krishnamurthy "Pyaar Chahiye" - Shaan "Thom Tana" - Vasundhara Das 49th National Film Awards – 2001Best Feature Film in English – Suresh Menon Best Actress – Shobhana Best Editing – Beena PaulInternational Film Festival of India"Special Jury Award: Silver Peacock" at the 33rd International Film Festival of India.
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Chevilo Puvvu is a 1990 Telugu, comedy film, produced by K. Ashok Kumar under the Sri Usha Art Productions banner and directed by E. V. V. Satyanarayana, it stars Rajendra Prasad and Seetha with music composed by Chakravarthy. The film marked the directorial debut of E. V. V. Satyanarayana as a director, recorded as a flop at the box office. Prasad an unemployed educated guy, grows up in his maternal uncle's house, who has a disease of sleepwalking. During the time of his uncle’s daughter’s wedding, Prasad by mistake walks into the bride’s room; the bridegroom Paramatma suspects them and demands Rs. 20,000 as compensation. Prasad reaches the city where he starts doing petty jobs. During that time, he gets acquaintance with a beautiful girl Anupama who helps him to get a govt job. In the office, he develops a good friendship with the colleagues' Manager Venkateswara Rao, Satti Babu, Srilakshmi, Peon Appa Rao. Anupama gives the amount required for him when he starts loving her and recedes it to her.
Here shockingly, he learns. In spite of that Prasad decides to marry her. Just before the marriage, Prasad finds out. Now he wants to stop the marriage. So, he plays a drama with the help of his colleagues' that he has an illicit relation with Srilakshmi and makes Anupama hate him. After that, Prasad knows, he does not have any disease, it is a mistake of changing reports. Soon, he rushes behind Anupama, by the time, she leaves the town. Years roll by, Prasad is still waiting for Anupama. To his surprise, she returns as the General Manager to his office. Prasad tries to reveal the truth and gets shocked to see that Anupama is married. Rest of the story is Anupama is married? What happens to Prasad? Will they reunite? Music composed by Chakravarthy. Music released on CBS Audio Company