Anaganaga Oka Roju

Anaganaga Oka Roju (transl.  Once upon a day) is a 1996 Indian Telugu-language comedy film written and directed by Ram Gopal Varma.[1] The film stars J. D. Chakravarthy and Urmila Matondkar in lead roles. Raghuvaran, Brahmanandam and Kota Srinivasa Rao play other pivotal roles.[2][3][4]

Anaganaga Oka Roju
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Directed byRam Gopal Varma
Written byRam Gopal Varma
Nadiminti Narsinga Rao
Produced byRam Gopal Varma
K.L.N. Raju
StarringJ. D. Chakravarthy
Urmila Matondkar
Kota Srinivasa Rao
Edited byBhanodaya
Music bySri Kommineni
Distributed byVarma Creations Production
Release date

The film was opened to positive reviews by critics, and was a box office hit. Brahmanandam has garnered the state Nandi Award for best comedian.[5] The film was dubbed in Tamil as Andru Oru Naal.[6]


Chakri (J.D. Chakravarthy) and Madhu (Urmila Matondkar) are neighbours who love each other. Their parents, who fight each other all the time over petty issues, do not approve them of their love. They run away from the house.

The film involves the comic travails of a couple eloping and on the run from their parents. They get entangled as murder suspects of a politician. In a police and political mafia road hunt for an incriminating audio tape.



The music was composed by Sri Kommineni and released by Varma Audio. All lyrics were penned by Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry.

Anaganaga Oka Roju
Soundtrack album by
LabelVarma Audio
ProducerSri Kommineni
Sri Kommineni chronology
Anaganaga Oka Roju
Aavida Maa Aavide
Track list
1."Ema Kopama"K. S. Chithra, Mano5:17
2."Edo Taha Taha"Mano, Swarnalatha4:51
3."Love Is Blind"K. S. Chithra, Mano5:48
4."Oopa Lenayo"K. S. Chithra, Mano5:28
5."Endhammo"Mano, Lalitha Sagari4:43
Total length:26:10


Nandi Awards


KAD Entertainment purchased the home video rights for this movie.


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  7. ^ "నంది అవార్డు విజేతల పరంపర (1964–2008)" [A series of Nandi Award Winners (1964–2008)] (PDF) (in Telugu). Information & Public Relations of Andhra Pradesh. 13 March 2010. p. 38. Archived (PDF) from the original on 23 February 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2021.

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