Gorintaku (1979 film)

Gorintaku is a 1979 Indian Telugu romantic drama film directed by Dasari Narayana Rao. It is a family sentimental film starring Sobhan Babu and Sujatha. The initial scenes of the film were shot in black and white. The title song "Gorinta Poochindi Komma Lekunda", written by Devulapalli Krishnasastri, casting Savitri is remembered even today. The film was remade in Hindi as Mehndi Rang Layegi. The film was a Blockbuster at the box office and was one of the highest-grossing films of the year 1979.

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Directed byDasari Narayana Rao
Produced byK. Murari
StarringShobhan Babu
J. V. Ramana Murthy
Devadas Kanakala
Prabhakar Reddy
P. Ravi Shankar
Music byK. V. Mahadevan
Release date
  • 12 October 1979 (1979-10-12)
Box office₹1 crore(equivalent to ₹20 crores in 2019)


Ramu's father is a drunkard, who neglects his family. His daughter dies after he beats her once, and Ramu (Shobhan Babu) runs away from home. Ramu studies on charity, and in medical college meets Swapna (Sujatha). Ramu tutors Swapna's siblings and lives in her summer house. Swapna is married off to Anand, a London-based doctor who is already married. By the time this fact comes to light, Ramu meets Padma (Vakkalanka Padma) and falls in love. A love triangle ensues, with Swapna finally sacrificing her love and Ramu and Padma come together in the end.


  • Shobhan Babu as Ramu
  • Sujatha as Swapna
  • Vakkalanka Padma as Padma
  • Ramana Murthy
  • Prabhakar Reddy



  • "Cheppanaa" (Lyricist: Atreya; P. Susheela and S. P. Balasubrahmanyam)
  • "Ela Ela Daachaavo" (Lyricist: Devulapalli Krishna Sastri; Singers: P. Susheela, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam)
  • "Elaaga Vachchi" (Lyricist: Sri Sri; Singers: P. Susheela and S. P. Balasubrahmanyam)
  • "Gorinta Poochindi Komma Lekunda" (Lyricist: Devulapalli Krishna Sastri; Singer: P. Susheela)
  • "Komma Kommako Sannayi" (Lyricist: Veturi; Singers: P. Susheela and S. P. Balasubrahmanyam)
  • "Padite Shilalaina Karagali" (Lyricist: Atreya; Singer: P. Susheela)
  • "Yetantaav Yetantaav" (Lyricist: Atreya; Singers: P. Susheela and S. P. Balasubrahmanyam)

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