Jeevitha Chakram

Jeevitha Chakram (transl. Life Cycle) is a 1971 Indian Telugu-language drama film, produced by P. Gangadhar Rao under the Nava Shakthi Productions banner and directed by C. S. Rao. It stars N. T. Rama Rao, Vanisri and Sarada, with music composed by Shankar–Jaikishan.

Jeevitha Chakram
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Theatrical release poster
Directed byC. S. Rao
Produced byP. Gangadhara Rao
Written byVidwan Kannva Sri
Screenplay byNava Shakthi Unit
Story byNava Shakthi Unit
StarringN. T. Rama Rao
Music byShankar Jaikishan
CinematographyJ. Satyanarayana
Edited byVeerappa
Nava Shakthi Productions
Release date
31 March 1971


Susheela (Vanisri) is a middle-class working woman and her father (Ramana Reddy) and brother (Padmanabham) are quite lazy without any responsibility. Her mother is bedridden and in order to look after the family, Suseela becomes a working lady. Cut from there to a village backdrop where an affluent couple (Perumal, Hemalatha) have a beautiful daughter named Kamala (Sarada). She is head over heels in love with her uncle's son Raja (Sr. NTR) who studies abroad. Raja's father (Nagaiah) is a rich man who plans to give all the business responsibilities to his son as soon as the latter returns home. Kamala's parents also plan to get their daughter married to Raja the moment he is back. At this juncture, Raja returns to India and he meets Suseela in dramatic circumstances. He starts feeling sorry for her when he hears about her family troubles. This sympathy slowly turns to love. In this crucial moment Kamala, who loves Raja with all her heart gets bedridden due to illness. Raja reaches the village when Kamala is almost in fatal condition and realizes her love for him. He marries her with the good intention of giving her happiness by fulfilling her last wish. But things turn different after the marriage. Kamala miraculously recovers from her illness and she becomes mentally as well as physically fit. Raja gets stuck in between his Kamala and his love Susheela because of this shocking change. He gets very upset and finds it tough to be affectionate towards his wife and at the same time worry about his love Suseela. Kamala and Suseela come to know about this fact and decide to sacrifice their respective love. But Suseela being a balanced woman decides to go away and live single by understanding the greatness of the relationship between Kamala and Raja.



Jeevitha Chakram
Soundtrack album by
ProducerShankar Jaikishan

Music composed by Shankar Jaikishan.[1]

S. No Song Title Lyrics Singers length
1 "Kanti Choopu Chepthondi" Aarudhra Ghantasala 3:56
2 "Kallallo Kallupetti Choodu" Aarudhra Ghantasala, Sarada 3:41
3 "Madhurati Madhuram" Aarudhra Ghantasala, Sarada 4:48
4 "Sudigaalona Deepam" Aarudhra Ghantasala 4:00
5 "Hai Pilla" C. Narayana Reddy SP Balu, P. Susheela 4:44
6 "Kanti Choopu Chepthondi" (F) Aarudhra Sarada 3:30
7 "Bathukamma Bathukamma Uyyala" C. Narayana Reddy P. Susheela, Vasantha 5:14


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