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Jyothi (1976 film)

Jyothi (Telugu: జ్యోతి) is a 1976 Telugu film directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. It is based on the story of an innocent girl "Jyothi." Jayasudha won the Nandi award as Best Actress for her performance in the title role. She later credited the film's success for making her a famous actress in Telugu films. It is a remake of the Hindi film Mili (1975) starring Jaya Bhaduri.[1] though the storyline is completely different from the original except for the heroine suffering from a deadly disease.

Jyothi
Jyothi 1976 film poster.JPG
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Directed byK. Raghavendra Rao
Produced byKranthi Kumar
Written bySatyanand
Based onNovel Mamatala kovela
by C. Ananda Rao
StarringMurali Mohan
Jayasudha
Gummadi
Chaya Devi
Giribabu
Rao Gopala Rao
J.V. Somayajulu
Krishna Kumari
Shubha
Music byK. Chakravarthy
CinematographyA. Vincent
Edited byV. Ankireddy
Release date
  • 4 June 1976 (1976-06-04) (India)
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu

PlotEdit

Jyothi (Jayasudha), a teenage girl who is in love with Ravi (Murali Mohan), suddenly marries Rajayya (Gummadi Venkateswara Rao), an old man who is about her father's age. Everyone thinks she married him for the old man's property that she inherits after the marriage, but truth is different. The secret behind this unexpected marriage forms the rest of the gripping family story.

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SoundtrackEdit

All lyrics are written by Aatreya; all music is composed by K. Chakravarthy.

Songs
No.TitlePlaybackLength
1."Edu Kondala Paina Ela Velisavo"P. Susheela 
2."First Time Idi Neeku Best Time"P. Susheela 
3."Neeku naaku pellanta"S. P. Balasubramanyam, P. Susheela 
4."Sirimalle Puvvalle Navvu, Chinnari Papalle Navvu"S. P. Balasubramanyam, S. Janaki 

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