Kobbari Bondam

Kobbari Bondam (transl.Coconut) is a 1991 Indian Telugu-language comedy film, produced by K. Achi Reddy, S. V. Krishna Reddy under Manisha Films, presented by Kishore Rathi and directed by Katragadda Raviteja. The film stars Rajendra Prasad and Nirosha, with music composed by S. V. Krishna Reddy.[1] The film is the debut of S. V. Krishna Reddy, to which he has provided the story, screenplay, music in addition to supervising the direction.[2] The first film he has completely directed is Rajendrudu Gajendrudu.

Kobbari Bondam
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Directed byKatragadda Raviteja
Written byDiwakar Babu (dialogues)
Screenplay byS. V. Krishna Reddy
Story byS. V. Krishna Reddy
Produced byK. Atchi Reddy
S. V. Krishna Reddy
Kishore Rathi (Presents)
StarringRajendra Prasad
CinematographyM. Sudhakar Reddy
Edited byK. Ramgopal Reddy
Music byS. V. Krishna Reddy
Manisha Films
Release date
  • 1991 (1991)
Running time
149 minutes


Raju is an innocent, cowardly guy. Everybody teases him as Kobbari Bondam, his childhood pet name. He falls in love with Meghamala in the first scene and he approaches her with a marriage proposal. She also wants to tease him, so she sends him to her brother. He keeps two conditions for Raju to make their marriage;

  1. to get a job
  2. to give him 5 lakhs as reverse dowry.

Raju decides to give it get Meghamala's hand at any cost. By leaving his studies in the middle, he joins as an assistant at Sarvanamam, who smuggles dangerous real murder video cassettes, without knowing the reality. Once in the exchange, Sarvanamam's son Suresh stole 5 lakhs from Raju and puts the blame on him. So Sarvanamam keeps Raju's mother in his custody until he returns his money. Now Raju has to earn a total of 10 lakhs to save his mother and gain his love. To acquire it, Raju is in search of secret hidden treasures with help of his Professor. In that search, he finds an old historical coin and his Professor explains that it is the most powerful coin, which gives anonymous strength and immense self-confidence, with which one can do wonders. The rest of the story is about the wonders Raju did with the magical coin by changing his appearance into that of an obese man.



Music composed by S. V. Krishna Reddy. Music released on LEO Audio Company.[citation needed]

1."Gangigovu"JonnavithhulaS. P. Balasubrahmanyam4:13
2."Andala Meghamala"Bhuvana ChandraChitra2:53
3."Ko Ko Ko"Bhuvana ChandraS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Chitra4:31
4."Challa Challani"JonnavithhulaS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Chitra4:47
5."Jana Betthala"JonnavithhulaS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Chitra4:05
Total length:20:29


  1. ^ "Kobbari Bondam". Rotten Tomatoes. Archived from the original on 28 September 2022. Retrieved 28 September 2022.
  2. ^ "20 Renowned Music Directors And Their Debut Films In TFI". Wirally. 28 June 2018. Archived from the original on 28 September 2020. Retrieved 28 September 2022.
  3. ^ "Rajeev Kanakala's mother Lakshmi Devi passes away". Tollywood. 3 February 2018. Archived from the original on 28 September 2022. Retrieved 28 September 2022.

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