Manchu Pallaki

Manchu Pallaki (transl. Snow Palanquin) is a 1982 Indian Telugu-language romance film, produced by M. R. Prasad Rao and directed by Vamsy. It stars Chiranjeevi, Suhasini, Rajendra Prasad and Sai Chand, with music composed by Rajan-Nagendra. This film was director Vamsy's debut as film director. The film is a remake of the Tamil film Paalaivana Solai (1981).

Manchu Pallaki
Manchu Pallaki.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byVamsy
Produced byM. R. Prasad Rao
Written byYandamuri Veerendranath (dialogues)
Screenplay byVamsy
Story byRajasekhar
Based onPaalaivana Solai (1981)
Rajendra Prasad
Music byRajan-Nagendra
CinematographyHari Anumolu
Edited byAnil Dattatreya
Godavari Chitra
Release date
  • 19 November 1982 (1982-11-19)
Running time
132 mins


Sekhar (Chiranjeevi), Hari (Rajendra Prasad), Vasu (Narayana Rao), Kumar (Sai Chand) and Gandhi (Girish) are the unemployed youth living in a colony who are looking for jobs and are unable to make a living. Geeta (Suhasini) moves into their colony with her father and everybody falls for her, one trying to make a fool of the other. They tease her, but she teaches them a lesson and later they become friends. Sekhar also likes her, but does not express it. Geeta changes the lives of all of them by making them earn their living by what they know and implementing it successfully. When Sekhar confesses his love to her he comes to know of a shocking truth that she has a terminal disease and will die soon. But before dying, Geeta helps Vasu by marrying his sister to Sekhar.



Manchu Pallaki, a remake of the 1981 Tamil film Palaivana Cholai, was the directorial debut of Vamsy who also wrote the screenplay. Suhasini was chosen to reprise her role from the original.[1]


Manchu Pallaki
Film score by
LabelSEA Records

Music composed by Rajan-Nagendra.[1]

S.No Song Title Lyrics Singers length
1 "Neekosame" Mailavarapu Gopi SP Balu 4:46
2 "Meghama" Veturi Sundararama Murthy S. Janaki 4:59
3 "Pagalureyiloo" Sri Sri SP Balu 4:45
4 "Manishe Manideepam" Sri Sri SP Balu 4:34


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Sri (10 September 2008). "Retrospect: Manchu Pallaki (1982)". Archived from the original on 21 October 2011. Retrieved 29 January 2021.

External linksEdit