Peddamanushulu

Peddamanushulu (transl. Respectable persons) is a 1954 Indian Telugu-language film directed by K. V. Reddy.[1] The film is themed on corruption, and portrays corruption among so called Respectable persons of the society. The film has a cult status. Become a trend setter for many films with similar theme. It is a National Award winning film.

Peddamanushulu
Pedda Manushulu movie poster 1.jpg
Poster
Directed byK. V. Reddy
Produced byK.V. Reddy
Written byK.V. Reddy, D. V. Narasa Raju, D.B.G. Tilak
StarringJandhyala Gaurinatha Sastri
Mudigonda Lingamurthy
Relangi
Sriranjani Jr.
Chadalavada
Vangara
A.V.Subba Rao
Ramachandra Kasyapa
Music byOgirala Ramchandra Rao
Addepalli Rama Rao
CinematographyB. N. Konda Reddy
Edited byM. S. Mani
Production
company
Release date
March 11, 1954
Running time
191 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu

CastEdit

  • Jandhyala Gaurinatha Sastry as Dharma Rao
  • Mudigonda Lingamurthy as Ramadasu
  • Relangi as 'Tikka' Sankaraiah
  • Vangara as Siddhanti
  • Chadalavada as Avataram
  • A. V. Subbarao as Nagoji
  • Ramachandra Kasyapa as Prabhakar
  • Sriranjani Jr. as Padma
  • C. Hemalatha as Seetamma
  • Seshamamba as Ganga Bai
  • Venkata Rama Rao Vajjhala as the young boy who comes late for lunch and keeps saying " Oooooooh " to Ganga bai the new orphanage in-charge (Seshamamba)


SoundtrackEdit

Lyrics were penned by Vutukuri Satyanarayana Rao, Kosaraju Raghavaiah and N. Raghava Rao. While Ghantasala, P. Leela, Jikki, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao, Madhavapeddi Satyam and Varma were playback singers.

AwardsEdit

National Film Awards

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nostalgia-Peddamanushulu at Cinegoer". Archived from the original on 22 April 2009. Retrieved 27 August 2009.
  2. ^ "2nd National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 23 August 2011.

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