Thodallullu (transl. Co-Brothers) is a 1988 Telugu-language comedy film, produced by G.V.G. Raju under the Vijaya Lakshmi Movies banner and directed by Relangi Narasimha Rao. It stars Rajendra Prasad, Chandra Mohan, Gautami and music composed by Raj–Koti.[2][3]

Theatrical release poster
Directed byRelangi Narasimha Rao
Written byKaasi Viswanath (dialogues)
Screenplay byRelangi Narasimha Rao
Story byRelangi Narasimha Rao
Kaasi Viswanath
Produced byG. V. G. Raju
StarringRajendra Prasad
Chandra Mohan
CinematographyB. Koteswara Rao
Edited byD. Rajagopal
Music byRaj–Koti
Vijaya Lakshmi Movies[1]
Release date
  • 15 July 1988 (1988-07-15)
Running time
136 mins


The film begins with 3 families sharing a single compound, Bhaskar a bus conductor, Narasimham a typist, and Dharma Rao an accountant. Narasimham has three daughters, Lakshmi, Uma, & Aruna. Lakshmi is knitted to a loaf Mohan one that bothers them. At present, Narasimham is engaged to find an alliance for Uma but in vain. Meanwhile, Aruna is a headstrong woman, who aspires to couple up with Mr. Moneybag. Besides, Dharma Rao is honest, but his wife Varalakshmi is accustomed to spendthrift life for her vanity. Eventually, Bhaskar maintains an affinity with his neighbors and falls for Aruna, but she is hostile. In theinterim, Narasimham and Uma attempt suicide due to frequent match refusals when Bhaskar saves them. Thereafter, he detects that their opposite resident, LIC Agent Sudhakar likes Uma, so he performs their espousal. Aside from that, Dharma Rao endures a huge financial crisis, so, he amends, but is caught and terminated. In addition, his elder daughter Rani dies. Therein, Bhaskar aids and succeeds in acquiring his job back. Moreover, reforms Mohan too. Realizing Bhaskar's love everyone appeals to Aruna for wedlock which she denies. Parallelly, Aruna is clutched by a shark Ramesh. Being cognizant of it, Bhaskar protects her with the help of Mohan & Sudhakar when she understands his righteousness. Finally, the movie ends on a happy note with the marriage of Bhaskar & Aruna.



Film score by
LabelLEO Audio
Raj–Koti chronology
Jeevana Jyothi

Music composed by Raj–Koti. Music released on LEO Audio Company.[4]

S. No. Song Title Lyrics Singers length
1 "Ammalara Kalyanam" Jonnavithhula S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Madhavpeddi Ramesh 4:13
2 "A Aa E Ee" C. Narayana Reddy S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 4:15
3 "Jadalo Chamthidanda" C. Narayana Reddy S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 3:52
4 "Hey Gundu" C. Narayana Reddy S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki 4:23
5 "Chaligavundi Raraa" C. Narayana Reddy S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, Ramana, S. Janaki 3:55


  1. ^ "Thodallullu (Overview)". Telugu Cinema Prapancham.
  2. ^ "Thodallullu (Cast & Crew)".
  3. ^ "Thodallullu (Review)". Filmiclub.
  4. ^ "Thodallullu 1988 Telugu Vinyl LP".

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