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Filmography

1967-1970

Saakshi, 1967

Cast: Krishna, Vijaya Nirmala, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Vijayalalitha, Raja Babu.

Bapu-Ramana's first feature film that also won critical acclaim at the Tashkent film festival in 1968.

Bangaru Pichika, 1968

Cast:  Chandra Mohan, Vijaya Nirmala, Santhakumari, Raja Babu, Vinnakota Ramanna Panthulu.

Buddhimantudu, 1969

Cast:  Akkineni Nageswar Rao , Vijaya Nirmala, Nagabhushanam, Santhakumari.

Inti Gowravam, 1970

Cast: Sobhan Babu, Showkar Janaki.

Balaraju Katha, 1970

Cast:  Prabhakar, Sumathi,  Mikkilineni, Nagabhushanam.

A remake of the 1969 Tamil film Vaa Raja Vaa, this film won the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film in 1971.

1971-1980

Sampoorna Ramayanam, 1971

Cast: Sobhan Babu, S. V. Ranga Rao, Chandrakala, Jamuna, Gummadi Venkateswara Rao.


Andala Ramudu, 1973

Cast: Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Latha Sethupathi, Raja Babu, Allu Rama Lingaiah, Nagabhushanam.

Won the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film in 1973.

Sri Ramanjaneya Yuddham, 1974

Cast: N. T. Rama Rao, Kanta Rao, B. Saroja Devi, Jayanthi Sivaram, Dhulipala Seetarama Sastry.


Mutyala Muggu, 1975

Cast: Sreedhar Surapaneni, Sangeeta, Rao Gopal Rao, Mukkamala, Allu Ramalingaiah, Kanta Rao.

Won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu & Nandi Award for Best Feature Film.

Seeta Kalyanam, 1976

Cast: Ravikumar, Jayaprada, Gummadi Venkateswara Rao, Dhulipala, Mikkilineni, Kaikala Satyanarayana, Mukkamala, Jamuna, Hemalatha.

Won the Filmfare Award for Best Direction (Telugu) in 1976 and was screened at the BFI London Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, San Reno and Denver International Film Festivals in 1978. Seeta Kalyanam is part of the course work at the British Film Institute.

Shri Rajeshwari Vilas Coffee Club, 1976

Cast: Krishna Ghattamaneni, Jayapradha, Kongara Jaggaiah, Suryakantham, Kanta Rao, Padmanabham, Allu Ramalingaiah, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Ramaprabha.

Bhakta Kannappa, 1976

Cast:  Krishnam Raju, Vanisree, M. Balaiah, Rao Gopal Rao, Sarathi, , Sreedhar Surapaneni, Mukkamala, M. Prabhakar Reddy.

Sita Swayamvar, 1976

Sneham, 1977

Cast:  Saikumar,Raogopal Rao, Mukammala, Madhavi.

Manavoori Pandavulu, 1978

Cast: Krishnam Raju, Rao Gopal Rao, Murali Mohan, Prasad Babu, Chiranjeevi, Allu Ramalingaiah, Shoba, Geetha, Kanta Rao.

Remake of Kannada movie Paduvaaralli Pandavaru directed by Puttanna Kanagal

Gorantha Deepam, 1978

Cast: Sreedhar, Vanisri, Rao Gopal Rao, Allu Ramalingaiah, Kanta Rao, Suryakantham, G. Vara Lakshmi, Sakshi Ranga Rao.

Toorpu Velle Railu, 1979

Cast: Mohan, Jyothi.

Remake of Tamil film Kizhake Pogum Rail.

Vamsa Vruksham, 1981

Cast: Anil Kapoor, J. V. Somayajulu, Kanta Rao, Mukkamala, Jyothi.

Based on S. L. Bhyrappa's novel, this was a remake of the 1972 Kannada movie Vamsha Vriksha. The film marked Anil Kapoor's debut in a lead role.

Rajadhi Raju, 1980

Cast: Vijayachander, Nutan Prasad, Sharada, Sumalatha.

Kaliyuga Ravanaasurudu, 1980

Cast:  Rao Gopal Rao ,Murali Mohan, Sarada, Sridhar, Deepa.

Hum Paanch, 1980

Cast: Sanjeev Kumar, Shabana Azmi, Mithun Chakraborty, Nasiruddin Shah, Raj Babbar, Gulshan Grover, Amrish Puri.

1981-1990

Tyagayya, 1981

Cast: J. V. Somayajulu, K. R. Vijaya, Rao Gopal Rao, Ravi, Sangeetha, Janardhana Rao Arja, Hemasundar, Jhansi, Sridhar, Rallapalli, Sakshi Ranga Rao.

This film was showcased at the Indian Panorama of International Film Festival of India in 1982.

Radha Kalyanam, 1981

Cast: Chandra Mohan, Raadhika, Sarath Babu, Tadepalli Lakshmi Kanta Rao, Raavi Kondala Rao, Pushpalata, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Radhabai.

This film received much critical acclaim, as is considered one of the best movies in Telugu.

Bezubaan, 1981

Cast: Shashi Kapoor, Naseerudin Shah, Reena Roy & Raj Kiran.

Krishnaavataram, 1982

Cast: Krishna, Sridevi, Ramanamurthy,Sridhar  Vijayasanthi.

Pelleedu Pillalu, 1982

Cast: Suresh, Vijayashanti, Sangeetha, Sarath Babu, J.V. Somayajulu, Rama Prabha.

Neethi Devan Mayangugiren, 1982

Cast: Bhanu Chanderi, Madhavi.

Edi Dharmam Edi Nyayam, 1982

Cast: Madhavi, Suvarna, Bhanu Chandar, Raja, Jaggaiah, Shavukar Janaki, JV Somayajulu.

Mantri Gari Viyyankudu, 1983

Cast: Chiranjeevi, Subhalekha Sudhakar, Poornima Jayaram, Allu Ramalingaiah, Nirmalamma, Nutan Prasad, Raavi Kondala Rao, Tulasi, Kaikala Satyanarayana, Rallapalli, Srilakshmi, Potti Prasad.

Woh Saat Din, 1983

Cast: Anil Kapoor, Padmini Kolhapure, Naseeruddin Shah, Nilu Phule, Jagdeep, Raju Shrestha, Dina Pathak, Ashalata Wabgaonkar, Suchita Trivedi, Satish Kaushik.

Sitamma Pelli, 1984

Cast: Mohan Babu, Revathi, Aruna, Murali Mohan

Mohabbat, 1985

Cast: Anil Kapoor, Amjad Khan,Amrish Puri, Vijayeta Pandit.

Pyari Behna, 1985

Cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Padmini Kolhapure, Tanvi Azmi, Vinod Mehra, Shakti Kapoor , Deven Verma , Ajay Devgan, Huma Khan, Meenakshi, Nalini, Nirmala, Asha Shah, Mini Tabassum.

Bullet, 1985

Cast: Krishnam Raju, Rao Gopal rao,Gummadi, Suhasini

Jackie, 1985

Cast: Shobhan Babu, Suhasini, Satyanarayana Kaikala, Sumalatha, Raogopalrao, Giribabu.

Mera Dharam, 1986

Cast: Jackie Shroff, Amrita Singh, Shakti Kapoor, Aruna Irani, Pradeep Kumar, Romesh Sharma, Sharat Saxena, Amrish Puri.

Pyaar Ka Sindoor, 1986

Cast: Somayajulu J.V, Jyoti, Anil Kapoor, Mukkamala, Kanta Rao.

Kalyana Taamboolam, 1986

Cast: Shobhan Babu, Vijayshanti, and Sarath Babu.

Diljala, 1987

Cast: Jackiei Shroff,Farha,Tanuja , Danny Denzongpa.

Prem Pratigyaa, 1989

Cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Madhuri Dixit, Vinod Mehra, Ranjeet, Nilu Phule, Satish Kaushik, Deven Verma, Kamaldeep, Manmauji.

1991-2000

Pelli Pustakam, 1991

Cast: Rajendra Prasad, Divyavani, Sindhuja, Gummadi Venkateswara Rao, Jhansi, Subhalekha Sudhakar, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Raavi Kondala Rao, Radhabai, Radhabai, Ashok Rao, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam.

This blockbuster film received the state Nandi Award for Best Feature Film, and was premiered in Indian Panorama section at the International Film Festival of India.

 

Mr. Pellam, 1993

Cast: Rajendra Prasad, Aamani, A.V.S, Dharmavarapu Subrahmanyam.

Won the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu

Srinatha Kavi Sarvabhowmudu, 1993

Cast: N. T. Rama Rao and Jayasudha.

Pelli Koduku, 1994

Cast: Naresh, Divyavani, Sangeetha, A.V.S. Subramanyam, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam, Babu Mohan.

Paramaatma, 1994

Cast: Mithun Chakraborty, Juhi Chawla, Amrish Puri, Harish Patel, Anjana Mumtaz, Sushmeeta Mukherjee, Shammi, Raja Bundela.

Rambantu, 1996

Cast: Rajendraprasad, Easwari Rao, Satyanarayana Kaikala, Srinivasa Rao Kota.

2001-2010

Radha Gopalam, 2005

Cast: Srikanth, Sneha, Brahmanandam, Jayalalitha.

Sundarakanda, 2008

Cast: Charmi, Prema, Sunil Sharma, Allari Naresh, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Sangeetha.

2011-2014

Sri Rama Rajyam, 2011

Cast: Nandamuri Balakrishna, Nayantara, Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Srikanth, Roja, Brahmanandam, Murali Mohan, M. Balaiah, A.V.S, Vindu Dara Singh, SameerK. R. Vijaya.

The film won seven Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Awards, including the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film – (Gold) for the year 2011, and was screened at the International Film Festival of India in the same year.