tUrpu - paDamara ( 1976 )

The story line is modern day take on the last story of Bethala-Vikramarka stories where Bethala tells a story and puts a riddle at the end. Madhavi is Sri Vidhya's daughter. Sri Vidhya is concert singer. Her relationship with her daughter is not very cordial. Madhavi strikes out independently and earns her living as a door to door sales girl. Narasimha Raju is Satyanarayana's son and is a rebel. He leaves his father ina very angry mood. During one night, he gets badly beaten by thugs and Sri Vidhya sees him bleeding while returning from one of her concerts, She takes him home and nurses him to health. Though she is older to him, he falls in love with her and she does not know how to react to his overtures. In the meantime, Madhavi becomes Satyanarayana's friend because of mutual interest in theater (drama) and slowly she is attracted to him. Finally, they all realize how ridiculous the situation is. Finally, they decide to part ways. Narasimha Raju goes with his father and Madhavi goes with her mother. Music is excellent.
(Contributed by Rajagopal <> umaraj@msn.com )

Black & White

  • Narayana Rao, Dasari

    Cast (in alphabetical order)

  • Madhavi
  • Narasimha Raju .... debut
  • SatyanArayana, K
  • Srividya

  • Ramesh Naidu

  • Suseela, P
  • Balasubrahmanyam, S.P

  • Narayana Reddi, C


    Remake of Balachander's Tamil film - Apoora Raagangal (Kamalhasan, Sri Vidya, Jayasudha Major Sounder Rajan).
    (Contributed by Suresh Babu, Chunduru <> sureshbabu@aol.com <> Sweet Home )

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