|Directed by||K. Raghavendra Rao|
|Based on|| The Citadel |
by A. J. Cronin
|Produced by||Uppalapati Surya Narayana Raju|
|Starring|| Krishnam Raju |
|Cinematography||K.S. Prakash Rao|
|Edited by||D. Venkata Ratnam|
|Music by||Chellapilla Satyam|
|Distributed by||Lakshmi Films|
Madhura Swapnam is a 1982 Telugu-language film based on A. J. Cronin's novel, The Citadel .It was directed by K. Raghavendra Rao and stars Krishnam Raju, Jaya Prada and Jayasudha in the lead. The movie is also inspired by Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani's novel of the same name. This is the remake of 1972 Bengali film Jiban Saikate .
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Prema Tarangalu is a 1980 Indian Telugu-language film directed by S. P. Chitti Babu. The film stars Krishnam Raju, Jayasudha, and Chiranjeevi. It is a remake of the Hindi film Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978).
Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju was an Indian actor and politician. He was known for his works in Telugu cinema and was widely known as "Rebel Star" for his rebellious acting style. He was also the winner of the inaugural Nandi Award for Best Actor. Krishnam Raju starred in more than 183 feature films in his career. He made his film debut with the 1966 film Chilaka Gorinka produced and directed by K. Pratyagatma. Krishnam Raju had won five Filmfare Awards South and three state Nandi Awards. Krishnam Raju was also an active politician.
Puli Bebbuli is a 1983 Telugu-language film directed by K. S. R. Das. This film stars Krishnam Raju, Chiranjeevi, Jaya Prada and Raadhika.
Bobbili Brahmanna is a 1984 Telugu-language action drama film directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. It was produced by U. Suryanarayana Raju for the studio Gopi Krishna Movies. The film stars Krishnam Raju, Sharada, and Jayasudha as lead actors, and is scored by K. Chakravarthy. The film was blockbuster hit at the box office. The film won three Nandi Awards and one Filmfare Award South.
Aadavaallu Meeku Joharlu is a 1981 Indian Telugu-language film directed by K. Balachander, starring Krishnam Raju, Jayasudha and Bhanu Chander, with Chiranjeevi playing a guest role towards the climax.
Amara Deepam is a 1977 Indian Telugu-language drama film directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. The film stars Krishnam Raju, Murali Mohan and Jayasudha. It is a remake of the Malayalam film Theekkanal (1976) which was earlier remade in Tamil as Dheepam (1977). The film was released on 29 September 1977. Krishnam Raju received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu and Nandi Award for Best Actor.
Krishnam Raju (1942-2022) was an Indian actor who acted in more than 190 films. Krishnam Raju entered Tollywood in 1966 with the film Chilaka Gorinka, directed by Kotayya Pratyagatma alongside Krishna Kumari. The film won the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film - Silver for that year. Later he acted in the mythological film Shri Krishnavataram, which also stars N. T. Rama Rao. He acted in many films with the established actors N. T. Rama Rao and Akkineni Nageswara Rao. He also acted in many films with the established actresses Krishna Kumari, Rajasulochana, Jamuna and Kanchana.
Trisulam (transl. Trident) is a 1982 Indian Telugu-language drama film directed by K. Raghavendra Rao in screenplay written by Satyanand. The film stars Krishnam Raju and Sridevi. Jayasudha, Raadhika, Prabhakar Reddy, Gollapudi Maruti Rao and Rao Gopal Rao are featured in supporting roles. The music was composed by K. V. Mahadevan. The songs "Pellante Pandillu" and "Raayini Aadadi Chesina" were chartbusters. The film was based on the novel Jagriti. It was remade in Hindi as Naya Kadam (1984).
Tandra Paparayudu is a 1986 Indian Telugu-language biographical war film directed by Dasari Narayana Rao and produced by U. Suryanarayana Raju. The film stars Krishnam Raju, Jaya Prada, Jayasudha, Sumalatha, Pran and Mohan Babu. It is based on the life of 18th century warrior Tandra Paparayudu, the General of Bobbili, and General Bussy. The film was featured at the 11th International Film Festival of India. The film won two Nandi Awards.
Agni Poolu (transl. Butea) is a 1981 Indian Telugu-language drama film directed by K. Bapayya and produced by D. Ramanaidu. The film stars Krishnam Raju, Jaya Prada, Jayasudha, Jayanthi, Sarath Babu, Sudhakar and Kaikala Satyanarayana. It was based on Yaddanapudi Sulochana Rani's novel of the same name.
Rangoon Rowdy is a 1979 Telugu drama film directed by Dasari Narayana Rao and produced by Vadde Sobhanadri under Vijaya Madhavi Pictures. The film was presented by Vadde Kishore. The film stars Mahanati Savitri, Krishnam Raju, Jaya Prada, Mohan Babu and Deepa in the lead roles. The music was composed by J. V. Raghavulu. The song "o jabilee" is taken from the Hindi movie Muqaddar ka sikandar ". It is Krishnam Raju's 100th film. It is the first Indian film to be shot in Burma.
Sita Ramulu is a 1980 Telugu-language drama film directed by Dasari Narayana Rao starring Krishnam Raju, Jaya Prada and Mohan Babu. The music was composed by Chellapilla Satyam. The song "Toli Sandhya Velalo" is a chartbuster and is remembered even today. This film is a remake of the Tamil film Kanavan Manaivi. The film was remade in Hindi as Haisiyat (1984).
Jeevana Teeralu is a 1977 Telugu-language film directed by G. C. Sekhar and produced by A. Gopala Krishna Reddy. The film stars Krishnam Raju, Vanisri, Jayasudha, Sivaji Ganesan and Jaggayya. The film had musical score by K. Chakravarthy. It is a remake of 1959 Bollywood film Dhool Ka Phool directed by Yash Chopra. The film was dubbed and released in Tamil as Vaazhkai Alaigal.
Simha Swapnam is a 1989 Indian Telugu-language crime film, produced by V. B. Rajendra Prasad under the Jagapathi Art Pictures banner and directed by V. Madhusudhan Rao. It stars Krishnam Raju, Jayasudha, Jagapathi Babu, Vani Viswanath and Shantipriya, with music composed by Chakravarthy. The film is a remake of the Hindi film Khatron Ke Khiladi (1988). This film is the debut of Jagapathi Babu as a hero, with double role performance, both the roles of Sanjay Dutt and Chunky Pandey are done by Jagapathi Babu in Telugu.
Ragile Jwala is a 1981 Telugu language action drama film directed by K. Raghavendra Rao and produced by T. Trivikrama Rao under Vijayalakshmi Art Pictures. The film stars Krishnam Raju, Jaya Prada and Sujatha. The music was composed by Chakravarthy.
Adavi Simhalu is a 1983 Telugu-language action film, produced by C. Ashwini Dutt under the Vyjayanthi Movies banner and directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. The film stars Krishna, Krishnam Raju, Jaya Prada, Sridevi and music composed by Chakravarthy. The film was simultaneously made in Hindi as Jaani Dost with Dharmendra, Jeetendra, Sridevi and Parveen Babi in pivotal roles. Both movies were made simultaneously by the same banner and director, some of the scenes and artists are replicated in both versions.
Alludu Pattina Bharatam is a 1980 Telugu-language drama film directed by K. Viswanath and produced by D. V. S. Raju under D. V. S. Productions. The film stars Krishnam Raju, Jayasudha, Kavita and Nagabhushanam. The music was composed by Chakravarthy. The dialogues were written by Jandhyala. The lyrics were written by C. Narayana Reddy and Veturi.
Yuddham (transl. War) is a 1984 Telugu-language action drama film directed by Dasari Narayana Rao. The film stars Krishnam Raju, Krishna, Jayasudha and Jaya Prada. The music was composed by Chakravarthy.
Golconda Abbulu is a 1982 Telugu drama film directed by Dasari Narayana Rao and produced by Kumarjee. The film stars Krishnam Raju and Jaya Prada in the lead roles. The music was composed by K. V. Mahadevan. The film was a blockbuster.
Ugra Narasimham is a 1986 Telugu-language action drama film written, directed and produced by Dasari Narayana Rao under Tharaka Prabhu Films banner. The film stars Krishnam Raju, Jaya Prada and Mohan Babu. The music was composed by Chellapilla Satyam.