Tiger Ramudu

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Tiger Ramudu
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Theatrical release poster
Directed by C. S. Rao
Written by Samudrala Jr (dialogues)
Produced byPatnam Chinna Rao
Vaddi Sriramulu
Starring N. T. Rama Rao
Rajasulochana
CinematographyA. Shanmukham
Jagirdar
Edited byT. R. Srinivasulu
Music by Ghantasala
Production
company
Sri Srinivasa Productions
Release date
  • 8 March 1962 (1962-03-08)
Running time
133 mins
CountryIndia
LanguageTelugu

Tiger Ramudu is a 1962 Indian Telugu-language action drama film, produced by Patnam Chinna Rao and Vaddi Sriramulu and directed by C. S. Rao. It stars N. T. Rama Rao and Rajasulochana, with music composed by Ghantasala. [1]

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Plot

Ramu (Master Nagaraju) is a good lad spoiled by his mother Rajyam (Hemalatha), she encourages him to steal petty things in his childhood, which turns him into a big burglar by the name Tiger Ramudu (N. T. Rama Rao). The entire Police Department is in search of him and the government appoints special CID officer Prabhakar (S. V. Ranga Rao) to catch him. Prabhakar traces him and attacks his den, everyone in his gang dies except Ramu and the department announces that Tiger Ramudu has died. Ramu changes his name to Mohan and gets acquainted with another thief Brahmam (Relangi) and both of them open a jewelry shop with stolen ornaments. Once Ramu rescues a beautiful girl Radha (Rajasulochana), Prabhakar's sister, they fall in love. Prabhakar also agrees with their alliance without knowing the reality. After the marriage, when Radha becomes pregnant Ramu decides to get rid of this criminal life. But Brahmam assigns him a final task. In that process, Prabhakar identifies him as Tiger Ramudu and tries to arrest him and he flies. Knowing the truth Radha collapses after giving birth to a baby boy she has to leave the house to pull out of fire her brother's honor. Here Ramu meets Radha and asks her to come along with him, but she refuses. Desperate Ramu leaves the town and becomes a wanderer. After five years, Ramu returns but Radha forbids him then he decides to surrender to the police for which Radha disagrees and hides him secretly in the house. Once their son falls sick, Ramu moves to Brahmam and requests him a small number of medicines when he refuses, Ramu takes it forcibly which Radha throws away. Meanwhile, Brahmam informs police regarding the whereabouts of Ramu, by the time, they reach Radha makes him run around and she gets arrested. Finally, Ramu surrenders himself to make penance for his sins.

Cast

Soundtrack

Tiger Ramudu
Film score by
Released1962
Genre Soundtrack
Length42:45
Producer Ghantasala

Music composed by Ghantasala. Lyrics were written by Samudrala Jr. [2]

S. No.Song TitleSingerslength
1"Sreemannabheeshta"Ghantasala0:44
2"Parithranaya"Ghantasala0:25
3"Mohini Bhasmasura" Madhavapeddi Satyam, Vaidehi5:07
4"Danpathulu"Raghavulu0:33
5"Chanduruni"Ghantasala0:33
6"O Vayyari"Ghantasala, Jikki 3:23
7"Nava Bhavanalu" S. Janaki 3:35
8"Varudhuni Pravarakyudu"Ghantasala, S. Janaki3:33
9"Ulakaka Palakaka"Ghantasala, S. Janaki2:49
10"Hayi Hayi Hayi"Ghantasala, Jamuna Rani 3:58
11"Enni Dinaalaku Vintiniraa"P. Leela3:03
12"Chandamama Lokamlo"Ghantasala, Jamuna Rani3:32
13"Aasa Duraasa"Ghantasala6:22
14"Talli Biddala Veru Chese"Ghantasala3:37
15"Aasa Duraasa"-2Ghantasala1:31

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References

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