Narthanasala (1963) Cast and Crew
Release Date: 11 October
Cast: NT Rama Rao (Arjuna), SV Ranga Rao (Keechaka), Savitri (Draupadi), Kantha Rao (Srikrishna), Sobhan Babu (Abhimanyu), L. Vijaya Lakshmi (Uttara), Relangi (Uttara Kumara), Dandamudi Rajagopal (Bheema), Mikkilineni (Dharmaraja), Mukkamala (Virata Raju), Dhulipala (Duryodhana), Sandhya (Sudheshna), Malladi Satyanarayana (Sakuni), Prabhakara Reddy (Karna), Suryakantham, Allu Ramalingaiah, Vangara, Balakrishna, Lakshmirajyam (guest), Nellore Kanta Rao, Satyanarayana, Kanchana Mala (guest), Padmini Priyadarshini
Dialogue: Samudrala Raghavacharya
Lyrics: Samudrala, Sri Sri, Kosaraju
Playback: Mangalampalli Bala Murali Krishna, S. Janaki, Bangalore Latha, Ghantasala, Madhavapeddi Satyam, P. Susheela
Music: Susarla Dakshina Murthy
Cinematography: MA Rahman
Editing: SPS Veerappa
Art: Pratibha Sharma, TVS Sharma
Sound: S. Rama Rao
Choreographer: Vempati Peda Satyam
Costumes: Achyuta Rao
Producers: Lakshmirajyam, Sridhara Rao
Director: Kamalakara Kameswara Rao
Banner: Rajyam Pictures
Trivia: This was got second best film award at national awards. It had a 100-day run in 17 centers. NTR received president’s award for amazing performance in three films, ‘Lava Kusa’, ‘Narthanasala’ and ‘Karnan’ (Tamil). ‘Karnan’ celebrated silver jubilee at the box-office.
‘Narthanasala’ has been screened in Jakartha International Film Festival. SV Ranga Rao won the best actor award and TVS Sharma won the best art director award. SVR was the first Telugu actor, got a foreign award.
SV Ranga Rao won the Filmfare Best Actor award (Telugu).
Dandamudi Rajgopal, who played as Bheema, was participated twice in the Olympic Games in 1948 and 1956 in the filed of weightlifting.
The song ‘evvari kosam cheli mandahasam’ was super hit, picturised on Sobhan and L. Vijaya Lakshmi.
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