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Gundamma Katha (1962)

Gundamma, a rich widow, has one goal - to get her spoilt daughter married to a rich boy. She, however, treats her step daughter like a maid. Gundamma does not care about the step daughter's... See full summary »

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Chakrapani (story), Narasa Raju D.V. (dialogue) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Suryakantham ... Gundamma
Taraka Rama Rao Nandamuri ... Anji
Akkineni Nageshwara Rao ... Raja
Savitri ... Lakshmi
Jamuna ... Saroja
S.V. Ranga Rao ... Ramabhadraiah
Haranath Haranath ... Prabhakar
Ramana Reddy ... Kanchu Gantaiah
L. Vijayalakshmi L. Vijayalakshmi ... Padma
Rajanala Rajanala
Rushyendramani Rushyendramani
Chhaya Devi
Hemalatha Hemalatha ... Garataiah's wife
Mikkilineni Mikkilineni ... Zamindar
Allu Ramalingaiah
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Gundamma, a rich widow, has one goal - to get her spoilt daughter married to a rich boy. She, however, treats her step daughter like a maid. Gundamma does not care about the step daughter's life or marriage. How two brothers, who are sons of a rich friend of Gundamma's husband, get married to the half-sisters and teach Gundamma a lesson forms the rest of the story. Written by Siri C

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India

Language:

Telugu

Release Date:

7 June 1962 (India) See more »

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Vijaya Pictures See more »
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Mono
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Remake of Mane Thumbida Hennu (1958) See more »

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Awesome movie
10 February 2012 | by sharerideSee all my reviews

excellent songs. very high in moral values. both NTR and ANR were awesome. Savithri needs special mention. Suryakantham is the hero in the movie. ramana reddy is at his best. not even a single negative to think of. It is a sweet turn for Lakshmi when Anji places her in the bungalow of Ramabhadraiah proclaiming her to be the mistress of the house and the daughter in law of Ramabhadraiah. She forgets her life long misery but still holds concern for her stepmother Gundamma and Saroja. Saroja is introduced as a gardener in the same bungalow by Raja and is humiliated by Ramabhadraiah as a servant. Saroja's conceit and arrogance break thus making her a well behaved wife. Meanwhile Gundamma is transformed into a humble woman following all of life's tortures in a short span. Lakshmi visits Gundamma and seeing her in a state of despair, evicts Durgamma and Bhupati with the help of Anji and brings Gundamma along to Ramabhadraiah's house.


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