Shri Datta Darshanam (1985)

| Musical, Drama
Story of Lord Dattatreya and how He has benefited various disciples including Vishnudatta, Kartaveeryarjuna and Indra

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Cast overview:
Sarvadaman D. Banerjee Sarvadaman D. Banerjee ... Sridatta
Ramana Murthi J.V. Ramana Murthi J.V.
Jyotirmayi Jyotirmayi ... Anagha devi
Ranganath Ranganath ... Karthaveeryarjuna
Prabha Prabha ... Sumathi
Chalapathi Rao Chalapathi Rao ... Indra
Sivakrishna Sivakrishna ... Parashurama
K.R. Vijaya ... Renuka
Gummadi Gummadi ... Jamadagni
Prabhakar Reddy Prabhakar Reddy ... Atri
Jayanthi Jayanthi ... Anasuya Matha
Silk Smitha ... Dancer


Atri and Anasuya through their penance get a divine boon that Divine Trinity Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva should incarnate as their son. Lord Datta is hence born and grows up to be a great Yogi. The movie continues with the story of various of Datta's devotees King of angels, Indra is dethroned by Jambhasura and prays to Datta for help. Datta helps Indra by killing Jambha with His yogic powers. Later, an ardent Brahmin scholar called Vishnudatta is tested multiple times by Datta and then given the great upadesham (divine initiation) A king by name Kartaveeryarjuna is born with a birth defect and worships Datta. Again tested he is bestowed with all powers. Later kartaveerya develops lot of ego and is hence controlled by Parashurama. Parashurama's father Jamadagni is killed by Kartaveerya's sons in retaliation. Then Parashurama kills all kings that do not rule by Dharma and goes to the rescue of Dattatreya. Datta bestows divine knowledge upon him. Written by Chandra Chaganti

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Musical | Drama






Telugu | Hindi

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