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The Best N. T. Rama Rao Movies

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List of the best N. T. Rama Rao movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. N. T. Rama Rao's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top N. T. Rama Rao movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated N. T. Rama Rao movies will be at the top of the list. N. T. Rama Rao has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest N. T. Rama Rao movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining N. T. Rama Rao films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best N. T. Rama Rao role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest N. T. Rama Rao performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

Yugandhar and Chandirani are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

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    Mayabazar

    N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Released1957

    Directed byKadiri Venkata Reddy

    Mayabazar is a 1957 Indian-mythological epic bilingual film written by Pingali Nagendra Rao and directed by Kadiri Venkata Reddy. The film was produced by B. Nagi Reddy and Aluri Chakrapani under the...  more
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    Rakta Sambandham

    N. T. Rama Rao, Savitri

    Released1962

    Directed byV. Madhusudhan Rao

    Rakta Sambandham is a 1962 Telugu drama film directed by V. Madhusudan Rao. It is remake of 1961 Tamil hit film Pasamalar. The movie was directed by A. Bhimsingh. It was film version of the Malayalam...  more
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    Daana Veera Soora Karna

    Sharada, N. T. Rama Rao

    Released1977

    Directed byN. T. Rama Rao

    Daana Veera Soora Karna is a 1977 Telugu mythological film produced and directed by N. T. Rama Rao. He played three pivotal roles: Karna, Duryodhana, and Krishna. The film also starred his sons...  more
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    Bhookailas

    Rajkumar, N. T. Rama Rao

    Released1958

    Directed byK. Shankar

    Bhookailasa is a 1958 Indian Kannada language film directed by K. Shankar and produced by A. V. Meiyappan under the banner AVM Productions. It stars Rajkumar, Kalyan Kumar and K. S. Ashwath in...  more
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    Manushulanta Okkate

    N. T. Rama Rao, Nagesh

    Released1976

    Directed byDasari Narayana Rao

    Manushulanta Okkate is a 1976 Telugu Drama film directed by Dasari Narayana Rao starring Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao, played dual role. The film narrates a story with morale of Universal Brotherhood...  more
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    Nippulanti Manishi

    N. T. Rama Rao, Kaikala Satyanarayana

    Released1974

    Directed byS.D. Lall

    Nippulanti Manishi is a 1974 Telugu Drama film directed by S. D. Lal and produced by Y. V. Rao. It is remake of 1973 Hindi film Zanjeer starring Amitabh Bachan. Snehame Naa Jeevitam Snehamera...  more
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    Patala Bhairavi

    N. T. Rama Rao, Savitri

    Released1951

    Directed byKadiri Venkata Reddy

    Patala Bhairavi was a 1951 Telugu, fantasy film produced by Vijaya Pictures. The ensemble cast film was directed by Kadri Venkata Reddy, with screenplay adaptation by Kamalakara Kameswara Rao. The...  more
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    Kathanayakudu

    Jayalalithaa, N. T. Rama Rao

    Released1969

    Directed byK. Hemambharadhara Rao

    Kathanayakudu is a 1969 Telugu drama film directed by K. Hemambaradhara Rao....  more
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    Sri Venkateswara Mahatyam

    N. T. Rama Rao, Savitri

    Released1960

    Directed byP. Pullaiah

    Sri Venkateswara Mahatyam is a 1960 Magnum opus Telugu mythological film produced and directed by P. Pullaiah and starring N. T. Rama Rao. The story is based on the story of Lord Venkateswara....  more
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    Devata

    N. T. Rama Rao, Savitri

    Released1964

    Directed byK. Hemambharadhara Rao

    Devata is a 1964 Telugu drama and musical film produced by veteran comedian B. Padmanabham and directed by K. Hemambharadhara Rao. Mahanati Savitri portrayed dual role in this film. The soundtrack...  more
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    Gundamma Katha

    N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Released1962

    Directed byKamalakara Kameswara Rao

    Gundamma Katha is a 1962 Telugu, drama film produced by B. Nagi Reddy and Chakrapani. The film is partially inspired by Shakesphere's, The Taming of the Shrew. The plot revolves around the story of a...  more
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    Ummadi Kutumbam

    N. T. Rama Rao, Savitri

    Released1967

    Directed byDasari Yoganand

    Ummadi Kutumbam was a 1967 Telugu drama film directed by D. Yoganand, and produced by National art theater, starring N. T. Rama Rao, the film was selected by Film Federation of India as one of its...  more
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    Bhatti Vikramarka

    N. T. Rama Rao, S. V. Ranga Rao

    Released1960

    Directed byChandrasekhara Rao Jampana

    Bhatti Vikramarka is a 1960 Telugu film directed by Jampana Chandrasekhara Rao and produced by Polisetty Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Murthy. It is a commercial hit film ran for 100-days....  more
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    Missamma

    N. T. Rama Rao, Akkineni Nageswara Rao

    Released1955

    Directed byL. V. Prasad

    Missiyamma is a 1955 film written by Chakrapani and directed by L.V. Prasad....  more
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    Kanyasulkam

    N. T. Rama Rao, Savitri

    Released1955

    Directed byP. Pullaiah

    Kanyasulkam is a 1955 Telugu film directed by P. Pullaiah. It is based on the famous Telugu play Kanyasulkam written by Gurazada Appa Rao....  more
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    Kodalu Diddina Kapuram

    N. T. Rama Rao, Savitri

    Released1970

    Directed byDasari Yoganand

    Kodalu Diddina Kapuram is a 1970 Telugu drama film directed by D. Yoganand. It was produced by National Art Theatres of Nandamuri Trivikrama Rao, brother of N. T. Rama Rao. This film has some...  more
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    Bhishma

    N. T. Rama Rao, Vanisri

    Released1962

    Directed bySubba Rao B.

    Bhishma or Bheeshma is a 1962 Telugu film based on the life of the great Mahabharata character Bhishma. It is produced and directed by B. A. Subba Rao. The title role is played by N. T. Rama Rao....  more
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    Bobbili Puli

    Sridevi, N. T. Rama Rao

    Released1982

    Directed byDasari Narayana Rao

    Bobbili Puli is a 1982 Telugu action-drama film starring N.T. Rama Rao and Sridevi in the lead roles. Kongara Jaggaiah, Kaikala Satyanarayana and Rao Gopal Rao played supporting roles. In the film,...  more
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    Mangamma Sapatham

    N. T. Rama Rao, Jamuna

    Released1965

    Directed byB. Vittalacharya

    Mangamma Sapatham is a 1965 Telugu film. It was produced by D. V. S. Raju and directed by B. Vittalacharya.The film is the remake of 1943 tamil film of the same name....  more
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    Lakshadhikari

    N. T. Rama Rao, Chittor V. Nagaiah

    Released1963

    Directed byV. Madhusudhan Rao

    Lakshadhikari is a 1963 Telugu drama film directed by D. Madhusudana Rao and produced by Tammareddy Krishna Murthy....  more
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    Varakatnam

    N. T. Rama Rao, Savitri

    Released1968

    Directed byN. T. Rama Rao

    Varakatnam is a 1968 Telugu film directed by N. T. Rama Rao. It was awarded National Film Award for the best film in Telugu language category in 1968. The film is based on the widely prevalent custom...  more
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    Lava Kusa

    N. T. Rama Rao, Gemini Ganesan

    Released1963

    Directed byC. S. Rao, C. Pullaiah

    Lava Kusa is a 1963 Telugu and Tamil mythological film directed by C. S. Rao and Chittajallu Pullayya and written by Samudrala Raghavacharya. The blockbuster film has also won the National Film Award...  more
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    Appu Chesi Pappu Koodu

    N. T. Rama Rao, Savitri

    Released1958

    Directed byL. V. Prasad

    Appu Chesi Pappu Koodu is a 1959 Telugu film directed by L. V. Prasad. "Appu Chesi Pappu Koodu" is a well-known proverb in Telugu language forewarning about the ill-effects of debt. This message is...  more
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    Manchi Manasuku Manchi Rojulu

    N. T. Rama Rao, Allu Rama Lingaiah

    Released1958

    Directed byC. S. Rao

    Manchi Manasuku Manchi Rojulu is a 1958 Telugu Drama and Musical film directed by C. S. Rao. The songs in the film particularly Dharaniki Giri Bharama Giriki Taruvu Bharama by Raavu Balasaraswathi...  more
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    Lakshmi Kataksham

    N. T. Rama Rao, Kaikala Satyanarayana

    Released1970

    Directed byB. Vittalacharya

    Lakshmi Kataksham or Laxmi Kataksham is a 1970 Telugu musical film directed by B. Vittalacharya and starring N. T. Rama Rao and K. R. Vijaya. The lyrics are written by Dr. C. Narayana Reddy and music...  more