Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari

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JagadekaVeeruduAtilokaSundari
JagadekaVeeruduAtilokaSundari

Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari (Telugu: జగదేక వీరుడు అతిలోక సుందరి) is a Tollywood film released on May 9, 1990 and was directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. Chiranjeevi and Sridevi played the lead roles. Aswani Dutt produced a film with Chiranjeevi for the first time with this film. Ilayaraja provided the music. The sucuess of the film prompted the producers to dub and release in Hindi as Aadmi Aur Apsara, captivating on actress Sridevi's popularity.

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[edit] Plot

The story revolves around Raju (Chiru), a guide and caretaker of 4 young orphans. One day he comes upon a magical ring in the Himmalayas, where he had gone to search for a cure for one of the children, who was accidentally injured. The ring belongs to a celestial being, Indraja (Sridevi), the daughter of Lord Indra. She comes back to Earth to retrieve it. During her earthly voyage, she becomes close with the orphans, is kidnapped by a sorceror who wants to sacrifice her to become immortal, is rescued, and eventually finds true love, Raju. She, at the end, throws away her ring and goes to her love instead of returning to her heavenly abode.

[edit] Cast

  • Chiranjeevi .... Raju
  • Sridevi .... Indraja
  • Amrish Puri .... Mahadrashta
  • Kannada Prabhakar .... K.P.
  • Allu Ramalingaiah
  • Tanikella Bharani
  • Brahmanandam ......Vichitra
  • Janagaraj.......Police Inspector
  • Rami Reddy
  • Sangeetha
  • Shalini (as Baby Shalini)
  • Shamili (as Baby Shamili)
  • R.S. Shivaji .... Malokam

[edit] Crew

  • Director: K. Raghavendra Rao
  • Writer: Jandhyala (dialogue)
  • Producer: C. Ashwini Dutt
  • Music: Ilayaraja
  • Cinematography: Ajay Vincent
  • Lyrics: Veturi
  • Playback singers: K. S. Chitra, S.P. Balasubramaniam and S. Janaki
  • Choreography: Prabhu Deva

[edit] Box-office performance

  • The film had a 200-day run in 1 centre.

The film was a huge hit even in karnataka and orissa.

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