Sri Venkateswara Mahatyam
Movie title : Sri Venkateswara Mahatyam
Release Date : 1960
Cast: Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao (as Balaji), Savitri (as Padmavathi), S Varalakshmi, Santha Kumari, Gummadi, Nagayya, Ramana Reddy, Bala Krishna, Peketi, Rushendramani, Chittoor Nagaiah, Suribabu, S Janaki, Sandhya, Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao, Rajanala Nageswara Rao, Relangi Venkatramaiah
Music : Pendyala Nageswara Rao
Camera : PL Rai
Screenplay :Acharya Athreya
Lyrics: Acharya Athreya & Malladi Ramakrishna Sastry, Arudra & Narasa Reddy
Direction : P Pullayya
Producer : P Venkateswarlu
Banner : Padmasree Pictures
Plot / Movie Story / Movie Review
The story is about Balaji (played by Dr. NT Rama Rao) because of a celestial problem caused by Narada. Balaji comes to earth as a common man but the common folk believe he is a god. Balaji falls in love for Padmavathi (played by Savitri). Padmavathi and Lakshmi fights for Balaji. The Balaji becomes a statue. The statue gets restored for his true devotees. The movie has a small documentary on the Tirumala and its significance.
- The movie is a remake of the 1939 movie.
- The total movie length is 3 hrs 24 min