Sumangali (1940 film)
|Directed by||B. N. Reddi|
|Produced by||B. N. Reddi|
B. N. Reddi (story)|
Samudrala Raghavacharya (dialogues)
Chittor V. Nagaiah|
A. S. Giri
|Music by||Chittor V. Nagaiah|
Sumangali is a 1940 Telugu film directed by B. N. Reddi. The main concept of the film Widow remarriage is inspired by Kandukuri Veeresalingam. The protagonist role was played by Chittor V. Nagaiah and A. S. Giri.
Satyam (Giri) is a progressive man. He is loved by his cousin Parvati (Malathi) and Saraswathi (Kumari). Saraswati, is an advanced thinking, rich woman, comes to know that she has been married and widowed as a child. Parvathi is an orthodox woman sacrifices her life. Sathyam and Saraswathi marry at the end supporting the film theme of widow marriages.
- Chittor V. Nagaiah as Panthulu
- A. S. Giri as Sathyam
- Kumari as Saraswathi
- Malathi as Parvati
- Mudigonda Lingamurthy
- Director: B. N. Reddi
- Assistant Director: Kamalakara Kameshwara Rao
- Story: B. N. Reddi
- Dialogues: Samudrala Raghavacharya
- Producers: Moola Narayana Swamy and B. N. Reddi
- Production Company: Vauhini Studios
- Original Music: Chittor V. Nagaiah
- Cinematography: K. Ramnoth
- Production Designer: A. K. Sekhar
- Production Manager: Kadri Venkata Reddy
- Playback singers: Chittor V. Nagaiah
- "Aada Brathuke Madhuram"
- "Baala Pasupu Kumkuma Neeku"
- "Padave Koyila, Padake Koyila"
- "Kaatama Raayuda Kadiri Narasimhuda" (Lyrics: Samudrala Raghavacharya; Music: Chittor V. Nagaiah; Singers: Malathi and A. S. Rao)