Subhalekha (1982)

 ●  Telugu ● 2 hrs 25 mins

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Radical and revealing, this bold social drama follows the complex sequence of events that unfold when a confident young woman, who is a college lecturer, vociferously opposes the demand for a huge sum made by the groom's father, to be given in the form of dowry by her family. Will she be able to face the difficult consequences of standing up against socially accepted norms, however unjust they may be? Will some strong person come forward to assist her in her struggle? What will the future hold in store for her and her family members?
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Cast: Chiranjeevi, Sumalatha Ambarish

Crew: K Vishwanath (Director), Lok Singh (Director of Photography), KV Mahadevan (Music Director)

Rating: U (India)

Genres: Drama, Family, Musical

Release Dates: 11 Jul 1982 (India)

Telugu Name: శుభలేఖ

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Did you know? This movie was remade by director K. Vishwanath in Hindi, under the title Shubh Kaamna (1983). Read More
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as Narasimha Murthi
as Sujatha
as Lawyer Chillara Bhavani Sankaram
as Keshava Rao
as Ankela Adiseshayya
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as Subba Rao
Supporting Actor

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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
Telugu
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Tracklist
Music Label: Saregama India Limited
01 
Music Director: KV Mahadevan
Playback Singer: S Janaki
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Music Director: KV Mahadevan
Playback Singer: S Janaki
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Music Director: KV Mahadevan
Playback Singer: SP Balasubramaniam
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Music Director: KV Mahadevan
Playback Singer: S Janaki
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Music Director: KV Mahadevan
Playback Singer: S Janaki
Trivia:
This movie was remade by director K. Vishwanath in Hindi, under the title Shubh Kaamna (1983).

Lead actor Chiranjeevi won his first Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actor for his entertaining performance in this movie, while director K. Vishwanath won the Filmfare Award for Best Director.

This movie marks the debut of Subhalekha Sudhakar, whose character in the film became so popular that the name of the movie has become part of his name.

The story for this movie is inspired by famous writer Gurazada Venkata Apparao's work 'Kanyasulkam'.
Movie Connection(s):
Remade as: Shubh Kaamna (Hindi)