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Prema Paga (1978)

Cast: Balaiah, Murali Mohan, Latha, Savitri, Satyanarayana, Prabhakara Reddy
Lyrics: Dasarathi, C. Narayana Reddy, Mailavarapu Gopi
Music: Saluri Rajeswara Rao
Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jayaram, P. Susheela
Producer: M. Balaiah
Director: BV Prasad
Banner: Amrutha Films
Release Date: 24 October
Popular Songs:
1. Kalisina Hridayaalalonaa
2. Oka chiluka goruvanka
3. Pongi pongi poye vayasu

Pranam Khareedu (1978)

Synopsis: This is a story set to pre-independence period in India. A village landlord Kanakayya (Rao Gopal Rao) marries Sita (Jayasudha), who is young enough to be his daughter, with the help of village karaNam (Nutan Prasad). However, he restricts her a lot after the marriage. Seetha's brother Bangaram (Chalam) comes from the town and eyes Bangari (Reshmi Rai), Kanakayya's deaf and dumb servant Devudu's (Chandramohan) sister. Bangari is in love with Narasimha (Chiranjeevi), another servant of Kanakayya. Bangaram rapes Bangari. Kanakayya suspects that Seetha is in love with Devudu, and in a fit of rage, he kills them both one day. People revolt against Kanakayya and kill him at the end.
Cast: Rao Gopala Rao (Kanakayya), Jayasudha (Sita), Chandra Mohan (Devudu), Chiranjeevi (debut - Narasimha), Reshma Rai (Bangari), Satyanarayana, Nutan Prasad (Karanam Bullebbai), Ramaprabha (Chakali Subbi), Chalam (Bangaram), Madhavi (guest - Venkata Lakshmi), Jit Mohan Mithra, ND Lakshmi, …

Padaharella Vayasu (1978)

Cast: Sridevi, Chandra Mohan, Mohan Babu, Nirmalamma
Story: Bharathi Raja
Dialogues: Jandhyala
Music: Chakravarthi
Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, S. Janaki
Producer: Midde Rama Rao
Director: K. Raghavendra Rao
Trivia: This was remake of Bharathi Raja's Tamil hit '16 Vayathinile', starred by Sridevi, Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth.
Popular Songs:
1. Sirimallepoovaa sirimallepoovaa
2. Puvvulaanti malli pushpinchenammaa
3. Vayasantaa mudupugatti vasantaale aadukundaam
4. Kattu kathalu cheppi nenu navviste
5. Panta chelo paala kanki navvindi

Patnavasam (1978)

Cast: Krishna, Vijaya Nirmala, Sripriya, Nagabhushanam, Satyanarayana, Rajababu, Ramaprabha, Giribabu, Kanta Rao, Krishna Kumari, Sakshi Ranga Rao, Kakarala, JV Ramana Murthy (guest), Tyagaraju, Chalapathi Rao, Modukuri Satyam, Jayamalini, Anitha, Radha Kumari, K. Vijaya
Story and Dialogues: Rajasri
Lyrics: Rajasri, Kosaraju, Jaladi
Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, Vani Jayaram, Ramana
Music: JV Raghavulu
Cinematography: Pushpala Gipi Krishna
Editing: Kotagiri Gopala Rao
Choreography: Srinivas
Art: K. Ramalingeswara Rao
Fights: Raghavulu
Sound Editing: V. Jagadish
Make-up: C. Madhava Rao
Costumes: VS Gandhi
Executive Producer: G. Adi Seshagiri Rao
Producer: G. Hanumantha Rao
Director: P. Chandrasekhara Reddy
Banner: Padmalaya Pictures
Release Date: 3 February

Pantulamma (1978)

Cast: Lakshmi, Ranganath, Deepa
Lyrics: Veturi
Music: Rajan-Nagendra
Playback: SP Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susheela
Director: Singeetam Srinivasa Rao
Trivia: This film won three Nandi awards. Lakshmi got Best Actress award, Rajan-Nagendra got Best Music Director award and Veturi won Best Lyricist award.
Popular Songs:
1. Maanasa veena madhu geetam
2. Manaserigina vaadu
3. Pandaganti yennelantha chanduroodaa
4. Sirimalle neeve sirimalle neeve
5. Edaarilo koyilaa

Dongala Veta (1978)

Cast: Krishna, Jayaprada, Satyanarayana, Prabhakara Reddy, Mohan Babu, Jaggaiah, Pandaribai, Allu Ramalingaiah
Dialogues: Bhamidipati Radha Krishna
Lyrics: Dasarathi, Arudra, C. Narayana Reddy
Music: Satyam
Cinematography: Pushpala Gopi Krishna
Editing: NS Prakasam, D. Venkataratnam
Art: S. Krishna Rao
Presenter: Doondy
Producers: P. Babji, G. Sambasiva Rao
Director: KSR Das
Banner: Trimurthi Productions
Release Date: 14 July
Popular Songs:
1. Vellaayammaa padahaaru
2. Naa kanule nee kanulai